FAQs Tickets and registration

Questions and answers about online registration, purchasing tickets and redeeming vouchers

Registration/Placing orders

  • What types of tickets are available and how much do they cost?

    An overview of ticket types and prices will be available here in September 2018.

  • Does my admission ticket entitle me to use public transportation?

    No. The use of public transportation is not included in the price of admission.

  • How do I benefit from purchasing my ticket online or redeeming by voucher online?

    • You can enter the fair directly without having to wait in line.
    • Tickets purchased online are less expensive.
    • You can view any orders that you place at any time and, if necessary, print out your online ticket again (e.g. if the first printout is illegible).
    • Your can print out an invoice/receipt.
    • You can change your personal data if you make a mistake entering your data.

  • How are vouchers redeemed?

    Vouchers can be redeemed at the following link until April 14, 2019:
    Purchase ticket

    You can redeem your voucher for a free Print@home Ticket at our ticket portal. Redeeming online vouchers for Print@home Tickets is only possible online and by entering a 23-character online voucher number. Redeeming or exchanging vouchers at the fair is not possible.

    Since you were invited to attend the fair, your Print@home Ticket is free of charge to you: the cost of the ticket is paid by the exhibitor who sent you your invitation. The exhibitor will only be charged if you actually attend the fair and pass through the turnstiles, so there is no need to cancel or notify the ticket service if you do not use your voucher.

  • Why do I have to register and enter my e-mail address to purchase an online ticket or redeem a voucher online?

    To guarantee comprehensive service and security standards when ordering and using online tickets, Print@home Tickets are personalized and registration is necessary.

    We do everything we can to organize and further develop the exhibition in keeping with your wishes and interests. By answering the registration questions, you help us ensure that the fair is oriented more strongly to your needs.

    You must provide your e-mail address because your Print@home Ticket and your customer login codes are sent to you by e-mail.

    Your ticket will only be sent to the e-mail address that you provided at registration.

  • What do I need to purchase my ticket or redeem a voucher online, and what documents must I present to gain admission to the fair?

    • An up-to-date Internet browser.
    • A valid e-mail address so that we can send you your Print@home Ticket.
    • An Adobe PDF reader to display the online ticket.
    • A valid credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express) to pay or a German bank account to use Giropay or a printed voucher or online voucher number to redeem.
    • A printer because you can only pass through the turnstiles with a printed Print@home Ticket.

    Your Print@home Ticket is only valid in conjunction with an official photo ID. You may be asked to present an official photo ID by admission personnel.

  • Can I purchase online tickets or redeem online vouchers for other people?

    No. Due to data protection guidelines, everyone must purchase their own ticket or redeem their own voucher themself.

  • Is my ticket transferrable?

    No. Tickets with personal particulars (e.g. your name) are not generally transferrable.

    Multiple-day tickets may also only be used by one person.

    Important: Because online tickets are only valid for a specific individual and are not transferrable, you may be required to present an official photo ID at the fair. Every validated barcode is recognized as such by the electronic access control system, and ticket-holders who try to use a copied online ticket will be denied access.

    If you lose your ticket and are afraid that whoever finds it might use it to attend the fair, please contact us by e-mail at registrierung@messe-munechen.de so that we can block your lost ticket.

  • When I register, can I redeem multiple vouchers for myself?

    Yes. But the number of vouchers that each person can redeem is limited to the number of days of the fair.

    Important: Your name appears on all redeemed vouchers. If various people use vouchers for 1-day tickets, each person needs to register separately.

    If you have received a voucher, the ticket is free of charge to you because the exhibitor who invited you to the fair is paying for it. The exhibitor is only charged for the ticket when you pass through the turnstiles to attend the fair, so there is no need to cancel or inform our ticket service if you do not use the ticket.

  • Why does my name appear on all tickets that I order?

    Each person needs to register separately to order a ticket.

    If multiple vouchers for 1-day tickets are used to order tickets to attend the fair on more than one day, the name of the person placing the order will appear on all the tickets.

    If various people want to use vouchers for 1-day tickets, each person must register separately.

    Important: Because Print@home Tickets are only valid for a specific individual and are not transferrable, you may be required to present an official photo ID at the fair.

    If you accidently use the same name for multiple tickets, please contact us by e-mail: registrierung@messe-muenchen.de

  • How will I receive my Print@home Ticket?

    Once you have finished ordering your ticket online, you can download and save it in PDF format. In addition, a Print@home Ticket will be sent to the e-mail address that you provided. Please keep an eye out for an e-mail sent by: registrierung@messe.muenchen.de.

