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IFA - Official Partner of the Future

The World’s Meeting Place for the Industry

IFA in Berlin presents the latest products and innovations in the heart of Europe‘s most important regional market. Only IFA offers such a comprehensive overview of the international market and attracts the attention of trade visitors each year from more than 100 countries.

IFA is the main meeting place for key retailers, buyers, and experts from the industry and the media. Don‘t miss the opportunity to explore emerging trends and celebrate the premieres of new technologies and products.

IFA Global Markets - Where business does business

Premiere: 04 - 07 September 2016
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IFA 2017: Save the Date!

1 to 6 September 2017

Opening hours: daily from 10 am – 6 pm

Trade visitors can enter the International Trade Visitor Reception starting at 8 am.

Berlin ExpoCenter City
Messedamm 22
14055 Berlin

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IFA 2015 Exhibitor Statements

IFA is a meeting place for global manufacturers and retailers. The trade show offers Suning an excellent platform for market research and networking to expand our business to Europe and to the world.

Dingjian WU, General Manager, Suning Commerce Group Co.,Ltd. (China)

IFA is a key event in the calendar for Newegg. Newegg is the largest pure-play online retailer for electronics and tech products in the US.

Sophia Tsao, Head of Global Marketplace, Newegg (USA)

Our startup booth helped us reach a broad audience resulting in many positive reactions and interesting B2B leads.

Mathijs Vaessen, Director of Business Development, Spin remote (Netherlands)

All in all, we can say that IFA was a success for Expert and we are optimistically looking forward to our end-of-year business. The product highlights that attracted interest in Berlin will soon be on sale to our customers at Expert retail outlets.

Volker Müller, Chairman of the board, Expert (Germany)

At Summer's end every year, hundreds of tech products see their debut at the IFA Berlin consumer electronics show. A wide range of products is unveiled here, from appliances to PCs, drones to in-dash car systems. The most exciting announcements, however, center around smartphones, personal technology, and mobile gadgets.

Maurizo Pesce, Journalist, Magazine “Wired” (USA)

IFA has created a very tight network between trade and industry where both can interact in order to move our business forward.

Hans Carpels, President, Euronics International

Without a doubt IFA is a highlight of the year, bringing together all important CE players. It’s the perfect event and location to talk to relevant partners, observe new trends and discover the products which consumers will be purchasing in the coming year, all in the beautiful surroundings of Berlin. We could not imagine being absent from this vital trade fair.

Jamie Biesemans, Editor-in-Chief, FWD Home Entertainment Magazine (Belgium)

Many products of leading CE-Companies, European and venture companies were on display at IFA, which are not to see in our country. The IFA offers many things to learn.

Mr. Ryoji Nojima, Managing Director, Nojima Corporation (Japan)

The awareness of the future, in which mobility and consumer electronics integrate. Inquisitive nature of Humankind, drawing them to the new technology, and the respect towards engineers, who ceaselessly develop creative innovations. IFA was a 5 days long ‘time warp’ which allowed us to peek into the future.

Mr. Seunghoon Lee, Staff Reporter, Maeil Business Newspaper (South Korea)

It’s (IFA) for us the chance to get a global overview of the product rollout for the coming six month, to determinate the trends, and to meet the major players all in one space, in a short space of time.

Patrick Marteau, Editor in Chief, Les Années Laser (France)

I love coming to IFA ….It gives me a sense of the trends and what to expect from the CE manufacturers

Andrea Smith, Broadcast & Digital Technology Journalist (USA)

For us, IFA is indeed the most important event for information gathering.

Andreas Stumptner, Editor in Chief & Director Consumer Electronics, Video, Connected Home (Germany)

Facts & Figures IFA 2016

IFA 2015 Success

The Leading Trade Show for Consumer Electronics & Home Appliances

Never before had the industry displayed so many new product categories and were so many products shown to the public for the first time. More than ever IFA 2015 underlined its expertise in its role as the world’s meeting place for the industry and for exchanging information.

  • IFA’s unique blend of product innovations, stars and entertainment, presented by more than 1,600 exhibitors attracted more than 240,000 visitors.
  • The majority of trade visitors came from abroad.
  • The floor space occupied was larger than at any previous event in the history of IFA.
  • Over a period of six days alone IFA 2015 generated orders amounting to around € 4.35 billion, and follow-up business is expected to be good.
  • The reports filed by almost 6,000 journalists reached 1.2 billion people worldwide.


2016 年9 月2 至7 日

IFA 2016 - Fair Description Chinese (PDF, 141.6 kB)

The IFA will give a boost to national and international markets. For 2016 overall, we expect stable earnings at the previous year’s level for consumer electronics products. With regard to home appliances, the IFA will continue to support the positive trend in large and small electrical appliances. Pioneering, exciting trends, developments and innovations have always been under the spotlight at the IFA. The event remains the pioneer in successful business developments, with a convincing line-up of products.

Hans-Joachim Kamp, chairman of the supervisory board of Consumer & Home Electronics GmbH (gfu)

The growing number of innovations and products at IFA has prompted us to create additional exhibition space outside the ExpoCenter City this year – IFA 2016 will be the biggest ever.

Dr. Christian Göke, CEO of Messe Berlin