Plant Novelties Competition 2021
This competition is aimed at any and all companies which want to popularize and promote their plants – breeders and nurserymen introducing new varieties to the market.
The objective of the competition is to broadly promote new interesting trees, shrubs, climbers, and perennials which have huge commercial potential. This year, the plants will be once again assessed by an international jury. As part of the promotion of the plants submitted to the competition, the winner will also be chosen by representatives of the industry media, as part of e-mail voting, as well as by gardeners and plant lovers, as part of a plebiscite organized on Facebook and/or Instagram.
Participation in the competition is related to a wide promotion of the novelties themselves and the companies submitting it. Plants and its descriptions along with the information about the entity submitting the plant to the competition are:
- To be displayed on the special competition stall within the Exhibition GREEN IS LIFE & FLOWER EXPO POLAND 2021
- to be published on the websites of the Polish Nurserymen Association (Związek Szkółkarzy Polskich) and the International Exhibition GREEN IS LIFE & FLOWER EXPO POLAND, in a printed Exhibition Guide, in Facebook posts on the profiles of the Association and the Exhibition as well as at e-katalogroslin.pl, which was visited by over 730,000 users only in May this year,
- to be promoted in gardening magazines and through social media.
Information about the awarded plants and plants with distinctions will be:
- forwarded to horticultural publishing houses in Poland: AVC, Abrys, Media Expets, Burda Media, Hortpress, Plantpress, and leading foreign media, such as DeutscheBaumschule, FloraCulture International, Floral Daily, Horti Daily,
- made available to special interest media, lifestyle media and gardening bloggers,
- published in the Nursery Catalogue of the Polish Nurserymen Association distributed among professionals, and the silhouette of the plant awarded with a gold medal will appear on the cover.
According to the Rules attached, the following is considered as novelties: new taxa which have been put into production and/or have been available for sale in Poland for no longer than 5 years. Varieties which have already appeared in previous editions cannot participate in the competition. Novelties may be submitted to the competition by exhibitors of International Exhibition GREEN IS LIFE & FLOWER EXPO POLAND and people or companies not participating in the exhibition. Detailed requirements and criteria as well as information are included in the Rules of the competition.
Photos and information about the submitted plants will be forwarded to the media and widely published on the web, and this is why minimum 3 photos in high resolution with permission for their publication together with comprehensive descriptions of plants are required.
Submission shall be sent as well as payment for participation in the competition shall be completed by 5 July 2021 by 11:59 p.m.
Applications sent after this date or unpaid will be rejected. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us: g.falkowski[at]zszp.pl, ph. + 48 605 515 595.
We count on your interest in this year's Plant Novelties Competition and submitting a lot of new attractive varieties.
Polish Nurseryman Association
Agencja Promocji Zieleni
ph. +48 22 435 47 20