IFA is the global launchpad for innovations and business addressing global buyers, retailers and media. Along with the innumerable product debuts IFA is underlining its standing as the world’s leading event for the Consumer Electronics and Home Appliances industries. IFA has continued to succeed in 2012: Full display halls, enthusiastic visitors, satisfied exhibitors, and an impressive worldwide media response – all at exactly the right time as the end-of-year phase kicks off.
More than 240.000 visitors, thereof 138.000 trade visitors including 45.750 trade visitors from abroad experienced and utilized IFA 2012. 1.439 exhibitors from 56 countries displayed their latest product debuts on 142.200 square meters rented space. IFA attracted the world´s top tech leaders and global buyers by measuring business exceeding 3.8 billion Euros.
IFA International Keynotes
The IFA International Keynotes provide first-hand information. Top Managers representing the consumer electronics and home appliances industries give an insight into their strategies, latest product developments and industry trends.
In connection with IFA the international media congress “Medienwoche@IFA” is one of the most important future-oriented industry meeting hubs of Europe. Keynotes with international participants, podium presentation sessions and screenings will deal with current issues, trends and strategies of media outlets and the Internet industry, as well as with political challenges, new content and business models.
IFA TecWatch is the platform for innovation – the IFA future lab for technologies and applications in the consumer electronics and home appliance industries. Visitors to IFA will explore key global issues in the context of institutional and industrial research.
IFA iZone & IFA eLibrary
The producers of software and applications, distributors and manufacturers of accessories offered their audience at the IFA iZone solutions for the booming iTech market. The keen demand for this new concept by companies from Europe, Asia and the USA confirmed its effectiveness.
The IFA eLibrary is the world’s only ePublishing business platform for device manufacturers, media publishing companies and publishers. Following its outstanding success in 2010 this concept has been developed even further. The media world of eBooks, newspapers and magazines are represented in a newly styled special display area
Online Ticket Shop
Trade visitors are advised to purchase their ticket online ahead of IFA in order to take advantage of the reduced-rate advance sales price: Online Ticketshop