2018 UMBA Convention March 3-4, 2018
by Upper Midwest Bakery Association
Posted: 2017-10-12 15:58:12 EST

Join in on the Largest Bakery Show in the Upper Midwest. Educational Sessions, Vendor Booths, Demos, Baked Foods Contest, Cake Decoration Contest, Cake Decorating Challenge, and more!

March 3-4, 2018
River’s Edge Convention Center
St. Cloud, MN 56301
Register Online HERE

(Public can view displayed contest cakes, baked foods, cake challenge, and decorate one cupcake with a $5 donation to the Upper Midwest Bakery Association’s Scholarship Fund. Saturday, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Vendor floor, classes, and other areas are closed to the public.)

*Tentative schedule. Check back for detailed educational session information.2018 Convention Schedule:

Friday, March 2

2 p.m., Vendor Setup
2 p.m., Pre-Registration
3-6 p.m., Registration
3-6 p.m., Cake Drop-off
7 p.m., Board of Directors Meeting, UMBA Members Welcome

Saturday, March 3

7 a.m., Registration
8 a.m.-1 p.m., Cake and Baked Foods Drop-off
9 a.m.-3 p.m., UMBA Cake Challenge
8-10:50 a.m., Educational Sessions:
8-11 a.m., Hands-on Decorating Session
9-9:50 a.m.
Session 1
Session 2
10-10:50 a.m.
Session 1
Session 2
11-11:50 a.m.
Session 1
Session 2
11 a.m.-5 p.m., Show Floor Open
11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Public Cake Viewing and Cupcake Decorating
12 p.m.-4 p.m., Demos on the Show Floor, Show Floor Stage
1:30 p.m., Judging of Contests
5:30-6:30 p.m. Reception
6:30 p.m. Banquet and Program
9-10:45 p.m. Entertainment

Sunday, March 4

9 a.m.-12 p.m., Show Floor Open
9 a.m.-11 a.m., Public Cake Viewing and Cupcake Decorating
8-9:50 a.m., Educational Sessions:
8-11 a.m., Hands-on Decorating Session
9-9:50 a.m.
Session 1
Session 2
11 a.m.-12 p.m., Award Ceremony and Prizes
Close of Show

Source: Upper Midwest Bakery Association