Facts & figures 2016

spoga+gafa 2016  
Trade fair
spoga+gafa
The garden trade fair
Date of the event 4 - 6 September 2016
Organiser Koelnmesse GmbH
Messeplatz 1
50679 Köln - Germany
Conceptual sponsor spoga






Conceptual sponsor gafa
BSI – Bundesverband der Deutschen
Sportartikel-Industrie e.V. (BSI)
Adenauerallee 134
53113 Bonn – Germany

Industrieverband Garten (IVG) e.V.
Gothaer Strasse 27
40880 Ratingen - Germany
Venue Cologne Exhibition Center
Opening hours For visitors:
04.09.2016: 09:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.
05.09.2016: 09:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.
06.09.2016: 09.00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.

For exhibitors:
04.09.2016: 08:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m.
05.09.2016: 08:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m.
06.09.2016: 08.00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.
Admission prices Day ticket, advance sale EUR 26.00
Day ticket, ticket office EUR 44.00
2-Day ticket, advance sale EUR 40.00
2-Day ticket, ticket office EUR 54.00
Season ticket, advance sale EUR 53.00
Season ticket, ticket office EUR 65.00
Catalogue EUR 33.00
Product segments garden living (Garden Furniture, Decoration, Garden Equipment, Sports & Games, Camping & Leisure), garden creation & care (Landgard Plants Ordering Days, Plants & Flowers, Bio Chemistry & Soils, Machines & Accessories, Tools & Accessories, Garden Equipment & Sheds, Water & Lights), garden bbq (Grill & BBQ), garden unique (Top brands in the outdoor living section)
Fair profile
spoga+gafa 2016
The world’s leading trade fair for the leisure and garden sector
  • High internationality of exhibitors and
    visitors
  • Presence of most important exhibitors
    and visitors
Mailing of application forms to
exhibitors
August 2015
Hall allocation 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, Passage 4/5
(hall 11: spoga horse autumn)
(hall 8: TAG DES GARTENS, 03. - 04.09.2016)
Build up period
Monday, 29.08.2016 to Wednesday, 31.08.2016
Thursday, 01.09.2016 to Friday, 02.09.2016
Saturday, 03.09.2016
No advanced stand build up possible!

07:00 a.m. - 00:00 a.m.

00:00 a.m. to 00:00 a.m.

00:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.
Dismantling period
Tuesday, 06.09.2016
Wednesday, 07.09.2016
Thursday, 08.09.2016

05:00 p.m. to 00:00 a.m.
00:00 a.m. to 00:00 a.m.
00:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.
Access rights Only for specialist trade visitors
Target groups
Exhibitors:
Exhibitors in accordance with the list of products.
Half of the exhibitors evaluate spoga+gafa (much) better than the most important competitive trade fairs. 91 % (+3 %) recommend the fair (without restriction).
Visitors: Garden Centers, Furniture Trade, Warehouses, Retail Trade, Specialist Wholesale, DIY store, Mail Order Business, Architects, Purchasing Agents of Contract Business
 
  • Almost 90 % of the respondents are involved in procurement decisions, 42 % of them were even key decision-makers.
  • 60 % from abroad (top countries: NL, B, F, I)
  • Largest Group: Specialist Retail Trade (20%), Industry (18%), Specialist Wholesale (13%), Department Stores, Shopping Centres and Mail Order (10 %), Service Provider (9%)
  • Mostly represented areas of business: Furniture (24%), Garden Accessories (221%), Gardening Tools (17%), Garden Centers (18%), Garden Specialist Trade (13%), DIY store (16%), Garden Creation (15%), Grill (16%), Plants (11%), Camping (10%), Architects/Designer (9%)
  • Nearly 72 % of the visitors were satisfied or even very satisfied with the success in realizing their goals at the fair.
  • 90 % would recommend the trade fair to their important business contacts.
Event figures (expected in 2016)

Exhibitors
Gross exhibition space
Visitors


2,000
225,000 m²
40,000
Figures for the previous event (2015)

Exhibitors
Gross exhibition space
Visitors



2,034 from 57 countries
225,000 m²
37,000 from 112 countries
Project management Stefan Lohrberg
Koelnmesse GmbH
Messeplatz 1
50679 Köln
Website
Email
www.spogagafa.com
spogagafa@koelnmesse.de

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