In 2017 Koelnmesse organized for the fifth time the competition unique youngstars on the theme of outdoor living which became an important event within the spoga+gafa over the last years.
Within this competition the international Jury selected 15 designers and design groups to present their prototypes in the exhibition during spoga+gafa 2017 to the exhibitors and visitoirs of the tradeshow.
In the final jury round, that will took place on the day before spoga+gafa starts the young designers and groups have the opportunity to present their designs personally to the jury, consisting of Monica Förster, Designer from Stockholm, Martin Königer, owner of Pavilla Exterieur, Wertheim, Harry Paul van Ierssel, Designer from Barcelona and Jörg Zimmermann, journalist from Cologne. After the presentations the Jury selected the first three prizes of the unique youngstar 2017.
Besides the three jury prizes, awarded with prize moneys of 1.000€ for the 3rd prize, 2.000€ for the 2nd prize and 3.000€ for the 1st prize, spoga+gafa awarded an audience award with a prize money of 1.000€ which will was selected from all votes of the online voting.