Case Study Munich Fair

Hosting Europe‘s biggest construction fair 'bauma'

Customer Challenge

  • 530.000 visitors from 200 countries in one week
  • 3.420 exhibitors from 57 countries
  • High traffic peaks in the 2 hours before the fairground opens
  • Additional traffic during Munich rush hour times

APCOA Solution

Munich bauma
  • Operate additional 18 temporary car parks facilities around the fair showground
  • Mobile payment  with onsite staff
  • Guides directing drivers to keep quick and constant traffic flow
  • 4.600 spaces in permanent multistorey  car park and temporary 18.000 spaces
  • Parking hostesses for customer support

APCOA Results

Munich bauma
  • Handling of overall 116.000 cars, 3.000 buses in one week
  • Up to 20.000 cars per day
  • Handling of up to  9.000 cars per hour
  • Over 260 people onsite
  • No traffic jams and cars queuing back onto motorway and major roads
  • Optimum capacity utilisation eg. 5.000 cars on multistorey car park  (4.600 spaces)


Munich, Germany

Fair & Exhibition Parking

Event Parking Management, Parking Management


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