【DE】”Greater, Greener Cities”: World Urban Parks Europe Congress at GaLaBau 2022

With the World Urban Parks Europe Congress, GaLaBau 2022 offers for the first time a central platform for the future topics of green urban planning. On the 15th and 16th September 2022, the theme of the congress is “Greater, Greener Cities: Nature-based design solutions for urban life and new ways of developing and managing green spaces in this context.” The event is organized by NürnbergMesse in cooperation with World Urban Parks and organized by GALK e.V. (Germany) and Hortis (France). GaLaBau is the leading international trade fair for urban greenery and open spaces and will take place from the 14th to the 17th. September 2022 already on the 24th. times in the Nuremberg exhibition center. Around 1,000 exhibitors show the complete offer for the planning, construction and maintenance of gardens, parks and green areas in 14 exhibition halls.


The topics of the World Urban Parks Europe Congress address in particular those responsible in specialist authorities of the federal government, the federal states and municipalities or public and private clients, as well as landscape architects and specialist planners. The following key topics are dealt with in the congress lectures:


  • Green-blue infrastructure in politics and planning
  • Design approaches to urban greening
  • Nature-based solutions for a climate-resistant urban future
  • Citizen participation in urban greening


The international speakers include, for example, Dr. Nathalie Röbbel, WHO, Gilles Namur, deputy Mayor of Grenoble (EUROPEAN GREEN CAPITAL 2022), Dr. Michael Fraas, Economic and Scientific Officer of the City of Nuremberg and Henrik Bos, President of the European Landscape Contractors Association (ELCA). The lectures will be held in English and will be translated into German.


All information on congress topics and speakers can also be found at: www.galabau-messe.com/de/besucher/tickets/wup


2022 is the European Year for Greener Cities

The focus topic of the World Urban Parks Europe Congress is in line with the EU-funded “European Year for Greener Cities 2022.” The aim of the year of action is to make the urban environment greener and raise awareness of the benefits of green spaces in the urban environment – for example in terms of environment, health, culture and education. The European Year for Greener Cities will also explicitly focus on issues such as green infrastructure and more environmentally friendly public procurement.


Together climate-fit for the future …

… is the focus topic of GaLaBau 2022. Against climate change as a major global challenge of our time, the green industry makes an active contribution in many areas of gardening and landscaping. Innovations, trends and products that have a positive effect on the topic of climate change will be presented at GaLaBau 2022. The stands of participating exhibitors and all relevant supporting program items are marked with the seal of the GREEN-BLUE PATH, which thus offers visitors visual orientation. The World Urban Parks Europe Congress is also part of the GREEN-BLUE PATH.


Sponsorship opportunities for exhibitors of GaLaBau 2022

Registered exhibitors of GaLaBau 2022 have the opportunity to participate as sponsors at the World Urban Parks Europe Congress and thus increase visibility for their company and product innovations:




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