Washington, D.C.— BNP Media will once again join forces with the International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE), commonly known as the Baking Expo™ and the Western Hemisphere’s largest baking industry event, as the Gold Media Sponsor for the 2019 event scheduled for September 7-11 in Las Vegas, NV. Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery, a BNP Media title, will also partner with the triennial event to sponsor IBIE’s BEST in Baking Program.
BNP Media is one of the leading publishers in the grain-based food industry. As the Gold Media Sponsor, they will provide print and online promotional opportunities, support for targeted marketing activities and onsite programming. BNP Media will also work closely with IBIE to convey news and reports of show developments in print and electronic communications.
“IBIE continues to leverage viable business partnerships to assist in our efforts to communicate the value and importance of attending this important industry event,” said Joe Turano, president of Turano Baking Company. “Our partnership with BNP Media provides us with the opportunity to maximize our reach to a more diverse audience of potential attendees, which benefits the entire industry.”
IBIE selected BNP Media due to its commitment to and reputation for delivering timely, relevant news to leaders in volume baking and snack food manufacturing. BNP Media’s portfolio includes print and online magazines like Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery, Refrigerated & Frozen Foods, Candy Industry and Industria Alimenticia.
Turano commented, “This partnership gives IBIE access to international and domestic markets in the grain-based food industry, providing us the opportunity to expand the show and support product and innovation discovery across the industry.”
Additionally, Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery will serve as the official media sponsor for IBIE’s BEST in Baking Program, which expands this year to recognize suppliers and bakers who are making advances in sustainability, workforce development, sanitation and product innovation.
The 700,000 sq. ft. event will showcase the industry’s latest technologies, equipment and new product introductions as well as offer cutting-edge seminars, demonstrations and networking events. Visit www.bakingexpo.com for more information.
IBIE, sponsored by the American Bakers Association (ABA), the Baking Equipment Manufacturers and Allieds (BEMA) and the Retail Bakers of America (RBA), is recognized worldwide as the grain-based food industry’s largest, most comprehensive trade event. A “working show,” where millions of dollars of business is conducted daily, IBIE brings the entire professional baking community together, offering the complete range of equipment, supply and ingredient solutions and showcasing the newest baking technology in 700,000 net square feet. The triennial event will next be held in Las Vegas, Nevada on September 8-11, 2019, with a full day of education on September 7.