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Dairy-Deli-Bake Seminar and Expo


The International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association (IDDBA) was founded in 1964 and is based in Madison, Wisconsin. It has evolved over the years to reflect the changing scope of member needs in the dairy, deli, bakery and related industries.

Dairy-Deli-Bake Seminar & Expo

The IDDBA conducts an annual trade show that attracts over 8,500 registrants, includes over 1800 exhibit booths, features a state-of-the-industry merchandising center, and offers top speakers such as business leaders, key policy makers, and legislative leaders. Previous speakers have included President George H. W. Bush, President William J. Clinton, Vice President Al Gore, Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Secretary of State Colin Powell, General Norman Schwarzkopf, Tom Peters, Michael Eisner, Dr. Phil McGraw, and many others.

IDDBA's annual seminar & expo features the finest in dairy, deli and bakery: new products, new suppliers, new contacts, new (and old) buyers, and new ideas. This conference rotates geographically around the U.S.


IDDBA members meet the challenges of today's business world by exchanging information and ideas, participating in educational programs, and networking.

The IDDBA helps its members (manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers, distributors, brokers, and many others) enhance their economic position by providing opportunities for professional dialogue, education, exchange of industry data and selling opportunities.

Retail food members include small independents, regional chains, and national and international supermarkets. The food manufacturers, brokers, and distributors include small entrepreneurial companies up to the largest multi-national companies.

Trends & Research

The IDDBA produces original consumer and related research. With over 29 years of credible reporting, our What's in Store annual trends report has become an essential, highly-touted dairy-deli-bake industry trends resource.

Training & Education

The IDDBA develops training programs on marketing, merchandising and promotions, food safety, management and operations, customer service, and food trends for dairy, deli, bakery, cheese, and foodservice.


The IDDBA publishes two industry newsletters covering trends, association news, and a monthly e-newsletter on supermarket training and management.


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