Iberflora pays tribute to the ambassadors of the event in its 50 anniversary

La feria de planta y flor, gardening, paisajismo y bricojardín distinguió a 12 protagonistas durante la Noche + Green". Hizo también un sentido homenaje a sus ex presidentes.

"La Noche + Verde acogió ayer el acto conmemorativo del 50 Iberflora anniversary. Un evento en el que se distinguió a 12 people, embajadores de Iberflora desde que nació hace ya 50 years.

El primer en ser homenajeado fue Paco Domingo, que aportó liderazgo y visión de futuro. Fue el primer presidente de Iberflora y estuvo acompañado de un gran equipo: las familias con mayor tradición en el viverismo y en la jardinería, los Dalmau, los Galán, los Almudever, los Ferrer y los Villanueva.

Recibió también la distinción la empresa Maceflor, gran aliado del productor desde los principios de Iberflora y

The nurseries also received their well-deserved recognition.. Juan Roig, great defender of associationism, Catalan nurseryman and vice-president of Iberflora for many years, Juan Peixoto of the Galician Viveros Peixoto, friend of Iberflora since the beginning, Jerome of Haro, historic Andalusian nurseryman or Francisco Guzman, of Viveros Guzman were some of the winners. In the same way, Vivercid and the Magraner family also received an award for work at the fair over the years.

Special mention was made of the Canarian nurseries and the hard times that are being lived in La Palma.

"No one would understand the origin of Ibeflora and its international projection without analyzing the role played by the fair as an instrument of export aid", said Silvia Soria, conductor of the event, before giving way to the next winner. Alois Zimmerman was recognized for his work in export and international trade.

The Garden Centers were also protagonists. Important was the mention of the Spanish Association of Garden Centers (AECJ), an award collected by its president Paula Orozco. The gardens of Los Peñotes (Madrid) and Bordas (Catalonia) were the honorees in this 50 anniversary.

In the same way, Iberflora wanted to recognize the work of the Spanish Association of Parks and Public Gardens, that make cities more livable, spaces full of green and life. The best legacy to future generations.

The last winner was from the florists sector, very important in the contest for years. This sector owes its name. Kike Leon, reference for several generations of florists and linked to cinema and fashion by Francis Montesinos and Lucia Bosé, was the last winner of the night.

The act of commemoration of the 50 anniversary was closed by the Minister of Sustainable Economy, Rafael Climent.