Chris Beytes, editor of GrowerTalks and Green Profit magazine, is to be the master of ceremonies at the AIPH International Grower of the Year Awards 2016.
Celebrating the world?s best ornamentals growers, the awards gala dinner takes place on Thursday 28 January 2016, during IPM Essen, Germany – held in partnership with FloraHolland and FloraCulture International (FCI).
Chris is editor at Ball Publishing, based in Chicago, Illinois, as well as being a contributing editor of FCI. He may be best known globally as the author of the weekly news and commentary email Acres Online, which reaches almost 25,000 floriculture professionals around the world.
Chris will present throughout the awards which commence at 6pm with a drinks reception followed by a four course dinner. The highlight of the evening will be the awards ceremony topped off with an evening of live entertainment and international networking.
Early bird tickets for the gala dinner of the AIPH International Grower of the Year Awards 2016 are available until 11 December 2015.
AIPH secretary general, Tim Briercliffe, said: ?We are delighted that Chris will be leading our awards event.?His humour and passion is infectious and his role will add even more to an exciting evening. We invite growers, traders, suppliers, retailers, business leaders and all those linked to the ornamental horticulture industry to join us at this momentous horticultural occasion. Do make use of this early bird discount to ensure you don?t miss out.?
For information and tickets, visit: www.aiph.org/groweroftheyear