    Your Print@home Ticket will be sent to the e-mail address that you provided (sender: bauma@ticket.de) as an enclosure in PDF format. You can print out your PDF Print@home Ticket with the Adobe Reader or click on the link in the e-mail to print out your ticket.

    In exceptional cases, e.g. if the server is busy, it may take up to 24 hours to send your ticket.

  • What can I do if I forgot to save my Print@home Ticket when I was finished with the ordering process AND did not receive an e-mail with my Print@home Ticket?

    • Once you have placed your order, you can download and save it in PDF format. In addition, your Print@home Ticket will be sent to you by e-mail. You should receive that e-mail right away, but in some cases it may take up to 24 hours after you place your order.
    • In rare cases, e-mails may end up in your e-mail account's spam filter. Please check your spam folder or contact your administrator.
    • It is also possible that you made a mistake when you entered the e-mail address in your customer profile. Please contact our visitor hotline at the following telephone number +49 89 949-11348 or by e-mail at info@bauma.de.

  • Do I have to print out my Print@home Ticket?

    • Yes. You need a printout of your Print@home Ticket to attend the fair because the readers at the turnstiles can only read clearly legible barcodes on printed Print@home Tickets. For each order, you will receive an e-mail with a Print@home Ticket in PDF format as well as a ticket link.
    • Use a black-and-white printer and standard-size paper.
    • If you cannot or do not want to print out your Print@home Ticket right away, you may also do so later.
    • If you do not have a printer, you can forward the Print@home Ticket PDF to someone whom you trust and have them print out the ticket for you.
    • It is not possible to gain admission to the fair with tickets on mobile devices.

  • Can I use my smartphone or tablet to display my ticket and gain admission to the fair?

    No. The readers at the turnstiles only recognize the barcode if the Print@home Ticket is printed on paper.

    It is not possible to gain admission to the fair with tickets on mobile devices.

  • On which days of the fair can I use my ticket/multiple-day ticket to attend the fair?

    If you have a valid ticket, you may attend the fair on the day or days of your choice. Multiple-day tickets do not have to be used on consecutive days.

  • What does the message “Maintenance work on server” mean?

    If you receive a message with this system-generated text, your order was not processed. However, an earlier or a later order may still have been successful. The process may have been interrupted for one of the following reasons:

    • Timeout: After a standby period of 30 minutes, the ticket system interrupts the ordering process for security reasons.
    • At the end of the ordering process, you did not click on “Order now,” which completes the order.
    • You used the Back/Forward button in your browser during the ordering process, which resulted in complications. To move to the previous or the next page, please only use the Back or Forward button on the order form.

  • What types of tickets are available and how much do they cost?

    An overview of ticket types and prices will be available here in September 2018.

  • Does my admission ticket entitle me to use public transportation?

    No. The use of public transportation is not included in the price of admission.

  • How do I benefit from purchasing my ticket online or redeeming by voucher online?

    • You can enter the fair directly without having to wait in line.
    • Tickets purchased online are less expensive.
    • You can view any orders that you place at any time and, if necessary, print out your online ticket again (e.g. if the first printout is illegible).
    • Your can print out an invoice/receipt.
    • You can change your personal data if you make a mistake entering your data.

  • How are vouchers redeemed?

    Vouchers can be redeemed at the following link until April 14, 2019:
    Purchase ticket

    You can redeem your voucher for a free Print@home Ticket at our ticket portal. Redeeming online vouchers for Print@home Tickets is only possible online and by entering a 23-character online voucher number. Redeeming or exchanging vouchers at the fair is not possible.

    Since you were invited to attend the fair, your Print@home Ticket is free of charge to you: the cost of the ticket is paid by the exhibitor who sent you your invitation. The exhibitor will only be charged if you actually attend the fair and pass through the turnstiles, so there is no need to cancel or notify the ticket service if you do not use your voucher.

  • Why do I have to register and enter my e-mail address to purchase an online ticket or redeem a voucher online?

    To guarantee comprehensive service and security standards when ordering and using online tickets, Print@home Tickets are personalized and registration is necessary.

    We do everything we can to organize and further develop the exhibition in keeping with your wishes and interests. By answering the registration questions, you help us ensure that the fair is oriented more strongly to your needs.

    You must provide your e-mail address because your Print@home Ticket and your customer login codes are sent to you by e-mail.

