For the past 100 years, IBIE has been home to bakers looking to enhance their craft. At the largest event in the Western Hemisphere for the grain-based food industry, you’ll find the broadest selection of specialty suppliers, unique resources and dedicated education that cater to the specific needs of retail and artisan baking. That’s because IBIE is more than an event—it’s a community that works together and grows stronger through powerful partnerships with baking associations and publications focused on the same goals. And with IBIE’s unique commitment to reinvesting profits back into the industry, the event directly supports key initiatives like workforce development, consumer education and sustainability.
IBIE 2019 is custom-made for artisan and retail bakers, with expanded offerings that feed your passion and creativity in a growing market. The exhibit hall is a marketplace of healthy ingredients, innovative products, curated competitions, staged demonstrations from celebrity chefs and Certified Master Bakers, tastings, expert Q&A sessions, exhibitor demonstrations and much more. Come away inspired for growth in every aspect of the artisan business with a full track of sessions exploring best practices, better processes, marketing techniques, technical sessions and hands-on experiences. IBIE delivers a bigger opportunity to master your craft and a broader selection of options to produce high-quality, high-flavor goods that your customers love.
Turn your passion into profit by comparing new equipment and ingredient solutions, establishing relationships and getting business done with suppliers that cater to the retail and artisan baking market, including:
- Abel & Schafer
- ABI Ltd.
- Ardent Mills
- Bay State Milling Company
- Bread Bakers Guild of America
- Cascade Organic Flour
- Central Milling
- Dakota Specialty Milling
- Dawn Foods
- Diane Industries
- Gold Coast Ingredients
- Grain Craft
- King Arthur Flour
- Mecatherm S.A.
- Mondial Forni
- Rademaker USA
- Sottoriva America
- WP Bakery Group
IBIE’s world-class educational program offers the latest techniques and cutting-edge trends to inspire your creativity and increase your sales. IBIEducate sessions are presented by The French Pastry School, Bread Bakers Guild of America, American Society of Baking and other leaders, with topics including:
- Artisan Bread Baking Hands-On Demo
- Functional Bakery Applications for Ancient Grains Specialty Ingredients
- The Science of Artisan Bread Making
- Managing Changing Flour Quality
- The Resurgence of Rye
- The Future of Bread – Living Sourdough
- Enzymes and the Challenges in Artisan Bread Baking
- Sprouted Grains: How the Future of Baking is Germinating
- Troubleshooting Bread Products
- Lamination: Layering Artisan Quality with Commercial Efficiency
- Inspire, Innovate, Indulge with Chocolate!
Find the inspiration and expert insights you need to further your passion with new Artisan Marketplaces in the IBIE 2019 exhibit hall. These dedicated areas offer content curated for artisan and retail bakers, including special competitions, tastings, Q&A sessions with leading experts and demonstrations from Certified Master Bakers. Artisan Marketplaces are where you’ll celebrate your craft and discover new ways to grow your business, whether you’re learning what today’s customers think is the “best bread for the future,” enjoying a freshly baked loaf made to your specifications, listening to disruptors tell their stories or watching some of the most renown bakers in the industry do what they do best.
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