Happy Women’s Day from Flower Expo Ukraine 2017!
“Eurovision Song Contest Winner of 2016, Jamala, present at the exhibition Flower Expo Ukraine 2017 to baptize new “Jamala” Tulip from StoKolex”.
The organisers of Flower Expo Ukraine are very pleased to announce that Jamala, the Ukrainian winner of the 2016 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest with her song ”1944”, will be present at Flower Expo Ukraine 2017 to baptize the new “Jamala” Tulip introduced by StoKolex.
The company StoKolex from The Netherlands, a company that specializes in the growing and export of flower bulbs for the forcing of tulips to Eastern Europe, offered Jamala to name a new Tulip variety after her. Jamala was very honoured and enthusiastic about this idea and above all very proud that this new Tulip variety will carry her name.
After the opening of Flower Expo Ukraine, on Tuesday March 21st, a special ceremony will be organised in which Jamala will officially bе presented her new “Jamala” Tulip.
The organisers are very pleased with this great initiative of StoKolex and are proud to welcome Jamala to the exhibition. Especially the fact that the Eurovision Song Contest will take place in some 1,5 months after Flower Expo Ukraine, in the same venue, creates a unique momentum.
Flower Expo Ukraine 2017 will be held from 21-23 March in the International Exhibition Centre (IEC) in Kiev.
Visitors wishing to witness this special event are invited to register themselves on the website of Flower Expo Ukraine through the online visitor registration system.
The company “Project-production firm ELEKTROSVIT” has joined the exhibition Flower Expo Ukraine 2017.
LLC “Project-production firm ELEKTROSVIT” is a manufacturer of lamps for industrial plants, public buildings, outdoor lighting settlements, as well as for application in plant growing and livestock production.
All products are certified in Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia.
The company operates in the field of lighting hothouse farms of the closed ground. The main thing in their work – individual approach to customers, which they profess to expand collaborative opportunities with partners and gain sustainable development.
This company in future – the company of the European market with a high level of production.
More information at: www.esv.te.ua
The exhibition organizers are very pleased to welcome the company “Tendens” on the Flower Expo Ukraine 2017!
Tendens is a world of beauty and comfort. The company will create a comfortable environment in every corner of your home, garden and workplace. At any time of year and for any occasion the company are pleased to inform you about all that relates to special gifts and creating a comfortable space for life.
In the stores of the company is everything that can help you to make your home beautiful: vases, mirrors, paintings, furniture of different styles and directions, gifts, souvenirs, decor and accessories that will make any interior refined and unique.
If you wish to get advice from a designer, learn more about current trends in interior design and get new ideas – we invite you to visit the company website: www.tendens.com.ua
The company “ITAK” has joined to the participants of the exhibition Flower Expo Ukraine 2017.
Kiev enterprise Ltd “Itak ” is one of the leaders in the market of flexible packaging for the food and non-food products.
Creativity, balanced approach, using the latest technologies and best practices in the field of packaging, control of all stages of production – based on this work Ltd” Itak “. For best results, the company uses a certified quality raw materials from leading European manufacturers, updates its industrial park, purchasing equipment traditionally high quality, mostly in Germany.
Ltd ” Itak ” offers a full production cycle of flexible packaging from design of the layout, color separations to manufacturing photopolymer plates and the production of finished products of high quality. The company provides full-color flexographic printing on flexible materials: film, foil, laminated foil paper, etc., as well as the production and sale of the polymer film.
More information at: www.itak.ua
Ceres company is also among the exhibitors of Flower Expo Ukraine 2017!
The company Ceres began operations in 1998 in Poland, specializing in the production of substrates from coconut fiber. Constantly developing and expanding the range of offered products, the company has become one of the leading suppliers of substrates, materials and equipment for nurseries, greenhouses, mushroom production, landscaping, etc.
Representation of this company operates in Ukraine from July 3, 2007. The largest greenhouse complexes, nurseries, supermarkets, and a wide network of distributors throughout Ukraine are among clients of the company.
For detailed information about the company, please, visit the website: www.ceres.com.ua
Schreurs participates for 10th time at Flower Expo Ukraine 2017!
Schreurs is a breeder of roses and gerberas. This means that they develop new varieties in roses and gerberas. With its breeding experience of more than 40 years they are one of the leading companies in rose and gerbera varieties.
Their main aim is becoming and staying the market leader for all products they develop and market in the main production regions. Vision is to develop, produce and constantly improve unique floral products, which excel in cultivation aspects, chain care, keep ability and beauty.
