Fruit Attraction 2020 held its first ever edition in online format, building the largest professional network and community in the world specialised in the sector.
During its first month in operation, Fruit Attraction LIVEConnect built a new community formed consisting of almost 7,000 members, who made more than 15,000 professional contacts and exchanged 40,814 messages. There were more than 500 meetings and 186 video calls and 228 congresses and technical conferences on the platform.
From 1 to 31 of October, more than 1,900 users registered for these panel discussions and presentations, which included the World Fresh Forum (China, Japan, the United States, India and the United Arab Emirates); Biofruit Congress; Biotech Attraction: Potential of agrobiology for the new agriculture; Fresh Food Logistic Summit; Competition from third countries in the UK in the event of a no-deal Brexit; Cut flowers and ornamental plants. Effects of Covid-19 and the current outlook, and the Women’s Forum, which recognised and welcomed two women to Fruit Attraction: Rocío Medina, executive president of Grupo Medina, and Ana Hernández, head of R&D&I in the Production department of the Paloma Group.
LIVEConnect is the international fruit and vegetable sector with a year-round resource for information and business relationships, with networking opportunities and targeted content.
Here you can consult our catalogue of exhibitors of the last edition.
One more year, Fruit Attraction recognized innovation and entrepreneurship with the Innovation Hub Awards.
A total number of 160 products compose this section. Out of the candidacies, of experts and renowned industry professionals had the complex task to select 20 finalists (10 for the Fresh Produce category and 10 for the Auxiliary Industry). The evaluation criteria are: Applicability, Innovation, Environmental Sustainability and Social Value Proposal.
The winning products were selected during a final ceremony of the Innovation Hub 2020 Awards, getting recognition for the best project in both categories, Fresh Produce and F&V Industry. You can watch the final ceremony again in the LIVEConnect Congress and Seminar Program.