FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the IBIE 2016 dates?
Saturday, Oct. 8 through Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016

What are the Expo hours?
Saturday, Oct. 8              10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday, Oct. 9                 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Monday, Oct. 10             10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday, Oct. 11             10:00 am – 2:00 pm

How do I register?
Beginning fall of 2015, you may register online at www.IBIE2016.com, by clicking on the “REGISTER NOW” button.

What are the on-site Registration hours:
Friday, October 7                              8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday, October 8                         8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday, October 9                           7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Monday, October 10                        8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday, October 11                        8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Will I receive my badges before the show?
Badges will be mailed prior to the event to locations in the domestic U.S. to anyone registered before September 25, 2013. Anyone registered after that date must bring their confirmation form to an Express Badge Pick-Up station in the Registration Area on-site where a badge will be generated. Badge holders can also be picked up at a Badge Holder Pick-Up station onsite at the convention center.

International Attendees Badges will not be mailed. International attendees can bring their confirmation form with the bar code to an Express Badge Pick-Up station in the Registration Area on-site where a badge will be generated. Badge holders can also be picked up at a Badge Holder Pick-Up station onsite at the convention center.  You can also have your badge printed out at an International Registration Desk.

What is the dress/attire?
The dress code varies from business attire to casual, based on the business you plan to conduct at the show. Comfortable, covered shoes are recommended.

What educational seminar programs are available and how do I sign up to attend a seminar?
Educational seminar information, including schedules, pricing and registration, will be available on the web site as it becomes available. All pre-registered attendees will receive e-mail correspondence with seminar information.

Do you allow guests at the show?
Guests are welcome to attend the show, however they are not complimentary. All attendees are subject to the full registration fee.

Are children permitted in the exhibit halls?
We regret that absolutely no children 12 years of age and younger are permitted on the exhibit floor.  This includes infants in strollers. This rule will be strictly enforced by IBIE Management for safety purposes.

Does the Convention Center offer assistance for visitors with disabilities?
If you have any special needs, there is an opportunity on the registration form to provide any special needs information. Alternatively, call Kelly Kotche at (202) 789-0300 or e-mail at kkotche@americanbakers.org. We will do everything possible to assist you.

Who should I contact with other questions?
For general questions about IBIE 2016, please call (202) 789-0300 or e-mail kkotche@americanbakers.org.