Winter Summit

February 28 - March 1, 2015
NEW VENUE!   Chicago Hilton

BEMA's Winter Summit is a tremendous opportunity to connect with customers and fellow suppliers to the baking industry.  
Winter Summit Sessions

  • BEMA-U - Educational sessions designed to help you and your business
  • BIF, The Baking Industry Forum – Presents “Controls for Everyone” – standardizing control panel instructions for a diverse workforce
  • Baker’s Panel – Hear what is top of mind for your customers
  • Luncheon and Awards – Connect with customers and colleagues and honor members who have made significant contributions   

Registration opens December 1, 2014.  Hotel Reservations are now open.


Hotel Reservation Deadline:   January 30, 2015

A special BEMA/ASB rate of $179, single/double occupancy, is available to conference attendees at the Hilton.  Please make your reservation directly with the Hilton on or before January 30, 2015 by calling (877) 865-5320.  When making your reservation please be sure to mention the group code BAK to obtain the group rate of $179.
Reservations may also be made online by clicking here.

The hotel will accept reservations at the reduced conference rate on a space-available basis until January 30, 2015 or until sold out, whichever comes first.  Reservations made after this date will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis at the nearest rate.  Applied to the room charge will be state and local taxes (currently 16.40%).  Reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card at the time of reservation.  All cancellations must be canceled by 72 hours prior to arrival to avoid a penalty of one night’s room and tax.


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Please note that not all presentations were made available to our website.

BIF - Opportunities in Energy Efficiency
David DeCesare - Panera Bread Overview
IBIE Review