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All You Need to Know About IPM Essen 2022

This is your starting signal for the world's leading trade fair for horticulture

By: THURSD. | 08-12-2021 | 4 min read
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Preparations for IPM ESSEN 2022 are in full swing. From 25 to 28 January, Messe Essen, Germany, will once again be the meeting place and innovation platform for the international green sector. Over 1,500 exhibitors from 45 countries will present themselves to an expected audience of over 50,000 visitors.

IPM Essen 2022 is About Sustainability

Starting signal for the world's leading trade fair for horticulture: After a break due to the pandemic, IPM ESSEN is back with current topics and innovative products. From 25 to 28 January 2022, the green sector will have a top-class platform at Messe Essen to discuss one topic in particular: Sustainability. With its products, horticulture makes a decisive contribution to climate protection. The industry's need to exchange ideas in person is therefore great. Thanks to rising vaccination rates, the signs for the next IPM ESSEN are green. Numerous exhibitors from Germany and abroad have already confirmed their participation in the industry event of the year and booked a stand. All You Need to Know About IPM Essen 2022 quote

Exhibition as an Important Innovation Driver

With regard to the demand for flowers and plants, the conditions for a successful IPM ESSEN 2022 could not be better. The own home as a cozy retreat and the garden as a green oasis of well-being play an even greater role with the consumer in times of pandemic. Self-sufficiency in fruits and vegetables is also back in fashion - especially among the younger generation. At the same time, consumers are developing an ever greater eco-consciousness. "The horticultural industry must make itself fit for the future in order to meet today's demands. Regardless of the pandemic, climate change continues to concern us. Sustainable solutions must be presented and discussed. The next IPM ESSEN is more than overdue because we need this international communication platform as an important innovation driver," emphasizes IPM Advisory Board Chairwoman and President of the Landesverband Gartenbau NRW e. V. Eva Kähler-Theuerkauf.

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Floral Designer Nicu Bocancea at IPM Essen 2020

A Safe Exhibition

With regard to travel and accommodation requirements, the starting position for IPM ESSEN in January 2022 has improved considerably. "Tests, vaccinations, and a comprehensive hygiene concept allow trade fairs to be held safely again. We have the claim to confirm our position as the world's leading trade fair and continue to orient our trade fair planning to the international market," explains Oliver P. Kuhrt, Managing Director of Messe Essen. "We assume that we will organize an IPM ESSEN which, due to its cutting-edge subject matter and the communication needs of the industry, will be able to build on the successes of previous years." All You Need to Know About IPM Essen 2022

High Level of Willingness to Participate

"We are again experiencing a very high level of willingness to participate in IPM ESSEN 2022 in all exhibition sectors. Especially now, the industry needs a platform for innovations and personal exchange," Sabina Großkreuz, Business Unit Manager Marketing at Messe Essen, looks ahead to the next event. A large number of exhibitors from Germany and abroad have already confirmed their participation in the industry event of the year and intend to present themselves in the usual size at IPM ESSEN. Among them are joint presentations from Belgium, Costa Rica, Denmark, France, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, and the USA. "We really missed IPM ESSEN in 2021. It is simply the most important trade show for us in the field of winter-hardy nursery stock, ornamental plants, and perennials. We have already reserved our British joint stand for next year and look forward to seeing our customers and partners again," says Pat Flynn, Trade Association Manager at the Commercial Horticultural Association - CHA.

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Experience IPM Essen 2022

Visitors can experience further retail trends and POS concepts that can be implemented on a one-to-one basis at the IPM Discovery Center. Guided tours and a Speakers' Corner impart knowledge and practical tips for successful business in the floral retail sector. Further highlights such as the Infocenter Horticulture, the BGI Trade Center, the Green City with live floristry, and the start-up area of the "Young Innovative Companies" are planned. IPM ESSEN intends to maintain its usual extensive supporting program and is also planning the International Horticultural Forum, the future congress GaLaBau Ausblicke, the series of lectures on the EU campaign "Green Cities for a Sustainable Europe", floricultural competitions, a career forum, and the Training Day.

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Dutch Flower Group at IPM Essen 2020

Thursd at IPM Essen

Come and meet Thursd at IPM Essen in Hall 1A.

Where and When

Location: Messe Essen Norbertstraße 2, 45131 Essen, Germany Opening Hours: Tuesday 25 January 2022 from 9 AM - 6 PM Wednesday 26 January 2022 from 9 AM - 6 PM Thursday 27 January 2022 from 9 AM - 6 PM Friday 28 January 2022 from 9 AM - 5 PM All You Need to Know About IPM Essen 2022

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