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CE China is just around the corner

Register now as a trade visitor, it´s not too late!

If you want to be successful in the Asian market, be part of CE China: From 3-5 May 2018, Asia’s premier trade show for Consumer & Home Electronics will offer this year again many brands and highlights. Online registration runs until May 2, 2018.

Tech improvements that offer the consumer a seamless environment. Devices that are getting always smaller, thinner and more user-friendly. Global players seeking partners to help them to meet the growing demand of Asian consumers for international brands. Find all of this, and more, at CE China.

Your ticket to the Asian market

In addition to major Chinese brands and trading companies such as Haier, Huawei, Midea and Suning, renowned international brands are also on board. This includes Bosch, which will once again be present with a large exhibition stand.

Another highlight is the world’s thinnest flexible full color display (0.01 mm!) developed by the U.S. high-tech company Royole. Get also ready to discover brands such as Nardi from Italy, the Dutch air purifier manufacturer Clean Air and the innovative small appliances from the Korean brand Printec.

Power briefings, news apps and digital press boxes

The novelty at CE China: IFA Retail University. Companies such as Blaupunkt, CASO Design, Elgato, Fakir and Severin will have the full attention of Chinese retailers during 20-minute power briefings. Seize the opportunity and see how these brands present themselves with this innovative format.

As our media partner, we are proud to have Business Wire, who will be offering digital press boxes to the exhibitors. And last but not least, we are also partnering with Jinri Toutiao (今日头条) – one of the biggest news apps in China. Don´t forget to sign up in time: >HERE

Countdown to CE Week 2018

Premiere: IFA partners with one of the most important industry events in the USA

CE Week from 20-21 June in New York provides impressive insights into innovative trends and technologies in the world of Consumer & Home Electronics. This event is a must for anyone who wants to make new contacts within the industry in North America and is looking for a perfect networking platform via the Retailer Meetups.

For more than a decade, CE Week has been one of the most important industry events in the USA. This year IFA will be on board for the first time as an organizer. In the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, you can meet a huge number of the industry’s key players on the North American market: Trade. Media. Brands. Startups. And all this in the heart of New York.

Take advantage of Retailer Meetups

During the CE Week the Retailer Meetups format offers unique benefits to its participants: Make the most out of pre-arranged meetings and intensive one-on-one sessions with the most important players of the North American market. Take advantage of face-to-face meetings with key retailers and distributors. Get to know the top influencers in the industry and secure the undivided attention of selected consumers directly from your target groups during personal conversations.

Don’t miss the chance to expand your network and build long-term strategic partnerships with companies and investors.
Click here (PDF, 817.3 kB) to find out more about Retailer Meetups.

Stay up to date

How do you generate the best possible attention for your brand? Which innovations will change the market? And how do visitors react to new products? CE week answers all of these questions and offers on top an impressive platform to expand your network: the best opportunities for the best products at the best time in front of the best audience.
Register today for CE Week 2018!

Take advantage of global opportunities

This year, more key target groups will meet at CE Week than ever before: wholesalers and retailers, multipliers and press representatives, investors and analysts, bloggers and techies. In short: everyone who experiences, shapes and impacts the tech developments in the market.

Establish relationships with retailers in North America. Discover the many advantages of large-scale sales in addition to online business. Gain important competitive advantages in an industry that is constantly creating new sensations. Meet consumers who are looking for the latest innovations. Get to know exhibitors as they showcase the newest trends and technologies. Experience fascinating stage presentations, exciting awards ceremonies and networking parties in the heart of New York City.
You will find all information about CE Week, June 20 and 21, 2018: > HERE

Shift Automotive

New at IFA 2018: Shift AUTOMOTIVE

The new partnership for visionary ideas in the field of mobility

The Geneva International Motor Show and IFA are the global leaders in the automotive and the consumer electronics events. From 4-5 September, the two brands are joining forces to hold their first convention in Berlin.

The automotive industry is one that faces serious innovation and possible disruption over the next few years and well into the 21st century. It’s also an industry that’s collided with more areas of consumer electronics than the typical consumer might realize. As such, IFA, the world’s largest consumer and home electronics show, and the Geneva International Motor Show have teamed up—along with Palexpo and Messe Berlin—to launch Shift AUTOMOTIVE, a new biannual convention. Come and experience what happens when two major players of these industries explore the future of driving together.

Full speed ahead into the automotive future

The success or failure of the mobility revolution will depend primarily on whether consumers are ready for these changes. Will new technologies make driving more complex, or less? What happens when drivers become no more than passengers? Do drivers and passengers see transport disruption as a threat or an opportunity? Shift AUTOMOTIVE will show how the new technologies are changing the way we think, live and drive, for the better.

Experience first-hand the combined power of consumer electronics and the automotive industry. This new automotive convention will be held twice a year. The first dates: September 4 and 5, 2018 in Berlin and March 2019 in Geneva.

IFA Summit+

The future is coming to Berlin.

PLUG-INspiration 2024

IFA+ Summit, the conference part of the IFA, will be taking place from 2-3 September 2018. Around this year´s slogan – PLUG-Inspiration - more than 50 interdisciplinary speakers will be sharing their thoughts on our connected future. Get your Early Bird ticket now!

The industry’s leading minds, international trendsetters and creative thinkers will be presenting ideas and visions on the future of new, high-tech forms of connectivity and innovative business models to the guests of the convention.

Thematic clusters at IFA+ Summit 2018

The event is articulated around four clusters that focus on future digital trends: Intelligence 2024 – what impact will artificial intelligence and smart technologies have on our future? Society 2024 – how is digitalization changing our society? Interaction 2024 – how are interactions between humans, but also between humans and machines evolving? Experience 2024 – how are new technologies impacting our usage behavior?

Early Bird tickets are available now!

