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IDDBA 2025

New Orleans | June 1 – 3

IDDBA 2024 Schedule at a Glance

Friday, June 7

  Session Location
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm Registration Level 1, Lobby Hall C

Saturday, June 8

  Session Location
7:00 am - 8:00 pm Shuttles Level 1, End of Hall E
8:00 am - 6:00 pm Registration Level 1, Lobby Hall C
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Charcuterie/Salumiere Certification Exam Level 3, Room 350A
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (NEW) Houston Retail Tour 2024
(Must be pre-registered, seats are limited)
Level 1, End of Hall E
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm New Exhibitor Reception
(All first-time exhibitors invited
Visionary Pavilion
(Inside main doors, to the right of WISL Booth 3601)

Sunday, June 9

  Session Location
7:00 am - 7:00 pm Shuttles Level 1, End of Hall E
7:00 am - 5:30 pm Registration Level 1, Lobby Hall C
8:30 am - 11:00 am General Sessions
• IDDBA on “Trends”
Matt Dunsmoor on “Infinite Game”
Buddy Valastro on “Bakery Trends”
Level 3, Grand Ballroom
10:00 am - 10:30 am WISL Workshop: Crafting Charcuterie: Exploring Latino and Asian Street Food Flavors What's in Store Live - Show Entrance
11:00 am - 5:30 pm • Expo
• What's in Store Live & Workshops
• New Product Showcase
Level 1, Halls A - E
Booth 3301/3601 + Show Entrance
Lobby Hall C
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Salumi'd Charcuterie Showcase WISL Education Live! (Booth 3301)
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Champions of Change Awards / What’s in Store Live Recognition Event WISL Workshop Stage (Booth 3601)

Monday, June 10

  Session Location
7:00 am - 8:00 pm Shuttles Level 1, End of Hall E
8:00 am - 5:30 pm Registration Level 1, Lobby Hall C
8:30 am - 11:00 am General Sessions
David Haaf - IDDBA President’s Address
José Andrés - Moderated Q&A
Peter Sirgy - Chair's Award
Chip & Joanna Gaines - Moderated Q&A
Level 3, Grand Ballroom
11:00 am - 5:30 pm • Expo
• What's in Store Live & Workshops
• New Product Showcase
Level 1, Halls A - E
Booth 3301/3601 + Show Entrance
Lobby Hall C
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Cake'd - Round 1
(Judging 4-4:30)
WISL Education Live! (Booth 3301)
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm Monday Night Party
Sponsored by:
Plaza Avenida, Front of the George R Brown Convention Center
Food Trucks sponsored by:
Carlos-Bake-Shop
Cooper-Brand
Clydes-Donuts
King-s-Hawaiian
Panasonic-Foodservice-Equipment
7-Miles-Brands-PRETZELIZED
St-Pierre

Tuesday, June 11

  Session Location
7:00 am - 1:00 pm Shuttles Level 1, End of Hall E
7:30 am - 12:00 pm Registration Level 1, Lobby Hall C
8:00 am - 11:00 am Tuesday Forums
Matt Dunsmoor on “Generational Leadership”
Terry Brock on “AI Innovations”
Andrew Kennedy on "FSMA 204"
Level 3, 320 A/B
8:00 am - 12:00 pm • Expo
• What's in Store Live & Workshops
• New Product Showcase
Level 1, Halls A - E
Booth 3301/3601 + Show Entrance
Lobby Hall C
8:00 am - 10:30 am Cake'd - Round 2
(Judging 10:30-11)
WISL Education Live! (Booth 3301)
9:00 am - 9:30 am IDDBA/RATIONAL Cooperative Education Intern Breakfast Pairing WISL Workshop Stage (Booth 3601)
9:30 am - 11:00 am NextGen Networked WISL Workshop Stage (Booth 3601)
11:00 am - 11:30 am IDDBA/RATIONAL Cooperative Education Intern Recognition WISL Workshop Stage (Booth 3601)
11:30 am - 12:00 pm Cake'd Awards WISL Workshop Stage (Booth 3601)
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Food Bank Collection Level 1, Halls A-E