Bakery Showcase is one of the most important events in the Canadian baking industry and the perfect place to catch up on the latest trends and innovations. Established in 1932, the Baking Association of Canada (BAC) serves as the national representative for the Canadian baking industry, which has historically run this well-known event.

In this episode of BAKED in Science, host Mark Floerke is joined by Colleen Cross of Annex Business Media, Editor of the Bakers Journal and Canadian Pizza Magazine to discuss the growth and evolution of Canada’s Bakery Showcase after the pandemic. In the 2024 Bakery Showcase Canada, Annex Business Media stepped in to help organize this trade show.

Highlights From Bakery Showcase Canada

As they recap this industry event, some topics covered include:

  • Bakery Showcase Canada’s 2024 numbers
  • How Annex Business Media got involved
  • Organizing the showcase
  • The rich variety of exhibitors
  • Educational opportunities at the event
  • Chronicling the history of Bakery Showcase Canada
  • Mentorship and the future of the Canadian baking industry

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