The main pride of the Company is the fact that growers in more than 100 countries choose for the Schreurs varieties!
Exclusive Agent: Hennie Brockhoff, firstname.lastname@example.org
More information at: www.schreurs.nl
We are glad to welcome the company «Roslynka» at the exhibition Flower Expo Ukraine 2017!
The company is engaged in creation the tenderest compositions of succulents. The main rule – individual approach to each client. Basically, the company is engaged in creation compositions on demand – you can choose a succulent from their album or send them the picture of the composition that you would like to get. Production terms are different – from two weeks to three months, as the plant needs time to get used to the new soil and pot.
Roslynka with trepidation and special attention collects compositions with selected succulents to bring joy their new owners. Employees of the company always tell you how to care for these unpretentious plants. If you are a novice gardener, you can start with succulents.
Roslynka knows all about succulents and happy to share with you.
More information at: http://www.roslynka.com
Royal de Ruiter; Creating Flower Business, also at Flower Expo Ukraine 2017!
Founded almost a century ago, De Ruiter has been working continuously on the breeding and improvement of the rose as a product.
Originally a family business, De Ruiter has since grown into an organisation of international renown in the breeding and propagation of numerous varieties of roses. Additionally, De Ruiter played a pioneering role in the development of modern pot rose cultivation. Their knowledge and experience are closely intertwined and their current expertise is proving an excellent seedbed for future development.
In addition to cut roses, De Ruiter has also developed breeding programmes for hip roses, field-cut roses, pot roses, patio roses, garden roses as well as cut and pot Hypericum. The key aspects of plant health, productivity and uniformity, transport properties, colours, cultivation technology, environmental requirements and longevity are the foremost assessment criteria used by our breeding department.
The organisers of Flower Expo Ukraine are pleased to welcome (back) Royal de Ruiter!
For more information also visit: www.deruiter.com
Dümmen Orange present at Flower Expo Ukraine 2017!
From a single stem to an artful arrangement, Dümmen Orange offers stunning options, which are worth sharing. With cut varieties from roses to gerberas and chrysanthemum to carnations, you can give and get beautiful flowers year-round.
Dümmen Orange represents a legacy of floricultural excellence more than a century in the making, providing the largest selection of superior flowers and plants on earth.
By uniting the world’s top breeders under one distinctive brand, Dümmen Orange blends traditional techniques and emerging technologies. Globally accessible and locally embedded, Dümmen Orange continues to be at the forefront of the industry while bringing stability and opportunity to our partners and associates worldwide.
More information can be found on: https://www.dummenorange.com
We are pleased to introduce the exhibitor of Flower Expo Ukraine – the company “Bonus”.
Private enterprise “Bonus” has been working in Ukraine more than 20 years, along with the known leading companies from Europe and USA, offering their customers high-quality and reliable material.
The company offers: seeds and bulbs, roots and seedlings of flowers, decorative plants, flowering and fruit trees and bushes, flowering plants in pots.
They also offer a range of related products, soils and fertilizers, pots, covering material, grid for shading and support plants, garden tools.
For more information, please, go to: http://bonus.lviv.ua
Company Deco Packing has joined to the exhibition Flower Expo Ukraine 2017!
This company is one of the first Ukrainian companies who started supplying packaging products for gifts and flowers on an industrial scale. They collaborate with the major international manufacturers of packaging, floral industry, decoration.
Since 1999, they regularly provide their customers with constant availability of vast range of products: floral decoration accessories for exquisite bouquets, wrapping for flowers and gifts, and all kinds of materials for decorating.
Here’s the biggest product range of flower market in Ukraine:
• Grid floristic
• Flower baskets
• Packaging for gifts
• Different materials for all kinds of decoration, various products from the oasis – floral foam
For more information about the company, please follow the link: deco-packing.com.ua
Organisers of Flower Expo Ukraine wish You a Merry Christmas, and may this New Year be filled with good luck and prosperity, a lot of flowers and inspiration for new projects!
We are pleased to introduce our new media partner of the exhibition Flower Expo Ukraine; Magazine “Flowers of Ukraine”.
If you love beauty, the magazine “Flowers of Ukraine” is something for you!
In the magazine “Flowers of Ukraine” you will find information about all kinds of flowers, farming, growing flowers on open area and under glass, photo reports from flower exhibitions and competitions of florists, landscape architects’ advice and much more.
Regular items will keep you up to date about gardens and parks, plants, botanical gardens of the world, how to decorate and organise your garden plot, flower gardens, creating a garden on the windowsill and in the house.
