📣 Final call for horticultural event of the year

Recovery from crisis – the future for ornamentals
15 September 2020 | 8 am (CEST)

Midday on Monday 14th September is the last chance for registering to attend the unique 3D Virtual Online AIPH conference, ‘Recovery from crisis – the future for ornamentals.’  

This conference is open to anyone involved in the supply chain for flowers and plants. It is organised by the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH), runs from 8:00 am to 16:40 pm Central European Summer Time (CEST) on Tuesday 15th September.

As an AIPH newsletter subscriber, you can have a 50% discount using the code AIPH50 when registering.

The day is full of content, inspiration and help for an industry preparing for the future.  The conference has content for all sectors of the ornamental horticulture industry brought to you by 30 speakers from 17 different countries.


Mr Ryoji Kato, Executive Officer and Manager of President Office at Ota Floriculture Auction Co. Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan)

Mr Jan-Dieter Bruns, Managing Director of Bruns-Pflanzen Germany

Programme overview

Cut flowers 

10:00-13:20: the focus will be on the cut flowers industry with speakers including Emma Coupe from UK retailer, Marks & Spencer; Steven van Schilfgaarde, CEO of Royal FloraHolland; John Simko, President of the Sunshine Bouquet Company/Esmeralda Group and industry experts from Australia, Russia, China, Colombia, Kenya, Japan and the Netherlands.

Ornamental Plants and Trees

14:20-16:40: the focus will be on the plants and trees industry with speakers including Jan-Dieter Bruns, MD of Bruns-Pflanzen and President of ENA; Michiel de Haan, CEO of Royal Lemkes. An expert panel from Australia, Poland, the USA, South Africa and the Netherlands will assess what the sector needs to do next.
The conference will include a strategic session for the entire industry, looking at crisis management, financial prospects, market consolidation and consumer behaviour.
The event will close with an expert panel sharing initiatives from Brazil, the Netherlands, France and Chinese Taipei on how they have stimulated market demand.

See the full programme here: http://aiph.org/international-virtual-conference-2020/

3D Virtual Technology

The event utilises the latest 3D virtual conferencing technology providing that will enable you to meet industry colleagues and network too.

Attendance costs only 55 GBP and presentations will be available to delegates after the event too in case the time zone doesn’t suit!