Meetings & Events

 Transformational Leadership Series 
September 12 - 13, 2017
Chicago, Illinois


June 19 - 23, 2018
The Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort
Los Cabos, Mexico

Gulfood Manufacturing

October 31 - November 2, 2017
Dubai World Trade Centre


February 24-25, 2018
The Hilton Chicago


September 15 - 20, 2018
Munich, Germany

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BEMA and GFF Call on All Bread Lovers to Share Their Sandwich Power

BEMA and GFF released a new rallying cry for sandwich lovers everywhere with the new video “Eat A Sandwich.”  The “Eat a Sandwich” video is available on YouTube and supports the entire bread and grain industry by giving people the opportunity to declare their love for bread, rolls, biscuits and all the grain products in between.  click to read press release

BEMA-U: New Cohort Model for Leadership Training

The new BEMA-U cohort model for leadership training combines education with long-term networking.  Emily Bowers, Director of Education and Professional Development, explains in a recent Baking & Snack article. Click to read article

Baking and Snack's Operations Executive of the Year

Congratulations to Karl Thorson, General Mills, Baking & Snack's 2016 Operations Eexcutive of the Year. BEMA has benefited from Karl's passion for food safety through BIF and the Sanitary Design Workshop.  click for full article

April 2017 Newsletter

BEMA Newsletter contains articles related to looking forward to 100 years, Summit 2017 highlights and our upcoming 2017 Convention!  click to read

Who We Are

BEMA is an international, non-profit trade association representing leading bakery and food equipment manufacturers and suppliers, whose combined efforts in research and development have led to the continual improvement of the baking and food industries.

Vision Statement

BEMA creates an overwhelming competitive advantage for our members.

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BEMA Membership

Membership offers many valuable benefits including floor space discounts and priority space selection at IBIE.

BEMA is committed to providing venues for our members to connect with customers and partner with suppliers.  From the unique networking opportunities at our Annual Meeting to co-owning IBIE, BEMA's vision is to be the premier resource in the baking industry.


Congratulations Scholarship Recipients

Action Duct Cleaning Co
Fernando Rivas
Robert Verougo

Colborne Foodbotics
Lisa Hynes

Mike Bismack

Raj Jawanoa
Alan Tang

BEMA's scholarship program provides funds for individuals attending a variety of educational programs. Click here for the online application.

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