Editors pay great attention to the most popular flowers, annual and perennial flowers and extensive coverage on agronomic issues which are most interest to all florists.
With the magazine you will find business partners in Ukraine and abroad.
More information can be found on the site: http://www.dimsadgorod.com/
M. Thoolen Flowerbulbs latest company to sign up for next edition of Flower Expo Ukraine 2017!
M. Thoolen Flowerbulbs is a flower bulb export company that supplies over 30 different countries. The company is more than a 100 years old and is known for its wide range and many specialties.
The company is divided into four divisions:
– Packaged bulbs available in four different brands or develop their own private label.
– Supply of complete range of mail order companies.
– Public parks, landscaping and botanical gardens.
– Supply of loose bulbs to wholesalers and importers.
Years of experience, thorough product knowledge and a constant striving for best-quality makes M. Thoolen Flowerbulbs, along with a very broad and deep range, a reliable and creative partner in successfully growing your bulbs to sell.
M. Thoolen is looking forward meeting you at Flower Expo Ukraine 2017!
Esmeralda Farms Direct (Ecuador) to be present at
Flower Expo Ukraine 2017!
Esmeralda Farms Direct is a market leader in the Floral Industry committed to breeding, growing and distributing the highest quality fresh cut flowers. Esmeralda’s headquarters, based in Miami, Florida, is dedicated to the sales, marketing and distribution of its flowers. Esmeralda only sells flowers grown by its own operated farms in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru to allow for the strictest standards of quality assurance and consistency.
Visionary thinking continues to drive the development of new and exciting varieties that often set the trend in the industry. Esmeralda strives to exceed expectations by anticipating on client’s needs and to provide them with optimal customer service and superior, fresher products. It is their goal to set the standard for excellence in fresh cut flowers, and be the grower and supplier of choice.
Esmeralda Farms Direct can be found on stand G3!
For more information please also check: www.esmeraldafarms.com
Lakshmi Group LTD from Kenya joining Flower Expo Ukraine 2017!
Lakshmi Group LTD is one of the leading export companies that is focused on growing and supplying a wide assortment of flowers to customers all over the world.
Their highly-qualified export Team follows demands and trends of the markets offering a personal approach to every customer.
Lakshmi Group LTD – is a well known company operating for more than 9 years, with wide experience in flower business and stable supply of quality flowers from Kenya to Europe, Russia, Asia and Middle East.
Lakshmi Group Ltd has it’s own production of single head and spray roses. At the same time they source flowers from more than 35 farms in Kenya offering a diverse assortment of single and spray roses, garden roses, callas, single and spray carnation, alstroemeria, chrysanthemum, hypericum, limonium, laces, oriental/asiatic lilies, calla lilies, solidago, statice, hydrangea, gypsophilla.
The company also offers bouquets in various compositions.
All flowers are carefully selected according to customers demands, quality checked and consolidated under one shipment document.
Lakhsmi Group offers its customers flexible work conditions, a wide selection of flowers and the best client oriented service.
Organisers of Flower Expo Ukraine glad to welcome Subati Group Ltd. from Kenya.
Subati Flowers Ltd – Is a grower and exporter of over 100 varieties of spray and single head roses. Their farms are located in Northern Kenya on the slopes of the Great Rift Valley.
The roses are grown in green houses spanning 85 Hectares at an altitude of 2,200m above sea level, giving rise to exceptionally high quality T-Hybrid roses. Subati exports over 60 million stems a year to 25 different countries around the world.
The Subati brand is very well known in the Flower Industry and they continue to be the preferred supplier to many customers. Subati Flowers Ltd. offers the best quality of flowers and exceptional customer service.
More information can be found on http://www.subatiflowers.com
“Ukrainian GDP growth accelerating to 2.4% in 2017 creating a strong basis for exporters of Flowers & Plants, bulbs, young plants and horticultural technology”
Since last year the Ukrainian economy is moving in the right direction again with GDP growth accelerating to 2.4% in 2017 according to the latest forecasts.
The organisers of Flower Expo Ukraine already noticed a positive trend when it came to registrations for the next edition of Flower Expo Ukraine.
The next edition of the exhibition will take place from 21-23 March 2017 in the International Exhibition Centre in Kiev.
Ukraine is basically the last emerging market in Europe with a population of over 45 million people who are very fond of Flowers & Plants. This, in combination with the free trade agreement between the European Union and Ukraine, which went into effect as of January 1st, 2016, now offers companies one of the best times to start or expand their business in Ukraine.
