bauma at a glance


View of the outdoor exhibition area at bauma

All branches of industry, all leading manufacturers, all important innovations: Those who have been here before always come back. The World's Leading Trade Fair bauma is the leading platform for experts who deal with construction and building-material machines, construction vehicles, construction equipment and mining machines.

bauma—the heartbeat of our industry

This is where international key players meet. This is where significant new developments are presented. This is where suppliers and solutions come together perfectly.

The 32nd Edition of the World's Leading Trade Fair bauma takes place in Munich from April 8–14, 2019. Once again, the 2016 exhibition set several new records—confirming yet again its leading role as the largest trade fair in the world.

Key facts about bauma 2016

  • 605,000 m² of exhibition space
  • 3,425 exhibitors from 58 countries
  • 583,736 visitors from 219 countries
  • 138,929 visitors from the mining sector
  • 1,423 journalists and media representatives from 47 countries

Conceptual sponsors

  • VDMA Construction Equipment and Plant Engineering VDMA Mining
  • Committee for European Construction Equipment – CECE

bauma NETWORK: Six construction machinery trade fairs of Messe München

In addition to the world's leading trade fair bauma, Messe München has extensive skill in organizing additional international construction machinery trade fairs. For example, Messe München organizes bauma CHINA in Shanghai and bauma CONEXPO INDIA in Gurgaon/Delhi together with the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) as well as bauma CONEXPO AFRICA in Johannesburg.

In December 2015, Messe München successfully expanded its portfolio further with the purchase of the leading Russian construction machinery trade fair CTT, now renamed bauma CTT RUSSIA. In March 2017, the bauma NETWORK was again expanded with M&T Expo in the form of a license agreement with SOBRATEMA (Brazilian Association of Association of Technology for Construction and Mining).