With over 800 leading manufacturers and suppliers across more than 700’000 square feet of exhibit space, dozens of demonstrations and interactive show features, the IBIE 2016 exposition floor is jam-packed with opportunities to preview the latest technologies, uncover new products and resources, track industry issues and trends, and inspire innovative ideas to benefit your business and improve your bottom line.
Taking place from October 08 to 11 in Las Vegas, Nevada, IBIE 2016 is the biggest, most comprehensive event in the United States for the grain-based food industry, bringing together more than 20’000 baking professionals from 100 different countries and every segment of the business.
As part of a commitment to positive transformation in the world, the International Baking Industry Exposition recognizes suppliers that foster energy conservation, reduce water usage, decrease landfill waste, support healthy living and/or reduce the overall impact on the environment.
Featuring daily demos for pastry chefs and culinary professionals, the American Cake Decorating Demo Theater provides creative ideas and practical tips from the experts that could be applied immediately to enhance and improve attendees own retail offerings.
The Great American Pie Festival is an activity-filled environment on the show floor featuring live entertainment, festival merchandise, free prizes and most importantly, a variety of ready-made pies available from baking manufacturers, giving expo-goers an opportunity to taste-test to their heart’s content.
IBIE puts baking’s newest advances on full display in one efficient, state-of-the-art center of innovation. Attendees can browse the Innovation Showcase, located in the Convention Center Lobby, to see new products and technology that would equip their operation for the future. Entries include Ingredients, Equipment, Packaging and Safety products that have not exhibited at any previous IBIE event.
Introduced 2013, the PMQ Pizza Village will return this year with a unique town-hall style pavilion on the show floor featuring pizza-related exhibitors, competitions, demonstrations and more. In addition to exhibitors and industry experts, the PMQ Pizza Village also features a demo area to host the PMQ’s World Pizza Challenge and the thrilling Groupon U.S. Pizza Team Trials where ‘Pizzathletes’ will compete in freestyle pizza acrobatics.
Held in conjunction with IBIE, the Tortilla Industry Association’s cutting-edge technical program addresses operation skills, safety regulations, quality control, plant efficiency and best practices to capitalize on the baking industry’s fastest growing market segment.
IBIE is a non-profit event produced by the International Baking Industry Exposition LLC and supported by the American Bakers Association (ABA), Bakery Equipment Manufacturers and Allieds (BEMA) and the Retail Bakers of America. Founded in 1920 by ABA and BEMA, IBIE provides an important forum for connecting bakers with suppliers, showcasing innovations and exchanging professional knowledge.