Since its premiere in 2002, bauma China has been expanded in close collaboration between the organizer Messe München International and leading industry associations to become the largest construction equipment trade fair in Asia. bauma China, which will be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Center in China November 21- 24, 2006, will occupy 140,000 sqm. this year. This is 40 percent more compared to the previous event in 2004. This is split between approximately 100,000 sqm. of open-air exhibition grounds and about 40,000 sqm. of hall space.