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spoga + gafa

(18 June 2023 - 20 June 2023 )
Venue: Messe Cologne
Location: Germany , Köln

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Koelnmesse GmbH has announced new dates for spoga + gafa 2023 – June 18th until June 20th. The upcoming trade fair will be hybrid and held at Koelnmesse in Cologne. In April 2022, Germany removed its national Covid-19 restrictions. As a result, Messe Cologne will not feature strict safety measures, such as the 3G entry policy. Additionally, in June 2022, the country removed its travel limitations. As a result, participants will not be required to show 3G entry documents upon arrival in the country and at the venue.


Spoga+gafa is a premier garden and lifestyle trade show that attracts over 36,000 participants. This includes over 34,000 visitors and more than 1,700 exhibitors during its annual editions. It has been held since 1973. It features members of the whole value chain. Among the attending are manufacturers, decision-makers, specialists, retailers, service providers, and start-ups. Over two-thirds of the attending travel from abroad, including the Netherlands, Belgium, Finland, and the UK. They also include Australia, China, Canada, Denmark, and El Salvador. For instance, 85% of the exhibitors represent a foreign country. This likewise applies to 64% of the visitors. Additional detail of interest regarding the attendee group is that 90% are involved in procurement decisions. This includes 40% being key decision-makers. The event occurs on 215,000 m2 of the event space.

About Spoga+gafa

Spoga+gafa features representatives from the garden, lifestyle, retail, furniture, warehousing, and wholesale industries. The DIY, mail order, construction, contract business, and lighting sectors also attend. Members of the camping, leisure and sports sectors also take part.
The trade fair features various showstoppers. One of them is the detailed exhibition and its four primary sectors. These are garden unique, garden living, garden BBQ, and garden creation & care. Additionally, the programme features trend shows, theme islands, special events, and guided tours. Examples include the Forum Garden Cafe, Forum Technology, Boulevard of Ideas, and the IVG Garden Party.
Leading companies such as Robert Bosch Power Tools GmbH, Nuova Plastica, and Sunbrella attend the event.

Spoga+gafa Accommodation

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Due to the corona pandemic (COVID-19), trade fair and event information may be obsolete. You can get more information from the organiser.

Past Editions

Spoga + gafa 2022 marked the successful restart of the trade fair and industry. It was held as a hybrid event between 19.06.2022 and 21.06.2022 at Messe Cologne. The venue did not feature strict Covid-19 safety measures. This was due to the country removing its national Covid-related policies in April 2022. The event received around 25,000 visitors from 112 countries and approximately 1,000 exhibitors from 52 nations.


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