Almoneda Navidad, thousands of gift ideas

Almoneda Navidad returns to IFEMA one more year, offering thousands of incredible, unique and affordable objects to decorate your home, give to others or collect. It will be open from December 12th to 16th, from 12 pm to 9 pm, featuring thousands of great gift ideas those five days.

The Christmas holidays are nearly upon us, and Almoneda Navidad is the ideal space for those looking for gifts, unique holiday table settings, new holiday décor and other novel items.

The ideal space for all those still looking for holiday gift ideas

IFEMA’s Hall 1 will feature products from 85 auction houses, antique dealers and galleries, though all sharing a common thread: thousands of ideas and inspiration for the coming holiday season. Participants will find unique items that are over 50 years old, toys and sporting items from other eras. Vintage fashion will also be present, with a wide offering of eyeglasses, fascinators, bags, shawls and even jewels. 

There will also be room for decorative arts from different periods and artistic currents throughout history, ranging from the 18th to the 20th centuries and even centuries-old pieces from Eastern cultures. Without doubt, this fair gives you great ideas for gifts and, more importantly, there’s something for every wallet. On December 13th, access will be free for all visitors.

Juvenalia, the best option for families during the long weekend

From December 5th to 9th, IFEMA Halls 12 and 14 will open their doors to host a new edition of Juvenalia, a fair dedicated to children and teens and fun for the entire family.

Juvenalia offers a broad and attractive programme of fun events, representing a great alternative for family’s during this long weekend in Spain. It is also a must-see event before the Christmas holidays, one which more than 93,000 people visited last year.

Juvenalia has activities and shows for the entire family

The fair’s wide variety of activities are organised by different thematic blocks. Some of the most noteworthy are: Shows, Entertainment, Sports, Science and Technology, Nutrition and Cooking as a Family, “Bebelandia” dedicated to babies; Arts and Crafts; Toys, Decoration and Design for Children; Transportation and Road Safety; Book Plaza; and Trips and Family Destinations, amongst many others.

The world-wide dance phenomenon, don’t let daddy know, comes back to Spain to continue making history

The successful dance event concept, Don’t Let Daddy Know, organised by DLDL, comes back to Spain on December 8th to continue with its success after celebrating its sixth anniversary in the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam in early March of this year. This time, it will be held at IFEMA in a space for more than 10,000 people and some of the world’s biggest DJs today: Tiësto, Don Diablo, Dimitri Vangelis & Wyman, Mike Williams, Sem Vox and Third Party, amongst others.

An array of world-wide stars for a unique show

What began six years ago on the magical island of Ibiza is now a world-wide phenomenon celebrated in more than eighteen countries. DLDK successfully creates a sense of union, making it a reference in event production with this exclusive show, the key to its success.

The first edition of dgtl madrid comes to IFEMA

Electronic music lovers will enjoy DGTL Madrid, the new edition of this world-wide festival of reference to be held at IFEMA on Wednesday, December 5th. Created in Amsterdam, DGTL will be held in Madrid for the first time ever, representing a must-see event and an unforgettable experience with some of today’s best national and international artists.

DGTL’s premiere in the capital features some of the biggest names in the underground, house and techno music scenes, including Âme & Mathew Jonson, The Black Madonna, Charlotte de Witte, JP Enfant, Midland and Vane Madrid.

The electronic musical festival of reference to début in Madrid with all the big names in the underground, house and techno music scenes

In addition, fans will also enjoy other more artistic elements of this festival such as incredible staging, art installations and spectacular visual effects.

DGTL also aims to become the first circular festival focused on the year 2020, thanks to sustainable practices designed to raise the audience’s ecological awareness.

This festival is already a key event in Barcelona, Tel Aviv, Sao Paulo and Reykjavik and promises to come to Madrid for good.

Retromóvil Madrid, next stop: IFEMA

Retromóvil will bring classic cars and motorcycles to IFEMA’s Hall 3 from November 30th to December 2nd. This year marks the 16th edition of this event which last year counted on 22,000 visitors. This edition features even more exhibit space.

Retromóvil Madrid is a unique opportunity for fans of classic cars to see 100-year-old cars and classic sports cars first-hand. Other featured vehicles include models that were once popular or had a significant social impact, such as the Seat 124 and 600.

This fair is a unique opportunity for classic car and motorcycle fans.

Included amongst the most noteworthy activities at Retromóvil, visitors can sit in on different book presentations and events, admire classic car collections and take in several demonstrations by professionals in the field. They can also participate in the 3rd Classic Motor Restoration Seminar, just as occurred last year.

