IPM Essen

23. - 26. January 2024 | The world's leading trade fair for horticulture

The IPM, the International Plant Fair, is the world's leading trade fair of horticulture. It is the only exhibition of its kind, that reflects the entire value chain from the plant growing on the floristics, technology and equipment up to the point of sale. Here the entire international horticultural industry is gathering and shows the complete flower and plant diversity. Furthermore floristry highlights and the latest technological trends are presented to the visitors, too.

In addition to current information about facilities and services in the field of horticulture, visitors can expect a comprehensive framework program. Top florists show design and production ideas, plant nurseries and gardeners present their most recent cultivars, young companies introduce themselves and looking for their access into the market. In the horticultural forum current economic situations and market opportunities are elicited and discussed with renowned experts. On the day of training pupils will be informed about the industry-related occupations and a job market for the international garden sector provides qualified personnel the chance of a new and interesting challenge. All this will be offered by the annually in Essen held IPM making it a must-have for every professional of the industry.

The IPM will take place on 4 days from Tuesday, 23. January to Friday, 26. January 2024 in Essen.

In 55 days
23.01.2024 - 26.01.2024*
Tuesday - Friday, 4 days
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Local time:
02:10 h (UTC +01:00)

Fair location:

Messe Essen,
Norbertstr., 45131 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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Fair organizer
Messe Essen GmbH
45131 Essen, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)201 72440
Fax: +49 (0)201 7244248
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Past editions:
  • 24. - 27. January 2023
  • 28. - 31. January 2020
  • 22. - 25. January 2019
  • 23. - 26. January 2018
  • 24. - 27. January 2017
  • 26. - 29. January 2016
    • 1588 exhibitors from 49 countries
    • 57200 visitors
  • 27. - 30. January 2015
    • 1604 exhibitors from 49 countries
    • 56500 visitors
  • 28. - 31. January 2014
    • 1554 exhibitors from 45 countries
    • 57000 visitors

Fair location:

Messe Essen,
Norbertstr., 45131 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


for trade fair date in Essen

Product groups: baskets, bonsai, bulbs, bushes, candles, commercial vehicles, control equipment, cooling equipment, crafts, cut flowers, decorating supplies, drainage systems, dry flowers, embossing machines, florist supplies, flower pots, fruit cultivation techniques, gardening equipment, gardening equipment, grave jewelry, greenhouses, greeting cards, handmade ceramics, heating systems, hydroponics, instrumentation, irrigation systems, landscaping equipment, lifting equipment, nursery plants, palm trees, peats, plant protection, planters, planters, plants, pots, potted plants, seeds, shop fitting, shrubs, silk flowers, soils, substrates, sympathy cards, technology for nurseries, trailers, transport equipment, vegetable cultivation technology, vegetables, young plants, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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Where does the IPM taking place?
The IPM fair takes place in Essen, at the Messe Essen.

When is the IPM taking place?
Visit the IPM from 23. - 26. January 2024.

How often does the IPM take place?
The IPM takes place annually.

What kind of fair is the IPM?
The IPM is an exhibition for Plants, Landscaping and Shopfitting.