Horti- Asia 2012 – Manila Press Conference

Sulo Riviera Hotel , Matalino Road corner East Avenue, Diliman , Quezon City -Philippines

It was a cloudy day on February 10, 2012 , when the Philippine -leg of the Horti-Asia 2012 event kick -off  .

Mr. Zac Sarian – editor of Agriculture Magazine, journalist , farmer hosted the event

This is considered as one of the event not just in ASEAN region but also in the  calendar map of various international horticulture associations and trade organization.  Thailand leads among the ASEAN region in terms of high value agricultural produce and horticultural tourism .

A visit to some of Bangkok’s orchid farms is incomplete when visiting the country. I got a personal invitation from the Philippine event organizer and thru my affiliation in several plant societies .

open forum with the organizers of Horti-Asia 2012

Thailand’s NCC Exhibition Organizer Co. Ltd. (NEO), supported by the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), will be holding from May 9 to 11  Horti ASIA 2012, the first horticulture and floriculture production and processing technology exhibition in the ASEAN region, at the Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC) in Bangkok, Thailand.

Horti ASIA 2012 will welcome at least 150 exhibitors and  at least 10,000 trade visitors from over the world. The event is also aimed to be a platform for technological transfer within ASEAN and international markets in terms of helping ASEAN growers and exporters to improve their production standard as well as competitiveness in the global market. Seminars ,  Technology transfer, Trade shows, Farm Tours  and other interactive activities will also provide more resources for Philippines and other ASEAN countries to help their farmers, entrepreneurs and exporters to sustainably adapt their agribusiness to respond to global competition.

L-R Ms. Ladda Mongkolchaivivat ( manager of NCC Exhibition ), Mr. Zac Sarian,  female representative , Ms . Kristin Roscom, Thai Minister Songkhla , Ms. Josephine Garcia , Mr. Pathom Taekam, Ms. Kyrah Abad and Ms. Supawan Teerarat

commemorative stamps from China in recognition to the economic development contributed to the economic growth of the country.

Horti ASIA 2012 is supported by Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau, AVRDC the World Vegetable Center, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Department of Export Promotion, Tourism Authority of Thailand, Horticultural Science Society of Thailand, Thai Fruit & Vegetable Producer Association, Thai Orchid Exporters Association, Thai Ornamental Plant Society, Thai Seed Trade Association, and Thai Airways International. For more information about Horti ASIA 2012, please contact N.C.C. Exhibition Organizer (NEO) at +66-2-203-4260-4 or lertwat@Qsncc.com or chootham.tan@Qsncc.com, or visit http://www.hortiasia.net.

lunch buffet courtesy of the organizers

For other inquiries or more information, please feel free to contact our Philippine press conference partner Valkyries, Inc., through Ms. Weng Santos, at +632-984-8138, mobile +63918-206-7257 or emails info@valkyriesinc.com or busdev@valkyriesinc.com. We look forward to meeting and welcoming you to Horti ASIA 2012!

Please visit the links:

Collector’s Connection : https://renz15.wordpress.com/2011/11/16/horti-asia-2012/

Sulo Riveira Hotel : http://www.sulorivierahotel.com/

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