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As a visitor to iba, you could look forward to the latest innovations in the industry and had the opportunity to exchange ideas with other industry experts. iba also offered a varied supporting programme with numerous workshops, seminars and lectures on current topics. Whether iba.ACADEMY or iba.SPEAKERS AREA - with versatile offers and formats, exchange, networking and knowledge transfer were also the focus of the trade fair. Here you can find the highlights of iba 2023.

This year, you could try your hand at making stollen confectionery and pretzels. The seminars took place in the morning at 10:00 and in the afternoon at 14:00.


The iba.FORUM offered interesting information about the baking and confectionery industry. Here, visitors could take advantage of the training opportunities on offer to learn more about current topics.


The iba.SPEAKERS AREA stood for knowledge transfer and applicability around the iba.TOPICS. Experts, manufacturers and users provided insights into current challenges and gave the audience concrete tips.

Benefit from a newly rolled-up iba.START UP AREA: In addition to exhibitor booths, you can also look forward to a stage for pitches and expert presentations. Hold tight for more information about the participating start-ups.  

Pretzels, chicken and a Maß: The Oktoberfest feeling comes alive at iba. Find out which Bavarian specialties are waiting for you.

The iba Trophy and the iba Award are just some of the prizes that will be awarded at iba 2023. Get an overview of the competitions.


At the iba BackStage young talent days, committed apprentices were able to show what they are made of. They took part in competitions and training sessions, met prominent personalities from the bakery trade and made contacts along the way. This and much more was offered by the successful pilot project of the Central Association.

Parallel to iba, the CONFERENCE FOR EUROPEAN TORTILLA & FLATBREADS was held for the first time at the Munich exhibition centre. At the Tortilla Industry Association's congress, participants could get in touch with tortilla and flatbread experts from more than 21 countries and learn everything important about the fast-growing sector of the baked goods industry.

What is meant by digitalisation and which processes and products can be digitalised in companies? At the iba.DIGITALISATION AREA supported by AHA 360° & Shop-IQ, visitors could not only find answers to these questions, but also the right partners to implement their ideas.

Experience where hands-on work is done:
With the factory tours of
bakeries in and around Munich
visitors were given exclusive insights into
German businesses.

The customised guided tours for small and/or medium-sized businesses were a hit: the free trade fair tours enabled participants to get to know iba, its focus topics and selected exhibitors even better.

The new iba.CONFECTIONERY TEC AREA supported by ZDS brought together experts and companies from the baking and confectionery industry. Here, visitors could find out about ingredients and process technologies and exchange information with exciting exhibitors.


You want to know how to get to iba or when the opening hours are? Here you will find all the relevant information for your visit.

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At the world’s leading trade fair for the baking and confectionery industry, you can not only expect sweet temptations and savory snacks, but also state-of-the-art production facilities, innovative technologies and excellent networking opportunities. Take a look at the freshly baked assortment at iba.

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