Preparation checklist for visiting iba


  • iba trade catalogue will be available at the trade fair, as well as the artisan handicraft guide and the SnackGuide.
  • Pack laptop, netbook, iPad, smartphone and necessary chargers, pens, notebooks, business cards, and name badge. Free WiFi access will be available at the trade fair.


  • Guarantee best ticket price by buying online. Vouchers can also be redeemed here.

Plan your trip

  • Book accommodation from a choice of hotels.
  • Organise travel, taking advantage of the best offers on the iba website.
  • Gather together travel documents for the train, bus, or flight: a shuttle bus is available from the airport directly to the trade fair grounds, and from the train station it is only a 20-minute ride to the iba on the underground line U2 (disembarking at Messestadt West or Messestadt Ost).

Before iba 2018

Do not forget:

  • Pack a camera. A city map of Munich is available for free at the trade fair!
  • Pack appropriate clothing and (comfortable) shoes.

The most important at the end:

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