Facts & figures 2017

spoga+gafa 2017  
Trade fair
spoga+gafa
The garden trade fair
Date of the event 3 - 5 September 2017
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.
Wiesenstrasse 21 a1
40880 Düsseldorf - Germany
Venue Cologne Exhibition Center
Opening hours For visitors:
03.09.2017: 09:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.
04.09.2017: 09:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.
05.09.2017: 09.00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.

For exhibitors:
03.09.2017: 08:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m.
04.09.2017: 08:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m.
05.09.2017: 08.00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.
Admission prices Day ticket, advance sale EUR 27.00
Day ticket, ticket office EUR 46.00
2-Day ticket, advance sale EUR 42.00
2-Day ticket, ticket office EUR 56.00
Season ticket, advance sale EUR 55.00
Season ticket, ticket office EUR 67.00
Catalogue EUR 34.00
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 2017
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 2016
Hall allocation 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, Passage 4/5
(hall 11: spoga horse autumn)
(hall 8: TAG DES GARTENS, 02. - 03.09.2017)
Build up period
Halls 1, 2, 3, 5.2, 10.1
Monday, 28.08.2017: 09:00 a.m. - 00:00 a.m.
Tuesday, 29.08.-Friday, 01.09.2017: 00:00 - 00:00 a.m.
Friday, 01.09.2017: 00:00 - 00:00 a.m.
Saturday, 02.09.2017: 00:00 a.m. - 06:00 p.m.

Halls 5.1, 10.2
Tuesday, 29.08.2017: 09:00 a.m. - 00:00 a.m.
Wednesday, 30.08.2017-Friday, 01.09.2017: 00:00 a.m. - 00:00 a.m.
Saturday, 02.09.2017: 00:00 a.m. - 06:00 p.m.

Halls 6, 7, 9
Wednesday, 30.08.2017: 09:00 a.m. - 00:00 a.m.
Thursday, 31.08.2017-Friday, 01.09.2017: 00:00 a.m. - 00:00 a.m.
Friday, 01.09.2017: 00:00 a.m. - 00:00 a.m.
Saturday, 02.09.2017: 00:00 a.m. - 06:00 p.m.

No advanced stand construction possible!
Dismantling period
Tuesday, 05.09.2017
Wednesday, 06.09.2017
Thursday, 07.09.2017

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.
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. 91 % (+3 %) 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
 
  • 94 % of the respondents are involved in procurement decisions, 41 % of them were even key decision-makers.
  • 60 % from abroad (top countries: NL, GB, 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%)
  • 79 % (+7%) 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 2017)

Exhibitors
Gross exhibition space
Visitors


2,000
225,000 m²
40,000
Figures for the previous event (2016)

Exhibitors
Gross exhibition space
Visitors



2,034 from 59 countries
225,000 m²
39,000 from more than 106 countries
Project management Stefan Lohrberg
Koelnmesse GmbH
Messeplatz 1
50679 Köln
Website
Email
www.spogagafa.com
spogagafa@koelnmesse.de

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