Thank you for making IBIE 2016 a record-breaking show!
More than 23,000 baking professionals filled the Expo Hall at the industry’s largest, most comprehensive event in the U.S. for the grain-based food industry. Be sure to visit the Photo Gallery for highlights from all four days: http://www.ibie2016.com/photo-gallery
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, explaines in a recent Baking & Snack article. Click to read article
BEMA's Annual Meeting Sees Record Growth
Annual Meeting held in Hot Springs, VA was one of BEMA's largest ever with more than 40% more member companies attending over recent years, and 30 representatives from snack producers and baking companies, an increase from 19 in 2015. In addition, there were 33 first-time attendees at the meeting, a 50% increase from recent years. Read full article here
Do You Love Bread? Then Spread the Word.
The "I Love Bread" video - a joint effort between BEMA and the Grain Foods Foundation - was released today. Both organizations were inspired to act by Oprah's declaration of love for bread that caused stocks to soar and social media to buzz. Click here to read full press release
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.
BEMA creates an overwhelming competitive advantage for our members.
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.