6 Pack Award


The IPPS 6-Pack award, gives six young horticulturalists the chance to attend the IPPS European Region Annual Conference free of charge.

This year’s conference, entitled  ‘From Start to Finish'   

Dates: 28th - 30th Sept.2016. 

The 2 day programme includes presentations and discussions led by growers and experts in nursery technology and innovation alongside visits to nurseries and other businesses to see how some of the ideas being discussed are put into practice.

Tim Lawrance Owen, IPPS European Region President said: ‘This is a fantastic opportunity for young horticulturists to meet with other growers, hear about the latest practices and innovations from industry experts and visit different nurseries and other businesses to see these ideas being successfully used”.

The award is open to anyone under the age of 30 who is currently working in commercial ornamental horticulture or is currently studying to enter the industry. IPPS European Region will cover all reasonable travel costs, board and lodging and conference fees. Up to six places are available and one of the lucky winners will also be selected to take part in the IPPS International Exchange scheme which will give them the opportunity to travel to one of the other IPPS Regions to attend its conference.

'The opportunities opened up by this award have already inspired dozens of young horticulturists. Invaluable contacts in the industry throughout Europe are made, and access opened to visit nurseries, gardens, research centres and even zoos! I encourage anyone looking for direction for their future in horticulture to apply” said Tim. “We are looking forward to welcoming this year’s successful candidates in Shifnal and wish those who enter the best of luck”

Further information and returning application forms please send to admin@europe.org

Closing dates:  10 July 2016