IBIE 2025 - The Baking Expo™️

IBIE 2025 – The Baking Expo™️

What’s Happening

Show Features at IBIE 2025

As the largest, most comprehensive baking industry event in the Western Hemisphere, there is never a dull moment with these can’t-miss IBIE show features. At the Baking Expo™, the excitement of competition, compelling displays of creativity, industry awards and networking events are all around. These inspiring forums and events create a world of opportunities for conversations with peers and connections with new contacts. Check out the list below to find out what’s happening at IBIE 2025.

ARTISAN MARKETPLACE 

Back by popular demand, the state-of-the-art Artisan Marketplace will return to the expo. This interactive, innovative marketplace is a hub for unique experiences and exceptional learning opportunities, and perfect for bakers looking to hone their skills, make connections and walk away inspired for growth in every aspect of their business. With expert-led demos and talks celebrating all things craft, whether it be bread, pastry or chocolate — there’s no shortage of insights here.

CREATIVE CAKE DECORATING COMPETITION

In partnership with Sosland Publishing, IBIE’s Innovation Showcase debuts the newest products and technology to enhance your operations, all on display in one convenient location. Entries include Ingredients, Equipment, Packaging and Safety products never before seen at IBIE.

RBA Retail BAKERS CENTER

Get creative ideas and practical tips at the show-stopping RBA Retail Bakers Center. Here you’ll discover riveting baking competitions, inspiring stories, and live demonstrations from some of the biggest names in the industry! Experience it all for FREE in one convenient location.

In partnership with the American Pie Council, IBIE presents The Great American Pie Festival. Taste-test to your heart’s content at this activity-filled section of the show floor, where you’ll find a variety of ready-made pies crafted with different cutting, filling and baking equipment. Expo-goers are in for a treat, buyers for supermarkets or restaurants can shop around, and suppliers can assess the final products made with particular ingredients or equipment.

PIZZA INDUSTRY INFO CENTER

Attendees who currently offer pizza or are considering adding it to their offerings (frozen or fresh) will have the opportunity to learn from pizza experts who will share knowledge on best practices, recipes, food costs, growth rates, consumer trends, the state of the industry and more.

QuickBITES are a series of 20-minute presentations from industry, health and trend experts. These sessions will be hosted over four days and topics will focus on grain-foods industry issues, consumer concerns and the future of food.

WORLD BREAD AWARDS USA

The World Bread Awards USA will once again take place at the Baking Expo™ to celebrate exceptional loaves. Judges will examine entries from over 15 product categories covering an array of bread products from baguettes and bagels to sourdough and flatbread.

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