IPM ESSEN

The world's leading trade fair for horticulture

Venue

MessegeländeEssenGermany

Dates

24/01/-27/01/201723.01.-26.01.201822.01.-25.01.201928.01.-31.01.202026.01.-29.01.2021January 2022Interval: annuallyfounded in: 1983

Organiser

Messe Essen GmbH Messeplatz 145131 EssenGermanyFon: +49 201 7244-0Fax: +49 201 7244-248info@messe-essen.dehttp://www.messe-essen.de
Project teamFon: +49 201 7244-226Fax: +49 201 7244-513ipm@messe-essen.dehttp://www.ipm-essen.de

Supporter/sponsor

Zentralverband Gartenbau e.V. ZVG

Present journalists

2017: 416, of which from abroad 141

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figures1/20151/20161/2017
FKM certification
Space (m²)
space (gross)99.400105.00087.900
space (net)46.62846.79246.019
domestic21.88026.70321.568
foreign24.74820.08924.451
Special show space3.3934.5594.117
Exhibitor stand space43.23542.23341.902
hall space43.23542.23341.902
domestic18.62522.27217.471
foreign24.61019.96124.431
open air000
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors1.6021.5871.566
domestic583573545
foreign1.0191.0141.021
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)41.85641.84139.868
domestic24.862*25.732*25.635*
foreign16.994*16.109*14.233*
* = determined by a representative survey
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2017 from 45 countries
Australia: 2; Austria: 14; Belgium: 67; Bulgaria: 1; Canada: 2; China, People's Republic: 14; Costa Rica: 1; Czechia: 3; Denmark: 96; Ecuador: 2; Estonia: 1; Ethiopia: 1; Finland: 1; France: 50; Germany: 545; Greece: 1; Hungary: 18; India: 37; Ireland: 5; Israel: 8; Italy: 116; Japan: 4; Korea, Republic: 9; Latvia: 3; Lithuania: 3; Netherlands: 382; Norway: 1; Poland: 36; Portugal: 7; Romania: 3; Russia: 1; Serbia: 1; Slovakia: 1; Slovenia: 2; Spain: 53; Sri Lanka: 9; Sweden: 4; Switzerland: 9; Taiwan: 4; Thailand: 1; Tunisia: 1; Turkey: 7; United Arab Emirates: 2; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 24; United States of America: 14

FKM Trade visitors profile 2017
Visitors total (number of entries)39.868Proportion of trade visitors97 %
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Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)64
of which
Nielsen 120
  • Bremen1
  • Hamburg1
  • Lower Saxony15
  • Schleswig-Holstein3
Nielsen 245
  • North Rhine-Westphalia45
Nielsen 3a8
  • Hesse5
  • Rhineland-Palatinate2
  • Saarland1
Nielsen 3b8
  • Baden-Württemberg8
Nielsen 411
  • Bavaria11
Nielsen 5+64
  • Berlin2
  • Brandenburg1
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania0
  • Saxony-Anhalt1
Nielsen 73
  • Saxony2
  • Thuringia2
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • Devorative plants, shrubs23
  • Nursery13
  • Horticulture and landscape gardening13
  • Fruit and vegetable growing2
  • Cemetry gardeners3
  • Garding shop, nursery2
  • Florist, specialist retailer10
  • Garden centre4
  • Florist wholesale trade2
  • Seed trade2
  • Other wholesale trade2
  • Public authority, municipal garden department1
  • Landscape designer1
  • Home improvement centre1
  • Mail order1
  • Other sectors11
  • Student7
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • Entrepreneur, co-owner, freelancer28
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.7
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office6
  • Department head, group head, team leader10
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker16
  • Lecturer, teacher3
  • Trainee21
  • Other position2
  • Student7
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management27
  • Research/development/design4
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control14
  • Buying/procurement7
  • Finance/accounting, controlling0
  • Information and communication technology1
  • Personnel administration, administration1
  • Sales18
  • Marketing, advertising, PR2
  • Logistics: storage, material management, transport1
  • Maintenance/repairs3
  • Other area14
  • Student7
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km14
  • up to 100 km13
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km26
  • over 300 km47
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%)36
of which
  • EU73
  • Other european countries8
  • North America4
  • South and Central America3
  • Middle East3
  • South-, East-, Central Asia7
  • Other countries3
Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%)
  • Netherlands27
  • Belgium7
  • Italy6
  • Poland4
  • France4
Size of company/organization
Size of company/organization (%)
  • 1 - 421
  • 5 - 919
  • 10 - 4929
  • 50 - 19913
  • 200 - 4994
  • 500 - 9991
  • 1 000 and more5
  • Student7
  • Other not employed2
Purchasing/ Procurement powers
Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
  • decisively31
  • collectively24
  • in an advisory capacity/organization16
  • no22
  • Student7
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event32
  • Earlier events43
  • First visit36
Length of stay
Average length of stay (days)

1.40

Survey conducted by: Gelszus Messe- Marktforschung GmbH

Industry sectorAgriculture and Forestry, Landscape Gardening, Fisheries, Livestock Farming (industry 49)
Main product groupPotflowers, Green Plants, Hydroculture, Vegetables, Nursery Products, Cut Flowers, Grounds, Seeds, Flower-bulbs, Green Houses, Measuring Systems, Machinery, Plant Protection, Pottery, Irrigation Plants, Drainage, Refrigeration, Transport Equipment, Utility Vehicles, Trailers, Florists' Articles, Industrial Crafts, Applied Arts, Decorations, Greeting Cards, Dried Flowers, Basketwork Goods, Grave Arrangements, Shop Construction, Shop Fittings, Packaging Material, Special-Purpose Clothing, Protective Clothing, Tools, Services
Opening hourstrade visitors:
daily 09:00-18:00 h
Admission chargeday ticket EUR 22.00, season ticket EUR 59.00
Hotel serviceFon: +49 201 8872-333
Fax: +49 201 8872-044touristikzentrale@essen.dehttp://www.visitessen.de
Exhibitor data baseon-line available / access via home page of the trade fair
Space rentalone open front from EUR 150.00/m²
Direct sale (retail sale to visitors permitted?)No

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