BEMA Convention 2022

bema convention 2022

Thank you for attending BEMA Convention 2022

BEMA Convention 2022 was one for the record books! Record number of attendees, record number of bakers and definitely record number of connections! The welcome reception and theme dinner on the beach provided opportunities to socialize and meet a variety of people, while small group dinners and BEMA Connect paved the way for more personal and focused conversations.

The programming was real-time and relevant. If you missed the sessions at Convention and on BEMA Live (available to those joining remotely), please scroll down and take a look! Many thanks to our member attendees and baker guests for making Convention both memorable and productive.

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Panel Discussions

BEMA Convention 2022 – Ask A Baker Discussion

Baker guests attending Convention field questions from BEMA members during the Ask-A-Baker discussion. They are each responsible for hundreds of product variations and will address how your products, equipment and solutions can help them gain the flexibility they need in their production lines.

BEMA Convention 2022 – BEMA Intel Panel Discussion

Discover new ways to utilize and apply the BEMA Intel data and pulse survey information.  You won’t want to miss the release of the 2021-2022 Culminating Report, as well as the opportunity to get up and move around the room exploring specific indicators.

BEMA Convention 2022 – Keynote Speaker: Stephanie Stuckey

Listen to Stephanie Stuckey, CEO of Stuckey’s, shared the motivational story of the bumpy path to regaining her grandfather’s business as a third-generation family owner. The road trip to revitalize a forgotten brand against the odds was an inspirational story many could relate to coming out of the last two years.

BEMA Convention 2022 Workforce Edition – Food Safety

Review this session by Peg Ray, to better understand how senior leaders can impact food safety culture in their facilities. With a wide experience in the food industry, Peg Ray joined AIB International in 1989 and has played a part in the company’s inspecting, training, writing, and assessing programs, procedures, and facility operations. She is currently a Senior Manager of Product Development & Innovation.

BEMA Convention 2022 Workforce Edition – Robots

Advancements in robotics and automation are enabling bakeries to automate their processes with a high degree of flexibility. This flexibility is enabling investment in automation where it was previously cost prohibitive or complex. Watch Rick Gessler show practical examples of how to implement robots in your operation and how a single packaging line can take the place of what was previously multiple lines.

BEMA Convention 2022 Workforce Edition – Human Resources

Workforce is a hot topic in every industry, and we know the baking industry is feeling the pressure. What are the implications of the current state of the workforce? Who is implementing transformational workplace solutions? How are your teams responding? Bottom line, are your initiatives making a difference?  Watch now to a review a collaborative chat with BEMA’s Vice President of Education and Operations, Emily Bowers.

BEMA Convention 2022 – The Women’s Bakery Update

Listen to an exciting update from Director of Operations, Pauline Kariuki, at the Women’s Bakery! Learn about how they are continuing to transform children’s live through the One Bread program in Rwanda.