The World’s Leading Network for Environmental Technologies

With a network of affiliated companies in Europe, Asia, Africa, and South America, as well as 70 international representative offices for more than 100 countries, Messe München is a global player. With IFAT as the World’s Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management, Messe München is sharing its success story: A strong trade fair and knowledge transfer through a high-caliber supporting and forum program, as well as the development of young professionals and specialists, characterize all IFAT trade fairs. In addition to its venue in Munich, IFAT is represented with its own trade fairs in South Africa, Turkey, India, China, and with a partnership in Brazil.

The Structure of IFAT: A Global Success

IFAT Exhibition:
National and international exhibitors showcase the latest innovations and pioneering solutions. Each individual trade fair that is part of the IFAT Worldwide Cluster has an increasingly country-specific focus.

IFAT Knowledge Transfer:
High-caliber partners in business, industry, and associations provide information about challenges and opportunities, trends and political conditions, as well as discuss the important issues in key markets.

IFAT Career Development and Capacity Building:
The networking lounges at IFAT and its international trade fairs provide an environment for generating synergies between science and research, and universities and businesses. The IFAT Worldwide Cluster offers career opportunities and encourages young talent by bringing together high potentials and exciting job profiles.

The Benefits of the IFAT Worldwide Cluster

World’s leading network for environmental technologies
Distinct profile of all IFAT trade fairs and a uniform range of products and services
Global synergy: Strong exhibitor and trade visitor growth through global presence
Country-specific focus areas
As an established and valuable brand offering reliable quality, IFAT generates trust and enhances company image at all IFAT trade fairs