<p align=center><i>FlatpanelsHD is on spot on the worldâ€™s largest consumer electronics fair IFA 2009 in Berlin. Read about all the new product launches and trends from IFA 2009 on the FlatpanelsHD front page or in our <a href=/ifa2009fair.php><b>IFA 2009 coverage page</b></a></i>.</p>The CES fair in Las Vegas back in January was influenced by the ongoing economic crisis but thereâ€™s no indication of any crisis at this year's IFA 2009 elctronics fair. IFA 2009 should be an eventful show. <br /><br /><p align=center><img class="imgresponsive" src=pictures/missifa2009.jpg alt="IFA 2009"><br><i>Miss IFA 2009</i></p> <br />- <i>"Business (in Germany) is better than we had assumed it would be at the start of the year. In January, industry estimates had pointed to a 4 percent drop in consumer electronics sales this year in Germany, Europe's biggest economy. There's no more talk of that"</i>, says Hans-Joachim Kamp, Chairman of the German industry association for consumer electronics, GFU. <br /><br />Major IFA 2009 trends are expected to be Internet on TV, LED-TV, OLED, design and green technologies. <br /><br />IFA 2009 is expecting around 1200 exhibitors; just as many as in 2008 which was one of the best IFA fairs ever.<br />IFA 2009 begins on the 4th of September and FlatpanelsHD is reporting from the IFA daily. Check in on the front page or on our <a href=/ifa2009fair.php> <b>IFA 2009 coverage page</b></a>.