IFA, an innovation accelerator
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 international 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.
IFA 2018 took place at the Messe Berlin Exhibition Grounds from 31 August – 5 September. In addition, IFA Global Markets, Europe’s largest B2B sourcing platform, was held from 2 – 5 September at STATION-Berlin. IFA Global Markets enhanced the information and exhibitions offered for professionals and industry experts in a 20,000-square-meter exhibition ground.
This year’s IFA provided again an unparalleled stage for innovation: IFA NEXT.
The successful concept of this innovation hub hosted again in Hall 26 has been this year significantly expanded. Together startups, research laboratories, universities, and established companies introduced tomorrow’s ideas, products, and solutions in the field of consumer electronics and home appliances. The IFA Keynotes, IFA+ Summit and the IFA Hosted Conferences have also been held in Hall 26. The main goal: to focus even more on innovation and providing visitors and the media with the latest trends and topics all together in one place.