IFAT Munich

13. - 17. May 2024 | World's leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management

The IFAT in Munich is the world's leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management. It takes place every two years and has firmly established itself since its founding in 1966 as an industry meeting place. With its satellite fairs in China, India, Eurasia and Africa, the exhibition concept is internationally been represented very successful, too and with its unique exhibition and services offer the IFAT is a performance demonstration, which is beyond competition. Exhibitors from all over the world present strategies and solutions, products and pioneering innovations for sustainable management of resources in the industrialized nations and appropriate technologies for developing and emerging countries.

The exhibition ranges from wastewater treatment over air purification to drainage and soil treatment technology. Furthermore modern and future-based environmental technologies is in the foreground, since the burden of the ever-growing industry and the associated resource exploitation are getting bigger and require international action. Even as an information and communication platform the IFAT is a magnet for visitors and convinces with modern know-how, international networking and a sophisticated supporting program with forums, country specials, technical discussions and special events. Practical live demonstrations at the outdoor area complete the offer of the fair perfectly.

On the whole the organisers welcomed on the 5 days of the fair, from 14. May to 18. May 2018, about 3305 exhibitors from 58 countries and 142472 visitors from 162 countries on the IFAT in Munich.

The IFAT will take place on 5 days from Monday, 13. May to Friday, 17. May 2024 in Munich.

In 164 days
13.05.2024 - 17.05.2024*
Monday - Friday, 5 days
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Local time:
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Fair location:

Messe München,
Messegelände, 81823 Munich, Bavaria, Germany


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Messe München GmbH
81823 Munich, Germany
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Past editions:
  • 30 May. - 03 Jun. 2022
  • 14. - 18. May 2018
    • 3305 exhibitors from 58 countries
    • 142472 visitors
  • 30 May. - 03 Jun. 2016
    • 3097 exhibitors from 59 countries
    • 136885 visitors
  • 05. - 09. May 2014
    • 3081 exhibitors from 59 countries
    • 135288 visitors
  • 07. - 11. May 2012
    • 2939 exhibitors
    • 124200 visitors
  • 13. - 17. September 2010
    • 2730 exhibitors
    • 109589 visitors

Fair location:

Messe München,
Messegelände, 81823 Munich, Bavaria, Germany


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Product groups: air purification, control equipment, drainage engineering, drainage engineering, emissions control, flood control, industrial dust control technology, industrial waste management, laboratory equipment, measurement equipment, membranes, power generation, pump control valves, road maintenance equipment, soil treatment, storm water collection technology, street cleaning machines, waste management, waste remediation, waste treatment, wastewater treatment, water supply engineering, water treatment, water treatment plants, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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Where does the IFAT taking place?
The IFAT fair takes place in Munich, at the Messe München.

When is the IFAT taking place?
Visit the IFAT from 13. - 17. May 2024.

How often does the IFAT take place?
The IFAT takes place biennially.

What kind of fair is the IFAT?
The IFAT is an exhibition for Sewage Technology, Waste Management and Water Management.