Horti Agri Next MEA 2023: The Inaugural Edition of the Newest Horticulture and Agriculture Platform in the Middle East and Africa

Utrecht – The Netherlands, April 26th 2023

VNU Europe and the Horti Agri Next (HAN) Team are pleased to announce the first edition of Horti Agri Next MEA 2023, a premier event for the horticulture and agriculture industry, taking place in the heart of UAE and uniting international horticulture and agriculture suppliers with buyers from the Middle East & Africa in Abu Dhabi. The event will be held from 20 to 22 of November,2023, at the ADNEC venue, and is set to bring together leading exhibiting companies, experts and innovators, from the industry.

Horti Agri Next MEA 2023 will feature a range of exhibitors, seminars, and networking events, designed to showcase the latest products, technologies, and trends. At the same time the show is expected to attract a diverse range of visitors, ranging from growers to retailers and exporters, to government officials, investors, researchers, and industry academics. The event will provide a platform for industry professionals to exchange ideas, discuss best practices, and explore business opportunities.

“We are excited to launch the first edition of Horti Agri Next MEA 2023, in such a strategic location, in a market that aspires to be a key player in the industry” said Ms Birgit Horn, Managing Director at VNU Europe. “The Middle East and Africa region is a hub for horticulture and agriculture, and we believe this event will play a crucial role in driving innovation and growth. We look forward to welcoming leading experts and exhibiting companies from across the world to share their products, expertise and knowledge.”

The event is co-located with the leading show in livestock production, animal husbandry and all related sectors, VIV MEA 2023. The two shows’ synergy achieves a complete end-to-end representation of the full agriculture industry supply chain both vertically and horizontally. Together they unite international  suppliers with buyers from the Middle East & Africa in Abu Dhabi. HAN MEA is hosted in halls 5-6 and VIV MEA 2023 continues in halls 7-10.

The two events are part of the Abu Dhabi Agriculture & Food Security Week 2023 and are supported by the government entity Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority (ADAFSA).

For more information about Horti Agri Next MEA 2023, including how to register, exhibit, or sponsor the event, please visit

About Horti Agri Next (HAN) | Horti Agri Next (HAN) is the premier trade show showcasing the latest products, innovations, and advancements in horticultural food production, landscaping, controlled environment practices, environmental conservation, and agriculture. HAN brings together industry professionals and experts from around the world to exchange ideas, knowledge, and expertise in the fields of arable land planting, crop harvesting and processing, land and water resource management, cutting-edge enhancing technologies and more. 

About VNU Europe | VNU Europe is a subsidiary company of Royal Dutch Jaarbeurs with its base in Utrecht, at the heart of the Netherlands and only 30 minutes from Amsterdam. The VNU Europe office is located within the extensive Jaarbeurs complex. The international team of VNU Europe is wholly focused on the livestock and Feed to Food sector and specialized in the VIV worldwide portfolio. For more information, visit

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