digitalBAU –Trade show for digital solutions in the construction industry

The first digitalBAU took place in Cologne from February 11 to 13, 2020 and has provided significant impetus to digitization in the building industry. This new platform for software companies and industry was the result of a collaboration between Messe München and BVBS – Bundesverband Bausoftware and is a future-oriented format for the construction industry.

The portfolio covers the entire value chain for digital planning, construction and maintenance of buildings, as well as trends in automation. From February 11 to 13, 2020, at the trade fair center in Cologne, the building software sector will be coming together for a three-day event for the second time. This new trade fair for digital solutions in the building sector is an opportunity for you: Come and present your innovations at this exciting showcase for the digital future of building.

Exhibition details

Date February 15–17, 2022
Event location Exhibition Centre Cologne
Exhibition space ~ 25.000 m²
Rotation Every two years (in the interim years of BAU Munich)
Organizer Messe München and the BVBS – Bundesverband Bausoftware

Review digitalBAU 2020

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These are the highlights

  • Planning: Digital urban development and networking, virtual reality, augmented reality
  • Implementation: Digitalization of construction machinery, digital trades
  • Maintenance: Intelligent building technology / smart home: communication technology, access control systems, security systems, energy engineering, light control, mobility, digitalization, facility management
  • Automation: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Industry 4.0

Further information on the exhibition areas and the conference programme on the trends of digitalisation in the construction industry are available on


Impressions digitalBAU 2020

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Impressions digitalBAU 2020

Matthias Strauss
Matthias Strauss
Exhibition Director
Messegelände, 81823 München
Stefanie Schäfer
Stefanie Schäfer
Exhibition Assistant
Messegelände, 81823 München
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Christine Uhlemann
Project Assistant digitalBAU
Messegelände, 81823 München
+49 89 949-9720124
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