Horticultural Expo ABC

Backgrounder: A review of major international gardening expos in China

Following is a review of the major international horticultural events held in China's mainland area since 1999. The events are recognized by the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH).

Categories of the Expo

The International Horticultural Exposition is divided into two categories: the Universal Exposition and the Specialized Exposition.

Organizations: BIE, AIPH

The International Bureau of Exposition (BIE), an international organization responsible for coordinating world expositions, was officially founded in 1939 and headquartered in Paris, France.

Mission of the Expo

The exposition provides every participant ample opportunity to promote itself, and present its achievements in various fields for the entire world to see. Therefore, the International Horticultural Exposition can be looked upon as the “Olympics” for the world economy, science and technology.

Bid journey and overview of Horticultural Expo

Xi’an’s Journey in the Bid to host the International Horticultural Exposition and an overview of International Horticultural Exposition

Chronicle of Xi'an's bidding

The journey of Xi'an bidding for the International Horticultural Exposition 2011

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