GreenTech Horticulture Trade Show

GreenTech Amsterdam is the place to be if you are a professional in the horticulture industry. We provide you with concrete answers to all essential questions when it comes to technology and innovation for the production of vegetables, fruit and flowers. During this years event, visitors discover the latest trends, developments and solutions in the horticulture industry, special pavilions and theatres. 



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GreenTech Amsterdam Vertical Farming Pavilion

GreenTech Amsterdam and the Association for Vertical Farming are partnering in organizing a dedicated Vertical Farming pavilion where all innovation, knowledge and technology in Vertical Farming comes together. This successful formula was introduced in 2016 and this year it will be even bigger! Also, the pavilion will feature the AVF café with a superb programme of 'round table talks' lead by international experts on the topics of 'AI in Vertical Farming', 'Standardization and Data', 'Innovation in Systems' and 'Medicinal Plant Growing'.

Are you an international top player in Vertical farming technology and do you have the newest techniques that will help growers to optimize their production in their Vertical Farm? Join the pavilion and meet an anticipated 11,000 experts at GreenTech Amsterdam 2018. AVF will also feature a job- and career desk for the AVF members!

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Interested or need more information? Please contact: 
Thijs van der Meulen  +31 611647223  
Thomas Zöllner  +41 79 361 75 20

Medicinal Cannabis Infopoint - Hal 9


The medicinal cannabis production process is high-tech industry that has grown enormously in the last few years. Worldwide there are more and more countries where the cultivation of medicinal cannabis is legalized and so the demand for high-tech greenhouses and technology will increase there. GreenTech Amsterdam is the place where the latest trends, developments and growth markets from international horticulture are shown and the medicinal cultivation is definitely one of them. At GreenTech Amsterdam 2018 we are setting up an infopoint where we will give you a complete picture of the specific technology used for the cultivation of medicinal cultivation. The following segments will be discussed:

  • Cultivation technology, automation, climate control
  • Crop protection
  • Machines specifically for the hemp (shredders, oil presses)
  • Certification
  • Seeds and young plants
  • Food
  • Software
  • Lighting
  • Consulting
  • Media
  • In addition to the infopoint, the topic of medicinal cultivation will also play an important role in our knowledge programme and different sessions will be devoted to this topic.

    If you would like more information, please contact our exhibition manager
    Thijs van der Meulen +31 611647223

    Precision Horticulture Pavilion - Hal 9


    In the future, precision horticulture will play an increasingly important role in the process of growing in greenhouses and growers will increasingly be able to measure the greenhouse per square meter.

    GreenTech Amsterdam is the place to be where the latest technological developments are shown and at the Precision Horticulture pavilion were we create an informative hotspot with the most important stakeholders in the following segments:

  • Cameras
  • Software
  • Robotics
  • Sensors
  • Track & tracing
  • At this pavilion you will get an update of the current state of affairs and can take a look at where the technology will go in the future.

    Participants of the precision horticulture pavilion are:

  • Wageningen University
  • HortiKey
  • Horticoop

  • If you are interested in participating in the Precision Horticulture Pavilion or the Medicinal Cannabis Infopoint?


    Please contact our senior sales consultant Jeannette den Boer
     +31 614038102  



    At GreenTech Amsterdam it’s all about sharing knowledge. Together with our exhibitors and partners we put together a programme where growers in vegetable, fruit & flowers and horticulture investors from all over the world get updated on how to optimize sustainable crop production and all other relevant themes and developments in the horticulture industry. All presentations are judged by an independent Knowledge Session Committee. Members are: Sjaak Bakker Manager Wageningen UR Greenhouse Horticulture, Aad van den Berg Managing Director Delphy, Gabrielle Nuijtens Managing Director Topsector HortiCulture & starting materials, Michael Ploeg Export Area manager Dalsem.

    View the complete programme »



    Food & Flower Crops Theatre
  • Food safety/security
  • New Crops
  • Crop management
  • New breeding techniques (vegetables and flowers)
  • Operational Greenhouse Management
  • Sustainable crop protection and resilience
  • Cultivation in Vertical Farming
  • Greenhouse of the future


    Climate, Water & Energy Theatre
  • Energy efficiency
  • Water efficiency
  • Vertical Farming technologies
  • Climate control (cooling & heating the greenhouse)
  • Outdoor versus indoor farming
  • Hydro and aquaphonics techniques
  • Artificial lighting


    Trends & Innovation Theatre
  • Human Capital development
  • Urban Farming
  • Precision horticulture
  • Marketing, Retail & Logistics
  • Challenge

    Grodan, the global market leader in stone wool growing media solutions, has a challenge and we’re going to help them by challenging the best start-ups in the industry to come with a ground-breaking solution.

    The Challenge: “How can we apply new sensor technologies to measure key root-zone parameters: for example nutrient content, nutrient uptake and root (zone) health?”.

    Are you curious about the start-ups and their ideas? Then come and see how the best start-ups pitch their brilliant ideas to our respected jury (consisting four of the top industry leaders and innovation experts) during the live pitch session at GreenTech 2018.

    When: Wednesday the 13th of June
    Time: 10.30 - 12.00
    Location: Trends & Innovation Theatre

    The winner of the Challenge is announced at the Trends & Innovation Theatre between 16.30 - 17.00. 

    This challenge is brought to you by Grodan, TNW and Accenture.