Kekkilä-BVB, an European company in horticulture, launches a virtual event for the extended community of horticulture, gardening and landscaping professionals to gain inspiration, learn about new trends, share experiences and drive the industry towards a more sustainable future.
”Due to Covid-19, many horticulture and gardening industry events have been cancelled or postponed. With this virtual event, taking place on 9–11 February 2021, Kekkilä-BVB aims to bring positive energy and inspiration to our current reality”, says Juha Mäkinen, the CEO of Kekkilä-BVB.
As well as a line-up of keynote speakers, this interactive event will host a number of expert talks, panel discussions, and local webinars.
Day 1 of the festival will focus on securing green areas and biodiversity in urban areas. On day 2, the key focus will be on trends and the changes in consumer behaviour in the post-pandemic world. Day 3 provides us with answers on how Covid-19 is changing our industry and what the future of sustainable growing will look like.
The line-up of 35 inspirational speakers include:
Laura Gatti, a agronomist and landscape consultant/designer, and recognized as one of the 50 most influential green leaders in the world. She will provide us with an inspirational speech about the future of green cities.
Anne Lise Kjaer, a visionary thinker, and the CEO of trend management & ideas consultancy Kjaer Global. Her visionary keynote will cover the key topics shaping tomorrow’s people and our quest for a better world.
Jussi Hiltunen, a partner at McKinsey Helsinki, a leading global management consultant firm, will share his views on the future of the horticulture industry.