    Your ticket will only be sent to the e-mail address that you provided at registration.

  • What do I need to purchase my ticket or redeem a voucher online, and what documents must I present to gain admission to the fair?

    • An up-to-date Internet browser.
    • A valid e-mail address so that we can send you your Print@home Ticket.
    • An Adobe PDF reader to display the online ticket.
    • A valid credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express) to pay or a German bank account to use Giropay or a printed voucher or online voucher number to redeem.
    • A printer because you can only pass through the turnstiles with a printed Print@home Ticket.

    Your Print@home Ticket is only valid in conjunction with an official photo ID. You may be asked to present an official photo ID by admission personnel.

  • Can I purchase online tickets or redeem online vouchers for other people?

    No. Due to data protection guidelines, everyone must purchase their own ticket or redeem their own voucher themself.

  • Is my ticket transferrable?

    No. Tickets with personal particulars (e.g. your name) are not generally transferrable.

    Multiple-day tickets may also only be used by one person.

    Important: Because online tickets are only valid for a specific individual and are not transferrable, you may be required to present an official photo ID at the fair. Every validated barcode is recognized as such by the electronic access control system, and ticket-holders who try to use a copied online ticket will be denied access.

    If you lose your ticket and are afraid that whoever finds it might use it to attend the fair, please contact us by e-mail at registrierung@messe-munechen.de so that we can block your lost ticket.

  • When I register, can I redeem multiple vouchers for myself?

    Yes. But the number of vouchers that each person can redeem is limited to the number of days of the fair.

    Important: Your name appears on all redeemed vouchers. If various people use vouchers for 1-day tickets, each person needs to register separately.

    If you have received a voucher, the ticket is free of charge to you because the exhibitor who invited you to the fair is paying for it. The exhibitor is only charged for the ticket when you pass through the turnstiles to attend the fair, so there is no need to cancel or inform our ticket service if you do not use the ticket.

  • Why does my name appear on all tickets that I order?

    Each person needs to register separately to order a ticket.

    If multiple vouchers for 1-day tickets are used to order tickets to attend the fair on more than one day, the name of the person placing the order will appear on all the tickets.

    If various people want to use vouchers for 1-day tickets, each person must register separately.

    Important: Because Print@home Tickets are only valid for a specific individual and are not transferrable, you may be required to present an official photo ID at the fair.

    If you accidently use the same name for multiple tickets, please contact us by e-mail: registrierung@messe-muenchen.de

  • How will I receive my Print@home Ticket?

    Once you have finished ordering your ticket online, you can download and save it in PDF format. In addition, a Print@home Ticket will be sent to the e-mail address that you provided. Please keep an eye out for an e-mail sent by: registrierung@messe.muenchen.de.

    Your Print@home Ticket will be sent to the e-mail address that you provided (sender: bauma@ticket.de) as an enclosure in PDF format. You can print out your PDF Print@home Ticket with the Adobe Reader or click on the link in the e-mail to print out your ticket.

    In exceptional cases, e.g. if the server is busy, it may take up to 24 hours to send your ticket.

  • What can I do if I forgot to save my Print@home Ticket when I was finished with the ordering process AND did not receive an e-mail with my Print@home Ticket?

    • Once you have placed your order, you can download and save it in PDF format. In addition, your Print@home Ticket will be sent to you by e-mail. You should receive that e-mail right away, but in some cases it may take up to 24 hours after you place your order.
    • In rare cases, e-mails may end up in your e-mail account's spam filter. Please check your spam folder or contact your administrator.
    • It is also possible that you made a mistake when you entered the e-mail address in your customer profile. Please contact our visitor hotline at the following telephone number +49 89 949-11348 or by e-mail at info@bauma.de.

  • Do I have to print out my Print@home Ticket?

    • Yes. You need a printout of your Print@home Ticket to attend the fair because the readers at the turnstiles can only read clearly legible barcodes on printed Print@home Tickets. For each order, you will receive an e-mail with a Print@home Ticket in PDF format as well as a ticket link.
    • Use a black-and-white printer and standard-size paper.
    • If you cannot or do not want to print out your Print@home Ticket right away, you may also do so later.
    • If you do not have a printer, you can forward the Print@home Ticket PDF to someone whom you trust and have them print out the ticket for you.
    • It is not possible to gain admission to the fair with tickets on mobile devices.

  • Can I use my smartphone or tablet to display my ticket and gain admission to the fair?

    No. The readers at the turnstiles only recognize the barcode if the Print@home Ticket is printed on paper.

