Floriculture Association Nepal (FAN) was established on 15th Nov. 1992 with the ten founder members. It is a not for profit, non governmental and national level professional business membership organization under the Nepalese laws and acts.The FAN is an autonomous body working with the sole objective of and supporting overall development of floriculture sub-sector in Nepal. Promotional activities of the FAN focus on organizing and participating in trade fairs and exhibitions, study tours and observation visits, operation of wholesale outlet, conducting market research and analysis.
FAN works for the benefit of its members including flower growers/producers, wholesellers and retailers. It has various activities that help in enterprise growth to ultimately establish floriculture as an export oriented industry in Nepal. In addition FAN focused on enhancing product quality and market promotion of its members utilizing various tools and techniques.
To help in sustainable growth of national economy through promotion and development of floriculture sector in Nepal.
To enhance Nepalese floriculture sector in becoming globally competitive by overall development of floriculture entrepreneurs.
Flora Expo Events:
FAN has been organizing several promotional activities such as training, workshop publication, trade & exhibitions, among these activities Floriculture trade fair is the one. Flora Expo are recognized world over as one of the most effective tools of marketing for floriculture business. FAN has been organizing the floriculture trade fair since 1994.
The FAN has already organized 3 International & 20th National flora expo in Kathmandu. Development activities of the FAN are more focused in technical aspects such as training, trial productions (gladiolus, chrysanthemum, rose, and tube rose), mother plant distribution (gerbera), production analysis, in developing business plans and feasibility study. The FAN’s publications including reports, souvenirs, and directory are useful in transferring technology and knowledge among the entrepreneurs. FAN also provides institutional support. 3rd International & 20th National Flora Expo was succsesfully organized by FAN at Kathmandu Nepal in 2017.
Floriculture Association Nepal (FAN) will be celebrating 21th times of its premier event- "21st Flora Expo 2018". This mega-event has evolved into Nepal's largest show of its kind. Today, the Floriculture Exhibition/Trade Fair stands for growth, power, professional competence national and internationality in the field of floriculture industrial growth. It has therefore become a reflection of the dynamic development of the floriculture market. This event provides a common platform for the manufacturers, traders, exporters and importers. It will be held in Bhrikutimandap Exhibition Hall, Kathmandu, Nepal, April 13-16, 2018 (2074 Chaitra 15 to 2075 Baishakh 3).