BusinessCall for Expressions of Interest 11th World Potato Congress, 2021

    Call for Expressions of Interest 11th World Potato Congress, 2021


    World Potato Congress Inc. is calling for expressions of interest from those considering the possibility of hosting the 11th triennial World Potato Congress in 2021.

    According to a news release, having the opportunity to host key players in the global potato industry “can prove beneficial to the host country and region. Our Congress typically attracts 700 – 800 delegates from 50 countries and provides a tremendous platform for promoting the industry in the host country.”

    Since the first World Potato Congress at Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, in 1993, the Congress has been held at the following locations.
    1994 – Harrogate, United kingdom
    1997 – Durban, South Africa
    2000 – Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    2004 – Kunming, China
    2006 – Boise, United states
    2009 – Christchurch, New Zealand
    2012 – Edinburgh, Scotland
    2015 – Yanqing, Beijing, China
    The 10th Congress will be held at Cusco, Peru, in May, 2018.

    World Potato Congress Inc. is a non-profit organization supported by a group of volunteer directors representing potato jurisdictions around the world.

    For more information in hosting the 11th World Potato Congress, in 2021, contact World Potato Congress Inc. for detailed bid criteria, at [email protected]


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