American Bakers Association

The Voice of the Baking Industry

Est. 1897

Serving Members from global wholesale baking companies and suppliers to baking industry entrepreneurs, the American Bakers Association (ABA) is the only bakery-specific national and state trade association, delivering results on priorities affecting the companies that feed the world.

What Our Membership Offers

American Bakers Association

ABA's Bakers Manufacturing Academy, custom training solutions, frontline and executive leadership programs, and workforce recruitment tools are tailor-made for nearly 800K baking industry employees.

American Bakers Association

Members-only research and a dedicated team of in-house legislative and regulatory experts promotes, supports, and drives positive results for the highly specific needs of the baking industry.


Ideas and innovation happen when we connect with each other. Throughout the country, the baking industry connects at ABA events. Virtual and in-person gatherings provide opportunities for everyone from executive leaders to entry-level employees.

Upcoming Events

2024 Bakers convention

2024 ABA Convention

Apr 14, 2024
9:00 AM
Scottsdale, AZ
Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

The premier annual event for baking industry leaders. Events include trends presentations, customer panels, and B2B networking for bakers, suppliers, and industry partners.


2024 Bakers Fly-In and Policy Summit

Jun 11, 2024
12:00 PM
Washington, DC

Join ABA in sharing the baking industry’s concerns with lawmakers Washington, DC. Make an impact and build relationships at the policy summit and fly-in, scheduled alongside FTRAC and NextGenBaker.


ABA FTRAC Professionals Group Hybrid Conference

Jun 11, 2024
12:00 PM

ABA's Food Technical Regulatory Affairs (FTRAC) Professional Group will discuss strategies to manage industry issues, develop consensus policy positions for the industry, and offer important updates


International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE)

Sep 13, 2025
9:00 AM
Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC)

As IBIE co-owner, the American Bakers Association has a unique perspective of the show and how Members can maximize their experience.

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