Flower Expo Ukraine is being organised under the patronage of the Flower Council of Ukraine and each year, the exhibition brings together industry professionals from the horticultural sector from around the world.
During the 2016 edition some 90 companies from 8 countries worldwide have chosen Flower Expo Ukraine as platform to launch or strengthen their business in Ukraine.
Contact us today for more information!
“Flower Expo Ukraine 2017 re-scheduled to 21-23 March 2017 because of the Eurovision Song Contest”
In 2017 the European Song Contest will take place in the International Exhibition Centre (IEC) in Kiev, which is the same venue in which Flower Expo Ukraine is being organised.
Although that the Eurovision Song Contest will start on 9 May, the management of the International Exhibition Centre (IEC) have ordered all exhibitions, taking place after 1 April, to re-schedule their dates.
The final decision on the venue and the host city has only been taken earlier this month.
The European Song Contest requires an extensive build-up period and that is the reason why the exhibition has to be re-scheduled from 4-6 April to 21-23 March 2017 (Tuesday – Thursday).
Despite the fact of this date change the organisers of Flower Expo Ukraine are pleased that the organisers of the Eurovision Song Contest, which is the world’s biggest music show, have chosen Kiev as host city.
The Eurovision Song Contest is broadcasted throughout 5 continents, this in combination with the fact that more than 180 million viewers worldwide watch the Eurovision Song Contest means huge exposure for Kiev and Ukraine.
Flower Expo Ukraine is being organised under the patronage of the Flower Council of Ukraine. Furthermore the event can count on the support from the Ukrainian League of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and the Netherlands Embassy in Kiev.
Flower Expo Ukraine enables participants from all over the world to get acquainted with the Ukrainian market and establish new contacts and new business. Now is one of the best times to participate in order to benefit from the expected growth in the coming years.
For more information see also below monthly update of the Eurovision Song Contest:
Large interest in Flower Expo Ukraine 2017 during the exhibition FlowersExpo in Moscow.
During the exhibition FlowersExpo in Moscow, which took place from 13-15 September in Crocus Exhibition Center many International companies have shown interest in Flower Expo Ukraine 2017.
The sales team of Flower Expo Ukraine was present in Moscow to speak with existing and new clients of Flower Expo Ukraine.
Kuno Jacobs, Managing Director of Nova Exhibitions says: “This tendency runs parallel to the improving market situation in Ukraine. This year we see an increasing trade with Ukraine and the market is making a good recovery. For next year an economic growth of 2% is expected. The free trade agreement with Europe is contributing to these improving market conditions. For many international companies it is now the time to enter this market and obtain or expand their market share. After all Ukraine is basically the last emerging market in Europe with some 46 million people.”
Currently the floor plan is already for some 60% filled and we expect to see a further increase in the exhibition in comparison to 2016.
Companies, which are interested, are advised to contact the organisers in order to place an option as (prime) locations are getting limited.
LIMFLOR B.V. latest company to register for Flower Expo Ukraine 2017!
LIMFLOR B.V. is a young and rapidly growing Dutch company. They supply fresh cut flowers and potted plants from Holland. The company has a very responsible attitude to their work and an individual approach to each client.
A team of professional buyers does the purchase of flowers. LIMFLOR B.V. places the highest demands on the packaging of products, so each flower is carefully selected and packed by experts. Thanks to the coordinated work of its employees, LIMFLOR B.V. guarantees high-quality procurement and packaging of the flowers!
The organisers of Flower Expo Ukraine are happy to welcome LIMFLOR B.V. to Flower Expo Ukraine 2017!
For more information please check: http://www.limflorbv.nl/
Kordes Rosen amongst the first companies to sign application for Flower Expo Ukraine 2017!
The organisers of Flower Expo Ukraine are very pleased to announce that Kordes Rosen will once again be present at the forthcoming edition of Flower Expo Ukraine, which will take place from 4-6 April in the International Exhibition Centre (IEC) in Kiev, Ukraine.
W. Kordes‘ Söhne is one of the most renowned rose breeders for garden roses, cut roses and pot roses. Agents and general licensees in over 30 countries introduce the rose varieties of Kordes and in many parts of the world Kordes’ market share is very high. You will find roses from Kordes in many private gardens, public green spaces and botanical gardens.
The breeding and most of plant production of garden roses takes place in the main branch of Kordes in Northern Germany. All types of garden roses like climbers, shrub roses, hybrid teas, patio roses, shrublets and floribunda are bred there, but also the breeding of cut roses for greenhouses and outdoors and the creation of new pot roses are done in Germany.
