2019 BEMA Convention In Beaver Creek, Colorado

2019 Convention

June 18-22, 2019
Park Hyatt
Beaver Creek, Colorado

2019 BEMA Convention in Beaver Creek, Colorado

Bring your sense of adventure to Convention 2019!

Explore new markets that need the quality equipment, ingredients and services you produce. Hear from leading bakers who share their adventures in constructing green-field facilities, and meet a new industry partner through BEMA Connect.

Adventure for the family is just outside the door at The Park Hyatt Beaver Creek. Enjoy hiking, white water rafting, horses, ziplines and more.

Agenda At A Glance

Agenda At A Glance

Tuesday, June 18


Golf Tournament


Past Chairmen Meeting (closed)


Welcome Reception

Dinner on Your Own

Wednesday, June 19


Member Breakfast

BIF, the Baking Industry Forum, Presentation

Baker Insight Panel

Committee Meetings


Board of Directors Meeting (afternoon free for other attendees)


Theme Dinner – College Colors

Thursday, June 20


General Membership Meeting

IBIE Exhibitor Insight

Baker Insight Panels


Group Tours/Activities


Small Group Dinners with Bakers


Friday, June 21


BEMA Connect




Small Group Dinners with Bakers


Saturday, June 22

Morning through Afternoon

Family Breakfast

Vail Family Day


Chairman’s Reception & Dinner

Sunday, June 23


Baker Insights & Presentations

Baker Insights & Presentations

Each morning, Convention’s business meetings bring you customer presentations and Q&A panels.  Hear directly from bakers/producers and gain insights on ways you can help solve their biggest challenges.

BEMA’s Convention & Programs Committee is currently developing these topics:

Explore New Territoriesinsight on new and maturing markets for your products

  • Baking with Cannabis
  • Pet Food
  • Gluten Free

Green Fieldscase studies and insight from recent bakery construction and start-ups

BIF, the Baking Industry Forumaddressing issues the entire industry faces

Unique Networking Events

Unique Networking Events

BEMA Connect: One Member, One Baker, Connecting

BEMA Connect introduces bakers to suppliers they aren’t currently working with and matches the baker’s needs with your specific solutions. Meet one-on-one with baker guests, speed dating style on Friday, June 21. *


Small Group Dinners with Bakers

Connect with customers in a small-group setting. On Thursday, June 20 and Friday, June 21 we’ll organize groups of eight bakers and suppliers – spouses/guests included – to enjoy local restaurants.*


Golf Tournament

Red Sky Ranch, is the setting for the BEMA Cup on Tuesday, June 18.  The courses, designed by Tom Fazio and Greg Norman, feature stunning mountain views. This scramble tournament incorporates rules that make play fun for advanced and beginner golfers alike.

The golf tournament will be held in the morning, please plan to arrive on Monday, June 17 if you plan to play.


Theme Dinner

Wear your favorite college team colors to this family-friendly tailgate event on Wednesday, June 19th.


Vail/Epic Discovery Family Day

On Saturday, June 22, spend the day in Vail and Adventure Ridge.  Vail Village features great shopping and fun restaurants. Want to try a ropes course, alpine coaster or zipline? Take the gondola to the top of the mountain for all-ages fun at Epic Discovery.


Chairman’s Dinner

Celebrate a great year as we pass the gavel to the next chairman, then dance the night away.  The whole family is invited to this event and “Western elegance” is suggested for attire.

*Separate registration required in May 2019.

Sponsorship Opportunities

As a featured sponsor, your company will be prominently featured in front of key players in the industry, many of whom are part of your customers. We believe Summit 2019 is a great fit and would be an outstanding opportunity to raise your brand’s awareness. For questions or more information contact Kelly Allen.

Breathtaking Beaver Creek

Breathtaking Beaver Creek

Nestled in the beautiful Rocky Mountains, Beaver Creek Resort treats you to spectacular summer adventures. The Beaver Creek Summer Adventure Center can help you plan hikes, rent mountain bikes and more.

Park Hyatt Beaver Creek, BEMA’s home for Convention, features a lawn full of games, a pool, and activities just of the lobby – consider it “BEMA’s Back Yard.”

  • Heated pool and Jacuzzis
  • Ping Pong
  • Volleyball
  • Corn Hole
  • Horseshoes
  • Hiking Trails
  • Kid’s adventure spot – bungee trampoline, mini ropes course, gem mining and putt putt golf (fees apply)
  • Hiking and mountain biking trails
  • Gondola & chairs to more hiking trails and Spruce Saddle lodge – a casual spot for lunch

The Beaver Creek Village features shops, an ice rink (open in the summer) and many casual, family-friendly restaurants for all tastes and preferences.  There’s even a Starbucks!

Vail Village – for even more culinary, shopping and mountain adventure – is just a quick drive away. Or visit Edwards’ restaurants, movies and the Alpine Art Center.

Hotel Information

Hotel Information

Park Hyatt - Location of BEMA Convention 2019The Park Hyatt Beaver Creek is located in the heart of Beaver Creek Village nestled in the Rocky Mountains. BEMA “owns” the hotel for the week – we can enjoy each other’s company in the “living room” (lobby) or “back yard” (lawn and mountain area).

Park Hyatt Beaver Creek
136 East Thomas Place
Beaver Creek, Colorado 81620-1595
Phone: 970 949 1234
Hotel information

HOTEL RESERVATION DEADLINE: MAY 21, 2019. After this date, BEMA cannot guarantee availability and rates.

A 50% deposit of your total reservation (room rate and tax) will be charged to your credit card at the time of booking.
At seven (7) days before your arrival date the final 50% of your scheduled room charge, fees and taxes will be charged.

A cancellation penalty of one night’s room and tax will be assessed if your booking is cancelled up to eight days before your scheduled arrival.
100% of your expected room and tax will be charged if your booking is cancelled seven (7) or fewer days before your scheduled arrival.

Bakers are guests of BEMA and do not need to book their own hotel room. Jennifer Prusa will work with you to book your room.

Room Types and Rates
BEMA has reserved various room types for our group. Prices below are exclusive of tax, resort fee and parking fees.*

King or Double Queen – $249

  • Views vary
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Please read description carefully to determine bed type

King – $315

  • Limited number available
  • Fireplace
  • Views vary
  • Connecting rooms available

Larger families are encouraged to book two connecting rooms. To book connecting rooms, please call the hotel directly at 970-949-1234. 

BEMA has also secured a limited number of suites that will accommodate larger families. Please email Jennifer Prusa or call the BEMA office at 913-338-1300 for more information.

*Sleeping room rates are quoted in US Dollars exclusive of applicable taxes and resort fee. Current tax rate is 10.71%. A reduced resort fee of $15 per night will be added to each room.

Valet parking has been reduced from $30 to $15 per night.