Last year around this time, we made the incredibly difficult decision to cancel our in-person Convention. While this was disappointing, the action quickly catapulted BEMA into a new mindset as we looked for innovative ways to overcome pandemic-related restrictions in order to provide meaningful engagement...

Register Now for BEMA Convention 2021. Overland Park, KS: BEMA Convention 2021, held June 23-26, offers new ways to network and engage. BEMA members can choose to attend in-person in Marco Island, FL, or via our convenient virtual Workforce Edition, accessible anywhere in the world....

On Tuesday, March 30, BEMA welcomed members for the first 2021 C-suite roundtable. Moderators Mike Pierce of The Austin Company and Jason Ward of AMF Bakery Systems led the discussion with special guest Robb MacKie of ABA....

Back in January, BEMA introduced its 2021-2023 Strategic Plan. Our Alliances and Partnerships focus, the third of our four-pillar strategic plan, offers a collective opportunity to define industry needs as well as provide our baker partners and supplier members with a platform to refine what...

On March 16, Karl Thorson, Global Food Safety & Sanitation Manager, General Mills, offered iba Connecting Experts attendees best practices to minimize the impact of sanitation....

On March 15, Robb MacKie, President and CEO, American Bakers Association (ABA) and Kerwin Brown, President and CEO, Baking Equipment Manufacturing Association (BEMA) shared the impacts of COVID-19 on consumers, bakers and suppliers and their predictions for a thriving U.S. commercial baking industry in 2021....

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. ...

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