Bauma’s Record Numbers
By Ian Cameron17 April 2019
|Bauma 2019 attracted record numbers of visitors and exhibitors, organisers have revealed.
There were more than 620,000 visitors from over 200 countries at the trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines, construction vehicles and construction equipment – the best results in the exhibition’s 65-year history.
The number of visitors rose by about 40,000 over the total produced during the previous event in 2016. More than 250,000 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 attendance from overseas visitors, organisers added. Significant gains in this group were produced by China, Australia and Japan. More than 5,500 visitors came from China alone. The number of exhibitors totalled about 3,700 from 63 countries in 614,000 square meters of space.