IBIE 2022 Call For Speakers
Share ingenious ideas and expertise with the global baking community.
IBIEducate will deliver a cutting-edge program at IBIE 2022, and we want you to be a part of it! IBIEducate provides world-class education for wholesale and retail baking professionals as part of IBIE, the largest, most comprehensive baking industry event in the Western Hemisphere. We’re seeking experts like you to present information in creative, compelling ways that engage our audience.
If you’re interested in presenting a classroom session, hands-on workshop, 20-minute presentations, or demonstration, please read on for topic areas, submittal instructions and submission timeline.
We are seeking insightful presenters for hot topics like:
- Workforce – hiring, development and retention
- Cannabis and baked goods
- Hands-on skills – artisan baking, pastry and decorating classes
- Retail trends – consumer preferences, delivery methods, merchandising
- Marketing & business skills for retail bakers – growing your business
- Technology to improve business – web-based sales
- New ingredients and production trends – protein, shelf life, non-GMO, clean & clear label
- Automation trends and technology – remote maintenance
- Snack & baked goods – product trends, building an R&D team
- Sanitation issues and training – facility certifications
- BlockChain and AI for the baking industry
Dates & Times
Educational sessions are presented all day on Saturday, September 17, 2022 as 1-hour classroom sessions or half-day workshops and hands-on sessions.
On Sunday, September 18 through Wednesday, September 21, educational sessions will be presented in the morning in the same formats. In addition, demonstrations and Fresh Take Talks will be presented during exhibit hours.
Sessions should be presented in an engaging and interactive manner as much as possible.
All sessions are strictly educational and not intended to be sales presentations. Sessions will be reviewed and monitored for content and any sessions deemed to be a sales presentation will be eliminated or modified.
Instructions to Submit Your Proposal
Submit your session proposal and professional qualifications through our online speaker portal. The proposal deadline is October 15, 2021.
Prepare Your Proposal
To get started you’ll need to supply your basic contact information, three professional references and biography. Pro Tip: Be sure to inform the Educational Task Force about your speaking experience as a speaker or demonstrator. Examples include past speaker reviews, YouTube videos of a presentation, testimonials, etc.
For the session proposal, you’ll need to select the most appropriate session format, provide a concise and intriguing title, and session description. Pro-Tip: Add a few learning outcomes to the end of your session description too.
Proposal Review – What to Expect
Proposals will be reviewed and scheduled by the IBIE Education Task Force from October 15 to December 31, 2021. Notification of acceptance will be issued by January 31, 2022.
We anticipate multiple proposals for each of the topics listed above and may ask presenters to participate in a panel with other experts in the field.
After IBIEducate Sessions are chosen, you will be assigned to an IBIE staff liaison who will work with you on session details. The Education Task Force is responsible for the content of each session and, as the program develops, edits to proposals, suggestions for additions, or other changes may be made to better balance each session.