Messe Munich, Munich, Germany



IBA trade fair in Munich is a pivotal exhibition for the baking, confectionery and snack industry. The tradeshow was established in 1949 and is held every three years. IBA celebrates the master craftsmanship as well as the latest technology and product trends and is always showcasing the biggest names in the industry, the latest innovations and holds the most important conferences, professional summits and more.

IBA is a very international trade fair. The latest facts and figures show that more than 59% of the exhibitors and 61% of the trade visitors are professionals and companies coming from abroad. In addition 80% of the trade visitors are either industry decision makers, artisan bakery owners or representatives looking to conduct business or share knowledge and contacts with the biggest names in the sector. In addition all trade visitors benefit from the big range of products on display during IBA from baking agents and ingredients to supply chain solutions and services, logistics and information technology.

The event programme during IBA is considered one of the most extensive in the industry and is met with high approval and satisfaction ratings. The main focus points are:

  • 2nd International Congress for the global baking industry or iba SUMMIT, covering the full spectrum of products, innovations and solutions in the sector
  • SnackTrendS trade show that will cover the eight Snack categories with full range of live demos
  • COFFEE WORLD trade show with its main topic "How do coffee machines of different price ranges perform?"
  • Day of the German baker where the focus will be on small and medium-sized craft businesses
  • iba award ceremonies for the most innovative product and developments in the industry
  • iba forum the key knowledge transfer hub, during the trade fair
  • Packaging world during IBA – an entire hall dedicated to the modern machines in the packaging sector

With more than 1300 exhibitors, 77,000 visitors from over 160 countries and extensive media coverage, attending IBA in Munich is considered a must by all industry professionals and experts.

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Munich is one of the biggest cities in Europe and even though it has excellent infrastructure and transportation network, during big events like IBA trade fair, finding a suitable accommodation can be difficult.

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Domestic exhibitors445n/an/a
Domestic visitors28 013n/an/a
Foreign exhibitors864n/an/a
Foreign visitors49 801n/an/a

Venue: Messe Munichdetails

Founded in: 1949

Industry: Food and Beverage, Foodprocessing and Packaging Machinery

Frequency: every 3 years

Where: Munich, Germany

Organiser: GHM Gesellschaft für Handwerksmessen mbH

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Travel Info For Iba

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

By Rail

  • 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

By Bus

  • 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

By Car

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
Map of Messe Munich

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