Summary of the 9. edition of the TSW 2019 Fair

Summary of the 9. edition of the TSW 2019 Fair

On January 9 and 10, 2019, the 9th edition of the Horticulture and Vegetable Market Fair - TSW 2019 took place at Ptak Warsaw Expo.

TSW is one of the largest specialized gardening exhibitions in Central and Eastern Europe. It’s a place for meetings of fruit and vegetable producers with producers and distributors of gardening machines, means of production, chemistry, fertilizers and service providers for the horticultural industry.

During the last TSW edition, we presented 386 exhibitors from Poland and abroad on over 23,000 m² of exhibition space. It is worth mentioning that this year there were companies from such countries as the Netherlands, Great Britain, Italy, Slovenia, Belgium, Luxembourg, Denmark, France, Austria, Germany, Portugal, Turkey, the USA and South Korea. In relation to last year, as many as 112 new companies joined the group of exhibitors.

Over two days’ time, the fair was visited by 14,735 people (entry to the fair was registered). Many guests came from abroad: from Austria, Germany, Belgium, Belarus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, France, the Netherlands, Lithuania, Portugal, Slovakia, Ukraine, Italy, Egypt and India.

During the ceremonial opening of TSW 2019, the prof. Szczepan A. Pieniążek Prizes were awarded for the 6th time. The jury of the competition honoured the most innovative products beneficial for gardening, the environment and society, submitted by exhibitors. In this year's edition of this competition, the jury decided to award the following products, solutions or technologies:

- Bio Killer - a device for pest control on field crops - submitted by Agro Smart Lab Sp. z o. o.

- DryGair - submitted by Brinkman Polska Sp. z o. o.

- LED COB PLATALUX lamp - submitted by Plantalux Sp. z o .o.

Everyone present at the jury meeting agreed that this edition of the competition was full of interesting and honourable products, which is why they decided to award two additional distinctions to:

- Green Sort Vision Sorters- submitted by Green Sort Sp. z o. o.

- Soil-applicable Kendal Root bioenchancer - submitted by Valagro S.p.A

As every year, industry conferences were a very important part of TSW, during which Polish and foreign specialists gave nearly 60 lectures. Outstanding scientists and practitioners shared their knowledge. On the first day took place: the 5th Economic Forum, 6th Strawberry Conference and a conference on ecology in horticulture. On Thursday there were conferences on: fruit-growing, on field vegetables, on cultivation under cover and a conference entitled "Perspective species in gardening". In total, nearly 3,000 people listened to lectures at the fair. Over 2,000 people watched direct broadcasts of selected lectures via the Internet.

Organizer of the Horticulture and Vegetable Market Fair – Oficyna Wydawnicza Oikos Sp. z o.o.-cordially invites you to the 10th jubilee edition of TSW 2020, on January 15-16, 2020.