The IFA 2010 closed its doors and set a new record with 1,423 exhibitors.
The IFA 2010 consumer electronics show in Berlin is over. The organizers report that the expections of the industry got exceeded. The 50th IFA saw rented display space grow to 134,400 square meters (+11%), which alongside 1,423 exhibitors set a new record. The number of visitors who attended the 50th IFA was equally high. From 3 to 8 September 2010 235,000 visitors (+5%), among them 125,000 trade visitors (+8%), once again made sure that IFA lived up to its reputation as the world’s biggest and most important trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances. At 3.5 billion euros (+9 %), the volume of orders placed by the retail trade exceeded last year’s figures.
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As always the IFA has a European market focus, but more and more world-wide product debuts are made at the show. This year lots of Android Tablets got unveiled, with the Samsung Galaxy Tab and the Toshiba Folio leading the pack of iPad competitors.
Read up on all IFA 2010 highlights in our IFA 2010 Hub.