Munich, Germany. The international trade fair for environmental technology offers a global innovation platform and meeting place for those involved in water, sewage, waste and raw materials management. Within 50 years, visitor numbers have increased from a starting figure of 7,000 to over 135,000 today. More than 3,000 exhibitors from across the globe cover the full range of professions under the heading:Resources, Innovations and Solutions. Key topics include sustainability, recycling and water and sewage technologies. IFAT's mission to offer companies a profitable, international, and global network is also reflected in the continuous growth in the number of events taking place abroad, such as IE Expo, IFAT India, IFAT Eurasia, and IFAT Environmental Technology Forum Africa.