spoga+gafa 2023

Hobby Leisure
Jun 18, 2023 - Jun 20, 2023
Messe Cologne, Cologne, Germany
Messeplatz 1
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spoga+gafa is a flagship meeting hub for the garden and lifestyle sector. Making a solid return after the Covid-19 situation, spoga+gafa 2023 is expected to deliver even higher participation rates. Between 18th – 20th June 2023 over 35 000 international trade visitors are expected to gather at Koelnmesse and realise the largest garden fair in the world. Participants to spoga+gafa come from all backgrounds and experience levels - big names, next to start-ups, next to visionaries and sustainability experts meet to exchange ideas, create partnerships and innovate for the future of the garden industries.

The comprehensive product range at spoga+gafa 2023 spans four main sectors: garden unique, garden creation & care, garden living and garden bbq. On display are garden tools, furniture and decorations to BBQ products and outdoor kitchens. With over two-thirds of the visitors coming from abroad, all exhibitors to spoga+gafa will give their businesses an international reach.

Aside from the extensive product overview, spoga+gafa 2023 will host an interactive side programme. The forum Garden Café and the Forum Technology will group top-class hands-on interviews, talks and lectures by speakers from all over the world, highlighting the mega-trends in the industry. Visiting garden businesses will benefit from attending the Garden Center and Home Improvement Retailer tour as it provides meeting space for selected Cologne-based home improvement retailers and garden centres.

Cologne is a busy urban centre and hotels are always in high demand. To make your attendance at spoga+gafa 2023 smooth, allow us at ExpoBeds to help you with the accommodation search. Our booking agents have a vast network of property providers near Messe Cologne that can match anyone’s taste. Contact us with information about your location, budget and group size to receive your free personalised spoga+gafa 2023 hotel offer today!


spoga+gafa is annual trade fair in Cologne gathering the entire garden and lifestyle industry. Each edition provides businesses and experts in garden and outdoor space an overview of the trends guiding the market for the upcoming season. spoga+gafa is the largest event of this kind taking place in Messe Cologne and it attracts international audience comprising decision-makers, leading businesses and start-ups in the garden sector.

Who can you meet there

The spoga+gafa trade fair is characterized by the high internationality of exhibitors and visitors. Local attendees have the opportunity to meet participants and product lines from the Netherlands, Great Britain, Belgium and Finland.

For exhibitors, spoga+gafa represents unmatched prospects to gain exposure in an audience heavily involved in procurement decisions. Close to half of the visitors are key decision-makers for essential corporate sourcing needs. The largest group of visitors are industry members, specialists, retail traders, specialist wholesalers, service providers, departments stores, shopping centres and mail orders. Spoga+gafa leaves visitors and exhibitors satisfied and boasts impressive returning participants rates.

Past editions

What makes it special

The Boulevard of ideas features only the newest products irrespective of the sector therefore, it represents the innovations area in the exhibition. The Trendshow Outdoor Lifestyle is similar to that, but focusing only on the trends in outdoor spaces designs. A fair share of hype receive the guided Tours leading visitors who want to gain a complete picture of spoga+gafa 2023 content within 45 minutes. Added value provides the POS Green solutions island will immerse visitors in a themed island experience, such as Sustainable Gardens complete with product exhibitions, presentations and DIY market ideas. Ideas and opinions related to the gardening trade, industry and service sector can be shared over the *BBQ get together BHB-Garden Summit**.

Quick info

Organiser:Koelnmesse GmbH
Frequency:every year
Next Edition:spoga+gafa 2024
Sectors: Hobby | Leisure
Visitors:Tickets for spoga+gafa
Exhibitors:Exhibitor registration
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Important facts

  • 35 000 visitors in 2021
  • 1 800 exhibitors from 67 countries
  • 85% international exhibitors
  • 64% international visitors
  • 215 000 sq m exhibition area

Next editions

spoga+gafa 2024

Dates are not known yet
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Messe Cologne

Messeplatz 1, Cologne, Germany
Coordinates: 50.94666 , 6.9833
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