Nostalgic foods. Global cuisine. Eatertainment. To stay competitive in the $50 billion a year retail baking market, you need to know what consumers want now, what they’ll crave next—and how to implement the latest baking trends in ways that make sense for your retail business.
IBIE and Retail Bakers of America have partnered to cook up an experience catered to retail bakery owners and creative baking professionals like you. At IBIE 2022, you’ll gain a comprehensive view of the shifts happening in your market—like the increased demand for classic flavors such as apple and mac and cheese, dining experiences that combine fun activities and food, and rising interest in international flavors like harissa and yuzu. At the Baking Expo™ you’ll also find the products you need to capitalize on those emerging consumer trends, sweeten up your skills with hands-on technical training, boost your career with baking certification opportunities, and learn fresh strategies that’ll help you grow your bakery profits, all in just a few days at the expo. Join your community in Las Vegas, where the products, insights, and connections that will keep your retail bakery business going strong are ALL BAKED IN.
The world-renowned IBIEducate program is filled with quality content that will empower you to tap into new revenue sources, diversify your product line, and enhance your sales. Dig into the hottest topics in retail baking with sessions developed by RBA. Master the essentials with RPIA Business of Baking for Beginners. Try out new techniques in hands-on training classes led by the baking experts. Whether you’re looking for new approaches to digital marketing or want to hone your craft, you’ll find the actionable advice you need at IBIE.
Here’s a taste of some of the top sessions from IBIE 2019 for retail bakers:
- Cake Decorator Certifications –Buttercream and Fondant Skills
- Trends in Wedding Cakes
- Flexique Ruffles, Ribbons and Roses
- Color Techniques with Natural Color Over Piping to Lambeth
- Unicorns and Animal Face Cakes
- Just Gotta Love String Work
- Sculpted Cakes
Walk the IBIE Show floor and RBA Bakers Center to discover in-demand ingredients, technologies to improve retail operational efficiencies, out-of-the-box flavors that will keep customers coming through the bakery door (and so much more!) from leading companies like these.
|Alcas USA Corp||Erika Record Baking Equipment||Palsgaard, Inc.|
|All Bake Technologies, Inc||Fiesta Cake Supplies||Parrish’s Cake Decorating Supplies|
|AMF Bakery Systems||Grain Craft||Pfeil & Holing/Cakedeco|
|Apex Motion Control||The Henry Group Inc.||Quantum Technical Services Inc|
|AXIS Automation LLC||HydroProcess||Reiser|
|Boyens Backservice GmbH||Lindar Corporation||SAMTEC sarl|
|Cake Craft USA||Lizotte Machine Vision||Shuffle-Mix B.V.|
|Cakes N Supplies by Ximena||Marchant Schmidt, Inc.||Sollich North America|
|CakeSafe LLC||Matfer Bourgeat Inc.||Tielman North America Ltd|
|CakeThings||Matiss Inc.||TONELLI Group|
|Eaglestone Inc.||NY Cake||UCM Ultrasonics|
INtroductions that Make a Difference
Only IBIE brings the entire grain-based foods industry together—including bakery owners and baking professionals from all over the world! Whether you’re participating in targeted networking events or casual conversations on the way to your next baking education session, you’ll have plenty of chances to learn what’s working for your colleagues and build valuable business relationships.
|The Cake Mamas||Macrina Bakery|
|Carlo’s Bake Shop||Martin’s Famous Pastry Shoppe|
|Creative Cakes||Maui Cookie Lady|
|Freeds Bakery||Meringue Bakery|
|Georgetown Cupcake||PattiCakes Bakery|
|Grand Central Bakery||Tartine|
Fuel your imagination—and your retail bakery’s success—with the special events at IBIE. Showcase your creativity in the Cake Decorating Competition, stop by in-person baking demonstrations to see advanced techniques in action, and get insightful advice from celebrity pastry chefs and cake decorators — all right on the show floor.
Building a Stronger Baking Industry
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 mutual goals of creating meaningful & relevant content for retail bakers and cake decorators.