BAU, an absolute must for tradesmen

Any building tradesman who wants to succeed must be ready to face the latest challenges. BAU gives tradesmen the best overview of practical innovations. This is where global market leaders, proven SMEs and innovative newcomers present their latest products—often in hands-on demonstrations.

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Good reasons for every tradesman to attend BAU

There are plenty of good reasons for every tradesman to attend BAU. Here are the five most important:
  • Products you can touch
    Some products you just have to see and touch yourself. You can't make the right choice based on pictures and technical specifications. At BAU, you can see and even try out all products and materials yourself.
  • On familiar terms with the latest products and materials
    When it comes to the latest products and techniques, rapid change places greater demands on building tradesman. In many cases, solutions that met the highest standards yesterday may not even be competitive tomorrow. BAU gives you a first-hand look at the latest materials and techniques. It helps you stay on the cutting edge so you can give your customers forward-looking advice.
  • Interdisciplinary information—Your competitive edge
    The only way to get outstanding results in a construction project is if all trades work together hand in hand and support one another mutually. BAU is the perfect place to gather information about developments in specific trades that affect your work. You can only give your customers competent and professional advice with specialized knowledge that goes beyond your own area of expertise.
  • Direct comparison of nearly all market leaders
    Almost all leading manufacturers, plenty of small and medium-sized enterprises as well as interesting newcomers are at BAU, which makes it the perfect place to directly compare their products. You are guaranteed to find the right solution for your project.
  • Tradesmen Meet: meet, inform, experience more
    Tradesmen Meet and the Tradesmen Meet Forum in hall C6 has been established as an important hub for building tradesmen for quite some time. Experts use the forum to pass on valuable tips and assistance for everyday work situations: Whether it comes to social media, construction law or modern heating technology and building insulation—all relevant topics are covered. Other events at the trade-fair center such as the training camp of the German Building Professionals national team also bear the Tradesmen Meet name.
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Exhibition sectors at BAU

All key building trades and materials at a single location: The range of exhibits at BAU, broken down according to building materials, products and...

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Opening hours of BAU 2023

BAU's opening hours for the public and at the press centers.

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Facts & Figures

Positive feedback about the World's Leading Trade Fair BAU from exhibitors and visitors. Find out how enthusiastic BAU's participants are.

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