A total of 25 million roses are produced every year Germany and are delivered to private clients and retailers during the whole year – as bare-rooted roses or in Plant-o-fix-pots®. In the summer flowering container roses are sold directly at Kordes and delivered to clients.
To find our more please have a look at: http://www.kordes-rosen.com
Flower Expo Ukraine 2016 took place from 12-14 April in the International Exhibition Centre (IEC) in Kiev.
Guests at the opening ceremony of the exhibition included; the Dutch Ambassador, Mr. Kees Klompenhouwer, President of the Ukrainian League of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, Mr. Anatoliy Kinakh, President of the Flower Council of Ukraine; Mrs. Irina Slobodyanyuk, Manager Eastern Europe of the French company Meilland International, Mr. Philippe Manguy and Managing director of Nova Exhibitions, Mr. Kuno Jacobs.
During the three days of the exhibition 6.484 visitors made their way to the exhibition to source new products, make new contacts, obtain market information or visit one of the numerous floral demonstrations.
The number of visitors has increased with some 30% in comparison to the 2015 edition.
The overall feeling among the exhibitors and visitors was optimistic and despite of the fact that Ukraine has gone through difficult times in the recent years the general mood is that the Ukrainian market is on its way up again.
This year the exhibition hosted a record high number of 36 Dutch participants, this large collective pavilion was organised by the company FlowerFame from The Netherlands. The company FlowerFame was launched in 2006 by Topflower BV (previously known as Holland Flower Partners) and Blooming (Peter van der Sluis). They have been present on the flower exhibition in Kiev since 2006.
Hennie Brockhoff of FlowerFame and agent of Schreurs in Eastern Europe says; “We have seen a large increase in companies which are interested in the Ukrainian market and they have all reason to be as we strongly believe that the Ukrainian market is recovering and will continue to grow in the coming years. This offers many new opportunities to exporters of flowers and plants, breeding companies and other suppliers of horticultural products. We are already looking forward to organise the collective participating once again in 2017.”
Apart from The Netherlands the following countries were represented at the exhibition; Colombia, Ecuador, France, Germany, Israel, South Africa and Ukraine.
Flower Expo Ukraine 2017 is scheduled for 4-6 April and will once again take place in the International Exhibition Centre (IEC).
The Netherlands / Ukraine, 18 April 2016
“Flower Expo Ukraine 2016 completely sold-out”
The organisers of Flower Expo Ukraine 2016 are pleased to inform that the coming edition of Flower Expo Ukraine, which will take place from 12-14 April at the International Exhibition Centre (IEC) in Kiev, is completely sold out.
Some 90 companies from 8 different countries are preparing their participation at this 10th edition of Flower Expo Ukraine. Countries, which are represented at the exhibition, are: Colombia, Ecuador, France, Germany, Israel, The Netherlands, South Africa and Ukraine.
The organizers say: “This year the exhibition shows a stunning increase in terms of participants and space; the space for International participants has even increased with some 60% in comparison to the 2015 edition. We believe that Ukraine has reached a turning point and that we will see a further increase in the coming years”.
Besides the increase in number of exhibitors the organisers also see a strong increase in the online visitor registration. In comparison to the 2015 edition online registration is up with some 70% at this point.
Flower Expo Ukraine is Ukraine’s leading and only exhibition for Flower Business, Horticulture, Nurseries, Landscape Design and Floristry. The exhibition was launched in 2006 has always been organized under the patronage of the Flower Council of Ukraine.
The exhibition is supported by the Ukrainian League of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and the Netherlands embassy in Kiev.
Countdown to Flower Expo Ukraine has begun.
In some 10 days from now Flower Expo Ukraine 2016 will open its doors.
The exhibition will take place from 12-14 April in the International Exhibition Centre in Kiev.
Flower Expo Ukraine is Ukraine’s leading and only exhibition for Flower Business, Horticulture, Nurseries, Landscape Design and Floristry.
In 2016 the exhibition will celebrate its 10-year anniversary.
Each year the exhibition attract professionals from all over Ukraine and neighbouring countries, for this edition the organisers forecast an even higher number of visitors than last year taking into consideration the improved market situation and higher number of participants.
This year the exhibition shows a stunning increase in terms of participants and space; the space for International participants has even increased with some 60% in comparison to the 2015 edition.
Exhibitors, who have not been participating for a few years, are now returning to the market. This tendency is running parallel to the market situation in Ukraine.
