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May 31 – June 2 | Indianapolis

IDDBA 19 | June 2 – 4 | Orlando

Combine a record-breaking attendance of over 10,000 dairy, deli, and bakery professionals with 866 exhibiting companies, and you get a successful IDDBA 19 show! We had 47 different countries represented this year at the show. It is a delight to watch our show continuously grow alongside the future of our industry! Our five show areas encompass the values we strive to instill within our community. This year each of our sessions provided memorable and invaluable experiences for our attendees with new products on display, a live cake decorating competition, merchandising inspiration, expert advice, and speakers prepared to motivate and inform.

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General Session

This year we welcomed a variety of well-known faces to our General Session stage! We had celebrities like Rob Lowe, Michael J. Fox and Seth Godin, industry specialists, and familiar IDDBA members inspire and inform our audiences.

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New Product Showcase

250 exhibiting companies showcased new products this year in our New Product Showcase. This area of our show gives attendees a glimpse into the new innovation on our shelves.

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Expert Neighborhood

Nine industry experts came together this year for our Expert Neighborhood to advise attendees on an array of topics. From regulations and to brand marketing, our experts were on deck ready to inspire and empower.

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What's in Store Live

With interactive merchandising displays, live workshops with guest speakers, and new conceptual installments, What’s in Store Live was a highly engaged area. IDDBA 19 introduced our new generational personas that taught how to understand and appeal to Gen X, Millennial, and Gen Z consumers.

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Cake Decorating Challenge

We saw the first international participant of our Cake Decorating Challenge who hailed from Canada in this 3-day cake decorating competition. All eyes were on the decorators as they iced, piped, and frosted their edible creations!

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Event Planner

From the desktop to the mobile version, we provide the tool to set up meetings, navigate the show floor, scan leads, and search for products and attendees. These features are available for post-show networking and information.

Future Show Dates

IDDBA 21 • June 6 – 8, 2021 • Houston

IDDBA 22 • June 5 – 7, 2022 • Atlanta