Green light for the supporting programme

Besides the well known events such as the Boulevard of ideas or the unique youngstar competiton the event programme of the spoga+gafa 2017 will present new highlights with the exhibition of the POS Green 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 Green Solution Islands. Discover in five different scenarios solutions for the interior design and product presentation at the point of sale.

More information on Boulevard of ideas 2017

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 in hall 6, stand D012. 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.

More information on the IVG Garden Party

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 Centre Day, the VDG (Verband Deutscher Gartencenter e.V.) organizes at its stand in Passage 4/5 a 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.

More on unique youngstar – competition for young designers

On five different islands spoga+gafa will present specific ideas for the design of promotional spaces at the point of sale. An inspiration source and solution how to present a combination of the various product segments.

More information on POS Green Solution Islands

The product segment garden bbq is reaching a new dimension this year - outdoor kitchens will round off the existing bbq competence of spoga+gafa by presenting this trend perfectly at the Outdoor Kitchen World.

More information on Outdoor Kitchen World

In a combination of exhibition and event spaces various exhibitors are presenting their new product developments from the smart gardening sector and the battery technology which will be accompanied by an interesting lecture programme.

More information on Smart Gardening World and Power Place Akku