IFA Next

Innovation without Limits. We unite trailblazing tech innovators with their customers, backers, and the global media to ignite inspiration and facilitate interactions that change the world. IFA’s unparalleled ability to draw in consumer and business audiences alongside global press makes IFA Next an unmissable event. 

IFA Berlin 6-10 September 2024

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Experience tomorrow’s world, today

Join the most exciting innovation platform with the world’s leading brands, startups, and institutions, and redefine what is possible. Experience the hottest solutions and forward-looking perspectives from across the global tech innovation community.

IFA Next 2024

Innovations that inspire how we live, work and play

To create an environment without limits, we take our consumer and trade audiences on a journey into how tech impacts our everyday lives, sparking meaningful interactions.

Alongside today’s core themes of AI and Sustainability, IFA Next 2024 is showcasing innovations that inspire how we live, work and play. 

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How we live 

Wearables, home automation, mobility and more: shape our day to day lives.

How we work

Home office, connectivity, cyber and more: redefine the future of work.

How we play

Metaverse, AR/VR, home entertainment and more: reimagine the nature of play.

Why Exhibit at IFA Next

  • Boost your brand visibility
  • Launch your innovative products to a global market
  • Connect with international partners to extend your reach
  • Discover breakthrough networking opportunities
  • Stand with the world's most influential innovators

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Don't just take our word for it, hear it from our startups.

  • At IFA, we not only had the opportunity to connect with our existing customers but successfully acquired new clients. This invaluable experience truly highlighted the business potential that IFA offers.
    Bart van de Kooij
    Founder & CEO, MiniBrew B.V.
  • It's definitely worth visiting for anyone in the industry and companies that have a chance should also exhibit at IFA Next.
    Csaba Szanto
    Co-founder, Remootio
  • Before IFA, our startup was dead in the water. But after the show, we were reborn!
    Janis Sider
    CEO, Stapes

IFA Next content and business programmes

Dream Stage

Shape the future

The Dream stage is where imagination comes to life. Futurists, industry evangelists and world-class product development specialists in consumer tech come together to present ideas and address cutting edge innovations that are coming to market. 

Expect keynotes, visions panels, global perspectives, finding unicorns, pitch battles, workshops and masterclasses among other exciting content programmes.

The Lounge

Build the future

The Lounge at IFA Next is exclusively dedicated to supporting trade visitors, investors and exhibitors alike in discovering and developing partnerships. Your go-to place for breakthrough opportunities to take your brand and product to the next level. 

Expect networking and matchmaking.

Introducing the Innovation Jungle

We are thrilled to launch the Innovation Jungle in partnership with GlassDollar, a leading platform for corporate-startup collaboration that promises a thrilling experience for all. The Innovation Jungle is an immersive experience of corporate-startup collaboration and a thriving ecosystem of new technologies, ground-breaking ideas, and the next generation of innovators.

Expect a curated startup exhibit, masterclasses about corporate-startup collaboration, exclusive networking events, dedicated meeting spaces and a GlassDollar x Venture Clienting Base Camp.

Calling all Corporate Innovation Teams

Take startup collaboration to the next level: Dive into a thriving ecosystem of specially selected startups. Connect with other innovation teams, explore partnerships, and ignite new ideas. Let us coordinate tours for your colleagues, connect you with cutting-edge startups, and facilitate insightful discussions.

Get in touch with us here for more information and let us revolutionize innovation together!

You’re a Startup? Here’s why you should join us. 

Launch into the spotlight: Captivate visitors with our dedicated exhibit space and product demo opportunities. Propel your growth with exclusive partnership and investment opportunities. Learn from industry leaders and join in insightful discussions.

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Meet the IFA Next 2024 Advisory Board 

We’ve been hard at work speaking to the global investment and innovation community about delivering an even more founder focused and investor friendly hub at IFA Next.

This year, we’re delighted to be working closely with three visionary, game-changing leaders whose commitment to innovation without limits is only matched by their deep expertise and global reach.

Mali Baum

  • Chair of IFA Next advisory board, Mali is an award-winning serial entrepreneur and visionary founder of the Tech Awards Gala. In her spare time, she is CEO of WLounge and board member of the European Innovation Council, an investment arm of the European Commission.

Tayla Sheldrake

  • Tayla is a pivotal figure in the hard tech and deep tech startup landscape, and the MD of MotionLab.Berlin; the go to place for tech startups in Germany. In her spare time, she is an avid startup coach and mentor, guiding teams in robotics, energy, agriculture and mobility.

Rina Obi

  • Rina is a principal at Global Brain, a market agnostic VC firm based in Japan. Having worked at Google, startups and as a CVC at Henkel, covering the US, Europe and Japan, Rina brings a rich 360-degree perspective of the challenges and opportunities for startups.

What they say about IFA Next

This year, we proudly celebrate IFA100 - our 100th anniversary, embracing our new slogan "innovation for all." Watch our testimonial video to hear from our exhibitors and why IFA is the ultimate destination for innovation, cutting-edge technology and trends. Get inspired and be part of the future!

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