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

A world leader in the truest sense of the word, IFAT Munich—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, Brasil, South Africa, and Turkey as part of a global network for decision-makers in businesses operating in the environmental technology sector.

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IFAT Eurasia l May 15–17, 2025, Istanbul

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 dynamic market. Since then, IFAT Eurasia has been able to assert its claim of being the leading business platform for environmental technologies in an emerging market.

Key Facts from IFAT Eurasia 2023:

  • Exhibitors: 203 from 10 countries
  • Visitors: 9,000
  • Exhibition space: 28.800 qm
  • Website: IFAT Eurasia

IFAT India l October 16–18, 2024, Mumbai

India's leading environmental trade fair: 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.

Key Facts from IFAT India 2023:

  • Exhibitors: 400+ from 25 countries and regions
  • Visitors: 14.000
  • Exhibition space: 30.000 m²
  • Website: IFAT India

IFAT Delhi l Februray 2025

India is developing into one of the future markets for environmental technologies. IFAT India is already the leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and recycling in India. With the launch of IFAT Delhi in 2020, another strong platform has been created for the environmental industry in the north of the country.

Key facts from IFAT India 2023:

  • Exhibitors: 400+ from 25 countries and regions
  • Visitors: 14,000
  • Exhibition space: 30.000 m²
  • Website:IFAT Delhi

IE expo China l April 21–23, 2025, Shanghai

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—Asia's leading trade fair for environmental technologies—reflects the demand for products and services in the fields of water, waste, air, and soil.

Key Facts from IE expo China 2024:

  • Exhibitors: 2.457 from 27 countries
  • Visitors: 90.120
  • Exhibition space: 193.000 m²
  • Website: IE expo China

IE expo Guangzhou l September 2025

With IE expo Guangzhou there is also a regional edition of IE expo China, focusing on the market in South China. IE expo Guangzhou takes place at the China Import & Export Fair Complex.

Key Facts IE expo Guangzhou 2023:

  • Exhibitors: 417
  • Visitors: 17.445
  • Exhibition space: 30.000 m²
  • Website: IE expo Guangzhou

IE expo Shenzhen l September 23–25, 2024

In order to further tap the development potential of the environmental protection industry at the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, IE expo Guangzhou will enter a two-year cycle and will be complemented by the new IE expo Shenzhen in the interim years starting in 2022.

Website: IE expo Shenzhen

IE expo Chengdu l June 26–28, 2024

Since 2019 Messe München has been represented with another IFAT event in China. As solution platform for the western region of China, IE expo Chengdu is held at the Western China International Expo City in the 15-million city of Chengdu.

Key Facts from IE expo Chengdu 2023:

  • Exhibitors: 449
  • Visitors: 32.000+
  • Exhibition space: 40.000+ m²
  • Website: IE expo Chengdu

IFAT Africa l July 08–10, 2025, Johannesburg

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.

Key Facts from IFAT Africa 2023:

  • Exhibitors: 125 from 17 countries and regions
  • Visitors: 4,500
  • Website: IFAT Africa

WETEX l October 1–3, 2024, Dubai

A cooperation for almost two decades: WETEX & Dubai Solar Show offer a high ranking and international platform in the Middle East to the entire environmental and energy sector. The organiser DEWA Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is the largest public contracting authority of the sector in the Emirate. Their trade show has enabled a large scale of European companies to gain access to the MENA markets.

Key Facts from WETEX 2023:

  • Exhibitors: 2,600
  • Visitors: 38,899 from 62 countries
  • Exhibition space: 78.000 m²
  • Website: WETEX

IFAT Brasil l June 25–27, 2025, São Paulo

Over the next decade, the Brazilian wastewater sector will experience rapid development due to the government's privatization strategy. Private investment will drive massive market growth for environmental technologies such as water extraction, treatment and distribution, as well as wastewater collection and treatment.

In this dynamic environment, the first edition of IFAT Brasil was a turning point for the Brazilian sanitation market.

  • 148 exhibitors from 16 countries
  • 17,489 visitors
  • 10,962 square meters of exhibition space

Website: IFAT Brasil


Singapore International Water Week Pte Ltd (SIPL) and Messe München’s wholly owned subsidiary in Singapore, MMI Asia Pte. Ltd. (MMI Asia), have announced a long-term, ten-year agreement to organize the Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) l Water Expo, one of the global premier water events.

Website: SIWW

ASIA CLIMATE FORUM l June 19–21, 2024, Singapore

Asia Climate Forum is the only dedicated climate-defence, resilience, adaptation and mitigation focussed conference and exhibition, curated in the context of our common objectives on climate action and disaster risk reduction. In 2024, it will take place in co-location with Singapore Water Week Water Expo.

Website: ACF

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