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The Latest News on COVID

October 12th – October 15th, 2022 are the official dates for the upcoming edition of BI-MU. This year the decision has been made to co-host the trade fair alongside XYLEXPO to create a powerful comeback by pairing these complementary events. This will increase the overall volume of visitors – a strong sign that trade fairs and exhibitions are not going anywhere even during the pandemic. Organisers are confident in their safety concept. The fieramilano Rho has taken all precautions necessary. The COVID-19 health and safety protocols cover mandatory masking, a frequent cleaning schedule, disinfection points, social distancing and crowd control.

A Brief Overview of BI-MU

BI-MU is the main and most important Italian exhibition dedicated to the industry of metalworking and machine tools. The international trade fair wins over exhibitors and visitors with its exciting information programme, dedication to innovation and access to a rich product portfolio. Perfect to expand into new markets, BI-MU supercharges exhibitors’ opportunities to make sales! 

It’s easy to book hotels for BI-MU and keep within budget at the same time. GETA ltd plans every single detail of your business trip to Milan, Italy. Economy accommodation or luxury suits, we do it all and tailor your hotel reservation during BI-MU to your tastes and needs. Save time getting to the trade fair and stay at reasonably priced hotels close to fieramilano Rho. GETA ltd is a well-known name in the business travel sector. 

Why Your Visit Is Worth It

Italy has the reputation as one of the top five machine tool consuming countries in the world and a big source of investment. If you want to make a name for yourself and enjoy a strong reputation, this is where you should definitely invest. The numbers for the 2020 edition speak for themselves, and it’s important to point that the 2020 event was at the peak of the pandemic: 

  • 350+ exhibitors 
  • 9000+ trade visitors
  • 27 countries 
  • 100,000+ expected visitors in 2022

Industry Profile 

Organised every two years in October, BI-MU dedicates itself to the latest cutting-edge technology and innovations across all related fields in metalworking, machine tools and manufacturing. The international trade fair operates out of the fieramilano Rho in Milan, Italy. Italy is known as one of the top countries in the world for metalworking, which gives it a competitive advantage for all exhibitors and trade visitors. Another strength is its long history. The very first edition was held in 1958 and since then it’s continued to steadily grow. Visitors are attracted to BI-MU due to its big product portfolio. The show is divided into 5 exhibition zones - BI-MU Digital, RobotHeart, BI-MU Logistics, piùAdditive and Metrology & Testing.

Who Are You Going to Meet? 

Seize the opportunity to reach new markets in Europe, North America, and Central and East Asia. BI-MU is a major global meeting point for top-tier buyers and investors from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, the UK, the Netherlands, Sweden, India, South Korea and China. Together they represent all the major industries - IoT, electronics, IT & consulting; industrial machinery; aerospace & aircraft; chemical, pharma & medical; food & packaging; energy; design and luxury. You’ll be in great company with long-term exhibitors like RENISHAW, ABB ROBOTICS ITALIA, FANUC ITALIA, LUCAS, ROBOTECO ITALARGON, STAUBLI, TIESSE ROBOT and UNIVERSAL ROBOTS. BI-MU consistently maintains a high satisfaction rate of 95% and is the primary platform for visitors to make purchases and research new products. 82% of all trade visitors are involved in purchasing directly.  

Past editions

BI-MU 2020

14.10.2020 - 17.10.2020



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How to get to BI-MU

On Foot

On Foot

from Milan Central Station - too far away

from Malpensa Airport - too far away


By Car

from Milan Central Station - 38 min car ride (17.4km)

from Malpensa Airport 39 min ride


By Public Transport

from Milano Centrale Railway Station take an RV train (2024 Torino Porta Nuova) fro 9 min to Rho Fiera Milano Station and then walk another 12 min

from Malpensa Airport there is no suitable transportation

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