As the largest, most comprehensive baking industry event in the Western hemisphere, IBIE delivers a fresh perspective on business, operations and creativity for every role, every segment and every goal. Targeted educational opportunities allow you to gain valuable ideas and strategies to improve your product, optimize your production and increase your sales and profits—presented in a structured way so you can implement them immediately.
Think big ideas. Think broad solutions. Think IBIE for the information and training you need to succeed.
ADVANCE YOUR BUSINESS AND CAREER
Select from more than 100 sessions to connect with experts and innovators who will lead focused training sessions, and share best practices with other industry professionals experiencing the same opportunities and challenges. IBIE’s comprehensive program is divided into specialized tracks addressing the hottest topics across the spectrum, including retail and food service, business management and marketing, ingredient trends and formulations, hands-on cake and pastry decorating, tortilla production and much more.
BRING NEW IDEAS TO THE TABLE
And save time in your schedule to check out dozens of continuous live demos right on the show floor, featuring celebrity chefs and big-name baking pros showing you the latest techniques, revealing expert tips and showcasing cutting-edge trends to inspire your creativity and turn your passion into profit. You’re guaranteed to pick up valuable ideas that will sharpen your skills and set your products apart from the rest.
EXPLORE UNIQUE TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
Other dedicated learning opportunities include the return of Fresh Take Talks, a series of brief presentations from influential thought leaders sharing their perspectives on consumer, nutrition and industry trends; the co-located TIA Technical Conference addressing operation skills, safety regulations, quality control, plant efficiency and best practices to capitalize on the fast-growing tortilla market; and RPIA’s Business of Baking for Beginners workshop, connecting new businesspeople with Certified Master Bakers, who share their tricks of the trade and answer questions.
New for 2019!
There will be a full day of education before the exhibit hall opens, providing even more opportunities to move your operation forward—and a great opportunity to bring multiple people from your organization to increase your return on investment.