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IFAT 2024

Public services Cleaning Water technologies Waste disposal Environmental protection
13 May 2024 - 17 May 2024
Messe Munich, Munich, Germany

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Organiser:Messe München GmbH
Frequency:every 2 years
Next Edition:IFAT 2026
Sectors:Public servicesCleaningWater technologiesWaste disposalEnvironmental protection
Website:IFAT official website
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If you are looking for the trade show that sets the pace for the environmental technology, waste and raw materials management, mark your calendar for 13th to 17th May 2024 for the IFAT Munich’s next event edition. During the expo dates Messe Munich will transform into a knowledge hub for sustainable living.

IFAT 2024 is conceptualised to catalyse innovation in two main sectors: Water & Sewage and Waste and Secondary Raw Materials. Over 3 300 exhibitors will show up to display essential environmental and climate protection solutions, focusing on technological developments that can be implemented in a circular economy. The visiting high-calibre audience, including numerous political representatives and investors from abroad, will undoubtedly find valuable networking and business prospects on the show floor.

The sustainability and circular economy themes at IFAT 2024 will be further strengthened by the unique supporting program available over the five days of the expo. Topics such as Digitalisation in water management or Air extraction and air-pollution control will inspire and connect leading scholars to create the leading-edge transformational ideas of tomorrow. The assortment of outdoor demonstrations will add practical know-how value to every fair participant.

The dates of IFAT 2024 – 13 – 17 May will coincide with a high demand for hotels in Munich. To avoid losing the best deals, contact ExpoBeds to help you get ahead of the competition. A long list of great hotel options awaits you as soon as you give us all your preferences, from budget to group size to location. ExpoBeds approaches every booking request with a personally assigned agent ready to meet and answer all your demands. Contact us today for your hand-made IFAT Munich 2024 hotel offer!


IFAT is the leading trade fair for environmental protection, city planning, recycling, water and waste management, irrigation and sewage. It takes place every 2 years at Messe Munich. In addition, IFAT has a large international network for environmental expertise and solutions, with subsidiary events held in 5 other countries.

Who can you meet there

The IFAT expo offers innovative environmental technologies for the automobile, building, chemical, F&B and pharmaceutical industries. To companies operating in the related segments, this means additional opportunities - forming intersectoral collaborations or observing which innovations are sought by the competition. During the dates of IFAT, Messe Munich becomes the place where public institutions, associations, universities and journalists meet the business - from multinational enterprises and medium-sized companies to small family-owned businesses and start-ups.

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What makes it special

The intense expertise exchange during IFAT is not to be missed by professionals willing to stay ahead of the curve. It holds so much promise – more exhibitors will partake in the expo, new companies and projects will be presented, progressive technologies and processes will be demonstrated live. The demonstrations will include innovations in drinking water treatment, soil collapse protection, etc. IFAT Munich will provide answers to questions regarding the market as well as information on best practices, changes to legislation and other crucial developments.

What is new for IFAT 2024

This year IFAT will take its commitment to sustainability one step further and dedicate the 2024 event edition to the key topic of Adapting to the results of climate change. Visitors can expect valuable experts talks and discussions on everything related to water management, sewage plants, water supply, waste management and more. In addition the trade fair will further inspire the visitors with an innovative show floor concept featuring colorful stages and intuitive themes. The Blue Stage will gather the water professionals, the Green Stage - the innovators and the Orange Stage will illuminate everything related to circular economy and resource efficiency.

Quick info

Organiser:Messe München GmbH
Frequency:every 2 years
Next Edition:IFAT 2026
Sectors:Public servicesCleaningWater technologiesWaste disposalEnvironmental protection
Website:IFAT official website
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  • 3,300+ exhibitors
  • 141,000+ visitors
  • focus on more efficient water and waste management, recycling of plastics and more sustainable use of resources
  • IFAT events in China, India, South Africa, Turkey and Brazil

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Messe Munich

Messegelände, Munich, Germany
Coordinates: 48.1362, 11.69626
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