Leading organizations in the baking industry are coming together for a new kind of educational event at the International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE).
On Tuesday, June 8, the American Bakers Association (ABA), Bakery Equipment Manufacturers and Their Allies (BEMA) and Retail Bakers of America (RBA) announced the formation of a joint educational conference, IBIEducate 2021, to be held on October 26. February 28, 2021 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Each session of the conference will teach attendees real-world solutions to bring back to their facilities and implement, including skills, plans, a new way to stay ahead of industry advancements. the bakery and more. Sessions will include the latest information and best practices on a variety of topics including, but not limited to: Retail, People, Production, Sanitary Design, Hands-on Training, Certification Courses, IncuBAKER , technology and ingredients, Insights Discovery and facility tours.
âCollaboration within the baking industry is more important than ever,â says Robb MacKie, ABA President and CEO. âIBIEducate 2021 promises to bring industry production workers a wide range of actionable and take-out information in a very concise one-stop educational conference. “
âIBIEducate will not only meet the educational needs of our members and the baking industry, but also provide another unique atmosphere for networking and business,â said Kerwin Brown, President and CEO of BEMA. “Awesome things happen when associations come together for the greater good.”
âWe are stronger when we work together,â says Bernadette Shanahan-Haas, Executive Director of the RBA. âIBIEducate 2021 will be a joint effort of three of the main associations in the sector. Same mark of confidence, new event for an exceptional education.
Registration for IBIEducate 2021 opens soon. More information about the event can be found on its website.