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(22 October 2023 - 26 October 2023 )
Location: Germany , Munich
Organizer: GHM

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IBA 2023 will be held between 22.10.2023 and 26.10.2023. Messe Munich will not feature Covid-19 safety measures. Italy does not have travel restrictions.


The triennial IBA is a premier international F&B trade fair. It is one of the central procurement platforms for the baking/confectionery sector. Founded in 1949, the event is held at Messe Munich for five days. It receives attendants such as bakers, pastry chefs, restaurateurs, café owners, and hoteliers. Caterers, food retailers, and business owners also attend. Artisans, hygiene inspectors, and nutritionists take part as well. So do sweet makers, wholesalers, shop owners and supply bakeries. Equipment manufacturers, confectioners, and teachers similarly attend. IBA is a trade fair that receives 1,373 exhibitors from 50 countries and 76,800 visitors from 173 nations.

The event features quite notable statistics. This includes 85% of the exhibitors considering it as the premier industry trade fair. 92% of the group similarly state that the event allows them to represent their wares and cultivate their company’s image. 86% of the participant group have achieved their business generation targets. The visitor group also shows the importance of the event. For instance, 82% have a substantial purchasing decision influence, and 67% represent a foreign country.

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IBA receives F&B, packaging, food processing, nutrition, health and wholesale participants. It is also attended by retail, manufacturing, education, HoReCa, furniture, air conditioning, refrigeration and logistics members. The services, work safety, IT, energy, laboratory, chemical and media industries likewise take part. IBA furthermore receives publishing, waste management and environmental protection industry members. Regulatory agencies similarly attend the trade show.

IBA features a diverse support programme with focus topics that reflect the latest industry themes. One notable sub-event is the comprehensive exhibition. The IBA Forum and the IBA Speakers Corner are also worth attending. The IBA Virtual Bakery Tours are also a must-attend. The German Championship of Master Bakers, the IBA-UIBC-Cup of Bakers, and the UIBC Junior Championship of World Confectioners are showstoppers as well. The Blog’N’Roll sub-event is also a must-attend.

Various market leaders attend IBA as exhibitors or speakers. These include Baker Perkins, Mondelez, Aryzta, Nestle, Pepsico, and Seebo also visit.

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Seek hotels for IBA before all the good deals are taken and land your dream price with Travel 2 Fairs Ltd. Tell us how many rooms you need, how much you are willing to spend, and where you want to be located. Travel 2 Fairs Ltd manages the rest. Book hotels close to Messe Munich and gain valuable access to public transport. We advise you on the best routes to take to the venue. Asides from affordable hotel accommodation for exhibitions, we also provide transport services. One way to travel to your hotel is to have a rent-a-car wait for you at the airport. Another is to schedule an airport transfer in both directions.

Due to the corona pandemic (COVID-19), trade fair and event information may be obsolete. You can get more information from the organiser.







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