January 11 - 16 · Munich

The future of building

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BAU 2021—Audience magnet
and industry

The future of building is in Munich. High-quality contacts, a unique spectrum of themes, and an amazing display of innovations capability—that’s what makes the World’s Leading Trade Fair for Architecture, Materials and Systems a magnet for the entire international building sector. Every two years.


exhibitors from 45 countries


trade visitors from around the globe


m² of exhibition space
Become a part of in this future-oriented community and secure your space at BAU 2021, from January 11 to 16! Book now!

New concepts generate ideas
for your future business

Preparing the ground for new business, making the right contacts and gathering all the relevant sector information—at BAU your mission is clear, and success is assured. Showcase your solutions here, help shape the future of building, and benefit from a comprehensive review of the market.

Realize your goals at BAU 2021.

Focus on business goals

At BAU the whole world of building comes together. This is the place to meet your customers. The best place to achieve your goals. The exhibitors at BAU 2019 can confirm this.

excellent / very good
acceptable / poor

*All values in percent.
Exhibitors’ rating of the achievement of their goals at BAU 2019. Source: Exhibitor survey BAU 2019—GMM Gelszus Messe-Marktforschung
“BAU 2019 is the most important showcase of the capabilities of the German and international building industry. Here the German building sector demonstrates its excellent innovations strength.” Gunther Adler, State Secretary in the German Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community

Meet the decisionmakers here!

The whole sector comes together at this event. An absolute highlight for building professionals, BAU is the place to talk directly to decision-makers from right across the spectrum. It is a perfect platform for your ambitions. Seize this opportunity of presenting your offering to over 250,000
trade visitors from Germany and around the world.
Key role
in decision-making
In managerial

Inspire your target groups

More than 68,000 architects and engineers and over 75,000 industry representatives come to BAU to seek out new trends and information. At 95,000 the largest group of trade visitors traditionally comes from the building trades.
3% Investors Housing associations, private and local authority developers, real-estate managers, fund managers, agents, retailers / retail chains, facility managers (buildings maintenance)
28% Building materials trade Building material suppliers, DIY stores, other retail
28% Planers Architects, interior designers, landscape architects, engineers, structural engineers, local and national building authorities, energy consultants

3% Research, further education Universities, research institutes, master craftsmen colleges and trade schools
38% Building trades Awning / blinds fitters, bricklayers, carpenters, concrete specialists, dry wallers, facade fitters, fitters, flooring fitters, glaziers, heating engineers, insulation fitters (thermal, sound), locksmiths, metalworkers, painters, parquet flooring fitters, plasterers, plumbers, roofers, screed layers, shopfitters, solar technology specialists, tilers, window / glass facade fitters

Cross-border success

The whole world of building is on show in the 19 exhibition halls at Messe München. BAU 2019 attracted an even more international spectrum of exhibitors and visitors than BAU 2017. This offers great prospects for you to increase your chances of success worldwide.
250,000 trade visitors
from around the globe

International trade visitors
at BAU since 2011

Trade visitors
from five

EU countries213,836
(of which Germany)163,751
Rest of Europe18,136
South, East and Central Asia9,359
Middle East3,933
North America1,486
South and Central America790
Australia / Oceania451
Source: Visitor registration BAU 2019
Top 10
visitor countries
(excl. Germany)

Russian Federation4,093
Czech Republic2,537
Top 10
exhibitor countries
(excl. Germany)

Czech Republic23
Source: Exhibitor database BAU 2019

thrives on diversity

Experience the future close up at BAU. Once again this event showcases the entire spectrum of innovations capability and an amazing range of products and services. This is an ideal environment in which to present your innovations, to influence the market and to discover inspiring new ideas and developments for yourself. Exhibit here and play your part in shaping the future of building. The breadth of the offering at BAU offers inspiration across the whole spectrum of the building trades. Whether commercial or residential construction, or interior fit-out—this is the place where planners and builders come together to discover new materials and products.

