Triennial trade fair in Munich attracts more than 620,000 visitors – the best result in its 65-year history
WITH more than 620,000 visitors from over 200 countries, the 2019 edition of bauma, the world’s leading trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines, construction vehicles and construction equipment, generated the best results in the event's 65-year history.
The number of visitors was up by around 40,000 on the total attendance during the previous show in 2016. More than 250,000 of the visitors came from countries outside Germany. The top 10 visitor countries after Germany were: Austria, Italy, Switzerland, France, the Netherlands, Russia, Sweden, the Czech Republic, Poland and Great Britain.
The trade fair also experienced a strong increase in visitors from outside Europe, especially from China, Australia and Japan. More than 5,500 visitors came from China alone.
Breaking even more records, with around 3,700 exhibitors from 63 countries filling an unprecedented 614,000 square metres of space, the 2019 event was the largest bauma ever held.