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Many confirmations and many news: the 2015 edition of Flormart, scheduled from 9 to 11 September at Padua Exhibition Center, will mark an important “turning point” for the International Floriculture and Gardening Show.

MORE THAN 18,000 PROFESSIONAL OPERATORS EXPECTED

Flormart confirms again this year as the First Italian Exhibition dedicated to Gardening and Nursery Gardening with over 18,000 trade visitors expected. Flormart also anticipates the market trends with the proposal of Master Flower: the interactive workshops dedicated to the professionals of flowers and plants, florists and Garden Center managers, with the participation of master florists of the most important schools and academies.

50 BUYERS AND OVER 2,000 B2B MEETINGS ALREADY CONFIRMED

Strengthened this year the collaboration with I.T.A. – Italian Trade Agency and the bilateral agreements with some Italian Chambers of Commerce Abroad, and enabled a promising project with Padova Promex – Special Agency of the Chamber of Commerce – to intercept the flow of traders and buyers linked to Expo: already confirmed operators from Germany, Russia, Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Tunisia, Morocco, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Indonesia, the Netherlands and France. Over two thousand B2B meetings scheduled.

TRAINING & CONFERENCES

The appointments already confirmed within the rich program of conferences of Flormart 2015 are: the International Forum ECOtechGREEN EXPO 2015, dedicated to vertical and technological green, initiative supported by the magazine Paysage Topscape; theFocus on green production, explored in all its forms and promoted by Il Verde Editoriale; the themes of landscape protection and prevention of hydrogeological instability, the themes of conferences promoted by ANBI – National Reclamation Association, ARGAV (Agrifood Environmental Journalists Association). Moreover technical training courses on irrigation and hydroponic crop management, workshop on urban gardens, conferences for a safe and sustainable management of chemical risk in floriculture will be held.

20 AWARDS

This year the well-established awards Rizzi, Flormagazine and Oroflor – essential “appointments” for the floriculture sector – and the award La Città per il Verde will be joined by the new Flormart Garden Show, the International Landscape Architecture Competition which provides two sections with a total money prize of 10,000 €, as well as the permanent staging of the winning project in the Europa Park in Padua, thanks to the synergy with Uniscape and City of Padua: numerous registrations have already arrived on the table of the organizers (deadline for anrollement April 30).

RENEWABLE ENERGY: THE FUTURE IS GREEN

Back and strengthens the proposed Agrienergy, show dedicated to the wood- energy supply chain for the nursery and technologies for energy saving.

3 ITALIAN STEPS – FLORMART IN TOUR

For the first time Flormart is presented through a Road Show that, in three different stages, will visit many regions in order to meet the companies of the main production areas and share a new dialogue with them.