ICOP 2017

International Congress of Organizations of Fruit and Vegetable Producers.

November 22nd to 24th, 2017

Nantes, France

The main business of the Austrian consultancy gfa-consulting is the founding and consulting of Producer Organisations (POs) for fruit and vegetables. Twelve years ago the company started a platform to exchange information and to get into contact with each other – the International Conference of Producer Organisations – the ICOP.

Since then ICOP has been taking place in various European Cities such as Vienna, Brussels, Avignon, Madrid, Dublin, Graz and Lisbon.

This year ICOP takes place in Nantes (F). Co-organisers are IDfel Val de Loire and AREFLH.

The last ICOP 2016 was visited by more than 180 attendees from 17 European countries.


ICOP 2017 – what can you expect this year?

  • 20 years of CMO – Common market organisation
  • Trends, innovation and marketing in the fruit and vegetable sector
  • International speakers and panel discussions
  • Best practice examples
  • Time and space for networking
  • Visit of Producer Organisations, research centres and many more


How much are the attendance fees?

All-inclusive price for the conference: 650 Euro / person

  • All-inclusive price means conference, lunch and breaks on 23rd of November 2017, the excursion on the 22nd and 24th of November 2017.
  • Special agreement for organizations if they book for more than 4 members. Please contact the team of gfa.
  • The price is exclusive of 20% VAT and accommodation.
  • Deadline of registration is 31st October 2017.


AREFLH members have a specially reduced rate. Please contact Laetitia Forget for more information ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )


For more information, go to the website of the ICOP