Around 138,000 visitors from more than 170 countries attended the 50th edition of the IFAT, the world's leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management in Munich, from May 30th to June 3rd, 2016.
3,097 exhibitors from 59 countries presented their new products and innovations for the environmental technology sector on a trade fair area of 230,000 m².
Also IFE was represented among the numerous exhibitors. With its new and modern booth design IFE presented itself in a completely different way than in former years: simple - reduced to the essentials - in the typical IFE-colors orange / gray / white.
But not only the new visual appearance, also the issued double deck Variomat, eye-catcher of the trade show, attracted many visitors to the booth. In addition to existing customers, suppliers and partners also new, especially international audience showed interest in the machine solutions of IFE. Represented by the numerous IFE trading partners, contacts all over the world have been made and the exhibition was successfully used as a tool for establishing business contacts.
IFE took the opportunity to showcase its wide range of smart solutions for the recycling and environmental industry to existing and new customers as well as to developers and tech-savvy young professionals. In addition, the fair resulted in concrete business deals.
Highlight of the fair was the IFE fair party on Wednesday night. Numerous guests of IFE appeared. With small snacks, local beer and hearty live music a few cozy hours were spent in a pleasant atmosphere. This enabled IFE to reconcile tradition and modernity.
After five trade fair days IFE reports positive results: The overwhelming interest of the visitors, the intensity of the discussions and the unique atmosphere made the 50th IFAT a complete success again.