spoga + gafa 2024

spoga + gafa 2024

Agriculture Gardening
Köln, Germany
16-18 Jun 2024
Koelnmesse GmbH
Messe Cologne
1 year
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spoga + gafa

The garden industry's most extensive event

In the garden and green industry, there’s one trade fair to keep in mind, and that is spoga + gafa. It first arrived on the German scene in 1973 and has quickly become the go-to meeting place on the territory of Europe. The international trade fair is always at the cusp of new innovations and sources of new trends. This includes efforts to bring sustainable products to the market. spoga + gafa has one of the best product portfolios. The exhibition space is divided into garden living, garden creation & care, garden BBQ and garden unique.

Spoga + gafa 2024

Professionals in the gardening and lifestyle sectors will have to wait until 2024 for a live edition of spoga + gafa. The international trade fair will take place at its usual capacity between 16.06.2024 and 18.06.2024. At present, Germany does not have national Covid-19 restrictions or travel limitations. This is due to the improved epidemiological situation. As a result, they will not be required to follow safety measures, such as presenting 3G entry documents upon arrival at the venue and in the country. However, they should note that they will have to state a significant reason to travel when departing from China and vice versa.


Since there are many visitors expected at spoga + gafa, it’s best to book your hotel accommodation in Cologne, Germany as early as possible. Trade Fair Trips Ltd is a veteran in the travel sector and is up to the task to book your hotel rooms for spoga + gafa at preferential rates. We understand the value of quality. For many years, our team has been finding hotels at the best rates for our customers from all over the world. Our database features the top hotel deals close to Koelnmesse, and we get you rooms a short commute away from the exhibition centre. Need a team to build your exhibition booth on-site? Trade Fair Trips Ltd provides this service and more. Clients come to us when they need to reserve meeting facilities at Koelnmesse ahead of time. One phone call is all it takes. 

On foot
On foot:

Not advisable when travelling from Cologne Bonn Airport

30 mins when travelling from Cologne Hauptbahnhof (Central Station)

By car
By car:

20 mins when travelling from Cologne Bonn Airport

10 mins when travelling from Cologne Hauptbahnhof (Central Station)

By public transport
By public transport:

30 mins when travelling from Cologne Bonn Airport

10 mins when travelling from Cologne Hauptbahnhof (Central Station)


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Exhibitors and visitors enjoy spoga + gafa on an annual basis. The international trade fair arrives in early June at Koelnmesse in Cologne, Germany. The event is put together by Koelnmesse GmbH in close collaboration with IVG - Industrieverband Garten. Editions are typically three-day affairs and doors are open only to trade visitors. The exhibition centre is open to visitors from 09:00 am in the morning during all three days until 18:00 pm in the evening. The last day wraps up earlier and doors close at 17:00 pm. Making the trip to Koelnmesse couldn’t be easier thanks to its very central location in Cologne and the grounds have a large parking. Public transport is plentiful. You can catch the tram or the metro. Lines S6, S11, S12 and S13 of the city rail S-Bahn also service the location. 

As an exhibitor, you’re in a terrific place to generate a lot of revenue and sell products as spoga + gafa encourages selling and purchasing. Out of the 35,000 international trade visitors, roughly 90% are decision makers in their company. This means you’re always able to make high quality contacts with potential buyers from 124 countries. Visitors travel all the way from China, Netherlands, the UK, Italy, France, Spain, the USA, Switzerland, Poland, Japan and South Korea. There are also some 1800 exhibitors that attend spoga + gafa. Most visitors (64%) are foreign nationals, which makes it easier to expand your reach and break into new markets. Visitors are often co-owners, area managers, board members, managing directors, department head, civil servants and skilled workers. As far as sectors go, visitors represent industry, service provider, specialist retail trade, specialist wholesale, department stores, shopping centers and mail order.

What Are Exhibitors Saying? 

“spoga + gafa is the meeting place for the international garden industry and as this year's focus in on sustainability, it is very important to use this meeting place to pick up all the trends that have to do with sustainability,” - Johannes Welsch, DHG

“You can network, you can strengthen existing contacts or you can simply listen to talks from people in the industry,” - Marvin Leiter, Gartenland

“spoga + gafa continues to be the mee6ting place for the industry and we as an exhibitor would naturally like to take this opportunity to make contact with the entire industry,” - Heribert Wettels, Gardena

“We hope that spoga + gafa 2020 will provide us with many new impressions, interesting themes, innovations, great discussions with market participants and retailers, and that we will go home with interesting ideas,” - Isabell Neumann, Weber

“Our hope is to continue to show our products to a wide international audience, as we did at previous spoga + gafas, and to be able to show the qualities that we have been manufacturing in Switzerland for 144 years,” - Peter Hölzer, Birchmeier

Spoga + gafa 2022

The 2022 edition of spoga + gafa represented the trade exhibition and the industry's successful relaunch. It was conducted as a hybrid event at Messe Cologne during the period between the 19th and 21st of June 2022. Due to the country's removal of its national Covid-related policies in April 2022, the venue did not have mandatory Covid-19 safety precautions in place. The event attracted approximately 25,000 visitors from 112 nations and around 1,000 exhibitors from 52 countries.

Spoga + gafa 2023

Spoga + gafa 2023 featured over 1,800 exhibitors from 58 countries, with more than 1,600 of them travelling from abroad. They presented wares to around 30,000 visitors from 122 countries. This improved upon the success of the 2022 restart rendition, including a 20% increase in visitor attendance. The event took place at Messe Cologne between 18.06.2023 and 20.06.2023. 

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