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Highlight for Professionals – IFA Business Days

Make sure your trade fair meetings generate 100 per cent business success

The IFA Business Days are organized in association with the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), a network that supports international business. You can make use of this tried and tested format, at which the EEN involves its regional, national and international network, to establish and cultivate business contacts at numerous events. Key topics include research, technological developments and interdisciplinary cooperation.

IFA Matchmaking Meetings

Matchmaking Meetings give exhibitors and visitors a chance to meet exactly the right potential business partners. These meetings are organized in advance and provide an opportunity to meet with IFA participants. Shortly before IFA begins you will receive a confirmed appointment schedule.

On 3 September 2017 the search will be on for talented young people. Over the course of the day innovative companies, startups and institutes will be looking for newcomers. Talented young people will be able to get useful information on available jobs and career opportunities.

IFA Business Sessions

At two-hour information events attendees can find out interesting facts about relevant topics. On 1 September at 10.30 a.m. the IFA Business Days will begin with a fascinating overview of possibilities for supporting smart industries as part of the current EU research and innovation program ‘Horizont 2020’. Experts from Enterprise Europe Network will provide an overview of current work programs and in particular ways in which small and medium-sized enterprises can get involved in these programs.

IFA Business Tours

On each of the three days a daily IFA Business Tour on Robotics, smart Living and VR/AR respectively will take place. The tours will stop in at five to six selected exhibitors who will present their products and research results.

You can find the IFA Business Days at IFA NEXT in Hall 26a / Stand 222b, as well as online:

Participation in the IFA Business Days is free of charge. All you need is a trade visitor’s pass. In order to take part in the Matchmaking Meetings you will be required to register for the IFA Business Days. In order to take part in the IFA Business Tours you are also requested to register on the IFA Business Days website.