On Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20 February 2019, the two-day excursion will visit multiple nurseries and research centres, and introduce international growers to the latest developments in Dutch horticulture. The programme includes a Practical Day and a Seminar & Exhibition Day.
On the first HortiContact Tour day (19 February 2019), participants will be visiting several growing and research facilities.
The HortiContact Tour is being arranged through a cooperation of the HortiContact exhibition organisation (hosted from Tuesday 19 until Thursday 21 February 2019 at Evenementenhal Gorinchem), Uniglobe Westland Business Travel, and In Greenhouses magazine. Through support from multiple sponsors, participation in the HortiContact Tour is free of charge. Growers from abroad will need to arrange their own travelling and hotel stays. Participants can, however, make use of the organisation’s hotel and airport transfer arrangement.
The second day will be at Evenementenhal Gorinchem, 35 kilometres from Rotterdam. At HortiContact’s exhibition premises, researchers from Wageningen University & Research will give captivating presentations.
On Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20 February 2019 international growers will have the opportunity to join the HortiContact Tour and see first-hand the latest developments in Dutch greenhouses.
This two-day excursion is being arranged by Uniglobe Westland Business Travel, In Greenhouses magazine and the organisers of the trade fair HortiContact (Tuesday 19 to Thursday 21 February 2019 in Evenementenhal, Gorinchem). The programme broadly includes: visiting leading companies (specialised in cut flowers, pot plants and greenhouse vegetables), presentations by researchers and lecturers at renowned knowledge institutes and, of course, a visit to the trade fair, HortiContact.
Free of charge
Thanks to the support from various sponsors participation in the HortiContact Tour is free of charge.
International growers will need to arrange and pay for their own trip to the Netherlands and accommodation. However, participants can take advantage of hotel discounts and airport transfers arranged by the organisers. Transport during the two-day excursion will take place via coach. Don’t wait too long to sign up because the number of places is limited.
Please note: Suppliers, students and consultants are not admitted on the bus, likewise Dutch growers who are working in the Netherlands for a Dutch business.
More details on the exhibition HortiContact can be found on:
Evenementenhal Gorinchem The Netherlands
Franklinweg 2, 4207 HZ Gorinchem