After a difficult period the economy is recovering, for this year a growth of the economy of 2% is forecasted and the fact that Ukraine has entered into the free trade agreement with the EU, as of January 1st 2016, will only give an additional boost to the economy.
We look forward welcoming everyone to this 10th edition of Flower Expo Ukraine!
Anniversary participation of company «Ascania-Flora» at the 10th exhibition Flower Expo Ukraine 2016!
We are happy to welcome company “Ascania-Flora” as a traditional participant of the anniversary exhibition Flower Expo Ukraine 2016!
“Ascania-Flora” is the largest producer of roses in Ukraine and one of the leading manufacturers in Europe. Fruitful work of the company “Ascania-Flora” received numerous diplomas, thanks and awards, both national and international.
For example, in the period from 2011 to 2014, the company has been awarded for outstanding performance per square meter rose (variety: Grand Prix, Aqua, Akito, Prestige and Wow).
Today, 35 varieties of roses are grown by specialists “Ascania-Flora” on closed ground on the latest Dutch technology with using computerized climate control system, which provides:
- Production in the greenhouse height of 5 meters;
- Growing in the mineral-padded substrate;
- Drip irrigation and plant nutrition;
- Photosynthetic lighting systems;
- Carbon dioxide dosing system;
The company uses biological methods of plant protection against diseases and pests.
“Ascania-Flora” uses the planting material of leading European breeding companies (Netherlands, Germany, France).
Greenhouse complex “Ascania-Flora” is a city under glass, which employs more than 600 people. The team of professionals takes care of the quality of products and pays high attention to customer service. Today the company has more than 1,000 partners in all regions of Ukraine.
Come to the 10th anniversary exhibition Flower Expo Ukraine 2016 and visit the stand of the company “Ascania-Flora” because every year they do not cease to amaze with its beauty, scale and freshness of roses, grown with love.
Meilland to introduce new rose variety “Slavutitch” during Flower Expo Ukraine.
The new “Slavutitch” variety is launched because of the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl reactor explosion; the rose is called after the new, modern, dynamic and renewed city of Slavutitch that received the population of the evacuated city of Pripyat.
The “Slavutitch” rose is a completely new landscape rose variety that is highly resistant to all diseases and very high frost (zone 2-3).
The variety comes in a pure white color with a romantica form and glossy foliage. There are 6 to 15 flowers per stem, with permanent re-blooming till frost.
The Symbol of Slavutitch Rose stands for life, purity, virginity like the white angel, which is the symbol of the Slavutitch city.
In October 2015, 30 rose plants have been planted in Slavutich at the Memorial park for the heroes and victims of Chernobyl and 30 plants in front of the Administrative building in Chernobyl.
At Flower Expo Ukraine, Meilland will present 30 plants in pots of the “Slavutitch” rose with a large poster showing the city with the ”Slavutitch” roses.
Meilland will also participate at the ceremony of the 30 years anniversary of the Chernobyl reactor explosion in the night of 25th to 26th of April.
See for more info also below news item:
Flower Council of Ukraine is going to surprise everyone this year. Flower Expo Ukraine 2016 celebrates its 10-years anniversary and we decided that it is a wonderful time to start social project, connected with flowers and plants.
Flower Expo Ukraine has been laying the foundation of culture of relationships between people and plants during all years of its existence. It also promoted foreign companies to Ukrainian market, introduced new flower sorts for Ukrainians etc. And now it’s high time us to incarnate these developments.
Flower Council of Ukraine initializes a new social project “Flowers are the energy of life”. It will be started on the grand opening of Flower Expo Ukraine 2016. This project is going to start with interesting program “Bouquet-portrait”.
Florists of the best Ukrainian flower’ companies will create an exclusive personal, even psychological, portrait in flowers of each leaders-women of the project– ‘bouquet-portrait’. During the presentation of bouquets florists will give comments about the reasons of their choices: why did they choose these particular flowers, forms, shapes and decors. All visitors of exhibition will have a chance to see aesthetic possibilities of flowers by their own eyes. They will see how accurately flowers can be used for emphasizing personal qualities, his inner world.
The main idea of the whole project is to explain people that it is very important to keep everyday connection with world of the plants for supporting mental and physical health. Popular and successful women who share the idea and want to present it among the public will promote this project in the press, new medias, social networks etc.
