Retail Baking

Get an INside look at where your industry is headed

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 trends in ways that make sense for your business.

IBIE and Retail Bakers of America have partnered to cook up an experience catered to bakery owners and creative 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. You’ll also find the products you need to capitalize on those emerging consumer trends, sweeten up your skills with hands-on technical trainings, boost your career with certification opportunities, and learn fresh strategies that’ll help you grow your profits, all in just a few days. Join your community in Las Vegas, where the products, insights, and connections that will keep your business going strong are all baked IN.

INsightful Education

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 trainings led by the 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 baking professionals:

  • 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

View the 2019 IBIEducate Program

INnovative Solutions

Walk the IBIE Show floor and RBA Bakers Center to discover in-demand ingredients, technologies to improve operational efficiencies, out-of-the-box flavors that will keep customers coming through your door (and so much more!) from leading companies like these.

Alcas USA Corp
All Bake Technologies, Inc
American Cake Decorating
AMF Bakery Systems
Apex Motion Control
AXIS Automation LLC
Boyens Backservice GmbH
Cake Craft USA
Cakes N Supplies by Ximena
CakeSafe LLC
Eaglestone Inc.

Erika Record Baking Equipment
Fiesta Cake Supplies
Grain Craft
The Henry Group Inc.
Lindar Corporation
Lizotte Machine Vision
Marchant Schmidt, Inc.
Matfer Bourgeat Inc.
Matiss Inc.
NY Cake

Palsgaard, Inc.
Parrish’s Cake Decorating Supplies, Inc.
Pfeil & Holing/Cakedeco
Quantum Technical Services Inc
Shuffle-Mix B.V.
Sollich North America
Tielman North America Ltd
UCM Ultrasonics

> View the list of 2019 exhibitors

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 you next education session, you’ll have plenty of chances to learn what’s working for your colleagues and build valuable business relationships.

The Cake Mamas
Carlo’s Bake Shop
Creative Cakes
Freeds Bakery
Georgetown Cupcake
Grand Central Bakery

Macrina Bakery
Martin’s Famous Pastry Shoppe
Meringue Bakery
PattiCakes Bakery
Portos Bakery

> See who else attends

INteractive Experiences

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 demonstrations to see advanced techniques in action, and get insightful advice from celebrity pastry chefs, 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.

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