Bavarian Industry Association

A strong Community

The Bavarian Industry Association (vbw—Vereinigung der Bayerischen Wirtschaft e. V.) is the voluntary, cross-industrial, interest group of Bavarian industry. We represent the interests of the Bavarian industry and provide support through our expertise and experience, our partners and networks as well as through our projects, programmes and our comprehensive range of services.

For detailed information please see the German site.

Driving force

Driving force

Our members represent the whole spectrum of Bavarian industries. This strengthens our political influence. Together, we lend a distinctive profile to the Bavarian economy.

  • We are the central point of contact for policy makers.
  • We pool the competence and experience of the Bavarian business community and actively contribute to our pluralistic society.
  • Together with our members we develop the political base for decision-making.
  • We communicate facts, the economy's demands and positions to political decision makers, society and governmental administration, as well as to the media and the public.
  • We inform and advise our member associations and companies and initiate an intensive exchange of ideas and experiences.

A short selection of our members

A short selection of our members

  • Bavarian metalworking and electric industry
  • Bavarian paper-mills
  • Bavarian sawmill and woodworking industry
  • Textile and apparel industry
  • BMW AG
  • German glass industry
  • Insurance companies in Germany
  • Bavarian agriculture and forestry
  • Bavarian utility companies
  • Independent professions
  • Food industry
  • Association of Bavarian Brewers
  • E.ON Energie AG
  • Flughafen München GmbH (Munich Airport GmbH)
  • Alliance of the self-employed
  • Print and media in Bavaria
  • State association of wholesale and foreign trade
  • Bavarian skilled crafts
  • Material recycling in Bavaria
  • Bavarian plastics industry
  • German engineering industry
  • Private hospitals in Bavaria
  • Knorr Bremse AG
  • Messe München GmbH (Munich Trade Fair Corporation)
  • Bavarian transport and logistics companies
  • System catering
  • Webasto AG
  • Allianz
  • German film & television producers
  • German Dialog Marketing Association
  • Bavarian Local Broadcasting Association

More about vbw

The most important information about the vbw at a glance.



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