Bebés & Mamás, a fair dedicated to maternity and early childhood

The Bebés & Mamás Fair, dedicated to babies and mothers, will be held on November 25th and 26th in IFEMA’s Hall 5. The fair serves to showcase the latest trends and innovations related to pregnancy, birth, babies and toddlers up to the age of two. This year’s edition also coincides with Black Friday, and participating brands will offer families significant discounts and promotions to mark the occasion.

A wide offering of fun activities for the entire family.

Bebés & Mamás represents the full immersion in maternity and everything it includes, helping soon-to-be and new parents find the information, ideas and products they need to face this marvellous stage in life which can at times be quite stressful.

MADRID HORSE WEEK, the most important equestrian sports event

The 6th edition of MADRID HORSE WEEK (November 23rd to 25th in IFEMA Halls 12 and 14) opens its doors one more year with a programme full of new events. The sports programme will turn the Spanish capital once again into the world’s equestrian capital.

For the fifth consecutive year, Madrid Horse Week will feature the Longines FEI Jumping World CupTM. It also includes another top-level competition: the FEI Dressage World CupTM to be held for the first time in Spain. In addition, the fair also features the CSI2* International Jumping Competition and a new edition of the “Maestros de la Vaquera” Cup final.

Santi Serra’s show on natural horsemanship and the MHW Gallery exhibit space amongst the new features at this year’s edition.

Worth noting amongst new features in this year’s edition is the show on natural horsemanship by Santi Serra. In addition, there is a new exhibit space at the event, MHW Gallery, in which premium brands will not only showcase their latest products but also feature a wide range of activities for visitors to enjoy while at the fair

The most exclusive antiques at Feriarte 2018

Feriarte 2018 returns to Madrid to showcase the “most exclusive” art and antiques. The fair will be held from November 17th to 25th in IFEMA’s Hall 3.

Feriarte 2018 wants to widen its focus and not only attract collectors and museums. In this edition, it also wants to appeal to private individuals, those with excellent taste and a love for decoration. They will become the focus at a time in which antiques are increasingly found in the most modern and contemporary homes.

Works by El Greco, Sorolla, Picasso, Julio Romero de Torres and Hirst will all be present at this fair.

More than 90 antiques dealers and art galleries will take part in Feriarte 2018, showcasing items over 100 years old: Furniture, decorative items, art collections and jewellery, from Art Decó, Art Nouveau, Edwardian and Alphonsine styles to paintings and sculptures, tribal art and pre-Columbian pieces, etc.

The vast array of items includes work by El Greco, Sorolla, Picasso, Julio Romero de Torres and Hirst; furniture by Jules Leleu, Fornasetti, Perriand and Jacobsen; glass pieces by Émile Gallé; and even archaeological pieces from various ancient civilisations. All of the items on display have been authenticated and certified by a committee of experts comprising more than 40 specialists from different disciplines.

SIMO Educación 2018 wagers on innovation.

“Innovating in Education, Transforming the World” is the slogan and guiding thread of the latest edition of SIMO Educación and the dedicated publication, “Educación 3.0”. SIMO Educación is organised by IFEMA 2018 and will be held from November 13th to 15th in Hall 14.1.

This year, SIMO Educación 2018 brings together the latest proposals and innovations by the leaders in technology and digital content for education. The aim is to improve learning processes and how educational centres are managed.

The stars of this edition are vocational education, startups and innovation.

Though the fair encompasses all the different stages in the educational process, from early childhood to vocational, university and lifelong education, this edition pays special attention to vocational education, startups and team and service innovation.

SIMO Educación 2018 complements its offering with a series of technical conferences in which a select group of national and international experts will analyse current topics of interest. At the same time, there are also special sessions targeted at educational centre directors to present truly innovative experiences already implemented at different centres around Spain.

Everything real estate at SIMA Autumn 2018

SIMA Autumn 2018, the Madrid International Real Estate Exhibition, will be held from November 16th to 18th in Hall 1 at IFEMA. SIMA has consolidated itself as the industry’s leading forum and the best place to buy property.

“SIMA te asesora”, an advisory service to help make the decision to buy easier.

More than 60 exhibitors including real estate developers, auxiliary companies and service firms will take part in this fair which once more underscores the offering of properties available in Madrid and its Autonomous Community as well as vacation homes along the Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol. Also worth noting is the “SIMA te asesora” advisory service, featuring recommendations from the Illustrious College of Registrars in Madrid, the General Council of Notary Publics, the Illustrious College of Building Administrators, the Illustrious College of Building Engineers of Madrid and the Illustrious College of Architects of Madrid.