With a flawless organization by Orion Fair, 14th AGROEXPO 2019 had been held between 7-10 February in İzmir. The fair is the largest International Agriculture and Livestock Fair in Turkey and among the four largest fairs in Europe. Agroexpo was a great success with the attendance of 854 exhibitors from 70 different countries.
Opening Ceremony honored by Agriculture and Forestry Minister Dr. Bekir Pakdemirli
Agroexpo Opening speech’s had been given by Orion Fair Chairman Fatih Tan, İzmir Municipality Deputy Mayor Sırrı Aydoğan, İzmir Governor Erol Ayyıldız, Republic of Turkey Agriculture and Forestry Minister Dr. Bekir Pakdemirli. Agriculture Ministers and Ministry Executives from Argentina, Albania, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Kirghizstan, KKTC, Macedonia, Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Somali and UN Food and Agriculture Association Middle East Coordinator had also been attended the opening ceremony.
“International Agriculture Ministers Summit” had been held for the first time in Turkey
After the opening ceremony of 14th AGROEXPO 2019 International Agriculture and Livestock Fair, first “International Agriculture Ministers Summit” had been held with “Future of Agriculture in the World” theme.
Also the B2B Meeting had been held between the Ministers and Ministry Delegates. With this particular session AGROEXPO carried out its duty to improve the Economical Relationships between these countries.
600 Million Dollars with B2B Meetings
B2B Meetings were organized by Orion Fair had drawn attention over 2000 domestic and International Business People which resulted in generating over 600 million dollars’ worth of business.
Also Ege İmporters Association had been held B2B Meetings with the coordination of Trade Ministry had been resulted in 10 Foreign and Turkish companies to collaborate.
There had been a many impressive events
Many competitions and events had been organized during the fair including 2019 Model Tractor Launch, Heaviest Bull Competition by İzmir Red Meat Producers Association, “Young Farmers are Competing” Quiz by İzmir Department of Agriculture and Forestry, “Innovative Machinery in Agriculture” with the contribution of Ege University Faculty of Agriculture and also Yogurt Eating Competitions sponsored by Tire Süt Kooperatifi, Pınar and Sütaş which were the highlights of the entertaining moments of the fair.
Also the beneficial works for bringing innovation to agriculture and livestock sector; add a value to agricultural production; modern agriculture daily applications introduction panels and seminars were scored high among visitors and exhibitors.
Over 300.000 visitors
Hosted by Orion Fair AGROEXPO organized at the Turkey’s most modern and largest Fair Area. The fair had been held in three halls filled with agriculture machinery, green houses and equipment, seed, seedling-sapling, fertilizer, pharmaceutical industry, irrigation and plastic sector, packaging, agricultural energy, livestock, livestock equipment, dairy and meat, beekeeping sector, tractor, veterinary services and world’s giants in the sectors. In 2019, Agroexpo proved itself as the largest Agriculture and Livestock Fair in Turkey by hosting 337.246 visitors and creating 600 million dollars’ worth of business.