Also there will be a great bouquet contest “Improvisation in roses” at the Flower Expo Ukraine 2016. Contest will be organized by International Floristic Academy of Natalia Aheeva and Flower Council of Ukraine. Sponsorship provides by “Ascania-Flora” – the largest Ukrainian company which produces roses. It has 22 ha. greenhouses’ area where they are growing a wide range of roses. Roses are the only flowers which contestants will be able to use for making a bouquet and amount of flowers and size of frame will be limited.
Also we are happy to inform you that International Floristic Academy of Natalia Aheeva will make an amazing presentation of wedding floristry “Mystery of wedding”. For sure it’s going to be beautiful, aesthetic, touching and gentle show.
“International participation increasing at Flower Expo Ukraine 2016”
Flower Expo Ukraine 2016, which will celebrate its 10-year anniversary in 2016, will host an even more international group of companies than in 2015. The exhibition will be held from 12-14 April 2016 and will take place at the International Exhibition Centre (IEC) in Kiev.
This year the organisers are proud to announce that the number of countries, represented by exhibitors, has already significantly increased in comparison to the 2015 edition. Currently the following countries will be represented at the exhibition: Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, France, Germany, Israel, The Netherlands and Ukraine.
Companies, which have not been participating in the recent 1 or 2 years, are returning to the Ukrainian market, as they also believe that the market will further recover in the coming years. The Free Trade Agreement with the European Union (EU) means an additional argument for them to participate once again.
Overall the organisers expect a 30-40% increase in terms of exhibitors and size.
During the last edition, which took place from 31 March – 2 April 2015, some 5.000 (trade) visitors visited the exhibition. The majority of the participants were very satisfied with the results and will once again take part in the 2016 edition.
Flower Expo Ukraine is Ukraine’s leading and only exhibition for Flower Business, Horticulture, Nurseries, Landscape Design and Floristry. The exhibition was launched in 2006 by CoD Exhibitions in Kiev and organized under the patronage of the Flower Council of Ukraine.
The Ukrainian League of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and the Netherlands embassy in Kiev are supporting the exhibition.
Several events will be organised during the exhibition such as an extensive demo program with top floral designers Peter van der Sluis (The Netherlands) and Mark Frank (The Netherlands) plus a round table conference organised by the Netherlands Embassy.
Flower Expo Ukraine 2016 welcomes Dekker Chrysanten as new participant!
For the first time during Flower Expo Ukraine the company Dekker Chrysanten will be present at the exhibition with its own booth and presentation.
Dekker Chrysanten, with nearly 430.000 m² of greenhouse surface, is one of the largest chrysanthemum propagators in the world. Breeding new varieties, international expansion and product innovation are the foundations of the success of recent years.
The group has its own production facilities in Hensbroek (The Netherlands), Tanzania and Bolivia and is not only active in the Dutch market but also in various foreign markets.
Dekker Chrysanten has sales offices in the Netherlands, South Africa, Brazil and Colombia.
The organisers of Flower Expo Ukraine welcome Dekker Chrysanten as new participant!
More information about Dekker Chrysanten can be found on www.dekkerchrysanten.nl
“Holland Pavilion at Flower Expo Ukraine 2016”
During the coming edition of Flower Expo Ukraine the company FlowerFame will organise a Holland Pavilion. In 2016 the exhibition, Flower Expo Ukraine, will celebrate its 10-year anniversary. The exhibition will be held from 12-14 April 2016 and will take place at the International Exhibtion Centre (IEC) in Kiev.
The company FlowerFame was launched in 2006 by Topflower BV (previously known as Holland Flower Partners) and Blooming (Peter van der Sluis). They have been present on the flower exhibition in Moscow and Kiev since 2006.
Their extensive experience about the Russian and Ukrainian market is based on daily contact with their Eastern European partners within the floricultural sector, exports and events. FlowerFame is mainly focused on the Eastern European markets in which Russia and Ukraine are the target markets. FlowerFame is a specialist because of their extensive network, knowledge and experience.
After a difficult period the Ukrainian economy is recovering, for next year a growth of the economy is predicted. The fact that Ukraine will enter into the free trade agreement with the EU, as of January 1st 2016, means an additional impulse to the economy. Now is the time to show presence on this large potential market and benefit from the expected growth in the coming years.
During the last edition, which took place from 31 March – 2 April, some 5.000 (trade) visitors visited the exhibition. The majority of the participants were very satisfied with the results and will once again take part in the 2016 edition.
