The organizers of BAU China are Messe München and its subsidiary Messe Muenchen Shanghai Co., Ltd.

Reputable international partners and authoritative local partners establish the link with the Chinese market, guaranteeing a high-quality program of related events and, in doing so, they pave the way for uniquely high-quality trade visitors.

BAU is the world’s leading trade fair for architecture, materials and systems in the construction industry. After half a century of successful development in Munich, this leading brand has expanded to China—to the place where the business of building is really booming.

BAU’s well-known partners and long-standing partners establish ties to the Chinese market, guaranteeing the high quality of the supporting program and, in doing so, they enhance the quality of the trade visitors:

Guided by


The Architectural Society of China

As an academic community composed of professionals of architectural science and technology in Shanghai, an independently corporation registered under the approval of the Ministry of Civil Affairs and one of members of Shanghai Association for Science & Technology, the Architectural Society of Shanghai China (abbreviation: ASSC) has been always guided and supported by the Architectural Society of China and Shanghai Municipal Commission of Housing and Urban-Rural Development and Management. ASSC was founded in 1953. Over the past 60 years, it attracted numerous excellent experts and elites in such fields as city planning, architecture, structure, machine electricity, construction and municipal construction.


China Civil Engineering Society

China Civil Engineering Society (CCES), founded in 1912 by Zhan Tianyou, was formerly known as the China Society of Engineers (Civil Engineering Professional Committee). It focuses on cross-industry and inter-departmental national civil engineering science and technology work established according to law. The national academic mass group is part of the China Science and Technology Association and is affiliated with the Ministry of Construction. Under the guidance of the Ministry of Construction and the Ministry of Communications, CCES conducts cross-industry, cross-departmental, and interdisciplinary academic activities in the field of civil engineering.



As a service provider in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development and international education work, we are dedicated to shaping a future worth living around the world. GIZ has over 50 years of experience in a wide variety of areas, including economic development and employment promotion, energy and the environment, and peace and security.


Association of German Architects (BDA)

Since its founding in 1903, the Association of German Architects (BDA) has been committed to elevating and improving the function and meaning of architecture in service of society and the environment. The more than 5,000 members of the BDA are among the leading independent architects in Germany. Their track record of success speaks for itself: every third Euro invested in German construction is invested in a project involving a BDA architect. The BDA appoints only members whose character and work meet strict criteria; appointment in the BDA is both an honour and a recognition of high-quality work.

Organized by


Messe München

Messe München GmbH is the operator of the Neue Messe München exhibition center, the ICM Internationales Congress Center München and the MOC Veranstaltungscenter München. The exhibition area consists of 18 halls with a total of 200,000 m2 space and additional 414,000 m2 of outdoor area, making Messe München the holder of the by far largest outdoor area of all exhibition companies in Germany. Messe München organizes some 40 trade fairs for capital and consumer goods and key high-tech-industries in Munich and abroad.


MMU BAU Fenestration Co., Ltd.

BAU China is Asia's leading trade fair for building system solutions, high-end technologies and materials. With the purpose of providing the Asian market with high-end building products and system solutions, BAU China is regarded as one of the  most professional and influential shows in the building industry, as well as the best platform for overseas companies to expand their business in Asia.


China Construction Metal Structure Association

China Construction Metal Structure Association (abbreviated as CCMSA) was established in August of 1981 in Beijing. CCMSA has its registration approved by the Ministry of Civil Affairs as the sole industry association in the construction metal structure materials field. It runs under the guidance of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (MOHURD) and under the scrutiny of the Ministry of Civil Affairs in business. CCMSA is a non-profit organization that is voluntarily formed by such enterprises engaged in the field of fenestrations, curtain walls, steel structures in construction, heating and heat elimination equipments, construction fasteners, construction mold and scaffolds, fittings for windows and doors, photovoltaic products for constructions, drainage equipments for constructions, related products that may match the above products and some service companies and related institutions (research and design institutions, universities, colleges, etc.). There are 3,320 existing members and 54 full-time staff in this association. 

Supported by


China Real Estate Chamber of Commerce

China Real Estate Chamber of Commerce (CRECC) is a Class I national non-governmental organization, overseen by the All-China Federation of Industry & Commerce (ACFIC) and registered with the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People's Republic of China. CRECC represents the common interests of China's real estate industry with its mission to promote sustainable growth of the real estate sector. China Real Estate Chamber of Commerce has over 5,000 members consisting of leading real estate developers, building material suppliers, design companies and financial institutions, with the developers accounting for 70% of its membership. The chamber has over 30 local chapters including Hong Kong, as well as 12 specialized committees with specific focal areas such as design, finance, senior living and commercial real estate.


The Architectural Society Of Shanghai China

As an academic community composed of professionals of architectural science and technology in Shanghai, an independently corporation registered under the approval of the Ministry of Civil Affairs and one of members of Shanghai Association for Science & Technology, the Architectural Society of Shanghai China (abbreviation: ASSC) has been always guided and supported by the Architectural Society of China and Shanghai Municipal Commission of Housing and Urban-Rural Development and Management. ASSC was founded in 1953. Over the past 60 years, it attracted numerous excellent experts and elites in such fields as city planning, architecture, structure, machine electricity, construction and municipal construction.



