In this IBIE blog post, Robb MacKie, the President & CEO of the American Bakers Association offers reflections on the global COVID-19 pandemic and how the baking industry, in this crisis and others, has always been and will always be #BakingStrong. The American Bakers Association (ABA), is a...

Washington, D.C. (June 08, 2021) — The baking industry’s leading organizations are coming together to create a new kind of educational event. As a part of the International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE), the American Bakers Association (ABA) and Baking Equipment Manufacturers and Allieds (BEMA) today...

The baking industry has exhibited an incredible amount of strength and resiliency in this difficult time. As we look forward to IBIE 2022, we are all eager to come together as a community and get back to business. ...

20/20 Hindsight and Future Opportunities at IBIE 2022 - While it could be easy to dismiss 2020 as an unfortunate year better forgotten, we can’t deny that the last 12 months have pushed the industry in ways many of us never thought possible....

It’s no secret the tradeshow industry has taken a beating in 2020. Yet there’s hope on the horizon that reduced travel restrictions, fewer cases and improving protocols could enable a resurgence in tradeshow in-person attendance as soon as Q1 or Q2 of 2021. ...