AluminiumAluminum profiles / systems, machines for aluminum and steel work, facade systems

Bau-ITSoftware, hardware, digital solutions for building, measurement technology

Building automation / control

Building toolsTools, work clothing, health and safety at work

Chemical building productsPlasters / varnishes / paints, adhesives, protection against heat, cold, fire and noise, insulation materials, seals

Doors and windowsWood, aluminum, plastics, glass

Energy / Building systems / Solar technologyAir-conditioning technology, ventilation technology, solar building / solar thermal energy

Floor coveringsElastic, textile, parquet, laminates, moldings and profiles, decking panels, floor-laying technology and equipment

Gate / Parking systemsGate systems, parking systems, gate drive technology

GlassGlass building materials, facade systems, glass structures, foils

Locks / Fittings / SecurityLocks, cylinders, fittings, antiintrusion systems, automatic door technology, access-control systems, accessories

Natural and artificial lighting conceptsSolar shading systems, daylight deflection, light strips / skylights, artificial lighting concepts

Roof constructionsRoof tiles, chimney-building materials, roof-building materials, roof windows, roofing membranes

Steel / Stainless steel / Zinc / CopperProfiles / building systems, facade systems, stainless steel, zinc and copper surfaces / systems

Stone / Cast stone / MarbleFacade systems, floor coverings, clinker bricks

Stones / Soils / Modular construction / Architectural building materials and joining solutionsSand-lime brick, concrete / porous concrete / reinforced and carbon concrete, pumice / fiber-cement building materials, facade systems, dry interior finishing, prefabricated / modular construction, plasters, screed, insulating materials

Tiles / CeramicsFacades, sanitary technology / fittings, accessories

WoodWood materials, interior work, stairs, timber construction, facade systems, veneers

Growth on 200,000 m²
of exhibition space

200,000 m² of exhibition space—plenty of scope for you to put on a successful presentation. This industry gathering is also flanked by an exciting supporting program of inspiring lectures featuring high-ranking speakers. At BAU 2019 there were four key themes: “Digital: Processes + Architecture,” “Connected: Living + Working,” “Integrated: Systems + Construction” and “Smart: Building Technologies + Lighting.” Speakers like Ulrike Brandi, Professor Nathalie de Vries, Kai Uwe Bergmann, Professor Brian Cody and Professor Zhang Li attracted a lot of interest from BAU participants. The new key themes for BAU 2021 will be published on our website in April 2020 www.bau-muenchen.com

An investment in your future

Whether you decide for a row stand or an island stand, 20 m² or 200 m²—BAU provides the ideal space for you to showcase your products and services.

Row stand (one side open)
220.00 €/m²

Corner stand (two sides open)
230.00 €/m²

End stand (three sides open)
243.00 €/m²

Island stand (four sides open)
258.00 €/m²
Further information
can be found here:
prices and conditions

Perfect overview,
set out in 19 exhibition halls


Materials Concrete, sand-lime brick, roofing tiles and laminate flooring—the “A” Halls are traditionally all about building materials and innovations. Cost-efficiency and climate neutrality are a top priority.

Products Outstanding building technologies are the focus in the “B” Halls. Future-oriented building and facade systems, plus sophisticated energy and building technology showcase the future of building.

Themes User-comfort and safety are the foundation of the “C” Halls. Also on show here, along with lighting, smart building and building automation, is the section on BAU-IT, featuring sustainable solutions for the future of building.

BAU Exhibition Management

The BAU Exhibition Team:

Mirko Arend Exhibition Group Director

Tel.: +49 89 949-20110
Fax: +49 89 949-20119

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Markus Sporer Deputy Exhibition Director

Tel.: +49 89 949-20116
Fax: +49 89 949-20119

Halls B1, B2, B3, C1, C2, C3
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Jutta Öller Exhibition Manager

Tel.: +49 89 949-20127
Fax: +49 89 949-20119

Hall A4, West Entrance and East Entrance
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David Krebs Exhibition Manager

Tel.: +49 89 949-20115
Fax: +49 89 949-20119

Halls A1, A2, B6, C5, C6
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Katharina Fritsch Exhibition Manager

Tel.: +49 89 949-20126
Fax: +49 89 949-20119

Halls A3, A5, A6, B5 Save contact (VCF)

Mihaela Savu Exhibition Assistant

Tel.: +49 89 949-20175
Fax: +49 89 949-20119

Halls B4, C4
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BAU 2021
January 11–16, 2021

Opening hours
Monday–Friday: 09:30–18:00
Saturday: 09:30–17:00
Messe München

Messe München GmbH
81823 München, Germany
Tel.: +49 89 949-201 15/16/26/27
Fax: +49 89 949-201 19


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