Hortipak is co-founder of a new international horticulture media group

Hortipak has joined leading horticultural marketing groups across Europe and the USA to form the Media Concept Group. Read more

James Buffoni

AIPH Conference to focus on greening old cities

The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) invites all those with an interest in greening cities to its next International Green City Conference to take place in Padova, Italy on 19 September 2018. This includes city decision makers, planners, landscape architects and horticulturists. Read more

AIPH to celebrate 70th anniversary with congress in Padova, Italy

The global ornamental horticulture industry is invited to the 70th AIPH Annual Congress which will take place in the beautiful city of Padova in Italy from 17th-22nd September 2018. Read more

Over 100 countries expected to participate in EXPO 2019 Beijing

Over 100 countries are expected to participate in the AIPH-approved Expo 2019 Beijing to take place from 29th April to 7th October 2019 in Yanqing district of Beijing, China. Covering over 500 hectares this will be the largest ever A1 International Horticultural Exhibition approved by the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH).  Read more

50 British exporters exhibit in strength and achieve great inroads into export markets at Interzoo 2018

Exports of British pet products are set to increase again following the participation of over 50 UK suppliers at the Interzoo international pet trade show held in Nuremberg last week.  The exhibitors were part of a PetQuip-organised group, and early reports from them confirm that export orders have been won, worldwide enquiries received and valuable overseas distributorships secured. Read more

British garden and pet product suppliers to meet buyers from Germany, Poland and the Baltic States at 7th June Gardenex and PetQuip event

Influential buyers from a German garden and pet product mail order company and online shop, a Polish importer and distributor of garden items as well as buyers from a leading wholesaler/distributor of garden and horticultural products across the Baltic States are to meet with British suppliers in the latest ‘Meet the International Buyers’ event. Read more

Garden Connect joins EFSA

Garden Connect is the newest member of EFSA, the European association of innovative suppliers to the garden industry. EFSA is known for its concept stores at tradeshows like Spoga-Gafa and Ambiente en their bi-annual trend magazine. Read more

New garden tools, growing accessories, garden decor, leisure products and pest control items to be launched by UK exhibitors at NHS

The UK export federation Gardenex is organising the British pavilion at the 2018 National Hardware Show (NHS) in Las Vegas from 8 to 10 May 2018. It is the 22nd occasion that the federation has organised a group of British exhibitors at the major North American trade show.  Read more


Łódź, Poland granted AIPH approval for A1 World Horticulture Exhibition in 2024

The City of Łódź in Poland has won the right to host an A1 World Horticultural Exhibition from April to September 2024. The decision was made by members of the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) during the General Meeting in Melbourne, Australia on 21st March. Read more

Ter Laak Orchids, The Netherlands, wins AIPH International Grower of the Year 2018.

Celebrating the world’s best in ornamental horticultural production, the awards, sponsored by Headline Partner, Royal FloraHolland, took place on Tuesday 23 January 2018 at the IPM Fairground in Essen, Germany; during the week of IPM Essen.

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AIPH International Grower of the Year 2018 - Ter Laak Orchids, The Netherlands.

Mike Rimland from Costa Farms USA joins AIPH board

Members of the AIPH elected Mike Rimland from Costa Farms in Florida, USA as representative of North and Central America to the Board in September. Mike Rimland takes over from Bill Stensson from Sheridan Nurseries, Canada after his term was completed.  Read more

Mike Rimland

AIPH co-ordinates first ever international meeting of flower auction markets

The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) held its first meeting of the new AIPH Flower Auction Markets Group hosted by Taichung City Government and TFDA Chinese Taipei. Read more

AIPH Flower Auction Markets Group

Double joy for Arboretum

Arboretum, Ireland’s leading garden centre, has two reasons to celebrate.  It has been named National Store of the Year and has signed up to buy the National Garden Exhibition Centre. Read more

AIPH Expo Conference tells how to organise an international horticulture exhibition

Speakers will address these important topics at the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) Expo Conference to take place in Padova, Italy on 18 September 2018. Read more

British garden and leisure product exhibitors choose Spoga+gafa to launch latest innovations

spoga+gafa 2018 has been chosen as the launch pad for an exciting array of innovative British products covering many sectors of the garden and leisure industry. Read more

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Deadline extended for AIPH International Grower of the Year Awards 2019

By popular demand the deadline has been extended for the AIPH International Grower of the Year Awards (IGOTY) 2019. Growers of ornamentals worldwide now have until midnight (GMT) on Monday 13 August 2018 to enter. Read more

PetQuip announces Government grant level for eligible British exhibitors at Global Pet Expo 2019

Following the exceptional export sales successes of British firms that exhibited in the PetQuip-organised group at Interzoo in May this year, the association has announced that it has secured funding for another major pet trade exhibition. Read more

1.	British stands at Global Pet Expo 2018.

AIPH is the new owner of Floraculture International

The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) has taken over the ownership of FloraCulture International (FCI) from Royal FloraHolland (RFH) in an agreement made between the two organisations last week. Read more

Newcastle seed business flourishes thanks to exporting

Seedcell, a Newcastle-based seed packaging company, is exporting to sunnier climates to counteract the UK’s unpredictable weather in a bid to boost year-round sales. Read more

Dan Robson

AIPH International Grower of the Year Awards 2019 is open for entries

Recognising the very best of the best in the horticultural industry, the 10th International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) International Grower of the Year (IGOTY) Awards 2019 is open for entries. Read more

The Floralies International Flower Show, Nantes 2019 gaines AIPH approval

Registration is now OPEN for ornamental exhibitors at the International Floralies – Nantes.  This prestigious ornamentals and vegetal show, amongst the most popular in Europe, is back for a 12th edition on May 8-19th 2019 in Nantes (France). The program is expected to be very rich in terms of colours, sceneries and botanical discoveries. Read more

Health and sustainability addressed at AIPH Green City Conferene

Many cities are taking action to improve their health and sustainability.  This was clear to delegates attending the AIPH International Green City Conference in Melbourne, Australia on 22nd March.  Read more

AIPH invites Global Ornamental Horticulture Industry to Melbourne

Melbourne, Australia is the venue for the next meeting of the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH). Read more

Gardenex secures government funding for major overseas garden trade exhibitions

Gardenex has secured grant funding to help UK manufacturers, especially SME’s, exhibit at major overseas garden trade shows. For the first time these will include Myplant & Garden in Milan. Read more

Myplant Garden, Milan

Wide range of garden items sought by German and Romanian buyers at Gardenex ‘Meet the International Buyers’ event on 30th November

Buyers from a specialist German online retailer and mail order company that specialises in British products, as well as garden distributors from Germany and Romania will be travelling to the UK on 30 November 2017 to meet with UK suppliers. Read more

Silver for Bransford Webb in international grower awards

The AIPH Awards at the Colosseum Theatre in Essen, Germany celebrated the world’s best in ornamental horticultural production. Bransford Webb was the sole UK winner taking Silver in its category. Read more

Bransford Webb

Download a new toolkit for exporters

Gardenex gives three reasons why garden suppliers should export and the HTA has created an overseas market tool kit, download it now. Read more

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