IFAT 2020 was originally planned for early May, but was postponed to September because of the Coronavirus. Organiser Messe Munchen has now cancelled the 2020-edition. The next IFAT trade fair will take place 30 May - 3 June 2022.

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IFAT 2018 trade fair for environmental technologies

Biggest trade fair

IFAT, the world’s leading trade fair for environmental technology in three sectors: recycling, water, sewage and resources.

In 2020, the IFAT trade fair will again be taking up all the available exhibition halls and a part of the open-air site at Messe München— in total 230,000 square meters. The water sector is traditionally a broad-based sector at IFAT, showing all aspects of modern water and waste water management flow together.

Previous edition

The previous IFAT in 2018 was attended by 142,000 visitors from over 162 countries came to Munich to see the latest environmental technology products and services of 3,305 exhibitors.

The trade show, with its coverage of water, sewage, waste and raw materials management, identifies strategies and applications for using resources in intelligent cycles in order to preserve those resources for the long term.

Natural resources

This year in particular, the organizer Messe München, expects many exhibitors to show modern and future-oriented environmental technologies to preserve the responsible use of natural resources. These technologies support the implementation of intelligent and sustainable product cycles .