BERLIN: IFA 2017 – global markets show

New IFA GLOBAL MARKETS sourcing conference discusses the latest buying trends and strategies the world has to offer

Berlin, 3 August 2017 – IFA GLOBAL MARKETS EXPERT TALKS hosts the platform for a meeting of some of the most accomplished international buyers representing consumer electronics, consumer IT and home appliances.

International buyers who regularly work with private labels, OEMs and ODMs around the world have already confirmed their attendance. Among them are Tobias Redlin, managing director of iGo3D, Europe’s biggest distributor of 3D desktop printers and accessories; Rebecca Fuchs, head of Retail Sales at Nimans, UK’s largest distributor of telecoms and data equipment, and Mike Lange, managing director of Z-Wave Europe GmbH, a leading distributor of wireless smart home solutions.

IFA GLOBAL MARKETS EXPERT TALKS will provide buyers, manufacturers and the media with an insight into the latest developments, opportunities and challenges in this sector, while addressing different product categories. Participants will discuss on-demand solutions and technologies (e.g. the Internet of Things, robotics, drones, virtual reality, wearables and Smart Home) as well as conventional consumer electronics and home appliances (TV, audio systems, mobile devices and small home appliances).

IFA Global Markets will take place on four days, from 3 to 6 September 2017, and will bring IFA suppliers, component manufacturers, OEMs and ODMs into contact with customers and partners from the CE and HA industries.

Dates: 3 to 6 September 2017
Venue: STATION Berlin– Luckenwalder Str. 4-6, 10963 Berlin.
Additional program details will be available soon at:

IFA Global Markets at a glance
– Exclusive event for trade visitors
– 4-day exhibition (3 to 6 September 2017)
– Runs parallel with IFA, only 20 to 30 minutes from the exhibition grounds
– A permanent shuttle service (free of charge) will operate during opening times between IFA & STATION Berlin
– One trade visitor ticket grants admission to IFA and IFA Global Markets
– A combined app for IFA and IFA Global Markets
– A single catalog for IFA and IFA Global Markets
– Free guided tours for trade visitors
– Retailers and buyers from Europe and around the world


An even better service – welcome to the redesigned IFA Media Center in Hall 6.3

We have now modernized the Media Center to closely meet your needs. Restructured and redesigned, the new IFA Media Center in Hall 6.3 offers you the following:

• over 150 workplaces for journalists,
• free Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi workstations,
• a relaxed lounge area with adjacent press bar,
• more seating, which can also be used as workplaces,
• press boxes for exhibitor information

In future, any garments or baggage which you may be carrying can be deposited at the Messe Berlin entrances upon presentation of your IFA press accreditation. The IFA Media Center will no longer provide separate cloakrooms, thus providing more space and comfort.

The IFA Media Center is open from 30 August to 6 September from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
We look forward to your visit.