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SPOGA + GAFA Cologne

SPOGA + GAFA Cologne
Show Date: 2015/08/30~2015/09/01
Show Place: Koelnmesse
Messeplatz 1, 50679 Koln, Germany
CENS Booth: Hall 6 D062a
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Three days of green

The spoga+gafa takes place from Sunday, 30th August to Tuesday, 01st September 2015.
Opening times spoga+gafa

Opening times for visitors:
Sunday and Monday: 09:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 09:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.

Opening times for exhibitors:
Sunday and Monday: 08:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 08:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.

Setting up and dismantling stands
Setting up: Monday, 24.08.2015, 08:00 a.m. to Saturday 29.08.2015, 06:00 p.m.
Dismantling: Tuesday, 01.09.2015, 05:00 p.m. to Thursday, 03.09.2015, 06:00 p.m.
(No advanced stand construction possible!)

Trade visitors
The spoga+gafa is exclusively a fair for trade visitors. Please understand that spot checks will be made on the door at the trade fair for proof of identity of trade visitors. We would ask you to carry appropriate proof of your identity (e.g. an industry-related business card or trade licence).

Green light for the supporting programme

The supporting programme of the spoga+gafa 2015 has everything to offer. Established, successful events such as the Boulevard of Ideas, the Unique Youngstar Award or the Barbecue Park, as well as Newcomer-Events like the sustainability exhibition in hall 5.2 is awaiting you. The spoga+gafa also has plenty of novelties in store for you.
The Boulevard of ideas

For several years, the Boulevard is all about innovations and trends of the garden industry. In various areas along the Fair-boulevards visitors can collect a wide range of suggestions and ideas for their product portfolio and get a quick overview of the exhibitors` trends and highlights.

More information on Boulevard of ideas 2015
The IVG garden party

The popular IVG garden party takes place at the IVG stand in Hall 5.2, Stand A-015. Manufacturers, suppliers, customers and media representatives of the green industry meet up in the early evening to groom contacts, exchange news and bring the exhibition day to a pleasant end.

The Barbecue Park

What international trends are heating up the market? The answer can be found out in the approx. 200 m² open-air zone of the Barbecue Park located between Hall 7 and Hall 8. Experienced hot trends and sparking ideas from all over the globe. An interactive action-packed communication zone with discussion rounds as well as the new practical area and live barbecuing sessions contribute towards making the event an enjoyable experience.

The Landgard Plants Ordering Days

In 2015, the world`s leading fair for the garden industry is really going to flourish - with Landgard! As a result of the integration of the plants ordering days of Germany`s leading horticulture marketing organisation, the plant zone will be much more attractive.
Garden Centre Day

In cooperation with the Association of German Garden Centres (VDG e.V.), the Garden Centre Day will be staged on Sunday, 30.08.2015.
Get Together VDG and Landgard

At the end of the garden center days, the VDG organizes in cooperation with Landgard a happy hour in Hall 5.1. On Sunday from 5 pm on, you can look forward to some savory snacks and a refreshing drinks in hall 5.1.
Sustainability Exhibition

In Hall 5.2, the newly designed Sustainability Exhibition, will celebrate its premier at Spoga + Gafa 2015. All exhibitors are invited to submit their products for the Exhibition that are certified for ecological, economic or social sustainability. Furthermore you will also learn interesting facts about the important subject of sustainability.

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