iba, as leading trade fair, has been the meeting place for experts of the bakery, pastry, and snack trade since 1949. It is the platform for innovations from the entire trade and provides a complete overview of all novelties on the market.

The most successful companies from artisan bakeries, via wholesale bakeries, through to the industrial solution meet up here. iba is the international meeting place for bakers, pastry chefs, restaurateurs, café owners, hotel professionals, and caterers as well as decision makers from the food retail market.

Facts & figures:

  • 1,309 exhibitors from 57 countries
  • 77,814 visitors from 167 countries
  • Frequency: Every three years


Thanks to digitisation a new generation organises bakeries and pastry shops, plans the deployment of employees or controls production in a complete new way. iba shows the opportunities offered by digitisation!



At iba, young and innovative companies were exhibiting at the joint stand of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) "made in Germany". The innovative power of these companies was amazing.

Who are the best bakers and confectioners in the world? Get a view of the best at the iba.UIBC.CUP! The competitions will give you a feel for the art of baking and confectionery. Here you find all dates and timetables at a glance.



iba 2018 takes place from 15. - 19. September:

Sat - Wed: 09:30 a.m. - 06:00 p.m.
Thu: 09:30 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Visitor Support:
P +49 89 189 149 556

All the innovations and solutions for snack and beverage concepts are bundled in the iba.TO GO! action area in Hall B3.


Bäcker in ihrem Element

The range of exhibits at iba covers every topic and trend around bakery, confectionery and snacks. From baking and pastry-making equipment through baking agents to packaging Solutions – iba combines all sectors of the baking industry.


Company tour at bakery Traublinger

Go along to the iba seminars and get training in specific areas. Experts will be on-hand to impart their useful knowledge to you. Prefer to see things in action? Exclusive bakery tours open only to you, the iba 2018 visitor, will allow you to get 'up close and personal' and get your own view of things.


Information about the fair, information about directions, traffic, and much more. Here you can find all PDF documents to download.


At iba, a multimedia experience show in Hall B3 will premiere. From Munich, visitors can have a look at the top bakeries on a national and international level. With the help of virtual reality glasses and 360-degree videos.


Packaging solutions and processes will be exhibited in Hall B1: iba.OPERATE! PACKAGING & PROCESSING SOLUTIONS.



For iba 2018, we created a solution directory where you quickly find exhibitors who offer products and services to your needs:

Energy efficiency & sustainability
Hygiene & product quality
Packaging & logistics
"Free from" - Raw materials and ingredients
All categories

The iba.FORUM in Hall B3 is the ideal opportunity to learn important and interesting information about the baking industry. In your role as a visitor or exhibitor, why not make the most of this opportunity to add to your knowledge and skills in the iba.FORUM?


The Oktoberfest tent at iba can also be visited in 2018 directly from the trade fair site, so why not celebrate with the exhibitors and get to know your business partners a little better, in a setting that is conducive to having a good time.


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