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Past and future of IFA Berlin

Imagine an opportunity to look through the keyhole at the future of consumer technology and innovations. That’s exciting, but by attending IFA Berlin you can do so much more! Come in and take a look inside! 

The upcoming Berlin IFA show dates are August 31st to September 5th, and it is traditionally hosted at Berlin ExpoCenter City. Indeed, this advanced technology conference does resemble a city with its subdivisions and guarantees that everyone will find what they are looking for. Here is a break down to help you to navigate this immense show.

IFA NEXT is an innovation and startup hub that fosters great ideas to become reality through teamwork and dedication of people with different backgrounds.

IFA Keynotes features speakers from companies like Samsung, FitBit, Huawei, Phillips and even Microsoft. The program focuses entirely on innovation, supplied attendees and the media with the hot trends and prevailing topics all under one roof.

IFA + Summit is a brainstorming session of the next level. Think about ideas and solutions that no one can even dream about yet.

IFA Global Marketplace – Europe’s biggest sourcing market.

Guided tours are available with your trade visitor ticket. You are invited to join a free exclusive 2-hour tour that focuses on the current subjects and an overview of several exhibitors.

Evening networking events – work hard, play harder. IFA team plans some major concerts and entertainment for you in the evening.


Let’s take a look at last year’s accomplishments. The most exciting achievement for the organizers was the idea, that the show was sold out. This proves the importance of the conference in the global technology and electronics scene. IFA 2017 ended up showcasing the most innovative product launches and exhibiting the most digital lifestyle products compared to similar events. The event becomes a prominent platform for collaboration of startuppers, researchers, innovators, and vendors. These are some impressive numbers.

1,805 exhibitors from 51 countries on the main floor

159,000 square meters of sold-out show floor

253 000 Berlin Messe visitors  

121 countries represented

4.7 Billion Euros orders placed

5739 journalists from 70 countries

180 exhibitors IFA next (including 150 startups)


IFA Berlin has proven to provide a complete analysis of the international technology market and keeps the attendees engaged for the entire duration of the show. This popular Berlin electronics show is a playground for major sellers and buyers, as well as the industry and the media professionals.


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