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Review spoga+gafa 2018  
Trade fair
spoga+gafa
The garden trade fair
Date of the event 2 - 4 September 2018
Organiser Koelnmesse GmbH
Messeplatz 1
50679 Köln - Germany
Conceptual sponsor spoga+gafa Industrieverband Garten (IVG) e.V.
Wiesenstrasse 21 a1
40549 Düsseldorf - Germany

BSI – Bundesverband der Deutschen
Sportartikel-Industrie e.V. (BSI)
Adenauerallee 134
53113 Bonn – Germany
Venue Cologne Exhibition Center
Opening hours For visitors:
02.09.2018: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
03.09.2018: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
04.09.2018: 9.00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For exhibitors:
02.09.2018: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
03.09.2018: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
04.09.2018: 8.00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Admission prices Day ticket, advance sale EUR 29.00
Day ticket, ticket office EUR 48.00
2-Day ticket, advance sale EUR 44.00
2-Day ticket, ticket office EUR 58.00
Season ticket, advance sale EUR 57.00
Season ticket, ticket office EUR 69.00
Catalogue EUR 36.00
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 (exclusive presentations in the outdoor living section)
Fair profile
spoga+gafa 2018
The world’s leading trade fair for the garden and leisure sector
  • High internationality of exhibitors and
    visitors
  • Presence of most important exhibitors
    and visitors of the respective sectors
Mailing of application forms
to exhibitors
August 2017
Hall allocation 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, Passage 4/5
(hall 11: spoga horse autumn)
Build up period
Halls 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.2, 10.1
Monday, 27.08.2018:
09:00 a.m. - 00:00 a.m.

Tuesday, 28.08. - Friday, 31.08.2018:
00:00 a.m. - 00:00 a.m.

Saturday, 01.09.2018:
00:00 a.m. - 06:00 p.m.

Halls 5.1, 10.2
Tuesday, 28.08.2018:
09:00 a.m. - 00:00 a.m.

Wednesday, 29.08.2018 - Friday, 31.08.2017:
00:00 a.m. - 00:00 a.m.

Saturday, 01.09.2018:
00:00 a.m. - 06:00 p.m.

Halls 6, 7, 8, 9
Wednesday, 29.08.2018:
09:00 a.m. - 00:00 a.m.

Thursday, 30.08.2018 - Friday, 31.08.2018:
00:00 a.m. - 00:00 a.m.

Saturday, 01.09.2018:
00:00 a.m. - 06:00 p.m.

No advanced stand construction possible!
Dismantling period


Tuesday, 04.09.2018
05:00 p.m. to 00:00 a.m.

Wednesday, 05.09.2018
00:00 a.m. to 00:00 a.m.

Thursday, 06.09.2018
00:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.
Entrance 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. 90 % recommend the fair (without restriction).
Target groups visitors: Garden Centers, Furniture Trade, Warehouses, Retail Trade, Specialist Wholesale, DIY store, Mail Order Business, Architects, Purchasing Agents of Contract Business
 
  • 91 % of the respondents are involved in procurement decisions, 40 % of them were even key decision-makers.
  • 60 % from abroad (top countries: NL, GB, B, F, I)
  • Largest Group: Industry (23%), Specialist Retail Trade (20%), Specialist Wholesale (11%), Service Provider (11%), Department Stores, Shopping Centers and Mail Order (9%)
  • 78 % of the visitors were satisfied or even very satisfied with the success in realizing their goals at the fair.
  • 87 % would recommend the trade fair to their important business contacts.
Event figures
Exhibitors
Gross exhibition space
Visitors
expected in 2018
2,100
230,000 m²
39,000
Figures for the previous event
Exhibitors
Gross exhibition space
Visitors
2017
2,132 from 59 countries
226,000 m²
39,000 from 114 countries
Director Stefan Lohrberg
Koelnmesse GmbH
Messeplatz 1
50679 Köln
Website
Email
www.spogagafa.com
spogagafa@koelnmesse.de

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