IFAT: A global leading trade fair in Munich and its fairs abroad

IFAT worldwide

A world leader in the truest sense of the word, IFAT—the World's Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management—is active across the globe offering innovations, resources, and solutions, specifically to tackle those challenges present across various markets. In addition to the event in Munich, IFAT also hosts individual trade fairs in China, India, Turkey, and South Africa as part of a global network for decision-makers in businesses operating in the environmental technology sector. Please also visit ifat-worldwide.com.

IFAT Africa


IFAT Africa is one of the leading environmental technology trade fairs in the African market. Just like the rest of the IFAT family, IFAT Africa is an international platform for the water, sewage, waste, and recycling industries. The next event will take place from July 13–15, 2021 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg.


Final report IFAT Africa 2019

Key facts: IFAT Africa 2019

  • 172 exhibitors from 19 countries and regions
  • 3,302 visitors

IFAT Eurasia: right at the heart of Turkey


Launched in 2015, IFAT Eurasia provides a platform for the Eurasian environmental technology sector and has managed to get off to a successful start in a young, dynamic market. Right from the very beginning, IFAT Eurasia has been able to assert its claim of being the leading new business platform for environmental technologies in an emerging market. The next edition of IFAT Eurasia will take place in Istanbul in spring 2021.


Final report IFAT Eurasia 2019

Key facts: IFAT Eurasia 2019

  • 215 companies and 339 represented brands
  • 10,500 visitors from 84 countries and regions
  • Leading crossover trade fair for the Eurasian region

IFAT India: environmental technologies for the Indian market


India is set to become one of the markets of the future for environmental technologies. IFAT India is already India's main specialist trade fair for water, sewage, waste and recycling. IFAT India inspires renowned exhibitors. The next edition of IFAT India will take place from October 16 to 18, 2019 at Bombay Exhibition Center in Mumbai.


Final report IFAT India 2018

Key facts: IFAT India 2018

  • 242 exhibitors
  • 7,441 visitors
  • 11,000 square meters of exhibition space
  • India's leading environmental trade fair

IE expo China: environmental technologies for the Chinese market


An almost inexhaustible market, China is an economic powerhouse and a growing nation with a high demand for innovative solutions from the field of environmental technologies. IE expo China in Shanghai reflects the demand for products and services in the fields of water, waste, air, and soil. With 73,097 visitors and 2,047 exhibitors, IE expo is Asia's leading trade fair for environmental technologies. The next edition of IE expo in Shanghai takes place at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) from April 21 to 23, 2020.


Final report IE expo China 2019

Key facts: IE expo China 2019

  • 2,047 exhibitors
  • 73,097 international visitors
  • 150,000 square meters of exhibition space
  • Asia's leading trade fair for environmental technology solutions

IE expo Guangzhou


With IE expo Guangzhou there is now also a regional edition of IE expo China, focusing on the market in South China The next IE expo Guangzhou takes place from September 18 to 20, 2019 at the China Import & Export Fair Complex.


Final report IE expo Guangzhou 2018

Key facts: IE expo Guangzhou 2018

  • 505 exhibitors from 15 countries and regions
  • 26,493 visitors

IE expo Chengdu

Since 2019 Messe München is represented with a third IFAT event in the Middle Kingdom. As solution platform for the western region of China, IE expo Chengdu was held for the first time from June 27 to 29, 2019 at the Western China International Expo City in the 15-million city of Chengdu. The next edition of IE expo in Chengdu takes place from June 30 to July 2, 2020.


Final report IE expo Chengdu 2019

Key facts: IE expo Chengdu 2019

  • 321 exhibitors from 11 countries
  • 19,620 visitors