BAU in numbers: Exhibitors and visitors

BAU's exhibitors

The exhibitors are a very special attraction at BAU. Both quantitatively and qualitatively. Over 2,100 exhibitors from 45 countries were represented in 17 exhibition halls at BAU in 2017. One-third of them were from abroad. Here is a look at how international BAU is:

Outstanding solutions: Top 10 international exhibitors
1. Italy 128 6. Poland 35
2. Austria 107 7. Netherlands 31
3. Turkey 50 8. Spain 30
4. Switzerland 47 9. China 27
5. Belgium 36 10. Czech Republic 19

Source: Exhibitor database—Data-Warehouse

Our survey showed that the exhibitors reached the objectives that they had set for themselves. Exhibitors gave BAU top marks across the board.

Visitors at BAU 2017

More than a quarter of a million people attended BAU during the six days of the fair, nearly one-third of them were from abroad. That clearly demonstrates one thing: BAU is at home in Germany, a leading event in Europe, and the global standard.

Good for business: Top 10 international visitors
1. Austria 12,103 6. Czech Republic 2,524
2. Switzerland 5,501 7. Poland 2,434
3. Italy 5,491 8. China 2,268
4. Turkey 3,179 9. Slovenia 2,217
5. Russian Federation 2,935 10. UK 2,038

Source: Visitor registration BAU 2017

Global leader: Visitors from 5 continents
1. EU (excl. Germany) 49,577 5. North America 1,206
2. Rest of Europe 16,463 6. Africa 1,042
3. South, East and Central Asia 7,585 7. South and Central America 628
4. Middle East 3,807 8. Australia/Oceania 473

Number of visitors at BAU 2017 by continent.
Source: Visitor registration BAU 2017

Momentous. Increasingly international

Trade visitors according to branch of industry

Trade visitors according to branch of industry

Trade visitors according to branch of industry

Gathering for decision-makers

Gathering for decision-makers

Our survey of participants revealed that visitors not only came in large numbers, they also reached the objectives that they had set. They gave BAU top marks in all categories.