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Trade Fair Report: IFA 2017

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Berlin, Germany

IFA 2017 attracted more than 253,000 visitors to Berlin. As the powerhouse for innovation and brands, IFA, yet again proved to be the world’s most important tradeshow for consumer electronics and home appliances. IFA operated at full capacity, with 1,805 exhibitors showing their latest products and services on 159,000 square metres of fully booked show floor at Messe Berlin. 

Parallel from 3-6 September, IFA’s international B2B trading platform for original equipment manufacturers (OEM), original design manufacturers (ODM), suppliers, component manufacturers and yet-to-be-discovered brands from all over the world took place at STATION Berlin. With this year´s event, IFA Global Markets truly become the biggest sourcing market in Europe. IFA Global Markets has become a significant part of IFA and builds the backbone of the Consumer and Home Electronics industries.   

GIC as the representative of IFA in China and Hong Kong brought about 700 companies from China and Hong Kong to IFA & IFA Global Markets. Over 90% of exhibitor gave a positive feedback and satisfied with the quality of buyers. 

Additionally, working hand-in-hand with AHK Potsdam, GIC HK also brought a delegation from Shenzhen Longhua District government and Tian’An Cyber Park from China, and co-organized the Sino-German Economic Summit successfully at IFA Berlin together with IDG Group with more than one hundred participants.  In addition, GIC HK organized the delegation visit to BASF, Siemens, Porsche Museum, Betahaus Innovation Center & Berlin Adlershof Science City with fruitful results.