AGRITECHNICA ASIA & HORTI ASIA event awaits 300 international exhibitors

   Release date: 2022-04-22     Source: VNU ASIA PACIFIC    Author: Rainer Winter    Hits: 64    
Note: AGRITECHNICA ASIA & HORTI ASIA event in Thailand awaits 300 international exhibitors
 In-person trade fair 25-27 May 2022 in Bangkok – Easier entry into Thailand for international
travelers –
Seven country pavilions - Exhibitors from 26 countries signed up – New
pavilions: Smart farming; Vertical farming and Cannabis cultivation –
Thai Ministry of
Agriculture and Cooperatives (MOAC)
as co-host – Digital events planned

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With three months to go before the in-person trade fair AGRITECHNICA ASIA & HORTI ASIA, 25-27 May 2022 at the BITEC exhibition grounds
in Bangkok, registered exhibitors from 26 countries have greeted the news this month that quarantine for vaccinated travelers to Thailand is no
longer needed. Supported by the official co-host, the Thai Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, and with 300 exhibitors expected, the trade fair’s
theme is sustainable production.

 

“More and more countries in Southeast Asia are opening their borders to quarantine-free travel. Seeing these developments, we are looking
forward to a high international turnout of exhibitors with so much to offer Southeast Asian farmers,” said Ms. Katharina Staske, Managing
Director of DLG’s office in Thailand.

 

“Smart farming as sustainability solutions, vertical farming and even cannabis production are just some of the many highlights that farmers can
discover in Bangkok in 2022. The Industry Ministry is planning to make Thailand a hub of cannabis businesses to produce new products in the
medical sector and support tourism. So I think it is the perfect time to bring this topic to our exhibitions,” said Panadda Kongma, Director
Agribusiness & Operations of VNU Asia Pacific.

 

New: Smart farming and seven international pavilions

 

An important part of Thailand’s sustainable production, precision and smart farming technologies and applications including many from startups
will be explored at the new Thailand Smart Farming Pavilion jointly organized with the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives.

 

Smart farming in Thailand and solutions like drone and satellite technology, automation and robotics and working weed robots have already
attracted attention at the Regional Summit held in Thailand late last year. The topic of smart farming will be explored further at the Smart Farming
Pavilion which will present solutions aimed at all farm sizes.

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Seven country pavilions for China, Finland, Germany, India, Japan, the Netherlands and South Korea, each located within the trade fair, will
showcase equipment and technical solutions from global companies to Asia’ farmers in the regions.

 

New: Vertical farming and cannabis production

 

Located in the horticultural exhibition area ‘HORTI ASIA’, the new pavilion “Vertical Farming” co-organized by the Association for Vertical Farming
(AVF) focuses on the production of plant-based food in urban spaces while the Cannabis Pavilion set up by Thailand Cannabis Industry
Association (TCIA) aims to further knowledge in cannabis production, an area increasingly attractive to Thai farmers since its legalization in 2021. 

 

Comprehensive Conference Program and Guided Exhibition Tours

The exhibition will be accompanied by about 30 professional sessions on all three exhibition days, exploring topics like “Thailand Cane and
Sugar Industries after Covid-19”; “Towards carbon reduced (or neutral) rice production and processing” ; and “Development of Smart
Industrial Agriculture Technology in Thailand”. A selection of discussion events will also be held online.

 

Together with the Department of Agricultural Extension of the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, guided tours through the exhibition will be
offered to invited farmer groups and interested visitors. Tours address topics relevant for the farmers of the region such as efficient water management
or post-harvest solutions.



Hosted Buyer Program

 

AGRITECHNICA ASIA and HORTI ASIA’s exclusive hosted buyers program will attract more than 350 leading buyers and decision makers from
Asia-Pacific countries including Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Pakistan, the Philippines,
Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. These invited buyers, attend with the objective of identifying the most suitable
technology solutions for their region. Sebastian Smija, Sales Manager Asia Pacific of Fliegl Agrartechnik GmbH welcomes this program and
underlines the internationality of AGRITECHNICA ASIA: “I come to this exhibition because Bangkok is an important hub for the whole ASEAN market.
Not only to meet partners from Thailand, but also customers from Vietnam, Cambodia, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia. That is why
AGRITECHNICA ASIA is the international exhibition that is important for us.”

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Horti Asia and Systems & Components

 

AGRITECHNICA ASIA is held in conjunction with Horti Asia, the region’s largest trade exhibition for smart horticulture in Asia, and the special
exhibition Systems & Components Asia focusing on components manufacturers that supply solutions to manufacturers and spare parts to farmers.

 

 

AGRITECHNICA ASIA presents agricultural engineering solutions, inputs and smart solutions that support the development of agriculture in the
Asian markets. Mechanization through modern machinery will increase significantly in the next decade, spurred on by worsening labor shortages,
increased competition and pressure to reduce production costs

 

AGRITECHNICA ASIA & HORTI ASIA is organized by DLG International GmbH and VNU Asia Pacific. The Thai Ministry of Agriculture and
Cooperatives is the official co-host-

 

The exhibition is supported by a range of domestic and international specialist organizations: e.g. International Rice Research Institute;
Thailand Society of Sugarcane Technologists; Horticultural Science Society Thailand; Thai Society of Agricultural Engineering; and the
National Science and Technology Development Agency

AGRITECHNICA ASIA & HORTI ASIA, 25-27 May 2022 at the BITEC, Bangkok.

Pre-register now at https://www.online-register.org/atahorti.php 

 
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