Cologne: 18.–20.06.2023 #spogagafa

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The gardenlifestyle trade fair
Date of the event
18. – 20.06.2023 in Cologne
Organiser of the fair
Koelnmesse GmbH
Messeplatz 1
50679 Köln - Germany
Conceptual sponsor
Industrieverband Garten (IVG) e.V.
Wiesenstrasse 21 a1
40549 Düsseldorf - Germany
Event frequency
Hybrid trade fair: annual
Digital spoga+gafa platform: all year
Cologne Exhibition Center
Opening hours
For visitors of the trade fair in Cologne:
18.06.2023 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
19.06.2023 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
20.06.2023 9.:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For exhibitors of the trade fair in Cologne:
18.06.2023 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
19.06.2023 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
20.06.2023 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Product segments
  • garden living (Garden Furniture, Decoration & Equipment, Sports & Games, Camping & Leisure)
  • garden creation & care (Plants & Flowers, Biochemistry & Soils, Machines & Accessories, Tools & Accessories, Garden Equipment & Sheds, Water & Light)
  • garden bbq (The world’s largest barbecuing fair - Grill & BBQ, Outdoor Kitchens & Accessories, Outdoor Kitchen World, Start-Up Area BBQ)
  • garden unique (exclusive presentations in the outdoor living section)
Fair profile
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
Summer 2022
Hall allocation
3.2, 4.2, 5.2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.1, 11.2, Passage 4/5
Entrance rights
Only for trade visitors
Target groups of exhibitors

Target groups of Visitors
Exhibitors in accordance with the list of products.

Retail Trade, Specialist Wholesale, Garden Centers, DIY stores, Department Stores, Furniture Trade, Mail Order Business, Architects, Purchasing Agents of Contract Business
  • 90 % of the respondents are involved in procurement decisions, 40 % of them were even key decision-makers.
  • 64 % from abroad (top countries: NL, GB, B, F, I)
  • Largest Group: Industry, Specialist Retail Trade, Specialist Wholesale, Service Provider, Department Stores, Shopping Centers and Mail Order
  • 80 % of the visitors were satisfied or even very satisfied with the success in realizing their goals at the fair.
  • 91 % would recommend the trade fair to their important business contacts.
Event figures (2022)

Gross exhibition space

approx. 1,000
215,000 m²
Around 25,000
Project management

E-mail address
Stefan Lohrberg
Director spoga+gafa
Koelnmesse GmbH
Messeplatz 1
50679 Köln

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