Bahrain International Garden Show (BIGS) will be officially inaugurated on March 3 at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre (BIECC) and will be open to the public on March 4-7.
“Every year the exhibition focuses on a different theme that represents a pressing issue facing the agricultural sector in order to work on improving systems and methods, and find solutions and alternatives that contribute to the sustainability of the agricultural sector in the kingdom,” NIAD Secretary-General Shaikha Maram bint Isa Al Khalifa said.
“This year the show is held under the theme ‘Water: Regenerating Life’ and will focus on the importance of water and how to preserve it to guarantee its sustainability as it is the source of life on earth.”
The theme stand will highlight several water-related topics including some statistics on water consumption in Bahrain, the importance of working to achieve water security which is closely related to food security, and the role individuals play in conserving water in homes and domestic gardens.
This year, more than 200 exhibitors will showcase their designs, products, technologies and innovations over a 7,000 sqm space.
The participants this year come from 27 countries including Italy, Spain, Germany, France, Russia, Netherlands, Greece, USA, Japan, Poland, Turkey, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Central African Republic, and Kyrgyzstan as well as several agricultural companies from regional and Arabic countries like Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Morocco, Jordan, Palestine, and Egypt.