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BAU 2011

  

January 17-22 2011, Munich

World's Leading Trade Fair for Architecture, Materials, Systems


A trade fair with unique benefits:

  1. Unique turn-out of market leaders and brands: over 1,900 exhibitors on 180,000 sqm of space
  2. All the key trades and materials concentrated in one place
  3. Most important gathering for the international building industry: over 212,000 visitors from 151 countries
  4. Unique dialogue platform for all those involved in planning, designing and building
  5. World´s biggest trade fair for architects and engineers, attended by over 38,000 planners
  6. Optimum two-year cycle, ideal for presenting new products and innovations
  7. Attractive venue in Munich, an international hub

Range of Exhibit

The range is divided according to building material, product and theme areas – key themes for the future such as sustainable building play an important role in all sections of the exhibition.

With over 1,900 exhibitors from 43 countries BAU occupies the entire exhibition site of Messe München, filling all 17 halls and 4 entrance areas – in total 180,000 m² of gross exhibition space.

All the key trades and materials concentrated in one location – the range of exhibits at BAU - the whole world of construction:

  • Aluminium – profiles, systems, facades, sunshade systems, windows, doors/gates/frames, machines/tools for aluminium processing
  • Outdoor Design – landscape architecture, street furnishings, lighting, demarcations, play equipment
  • Chemical Building Products – plasters/varnishes/paints, adhesives, insulation materials, sealants, building tools
  • Renovation & Modernisation – seminars, institutions, services
  • BAU IT – software and hardware for construction
  • Floor Coverings – elastic, textile, solid
  • Services
  • Trade Publishers
  • Energy/Solar Technology – photovoltaics, solar-thermal, air-conditioning/ventilation technology, heating technology
  • Tiles/Ceramics – tiles, ceramics, sanitary fittings/technology, accessories
  • Building Automation/Control Systems
  • Lifts and Escalators
  • Glass – glass building materials, glass facades/structures, foils
  • Wood/Plastics – wood/plastic materials, interior work, timber construction
  • Materials/Products for Interiors
  • Stone/Cast Stone
  • Locks/Fittings/Security – locks, cylinders, fittings, anti-intrusion systems, access-control systems
  • Steel/Stainless Steel/Zinc/Copper – profiles, systems, facades, sunshade systems, doors/gates/frames,  machines/tools for steel processing
  • Stones/Soils – stones/soils, sand-lime bricks, concrete, dry construction, prefabricated construction, insulation materials, renders, screeds
  • Gate/Parking Systems – gate systems, parking systems, drive technology, doors/gates/frames
  • Doors and Windows – wood, plastics, glass, aluminium, roller blinds, sunshade systems
  • Bricks/Roof construction – bricks, roofing tiles, flue materials, roofing materials, dormer windows

Review of BAU 2009

BAU has outstanding visitor statistics. In 2009, the number of visitors rose again to 212,035, with people coming from 151 countries – a win-win situation for all. At the same time the quality of the visitors remains first-class:95% trade visitors, 89% decision-makers. And 53%of the visitors can be met only at BAU, because they do not go to any other trade fair. Over 1,900 exhibitors from 43 countries present innovative products and services, as well as interdisciplinary solutions across the building trades.

Market leaders from all over the world make BAU a real international highlight in the building industry.

Exhibitors

Exhibitors, total:1,920 from a total of 43 countries (+3)*

Exhibitors, Germany:
1,456     76%
Exhibitors, international: 464   24%

TOP 15 exhibiting countries:
Austria
95
Italy 59
Switzerland 38
Belgium
32
China, Peoples' Republic
31
France 31
Spain 18
Poland 15
Turkey 15
The Netherlands 13
Canada 12
Croatia 11
Slovenia 11
Great Britain/Northern Ireland 8
Finland 7

Visitors

Visitors, total: 212,035 (+2,987)* from a total of 151 countries (+6)*
Visitors, Germany: 174.834     82%
Visitors, international:
37.201   18%

TOP 25 visitor countries:
Austria 8.146
Switzerland 2.958
Italy 2.612
Slovenia 1.723
Czech Republic
1.396
Russian Federation
1.100
Poland
1.081
The Netherlands
1.013
Turkey
939
Iran 909
France 897
Greece 879
Spain 839
Belgium 826
Great Britain/Northern Ireland
726
Croatia 713
Denmark 519
Hungary 507
Romania 495
Luxembourg
479
Sweden 470
Finland 461
China, Peoples' Republic
456
Norway 454
USA 434

95% Trade visitors
89% Decision-makers

Origin acc. industry**
Building/fittings trade / other trades
47%
Architects/architectural practices, Construction engineers/planning offices
18%
Services/Higher education/Research institutes
12%
Building materials trade / other trade
9%
Building materials manufacturers/other manufacturers
9%
Building developers/housing industry/government authorities/public institutions
5%

*compared to BAU 2007
**Source: Exhibitor and visitor survey of BAU 2009 – TNS Infratest, rounding differences possible

Source: BAU