NEXUS

SEPTEMBER 25-28, 2023 | DALLAS, TEXAS

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WHAT IS NEXUS?

NEXUS is a new, transformational industry event that is designed to connect all facets of the baking industry. This event offers something for every member of your team, including executive leadership, business development, R&D human resources, and operations.

The primary pillars of NEXUS focus on connecting bakers and suppliers, educating attendees and creating opportunities for industry collaboration. NEXUS is a contemporary conference with teamwork, education and collaboration at its core; the ideal solution to many of your business and professional development needs.

SPARK SESSIONS

SPARK SESSIONS

Team-to-team meetings will engage and connect bakers and suppliers. Unique to NEXUS, this format allows for more in-depth conversations and input from multiple team contributors. Teams will have the opportunity to create connections, preview new solutions and forecast for future projects. Additionally, for those already involved in lucrative business relationships, time will be provided to review current projects and discuss in-depth the needs arising from both sides of the business.

IBIEDUCATE

IBIEDUCATE

Analysts and experts will provide insight and education on a variety of current, relevant topics for the baking industry through both formal and interactive presentations. A primary goal of the educational sessions is for attendees to leave with tangible take-aways that they can immediately apply in the workplace. Thought-leadership is important to advance the baking industry as a whole, and will be a keynote focus of the IBIEducate offerings.

INDUSTRY COLLABORATION

INDUSTRY COLLABORATION

A place for inspiring strategy and innovation as the baking industry comes together to share ideas, foster relationships and lay the groundwork for the future.

WHY SHOULD I ATTEND?

NEXUS provides four days to foster important connections, to stay informed of industry happenings, and to advance the professional development of every member of your team. You and your team will benefit from the many opportunities to network and collaborate with others in the industry. NEXUS offers your team a format designed to strengthen existing relationships between bakers and suppliers and create new ones. NEXUS is the pinnacle of the future of the baking industry.

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NEXUS DAILY AGENDAS

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WHO SHOULD I BRING?

Bring your whole team –your leaders, your up-and-comers, your contributors, and definitely your team members that are new to the baking industry. NEXUS offers something for everyone.

Can’t leave the shop unattended? Consider bringing representatives from different areas of your company.

If you’re a baker, consider bringing members of your team from these areas:

PAULA, OPERATIONS MANAGER

You want solutions for your bakeries that work, and no one knows what actually works better than your operations team.

JACK, SALES DIRECTOR

Sales and business development will benefit both from meeting your suppliers and potential suppliers as well as the education and networking opportunities at NEXUS.

SARAH, HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER

Learning about industry topics and collaborating with other human resources leaders can help your HR department gain ideas and tactics to continue improving the workforce and workplace within the industry.

PETER, RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER

Discovering cutting-edge technologies and how they will affect the baking industry of tomorrow can help push your innovation and product development teams in new directions.

If you’re a supplier, consider sending these team members to NEXUS:

JAMES, INNOVATION LEAD

Get a peek at the future through education sessions and enjoy plenty of time to discuss the future of the baking industry with like-minded professionals.

JANET, OPERATIONS MANAGER

Industry experts will educate attendees about industry trends and provide insights into consumer behavior that may open up new areas to explore. Networking and collaboration opportunities can improve your R&D knowledge base.

DMITRI, SALES MANAGER

Connect your salespeople with bakers who have decision-making power in a format that provides the time and space for meaningful conversations that are at the heart of business development.

LAUREN, HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER

Engage with other HR professionals to understand the hiring picture for the industry while gaining key insights into relevant HR topics.

UNIQUE NETWORKING EVENTS

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NEXUS FAQ

Date: September 25th – 28th

Location: Dallas, Texas – Omni Dallas Convention Center

Contact: ebowers@bema.org for additional information about the event.

Set in the heart of downtown Dallas, a skybridge connects the Omni Dallas Hotel to the Dallas Convention Center.

Nearby you’ll find restaurants, shops and the Dallas Arts District.

Enjoy fabulous views of downtown Dallas from the fitness center and pool deck and find glimpses of local history in your room, meeting spaces and restaurants through art from local artists.

Omni Dallas Hotel
555 S. Lamar
Dallas, TX 75202
Phone: (214) 744-6664

We are working on these policies and deadlines. Please check back soon for more information.

We are working on identifying sponsorship opportunities. Please check back soon for more information.

The Dallas-Fort Worth area is the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the United States, which means you won’t lack for things to do. Whether you’re looking for the hottest night spot or a family friendly activity, Dallas has something for you.

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

If you’re a history buff, this is a must-see while you’re in Dallas. This museum is housed in the former Texas School Book Depository where a sniper left evidence after the shooting of President Kennedy. The museum chronicles the life, death and legacy of JFK. If you’re headed to this attraction, your best bet is to purchase timed tickets ahead of time.

Dallas Arts District

Located just a little over a mile from the Omni Dallas Hotel, the Dallas Arts District is the largest contiguous urban arts district in the United States, covering 118 acres. The district includes restaurants, museums, live shows and more. If you want to see it all, sign up for a public tour.

Sports

Dallas is home to America’s Team, the Dallas Cowboys as well as baseball’s Texas Rangers. Catch an NBA or NHL game at American Airlines Arena, and if soccer is your game of choice, FC Dallas is a charter member of Major League Soccer.

Dining

Dallas offers a diverse restaurant scene from Tex-Mex to steak to international cuisine. If you can think of it, Dallas probably has it. Near the Omni Dallas Hotel, you’ll find seafood, Tex-Mex, coffee shops and more. Whether you want fine dining or fast food, you won’t have to go far to find it.

NEXUS NEWS

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