Visit us at IE expo!

Asia’s Leading Trade Fair for Environmental Technology Solutions: Water, Waste, Air and Soil

May 3. - 5. 2018, Shanghai

The upcoming IE expo takes place from May 3rd to 5th 2018 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). The trade show takes place on a yearly basis and is the meeting platform for experts from the following sectors:

  • Industry/ manufacturing
  • Commerce
  • Public and private suppliers and disposers
  • Technical monitoring companies
  • Ministries, authorities and further public institutions
  • Import and export companies
  • Associations, research and development institutes as well as universities


The fair covers all relevant products and services from the key topics

  • Water and sewage treatment
  • Waste management
  • Soil remediation
  • Air pollution control and air purification


The size of the fair increases immensely, since its origin in 2004. The edition in 2017 was visited by 1.637 exhibitors and 55.000 visitors from all around the world. The top ten countries/ regions in terms of exhibitors are

  • China
  • Germany
  • USA
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Taiwan, China
  • France
  • Switzerland
  • Austria

The top countries in terms of visitors of the trade show are

  • China
  • Taiwan, China
  • Korea
  • Malaysia
  • Thailand
  • Hong Kong, China
  • India
  • Singapore
  • Germany
  • Japan

The figures prove the importance and relevance of the fair within the international environment. Don't miss the chance to stay up to date on all relevant news and information from the industry and visit IE expo!

Once again, DWA is going to participate in the fair by various activities. A detailed overview on DWA-activities follows soon!

You are a student and want to apply for the University Challenge?

Team up in groups of three students and apply for the DWA-University Challenge.

Under the auspices of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), DWA organizes the so-called University Challenges at local IFAT trade fairs. Student teams of three people each compete against each other during various tasks, proving their skills and knowledge in front of decision-makers from the industry.

You shouldn’t miss the chance to meet up with possible future employers and show them your capabilities in practice.  

Team up and click here for further details and the application sheet.

Sign up as exhibitor

Please use the opportunity to present your products and technologies to current and potential customers.

The fair is going to be the meeting point of the industry and is the ideal platform to do networking with influential partners and provides the right platform to present the latest products and services.

Click here to register.

Sign up as visitor

Don’t miss the opportunity to meet up with stakeholders from the industry and stay updated on the latest innovations, products and services.

Click here to be forwarded to the online registration.