Hosting Information

Are you considering hosting a future Congress?

12th World Potato Congress, 2024:

Expressions of Interest

The submission date to host the 11th triennial World Potato Congress in 2021 has passed. We are currently assessing each submission and will announce the location of the 11th World Potato Congress during the 2018 Congress.

The 10th World Potato Congress will be held at Cusco, Peru in 2018. During this event we will also celebrate our 25th Anniversary.

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.

  •  1993 – Charlottetown, Canada
  •  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, China


If your industry organization is interested in the
possibility of hosting a future World Potato Congress please
contact us for detailed bid criteria.

World Potato Congress Inc.
PO Box 40020, West Royalty PO
Charlottetown, PE, Canada C1E 0J2
C1A 7Z5
(902) 368-8885
(902) 628-2225