Sept. 3, 2015

600 exhibitors from 40 countries now registered

  • Live demonstrations and supporting program
  • Co-location with IFAT Environmental Technology Forum Africa

In just a few days’ time doors will open on Africa’s premier trade fair for construction and mining machinery – BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA. The second edition of this International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines and Construction Vehicles takes place at the Johannesburg Expo Centre (JEC) from September 15 to 18, 2015.

Benefits of advance registration

Visitors can register online now for the trade fair, at:, and benefit from a range of advantages. Significantly, visitors who register in advance have free entry to BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA on all days of the trade fair, and have use of the complimentary coaches from central points in Sandton and Rosebank. The latest information on times and routes can be found at:

Another advantage of online registration is the chance to take part in the BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA Business Matchmaking Program. Here visitors can match with the business profiles of other participants and select those they would like to connect with at the trade fair. The program allows participants to pre-arrange meetings with exhibitors and other visitors and manage their own meetings schedule. For further information on the Business Matchmaking Program take a look at the website:

International pavilions of exhibitors

Visitors are advised to plan early to get the most out of what’s on offer at BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA. The organizers are expecting over 20,000 visitors to attend. Around 600 companies from 40 countries will be showcasing their innovations to an up-and-coming African market on 68,000 square meters of exhibition space. The event has wide international appeal – it features eleven national and international pavilions. A list of exhibitors is available at: For further information on the pavilions go to:


Apart from the products and services presented by the exhibitors at their stands, the participants of BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA can look forward to a range of other highlights. Various manufacturers will be presenting their machinery and equipment live in the demonstration area. In addition, an extensive supporting program featuring country and industry specials will be introduced for the first time and the annual congress of Master Builders South Africa will be hosted alongside BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA. For further details on the individual events log onto:

IFAT Environmental Technology Forum Africa

Of particular interest, is the fact that BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA is co-located with IFAT Environmental Technology Forum Africa – Water, Sewage, Refuse and Recycling – Solutions for the Mining and Construction Industry. This Forum brings together suppliers and users of innovative solutions and technologies for the treatment of water, waste water, sewage, refuse and recycling. Further information on the forum is available at:

Click here to gain advance accreditation as journalist ahead of BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA.

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BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA, International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines and Construction Vehicles, is the biggest event for the sector in Africa—it covers an exhibition area of 68,000 square meters. The premiere of bauma Africa in September 2013 attracted 754 exhibitors from 38 countries and 14,700 visitors from over 100 countries. BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA takes place on a three-year cycle: the next edition is from September 15 to 18, 2015, at the Johannesburg Expo Centre (JEC).

Construction machinery trade shows of Messe München

Organizing trade shows for the international construction machinery sector is a core competence of Messe München. Its portfolio includes not only the world´s leading trade show, bauma in Munich, and the brand event bauma China in Shanghai—it also cooperates with the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) in the organization of bC India in India and BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA in Johannesburg.

Messe München

Messe München is one of the world’s leading trade-show companies. It organizes some 40 trade shows for capital and consumer goods and key high-tech industries in Munich alone. 14 of those events are number 1 in the world in their respective industries. Each year more than 30,000 exhibitors and some two million visitors take part in events held at the Messe München trade-fair center, the ICM – Internationales Congress Center München and the MOC Veranstaltungscenter München. In addition, Messe München International organizes trade shows in China, India, Turkey and South Africa. Messe München has a global business presence with affiliates in Europe, Asia and Africa and more than 60 foreign representatives serving more than 100 countries.

About the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)

AEM is the North American-based international trade group representing the off-road equipment manufacturing industry. AEM is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with offices in the world capitals of Washington, D.C., Ottawa and Beijing. It represents more than 850 companies in the agriculture, construction, forestry, mining and utility sectors. AEM has an ownership stake in and/or manages several world-class exhibitions, including CONEXPO-CON/AGG, one of the world’s largest gathering places for the construction and construction materials industries.