iba is the worldwide meeting place for experts from the baking industry in unique dimension at the highest professional level.
It is the platform for innovations from the entire trade and provides a complete overview of all novelties on the market.
In short: iba is the world's leading trade fair for the baking and confectionery industry - since 1949!


iba.CONNECTING EXPERTS is THE global business platform for the process and packaging technology segment.


Benefit as an exhibitor from many advantages :

  • Meet international customers from your industry
  • Generate valuable leads at the beginning of the year
  • Use the platform for your product presentation and knowledge transfer


Benefit as a visitor from many advantages:

  • Meet colleagues from all over the world in your field
  • Get to know the trends in the industry at specialist presentations
  • Experience new products and technical innovations
  • Network with other market professionals


iba is THE institution of the baking industry! Secure your participation at the most important platform for the international baking and confectionery industry. Take part and reach out for success - you too can be a shining star in the incomparable iba universe!


All iba product categories at a sight!


Exciting entertainment ahead! Look forward to national and international competitions at iba 2021!

  • iba.UIBC CUP
  • 5th German Championship of Bakers


Let's get inspired! Watch the iba video!


Looking for rooms still available for iba? Here you will find a comprehensive offer of accommodation meeting your personal criteria.



"The diversity seen at the world's leading trade fair is unique. In addition to iba's unbelievable internationality, this year, our stand managed to offer a perfect place for bakers to network with their colleagues from all over the world.

The booth was a lively centre for creative work, collegial exchange, and information. In view of the multitude of positive impressions, I will particularly remember the valuable lectures at the forum, the exciting baker and confectioner competitions, and the fascinating Virtual Bakery Tours! [...]

Another thing we loved was our blogger event BLOG'N'ROLL, where we informed those interested about the various facets of our great industry."
Michael Wippler, President of the German Bakers' Confederation

Come into contact with your target audiences even more effectively due to:

  • better orientation
  • precise positioning of your exhibition stand according to topic
  • optimal visitor guidance

Find out here how the central areas of interest of the visitors can be optimally bundled!



More compact, efficient and contemporary: From this iba 2021, the duration will be reduced to five from the previous six days. What this means for you: Focused thrust for your success, every single day!

The innovation is the result of a survey with national and international exhibitors as well as representatives of the visitors' interests. iba is thus adapted to the needs and wishes of of the market without losing its foundation, the extensive overall offer, to change.

For all the key figures, from the diversity of what's on offer to the target audience segments, including detailed analysis results: Request your personal copy of iba 2018 facts & figures!


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