BAU is the largest and most influential exhibition for architecture, materials and systems. Every two years the fair gathers more than 250,000 trade visitors and over 2000 exhibitors in Munich Messe (Messe München). The most famous architects, lecturers and design firms in the world visit BAU Munich. The added value from knowledge-transfer gained in the multiple events, conferences and discussions held during the trade fair complements the full spectrum of products, innovations and technologies that premier during BAU.
The event is considered simply as “Absolute must visit!” by the big names in the sector. 95% of the exhibitors rated BAU as excellent to good and 98% of them confirmed taking part again in the next editions. More importantly over 90% of the exhibitors gave excellent to good marks to the trade visitors, confirming that BAU is key event for their business growth.
The trade visitors during BAU were delighted to attend. Almost 94% of the trade visitors confirm the exhibition as a world leading trade fair, vital for their business plans. 92% of the trade visitors initiate in investment decisions or made specific purchases or business deals. Again 92% of all visitors confirmed that they found the products, services or innovation they were looking for. In 2013 the fair saw record-breaking international attendance with nearly 75,500 trade visitors coming from abroad. Countries like, Russia, China and Japan saw particularly strong growth, with nearly 5000 businesses or professionals attending BAU.
With many panel discussions, lectures and conferences, as well as many design awards like Bauwelt Award "1:1 First House", the "WAN Product of the Year Award 2012", the "AIT Innovation Award Architecture and Building", the "Award for Product Innovations 2013 – Praxis Altbau", the "Built on IT – Building jobs with a future" Award, the "Building Retail Oscars" and the "Bavarian Engineering Prize" BAU introduces an entirely new trends that shape the sectors for the next two years. These highly influential events were covered by thousands of journalists worldwide. The big media coverage presents unique opportunity for big and small businesses to shine under the spotlight.
All in all BAU in Munich is considered a must visit trade show that leads to inevitable success to exhibitors and visitors alike. An experience cherished by all professionals in the sector.
Hotels near BAU
- Direct contracts with a great variety of hotels
- Special exhibitor and visitor rates available
- Customised expo travel booking system
- Personal travel management at no extra cost
- Save on average €810 and 25 business hours per booked expo trip
Even though Munich is the third largest city in Germany, the huge influx of trade visitors and exhibitors for BAU makes it impossible to find a suitable hotel near the venue and in the city centre for the trade fair dates. To make sure you secure your stay in one of the most wanted hotels in Munich, Fair Point GmbH prepared a comprehensive exclusive list of hotels that match the budget and business requests of our clients.
Be sure to book your stay early in just three easy steps, or send us a personalised hotel reservation request by filling out our form. Take advantage of the industry leading business accommodation service and top of the line customer support and enjoy your success during BAU Munich.
|Domestic exhibitors||1 353||1 376||n/a|
|Domestic visitors||178 968||169 577||n/a|
|Foreign visitors||75 473||80 781||n/a|
Travel Info For Bau
Airport: Munich International Airport 33 km
Railway station: München Hauptbahnhof 12 km
Subway station: Messestadt Ost 0.4 km
How to get to Messe Munich
- U-bahn line U2 in the direction of Messestadt Ost. Main stations on U2 are :
- Messestadt Ost (East) station
- Messestadt West station
- Hauptbahnhof station
- Sendlinger Tor station
- S-bahn line S2 drop off on München-Riem station -> connect with bus 190 to Messe Munich
- bus line 228 to "Messestadt Ost" stop
- bus lines 189 and 190 to "Messestadt West" stop
- bus lines 139, 189, 190, 263 and 264 to "Am Messesee" stop
To reach Messe Munich take A94, exit Riem and exit Feldkirchen West. During each event, the New Munich Trade Fair’s traffic control system will guide you to the nearest available parking area.
- GPS coordinates: latitude 48.134962 ; longitude 11.695547
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