In 1966 the trade show was born. With 150 companies the trade show supported the DWA (previous ATV), which organized an international Conference with 1400 participants in Munich. Since than the two partners work closely together. Now more than 3000 companies with 135 000 visitors show up.
I joint the organization team in the early 1990. Since than I am activ in organisation events for the IFAT.
In 2004 the Chinese trade show started in Shanghai with small numbers of companies and developed since than.
In 2013 the Indian show started in Mumbai with 120 companies.
In 2015 IFAT Eurasia in Ankara and IFAT South Africa will start.
Water and waste topics are climing on the political agenda. The problems will stay.
The global networking will grow – be a part of it, meet me there.