bauma Africa renamed: BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA

A strong partnership encourages new trade-show name to reflect Messe Munchen and AEM cooperation.

*New dates: September 15 to 18, 2015 in Johannesburg

The first event was held under the name of bauma Africa, and it celebrated a successful premiere with 754 exhibitors from 38 countries and 14,700 visitors from over 100 countries. As part of their cooperation on international construction machinery events, Messe München and AEM announced at bauma in 2013 their intention to set up a joint venture in Africa. This joint venture will be organizing the upcoming trade show as BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA. The event will retain the current successful exhibition team and its CEO Elaine Crewe.

Eugen Egetenmeir, Managing Director of Messe München, explains: "Both partners have agreed on the new event name of BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA. This new, joint name reflects the close and trusting cooperation between Messe München and AEM."

Dennis Slater, President of AEM, comments: "Africa offers tremendous opportunities for North American companies in particular. We are pleased to be supporting our members as they enter or expand in this market."

The next edition of the International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines and Construction Vehicles will be held from September 15 and 18, 2015, in Johannesburg. The event venue will be announced soon.

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