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Successful Conclusion to IGW Digital

For the first time in its ninety-five year history, the International Green Week took place as an entirely virtual event. In doing so the world’s leading trade fair for agriculture, the food industry and horticulture set new standards and took to the internet to discuss the latest industry topics. On 20 and 21 January, trade visitors and the general public were able to follow more than 100 contributions on four channels free of charge, whether the topic was animal welfare, climate change, local value chains (from farm to fork) or cooking with algae or insect flour.

A brief analysis of the participant survey can be found here as download:
IGW Digital Brief Analysis (PDF, 199.2 kB)

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At IGW Digital you can expect dynamic talk rounds, exciting keynotes, award ceremonies and plenty of reports from our national and international partners.

Learn more about exciting product innovations, the future of regionality, our digital eating society and sustainability in agriculture, food shopping and consumption.

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Discover some highlights of our programme!

Global Forum for Food and Agriculture

‘How to feed the world in times of pandemics and climate change?’ That is the question the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) will be asking. The event will take place parallel with IGW Digital from 18 to 22 January 2021. Next year the GFFA’s focus will be on a virtual dialogue, while established forums and podium discussions will continue to take place. At the GFFA some 2,000 international figures representing politics, business, science and society will debate food and agricultural policy issues.

Future Forum on Rural Development

New forms of work and participation - an opportunity for rural areas’, the Future Forum on Rural Development organised by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture will provide a virtual platform for dialogue, discussion and exchanging knowledge.

IGW Startup-Days

At the Startup Days the search will be on for agri-tech and food-tech startups with scalable and market-ready products able to meet UN sustainability targets. At IGW Digital the startups will deliver their pitches to a high-level panel of judges.

Regional-Star Award

Sustainability is also the main focus of the Regional Star Award. The Regional-Star award is presented by the trade magazine Lebensmittel Praxis and the International Green Week for forward-looking concepts emphasising regional production in the categories Innovation, Presentation, Cooperation and Organisation.

Presentations of national and international participations

At IGW Digital Germany’s federal states, the official representations of numerous countries, professional associations, institutions and ministries will also be taking part.

Organizer of International Green Week

Messe Berlin GmbH
Messedamm 22
14055 Berlin

Project Manager
Lars Jaeger

Thematic Sponsors
The German Farmers’ Association (DBV)
Federation of German Food and Drink Industries (BVE)

International Green Week 2020 - Facts and Figures

  • Total area
    125,000 m²
  • Exhibitors
    1,880 of which 770 were international exhibitors from 72countries
  • Visitors
    400,000 of which 90,000 were trade visitors
  • Rental charges
    Row stand 2020 152,- to 160,- EUR/m²
  • Frequency
    annually, in January
  • Date of next events
    20. - 21. January 2021 (digital only)
    21. - 30. January 2022
    20. - 29. January 2023
    19. - 28. January 2024