Spend two inspiring days at IFA+ Summit 2018 and learn more about future technologies and new forms of digital connectivity. Get a chance to discuss with scientists, artists, developers, researchers and digital pioneers. For more about IFA+ Summit 2018 and the Early Bird tickets, visit:


IFA at the movies

IFA’s visionary event for film industry professionals at the Berlinale 2018

What opportunities and risks does digitalization have in store for the film industry? The Industry Debates at the EFM HORIZON during the Berlinale film festival explored the issues facing the movers and shakers, the media and the film industry.

Filmmakers, producers, technicians and financiers face a host of new challenges. From 16-18 February, EFM HORIZON at the European Film Market in the Berliner Freiheit event location at Potsdamer Platz hosted discussions on the digital transformation of the film industry from a professional perspective. The EFM Industry Debates focused on the financial and social consequences – presented by IFA.

What works – and where?

What do audiences want to see in 2018, and what channels will they be using? What impact do digital platforms have on filmmaking and marketing? Why are companies better off with a diversity strategy? And what lucrative business models can be developed with Virtual Reality? Throughout the EFM Industry Debates, developers, technicians, journalists and consultants shared their visions of where the industry is heading.
IFA is proud to contribute its support to their innovative ideas.

CE China

Register for CE China today!

China’s most efficient CE retail trade show is just around the corner – 3-5 May 2018

CE China in Shenzhen connects global brands and Chinese retail giants in the world’s largest market. And you can register now.

In May, the consumer electronics industry will come together in Shenzhen: CE China at the Convention & Exhibition Center in Shenzhen is well on its way to becoming the most important Asian retail platform for international brands. Anyone who wants to successfully place their products in this huge market can’t miss CE China from 3-5 May 2018. Simply register: > HERE

Key brands are already on board

Chinese brands, such as Haier, Huawei and Midea will be joining European companies, including CASO Design (Germany), Clean Air (Netherlands), Fakir (Germany), GYPI (Belgium), LIFA Air (Finland) and Richmond & Finch (Sweden), and China’s largest retailers, Suning, Tmall/Alibaba and as official partners of CE China 2018.

New – IFA Retail University

Don't miss the premiere of IFA Retail University! This innovative format offers international brands the opportunity to present themselves to Chinese retailers in compact, 20-minute briefings. The Chinese retail sector wants to satisfy growing demand from the Chinese middle class for international branded products, which means that the IFA Retail University is an ideal opportunity to garner maximum attention. Beurer, CASO Design, Fakir, Huawei and Severin have already confirmed their participation. How about you?

CE Week

CE Week powered by IFA

New shape for a well-known conference and event in New York with an exciting line-up

CE Week has been one of the most important networking events in the USA for CE retailers and industry partners. From 20-21 June 2018, IFA will be on board for the first time as a partner and an organizer – at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

Designed for the consumer electronics and appliance industry leaders, CE Week is where industry professionals gather to check out the latest products and services and examine the trends that are driving today's new, innovative technologies.

Accelerate the Growth of Your Business

For over 10 years, technology companies seeking accelerated growth and increased sales in the ever-evolving consumer technology industry have come to New York City in the middle of the year to be part of CE Week. Buyers are getting ready to start placing orders and preparing for the holiday and back-to-school seasons, so it's the perfect time of the year to showcase your products and services.

This year, CE Week is bringing together even larger segments of the industry - from retailers, distributors, and entrepreneurs, to powerful media, key influencers, and passionate tech enthusiasts. Optimize your brand's exposure in front of all of the audiences you need to succeed in the second half of 2018.

Register Now for the must-attend consumer tech event of the Summer
Meeting place for buyers, dealers, wholesalers and the media

Occurring at the Javits K. Convention Center on June 20-21, 2018, CE Week is merging innovation, passion, and the latest in emerging technology to bring you unique networking opportunities and the most up-to-date industry content. Attendees include industry professionals such as press, trade affiliates, buyers, bloggers, investors, educators, and other qualified market influencers.

Join your colleagues to check out the latest products and services and examine the trends that are driving today's new, innovative technologies. The event covers an extensive array of topics such as 3D Printing, AR & VR, Audio, Connected Car, Drones, Gaming, Smart Home and more. Don't miss the opportunity to hear from the leaders and change-makers in the fast moving world of consumer technology - register below!
Find everything you need to know about the new CE Week, 20-21 June 2018: > HERE

UX Design Awards 2018

Who can offer the best user experience?

The clock is ticking on applications for the UX Design Awards 2018

Connected product and service worlds need to create a positive user experience in every detail. Whoever is most adept at mastering this task has the best chance of winning one of the UX Design Awards at IFA!

Start-ups, companies, agencies, and consortia of companies, research institutes and academic institutions worldwide can now apply to participate in the UX Design Awards 2018. This unique competition highlights the USPs of innovative products and services in the global marketplace. All entries nominated by the jury will be presented in an exhibition at IFA from 31 August - 5 September.

Submission deadline: 31 March 2018

This competition knows no industry boundaries: Product solutions and concepts from all application areas are welcome. What’s important is that they have found a new approach to user experience, have solved a problem particularly well, or have found a new path to that goal. Market-ready or already marketed products, services, physical and virtual environments, technological product studies, product or service prototypes and research projects may be submitted. Submissions must be received by 31 March 2018.

Exceptional marketing benefits

The UX Design Award is an excellent way to boost sales. After all, only a strictly limited number of prize winners are honored every year. And thanks to the prominent jury of experts, the awards have enjoyed a consistently high reputation for many years. Award winners receive premium trophies and benefit from extensive logo packages and jury statements for their communication measures. The exhibition of the nominated works and the award ceremony at IFA enhances international communication and visibility. In other words: join in!

Find out more about participating and the competition: > HERE