The German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB) has more than 1,100 industry members in Germany and around the world. Its main goal is to draw attention to the fact that sustainable building is not only necessary but also possible. To achieve this, the DGNB works together with both scientists and experts to transfer knowledge via events, the media, and training. Furthermore, the DGNB issues certificates for sustainable buildings and has developed an international standard regarding the certification process for sustainable buildings, and additionally enables planners to build in a sustainable, high quality as well as cost-efficient manner.



Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization. Seventeen research institutes of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft form the Fraunhofer Building Innovation Alliance. With 22 locations in Germany, the United States, Italy and a total research budget of approx. €240 million an effective research pool in the field of construction has been created. 
The Fraunhofer Building Innovation Alliance’s portfolio, which addresses small, mediumsized as well as large actors in the building sector, is extensive and offers integral system solutions. Its aim is to act as an interface between the economy, research and politics.


ift Rosenheim

ift Rosenheim is a European notified testing, surveillance and certification body that is internationally accredited according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025. Its focus is on the practiceoriented, holistic and rapid testing and classification of all characteristics of windows, facades, doors, gates, glass and building materials. It aims to bring about sustained improvements in product quality, design and technology and in standardization and research. A Certification by ift Rosenheim ensures acceptance throughout Europe. The ift also sees the dis92 semination of knowledge as an obligatory part of its work. As an independent institute, the ift enjoys special status in the media, and its publications document the current state of the art. 


econet china | German Industry & Commerce Greater China

econet china is the only industry initiative for promoting German know-how for sustainability in China. Coordinated by the German Industry and Commerce Greater China, it serves as an information, networking and marketing platform. It supports German SMEs in the sectors of building, energy and environment that are interested in entering the market, strengthening their company’s position and exploring business opportunities in China. With more than 10 years of experience, econet china offers a wide range of services which contribute strongly to the business success of German greentech companies in China. From market intelligence to general marketing coverage, from project leads to networking events, from tailor-made activities to technology trainings, we can match the specific needs of the German greentech companies with the targeted industry stakeholders throughout the country.

Industry partners



The Hörmann Group is an internationally-oriented, fast growing company. Gates, doors, frames, and operators are manufactured for the markets in Europe, North America, and Asia at highly specialized factories. Employing more than 6,000 staff, this 100% family-owned company has achieved over one billion euros in sales. A tight network of more than 80 company- owned subsidiaries and numerous authorized dealers in over 30 countries ensures proximity to customers.



Founded in 1970 in Fuldabruck/Kassel, Germany, Technoform Group is one of the world's renowned providers in the field of plastic extrusion. The company's core technology is precision plastic extrusion for different applications and the industry. Technoform BAUTEC, a member of Technoform Group, is focusing on delivering top quality, service and support in the production of fiber glass reinforced polyamide 6.6 (PA66 GF) for the thriving global building industry. 


Sino-German Ecopark

Orientation: Established by the Chinese and German governments, Sino-German Ecopark is the first demonstration cooperation project for sustainable development.

Development Planning: With the volume ratio of 0.65, Sino-German Ecopark’s planned population is about 60,000.

Industrial Cooperation: Sino-German Ecopark has green industries such as energy saving, environmental protection, environmental building materials, high end equipment manufacturing, new energy applications and other emerging industries, modern service industries such as science and technology research and development and culture sports.

Sino-German Ecopark has been successively evaluated to be National Low Carbon Pilot Cities, National Intelligent Manufacturing Demonstration Park, National Livable Environment Award, National Smart City Pilot, National Green Ecological Demonstration Area and so on.

Established in 2011, as the main body of the Sino-German Ecopark's market-oriented operation and the carrier of development and construction, Sino-German United Group fully participates in various work such as planning and design, external promotion, investment promotion, infrastructure construction, operation and management.


Supporting program partners



The publishing house Bauverlag is the biggest provider of specialist information about architecture and building in the German language. Bauverlag can cover all relevant target groups with its portfolio of trade journals, and many of its journals are market leaders in their respective sectors.
Additionally, Bauverlag is a well-known organizer of conferences and forums with a worldwide network. For example, Bauverlag organizes the top architecture forum within BAU in Munich for the entire six days of BAU, including top international architects as speakers, such as Bent van Berkel (UNStudio), Patrik Schumacher (Zaha Hadid) or Prof. Brian Cody (Institute for Buildings and Energy).



WA was founded in October 1980. It is directed by Tsinghua University and closely cooperates with the BIAD (Beijing Institute of Architectural Design). With a total circulation of over 50,000 issues per month, WA is the largest architectural magazine in China. WA is bilingual, published monthly, and distributed worldwide.

In addition, besides publishing the journal, WA also hosts lectures, a monthly forum series on "Thinking Architecture" and organizes various exhibitions and competitions. In 2002, WA set up the bi-annual WA Award for Chinese Architecture (WAACA), which became China's most prestigious architectural award.


European Precast Concrete Federation

BIBM (from the French name "Bureau International du Béton Manufacturé") was founded in Bruxelles, Belgium in 1954. It represents the interests of the precast concrete industry at the European level. The aims of the assocation are  improving the market conditions as well as the accessbility to raw materials. Its members are the national precast concrete industry associations from European countries.


German Roof Association

The German Roof Association is an employer organisation which counts approximately 7.500 member companies. It represents the roofers's interest both on national and international level and works out rules and regulations regarding the whole working process. They also participate in the organisation of the trade fair DACH+HOLZ International .