The whole world of the garden

More inspiration. More contacts. More business.

In the late summer, Cologne is in full bloom: As the world's leading trade fair for the garden and leisure time sector, spoga+gafa attracts around 40,000 trade visitors from all over the world every year. spoga+gafa is the industry's trend and information platform: New products, fresh ideas, strong impulses and the right contacts for the growth of your business.

Everything united in one trade fair

On space spanning around 225,000 m², spoga+gafa presents the entire garden world in its sections garden living, garden creation & care, garden bbq and the premium segment garden unique. You can experience the latest trends outside of the exhibition halls too. Attractive special areas such as the Grill Park, the boulevard of ideas, the Sustainability Exhibition and the Landgard Plant Ordering Days present further trends and inspiration.

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Top brands in the Outdoor Living section

garden living

garden furniture, garden equipment, decoration, sport & games, camping & leisure time

garden creation & care

Landgard Plant Ordering Days, plants & flowers, biochemicals & soils, machines & accessories, tools & accessories, garden equipment & sheds, water & lighting

garden bbq

Grills & BBQs

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presents premium brands

garden unique brings the top outdoor furniture brands to Cologne. The exclusive exhibition atmosphere offers a unique platform for premium products and inspiring trends. Architects, designers and planners involved in the contract business as well as all people interested in high quality design will find exclusive ideas and offers here. In the scope of the unique youngstar designer award, aspiring talents will present innovative designs for the entire garden. This is what the future of garden design looks like!


This is the path to a greener future

In 2015, over 2,000 companies from around 60 countries presented their products and services at spoga+gafa. With an 83% share of foreign exhibitors, they literally showcased the entire garden world - and reaped success. 75% said afterwards: "We have achieved our trade fair goals."

High satisfaction among the exhibitors

The industry is convinced

"spoga+gafa confirmed its position as the leading trade fair in the garden industry once again in 2015. It convinced again with its high degree of internationality, both in terms of the exhibitors and visitors."

Johannes Welsch, Executive Director of the Garden Industry Association (IVG)

"The leisure sports manufacturers are viewing the year 2015 optimistically. Experiences from the past years have shown that the leisure sport industry is profiting from the ongoing trend towards cocooning and living garden."

Désirée Derin-Holzapfel, President of the German Sporting Goods Industry, (BSI)


Innovations. Trends. Inspiration.

The who's who of the industry meet up at spoga+gafa in order to gain an overview, take decisions and do business. And they are highly satisfied when they leave the trade fair: 90% would recommend the trade fair.

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High satisfaction among the visitors

So that you can concentrate on your growth

Our service offer

Before the fair, during the fair and thereafter: Our competent team will make sure that your fair participation is successful and stress-free.

The complete package for your trade fair presence

From modular construction through to the completely individual design of your stand: We create the trade fair presence that is precisely tailor-made to suit your company. Take advantage of our comprehensive event organisation services too: From booking your hotel at the favourable conditions of our partner hotels, through to trade fair catering.

  • Stand construction - from standard to individual
  • Comprehensive event organisation
  • Trade fair catering
  • Hotel bookings

This is how to make your visitors feel welcome

Thanks to our comprehensive marketing services, your trade fair appearance perfectly matches your communication strategy: We not only offer an unlimited amount of admission ticket vouchers for your visitors, we also book advertising surfaces for your company and make sure that your visitors feel totally at home.

  • Ticket flat-rate: Unlimited number of admission ticket vouchers (printed and online) for your visitors
  • VIP programmes for top quality visits
  • Visa service for your visitors
  • Visitor Guide

We offer you the ideal framework conditions for your business on-site

  • Business Lounge: Area of retreat for discrete discussions with top buyers and VIPs
  • Conference Centres
  • Events during and away from the bustle of the trade fair for you and your customers
  • No copy: Initiative for the protection of originals

Contact us and take advantage of our comprehensive services.
We are glad to assist you further.

This is all included in your booking - at no extra cost

Visitor promotion package: Unlimited amount of admission ticket vouchers

Attractive advertising materials and comprehensive media services (online and offline)

Presentation of your company and your products in our special areas such as the boulevard of ideas, the Sustainability Exhibition and the Grill Park.

Presentation of your company and your products via the social media channels of spoga+gafa and garden unique (blog/Facebook/Pinterest, etc.)

Comprehensive services offered by Koelnmesse

No copy: Initiative for the protection of originals

We do everything for a flourishing dialogue

Our media service

Good ideas and products are the seeds for a rich harvest, far beyond the actual trade fair itself: We will convey your themes presented in Cologne all over the world via the media and social networks. In this way, we can ensure a flourishing dialogue all year round in the trade and public media, both online and offline.

  • Theme-specific press releases reach more than 3,000 journalists
  • Worldwide press conference, editorial discussions and interviews
  • Regular newsletters to around 40,000 subscribers
  • German and international spoga+gafa and garden unique blog
  • Target group-specific worldwide advertising campaigns

Grow with us!

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