Are you ready for bauma 2019?
Record attendance: 3,700 exhibitors from around 60 countries.
In just a few days, bauma, the world’s leading trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines, construction vehicles and construction equipment, will open its gates for the 32nd time. From April 8 to 14, 2019, around 3,700 exhibitors will present their latest products and innovations, as well as their biggest and heaviest machines in Munich.
Facts and figures about the largest trade fair in the world
The figures for bauma 2019 are also amazing: With 614,000 square meters, the world’s largest trade fair has added nearly 9,000 square meters since the last fair. 414,000 square meters of this is outdoor. The remaining 200,000 square meters are taken up by the 18 halls at the trade fair grounds in Munich. 3,700 exhibitors from about 60 countries will be present in the Bavarian capital (2016: 3,425 exhibitors from 58 countries). Of these, 80 exhibitors are using the new bauma PLUS program. With co-working areas, compact booths on shared areas and digital services, for the first time, Messe München offered participation options in addition to the classic booth. Background: The trade fair has been booked out consistently for years. At present, the top ten exhibiting countries after Germany (1,269) are:
- Italy: 549 exhibitors
- China: 401 exhibitors
- Turkey: 189 exhibitors
- United Kingdom: 133 exhibitors
- United States of America: 126 exhibitors
- France: 120 exhibitors
- Netherlands: 116 exhibitors
- Spain: 96 exhibitors
- Austria: 91 exhibitors
- Finland: 56 exhibitors
Because of the increase in the number of exhibitors, Messe München also expects to welcome more visitors this year: This time around, the 600,000 mark could be reached. In 2016, 583,736 visitors from 219 countries attended the exhibition.
Webcam and Selfie Tower
The live pictures from the outdoor exhibition area of bauma already provide an impressive overview. But on site there is another option to enjoy the spectacular range of construction machinery – even with a view of the Alps in good weather. For the first time, a selfie tower will be available in the north-east outdoor area. Built from 24 shipping containers, it offers visitors and exhibitors a 54-square-meter viewing platform at a height of 22 meters.