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.

IFAT worldwide - a global network

IFAT Eurasia l Spring 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. Right from the very beginning, 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 India l October 17–19, 2023, 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 2022:

  • Exhibitors: 250+ from 22 countries and regions
  • Visitors: 9.289
  • Exhibition space: 15.000 m²
  • Website:

IFAT Delhi

IFAT Delhi was held for the first time in January 2020 and in parallel with the World Sustainable Development Summit - the flagship event of the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and one of the largest international events on sustainable development. By launching a second IFAT trade fair in India, Messe München India aims to establish the event as a strong platform for the environmental industry in the north of the country.

Key facts from IFAT Delhi 2020:

  • Exhibitors: 45
  • Visitors: 1463
  • Exhibition space: 1.500 m²

IE expo China l April 18–20, 2024, 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 2023:

  • Exhibitors: 2.407
  • Visitors: 91.007
  • Exhibition space: 196.000 m²
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IE expo Guangzhou l September 20–22, 2023, Guangzhou

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 2021:

IE expo Shenzhen l September 2024, Shenzhen

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.


IE expo Chengdu l June 26–28, 2024, Chengdu

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:

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:

WETEX l November 15–17, 2023, 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 2021:

  • Exhibitors: 368 and 1,200 brands represented
  • Visitors: 45.506 from 55 countries
  • Square meters: 29.202 m²
  • Website:

IFAT Brasil l April 24–26, 2024, São Paulo

The first IFAT Brasil will be held in São Paulo from April 24–26, 2024, in parallel with the established M&T Expo, the largest trade fair for the construction and mining machinery industry in Latin America. The new trade fair will drive the emerging market for environmental technologies in Brazil and the entire region.


SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL WATER WEEK l Water Expo l June 18–22, 2024, Singapore

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. In June 2024, you can see the success of this cooperation for yourself.


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.


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