    It is not possible to gain admission to the fair with tickets on mobile devices.

  • On which days of the fair can I use my ticket/multiple-day ticket to attend the fair?

    If you have a valid ticket, you may attend the fair on the day or days of your choice. Multiple-day tickets do not have to be used on consecutive days.

  • What does the message “Maintenance work on server” mean?

    If you receive a message with this system-generated text, your order was not processed. However, an earlier or a later order may still have been successful. The process may have been interrupted for one of the following reasons:

    • Timeout: After a standby period of 30 minutes, the ticket system interrupts the ordering process for security reasons.
    • At the end of the ordering process, you did not click on “Order now,” which completes the order.
    • You used the Back/Forward button in your browser during the ordering process, which resulted in complications. To move to the previous or the next page, please only use the Back or Forward button on the order form.

Payment

  • How much do online tickets cost?

    The prices for bauma are available here. Generally speaking, online tickets are less expensive than tickets purchased at the fair.

  • How can I pay for my online tickets?

    Tickets at the less expensive online price may only be purchased online. We accept the following credit cards:

    • MasterCard
    • Visa Card
    • American Express Card

    You may also pay using Giropay.

  • Is my ticket order binding?

    Yes. The ticket order is binding.

    If the customer is a consumer as defined by Section 13 of the German Civil Code (BGB), the customer may cancel the transaction in text form (e.g. letter, fax, e-mail) without providing a reason within 2 weeks.

    Cancellation within the cancellation deadline is only possible until the point in time that the ticket loses its validity.

  • How can I receive an invoice/receipt?

    If you purchase your ticket online, after you place your order, your Print@home Ticket will be sent to the e-mail address that you provided.

    This e-mail contains an activation link for your customer profile/account. To call up and print out your invoice/receipt, click on the “Tickets” tab.

    If you purchase your ticket at the fair, the invoice/receipt will be given to you personally.

  • How much do online tickets cost?

    The prices for bauma are available here. Generally speaking, online tickets are less expensive than tickets purchased at the fair.

  • How can I pay for my online tickets?

    Tickets at the less expensive online price may only be purchased online. We accept the following credit cards:

    • MasterCard
    • Visa Card
    • American Express Card

    You may also pay using Giropay.

  • Is my ticket order binding?

    Yes. The ticket order is binding.

    If the customer is a consumer as defined by Section 13 of the German Civil Code (BGB), the customer may cancel the transaction in text form (e.g. letter, fax, e-mail) without providing a reason within 2 weeks.

    Cancellation within the cancellation deadline is only possible until the point in time that the ticket loses its validity.

  • How can I receive an invoice/receipt?

    If you purchase your ticket online, after you place your order, your Print@home Ticket will be sent to the e-mail address that you provided.

    This e-mail contains an activation link for your customer profile/account. To call up and print out your invoice/receipt, click on the “Tickets” tab.

    If you purchase your ticket at the fair, the invoice/receipt will be given to you personally.

Customer profile

  • Where can I find my Messe München customer profile?

    Your ticket e-mail contains a link to your customer profile.

    Please activate your customer profile using the login and password that are sent to you. You can use your customer account to make address changes and to call up and print out tickets and invoices/receipts.

  • Why should I activate my Messe München customer profile?

    • Your customer profile allows you to download and print out any tickets that you purchase or redeem.
    • It contains a link for invoices/receipts for any tickets that you purchase.
    • You can verify and update the information in your profile.

  • Where can I find my Messe München customer profile?

    Your ticket e-mail contains a link to your customer profile.

    Please activate your customer profile using the login and password that are sent to you. You can use your customer account to make address changes and to call up and print out tickets and invoices/receipts.

  • Why should I activate my Messe München customer profile?

    • Your customer profile allows you to download and print out any tickets that you purchase or redeem.
    • It contains a link for invoices/receipts for any tickets that you purchase.
    • You can verify and update the information in your profile.

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The largest trade fair in the world

bauma: The World's Leading Trade Fair for Construction, Building Material and Mining Machines and Construction Vehicles and Equipment sets future trends.

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bauma: The World's Leading Trade Fair for Construction, Building Material and Mining Machines and Construction Vehicles and Equipment sets future trends.

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Exhibitor application 2019

Are you interested in participating in the world's leading trade fair bauma? Then register now using our convenient online application form.

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Are you interested in participating in the world's leading trade fair bauma? Then register now using our convenient online application form.

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