IFA Berlin 2017, is set to kick off tomorrow and has already attracted over 1,805 exhibitors and 159,000 square meters of sold-out show floor. This confirms the shows role as the leading showcase for the global technology industry.
This year IFA 2017 will host not only more innovation and product launches than any previous event but will also present more digital lifestyle products in one place than any other show worldwide.
According to a press statement, the event that is set to run for six days, starting September 1st all the way to September 6th IFA will set stege for the latest products of brand manufacturers – from the world’s leading global brands to well-known specialists, who will display their products, accessories and services.
The expanding B2B segment for OEMs and ODMs will also find a new home at IFA Global Markets at STATION Berlin, in the heart of the city. IFA Global Markets has now doubled in size and is also fully booked. Europe’s largest sourcing platform is open to trade visitors from Sunday to Wednesday, 3 – 6 September.
The world’s largest technology show also offers a platform for researchers, developers and start-ups, who show their cutting-edge ideas at IFA NEXT ; the innovation hub is an opportunity to sample the future of how we will work and live, bringing together global know-how and visionary ideas that will shape our digital future.
Home Appliances, featuring Major Domestic Appliances and Small Domestic Appliances, are being exhibited for the 10th time at IFA, and has also become the largest trade show for this industry. Launched in 2008, Home Appliances@IFA has grown in display area and exhibitor numbers for every successive year. Originally covering four halls, at its anniversary this segment will occupy 11 halls. Since 2008, the number of exhibitors has tripled.
In 2017 global turnover in the consumer electronics market is forecast to reach 887 billion euro, which would indicate a growth rate of around four per cent. Developments in the global market for home appliances are upbeat as well. Market researchers predict that sales of Small Domestic Appliances will reach approximately 46.5 billion euro, a rise of around seven per cent. Sales of Major Domestic Appliances are expected to reach 180 billion euro, an increase of five per cent. not included: North America
Ultra-slim HD TV screens that blend in with the wall, hi-fi music components that feature optimum sound, cameras that film 360-degree videos, voice control for media and the fully connected home, mini-worlds from a 3D printer, cool gadgets such as activity trackers and watches promoting fitness and health.These are just some of the things that will be on show at IFA.
Home Appliances will again cover a wide range of devices from every category, demonstrating the industry’s constant drive for innovation. Trends include smart, connected appliances boasting new functionalities which save energy, are easier to use and have programmable, time-saving features.
Cooking appliances for their part focus on offering healthier food using fresh ingredients. In addition to outstanding technical features, large and small electrical appliances also boast excellent design and high-quality materials.