Organisers of IFA have launched IFA Global Markets, a sourcing conference which will discuss the latest buying trends and strategies from around the world.
Established in 2016, IFA Global Markets is an efficient and effective sourcing platform for consumer electronics and digital products in the consumer electronics and home appliances segment, over four days at one central location in Berlin.
IFA Global Markets, at Station-Berlin, is IFA’s international trading platform for original equipment manufacturers (OEM), original design manufacturers (ODM), suppliers, component manufacturers and yet-tobe- discovered brands from all over the world.
Dirk Koslowski, IFA’s Senior Executive Manager, said: “IFA Global Markets Expert Talks will host the platform for meeting some of the most accomplished i n t e rnational buyers representing consumer electronics, consumer IT and home appliances.” Mr Koslowski said that international buyers who regularly work with private labels, OEMs and ODM 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, the 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.
Mr Koslowski said that 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, including, for example, the Internet of Things, robotics, drones, virtual reality, wearables and Smart Home) as well as conventional consumer electronics and home appliances. IFA Global Markets will take place on four days, from September 3-6 and will bring IFA suppliers, component manufacturers, OEMs and ODMs into contact with customers and partners from the consumer electronics and home appliance industries. Mr Koslowski added: “IFA Global Markets is Europe’s one-of-a-kind XXL-oppor tuni ty for manufacturers, importers, distributors and retailers.