Dutch companies that have already registered and/or place an option include: Amsonia, Beekenkamp Plants, Dekker Chrysanten, Deliflor Chrysanten, Esmeralda Farms, Fides by Dümmen Orange, Florist Holland, FlowerFame, Fresh from Source, Green Connect, Greneth Plants, Haakman Flowerbulbs, Holland Bulb Market, Jiffy Products, Modiform, Premier & Blenheim International, Ruiten Fleur, Schreurs Holland та StoKolex.
The exhibition is being supported by the Netherlands embassy in Kiev.
Companies that participate in the Holland Pavilion, organised by FlowerFame, are also eligible to receive a mission voucher for which companies can apply at the Netherlands Enterprice Agency (RVO), special conditions apply. These vouchers are only available for the participants of the Holland Pavilion and have a maximum value of EUR 1.500,- per voucher.
For more information about the exhibition please check also www.flowerexpo-ukraine.com
Currently there are still places available but space is limited.
For more information about the possibilities of participation within the Holland Pavilion please contact:
Tel: +31 6 53 83 54 07
The company, Ruiten Fleur, present at Flower Expo Ukraine 2016.
The organisers of Flower Expo Ukraine are pleased to announce that the company Ruiten Fleur from The Netherlands has signed the contract for participation at the upcoming edition of Flower Expo Ukraine, which will be held from 12-14 April 2016 in Kiev.
The company Ruiten Fleur has more than 60 years experience in forcing tulips. Siem van Ruiten started the company around 1945. Nowadays Ruiten Fleur is a modern and innovative tulip grower that provides its clients with the highest quality possible.
The company is flexible when it comes to the wishes of its clients, everything can be discussed; the size of the bunch, mix, packaging, cooling, delivery date etc.
Ruiten Fleur provides a wide assortment of tulips and at any time of the season a minimum of 5 colours is available.
Besides the final product Ruiten Fleur is also active in the sales of bulbs, during Flower Expo Ukraine, Ruiten Fleur will be present in order to expand its sales of bulbs to Ukraine and other CIS Countries.
More information can be found on www.ruitenfleur.nl
Haakman Flowerbulbs to become sponsor for Flower Expo Ukraine 2016!
The organisers of Flower Expo Ukraine are pleased to announce that the company Haakman Flowerbulbs will be the sponsor of the upcoming edition of Flower Expo Ukraine, which will take place from 12-14 April in Kiev.
Haakman Flowerbulbs has been participating since the start of the event in 2006, the fact that Haakman Flowerbulbs will be the sponsor of the 10th edition of Flower Expo makes it even more special.
Haakman Flowerbulbs BV is a specialist in Tulips; they export tulip bulbs all over the world. Haakman Flowerbulbs is located in Wevershoof, right in the centre of the Dutch bulb region. Thanks to their branch in New Zealand they offer year-round supply.
During Flower Expo Ukraine Haakman Flowerbulbs will present a wide range of novelties and varieties making it their largest participation so far.
Flower Expo Ukraine 2016 will again take place at the International Exhibition Centre (IEC) in Kiev.
The Netherlands, October 2015
Meilland International confirms participation at 10th edition of Flower Expo Ukraine!
Next year, from 12-14 April, Flower Expo Ukraine will celebrate its 10-year anniversary and the organisers are pleased to inform that Meilland International already signed up for this special edition!
Roses are the emblem of The House of Meilland. For 6 generations they work with passion on colors, scents, shapes, resistance … to make it even more appealing.
Their subsidiary Meilland International is dedicated to the creation of new varieties, whether for the garden or cut flower production.
Meilland produces and markets its plants in Europe. Their teams are also present in 60 countries, granting production licenses on all continents, achieving 80% of business in international markets.
The organisers of Flower Expo Ukraine welcome Meilland International to the 10th edition of Flower Expo Ukraine!
The Netherlands, September 2015
Flower Exhibition in Kiev to continue under the name Flower Expo Ukraine.
The Flower Exhibition in Kiev, which is already being organised since 2006, is being rebranded and will from now on be named Flower Expo Ukraine.
The exhibition has from the start been organised under the patronage of the Flower Council of Ukraine and the organisers are pleased that they will continue to do so in future.
From Ukrainian side the exhibition is being organised by City of Dreams, the International partner is Nova Exhibitions BV from the Netherlands.
The exhibition has built up a very solid position as one of the leading trade shows for the entire horti- and floricultural sector in Eastern Europe. Many leading national and international companies participate at Flower Expo Ukraine yearly and exhibitors from all over Ukraine and other CIS countries visit the exhibition each year.
In 2016 the exhibition will celebrate its 10-years anniversary.