BakingTECH 2020

Vision 2020: Looking Beyond the Horizon

March 1 - 3, 2020
Hilton Chicago

BakingTECH is the Best Week in Baking, which provides premier educational and networking events for baking professionals.

Join us in March for BakingTECH 2020 to learn solutions to take back to the bakery with you and make valuable connections through networking events offered at the conference.

Conference Highlights

  • Energetic and Disruptive Opening Keynote – kick off the conference with a bang!
  • 21 Innovative technical presentations
  • Expert Panel Discussion on Engineering Sustainability
  • Numerous networking opportunities throughout the conference to connect with industry leaders & experts
  • Table Top MarketPlace Exhibits – meet with over 180 exhibitors showcasing their products and services

New This Year!

  • Monday, March 2: Educational Session by BEMA-U
  • Tuesday, March 3: Outside the ASB Breadbox – Sessions featuring presentations from Artisan Bakers, North American Milling Association, Pet Food Institute, International Diary Bakery Association and more.
  • Tuesday March 3: MarketPlace Casino Night – Mingle with industry experts and suppliers in an untraditional trade show setting while playing roulette.


  • Register Online (available 9/18/19)
  • Registration Form (available 9/18/19)
  • Apply for Membership
  • Renew Membership Dues (to obtain member registration rates your 2019/20 dues must be paid & current)
  • Group Registration (available 9/18/19)


Registration for ASB BakingTECH 2020 may be completed online or by fax/mail using the registration form above.

Registration forms will not be processed without full payment.  Forms submitted with copies of checks will not be processed.  All fees must be paid in U.S. currency, drawn on a US bank.  Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover Card are also accepted for payment.

NOTE: To obtain the member registration rates, your 2019/20 dues must paid and current.  You will need to renew your dues before registrating online.  You may renew your dues by clicking on the above link RENEW YOUR DUES.


Full delegate registration includes admission to all educational sessions, networking luncheons on Monday and Tuesday, MarketPlace, and the Opening Reception on Sunday, March 1.

January 10, 2020
January 10, 2020
BakingTech Full Conference Delegate
Professional & Young Professional (member fees paid)
Professional Member (Join ASB or member fees not paid) $825$925
Young Professional Member(Join ASB or member fees not paid)$720$820
MarketPlace Only Delegate
(includes MarketPlace, Reception & Luncheons)
Single Day Only Delegate
Professional & Young Professional Members$410$510
(Join ASB or member fees not paid)
Young Professional
(Join ASB or member fees not paid)
Spouse/Guest Registration
Spouses/Guests must not be employed with a company in the commercial baking industry.


Conference cancellations must be submitted to ASB Headquarters in writing via email at or mail.  All refunds are assessed a $100 processing fee.  Once Headquarters has received your written cancellation, all credit card refunds will be processed promptly.  For check refunds, please allow 2 – 4 weeks after the meeting has ended.  Refunds will not be granted after February 7, 2020 nor will they be given for no-shows.  Registrations cannot be carried to any future meetings.

If you must cancel your meeting registration, it is also your responsibility to cancel your hotel reservations.


Spouses and guests can register for BakingTECH at the spouse/guest rate of $250.  This badge entitles spouses/guests to attend all educational sessions, the Spouse/Guest Welcome Hospitality on Sunday, Monday’s Networking luncheon, Opening Reception on Sunday and the spouse/guest tour on Tuesday.

Spouses and guests registering at the spouse/guest rate MUST NOT be employed with a company in the commercial baking industry.  Individuals employed with a company in the baking industry must register at the appropriate DELEGATE registration rate.  If registering spouse/guest is found to be an employee of a company in the commercial baking industry, you will be required to register at the appropriate DELEGATE registration rate.


Group registrations may be completed by fax or mail by using the group registration form.  Group registrations may not be processed online.  Group registrations will not be processed without full payment.  All fees must be paid in U.S. currency, drawn on a US bank.  Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover Card are also accepted for payment.

  • Group Registration Form (available 9/18/19)

WARNING Regarding Unauthorized Contacts by Companies Offering to Book Your Hotel Reservations.

THERE ARE NO COMPANIES AUTHORIZED BY ASB TO CONTACT YOU TO BOOK YOUR HOTEL RESERVATIONS.  To guarantee that you have booked and confirmed hotel reservations, please use only the hotel and information on the official ASB website for hotel accommodations. 


Hilton Chicago
720 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois  60605
Hotel Phone: (312) 922-4400
Hotel Website

The Hilton Chicago hotel opened its doors in 1927 and has served as one of the city’s most revered addresses ever since.  Located on South Michigan Avenue and overlooking Grant Park and Lake Michigan, the hotel has been meticulously redesigned and restored in a way that preserves the magnificence of its early 20thCentury style while incorporating all of the 21st Century conveniences. 


Room Rate: $179/night plus 17.4% tax
Reservation Deadline: February 7, 2020
Online Reservations: Available 9/18/19

Book at the Hilton and save!  Easily network with friends, colleagues, and representatives of exhibiting companies by staying in the Hilton so your paths will cross organically.  By staying at the Hilton helps overall event costs and registration fees remain low for future events. Please note if you choose to NOT stay at the Hilton Chicago, a $150 charge will be added to your registration to cover the savings lost by not staying in the block.   Click here to learn more about why to stay in the block.

Planning Committee