Visitors to spoga+gafa 2018 in Cologne, Germany, will preview the newest innovations in green and outdoor living products at the world’s largest garden trade show.
Spoga+gafa 2018 is scheduled for Sept. 2-4 and will cover about 2.5 million square feet of exhibition space. Approximately 2,100 exhibitors representing 60 countries will be on hand to give insight into the products, technology and trends shaping the future of garden and outdoor living categories.
Katharina C. Hamma, chief operating officer for event organizer Koelnmesse GmbH, says spoga+gafa 2018 is a must-visit event for many reasons, including its wide offering of garden products, focus on green industry concerns and its extensive special event programming.
“The high level of international representation among the exhibitors and trade visitors underlines spoga+gafa’s worldwide position as the perfect industry meeting point,” Hamma says.
After a successful debut in 2017, the POS Green Solutions and Outdoor Kitchen World spaces will return to the 2018 show with extra floor space.
Visitors can browse more than 1.3 million square feet devoted exclusively to products.
In the Garden Living area, vendors will present furniture, outdoor decorations and new sports and games products.
At Garden Creation and Care, show attendees can check out new tools and equipment to create home gardens, even in small spaces. The Garden BBQ area offers a full selection of the best new grilling and barbecue items for fully functional outdoor kitchens.
New to the event in 2018 is the spoga+gafa Trend Show, which will focus on outdoor furniture. Industry experts will curate a selection of innovative new furniture options designed for comfort, function and sustainability.