Green light for the supporting programme

Besides the well known events such as the Boulevard of Ideas or the unique youngstards competiton the supporting programme of the spoga+gafa 2017 will present new highlights with the exhibition of the POS Solution Islands or the special on the trend themes of akku technology and smart gardening. The Spoga Gafa again will be an inspiring and informative place for the garden industry.


For several years, the Boulevard is all about innovations and trends of the garden industry that finds its expressions in the exhibition for the product novelties of the exhibiting manufacturers which offers a wide range of suggestions and ideas for your product portfolio. Furthermore spoga+gafa 2017 will present another highlight on the Boulevard, Passage 4/5 and hall 5.1 - the POS Solution Islands. Discover in five different scenarios solutions for the interior design and product presentation at the point of sale.

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The popular garden party of the IVG (Industrieverband Garten e.V.) as one of the most important meeting points of the garden industry will take place on September 4, 2017 at the IVG stand. Manufacturers, suppliers, customers and media representatives of the green industry will meet up in the early evening to groom contacts, exchange news and bring the exhibition day to a pleasant end.

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Again in 2017, the world's leading fair for the garden industry will flourish - with Landgard! As a result of the integration of the plants ordering days of Germany's leading horticulture marketing organisation, the Spoga Gafa will be an attractive hot spot in the plants’ business.

In cooperation with the Association of German Garden Centres (VDG e.V.), the Garden Centre Day will be staged on Sunday, September 3, 2017.

At the end of the garden center days, the VDG (Verband Deutscher Gartencenter e.V.) organizes at its stand in Passage 4/5a happy hour. On Sunday September 3, 2017 from 05:00 p.m. on, you could look forward to some savory snacks and a refreshing drinks.

Since five years Koelnmesse promotes young designers with the unique youngstar competition in which up to 15 young international designers are invitexd for the exhibition at spoga+gafa.

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