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IBIE 2016 in Las Vegas Recap

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IBIE 2016 was bigger, better, and more jam packed than ever before!

We hope you all had a chance to visit our team at the FlexiBake IBIE 2016 booth, above is a photo of the team members representing FlexiBake. As the craziness of the show starts to wind down, exhibitors and attendees alike settle back into every day life for just a few weeks before the holiday season truly begins.

Here is a short recap of what was going on at FlexiBake’s booth during the four day event in Las Vegas:

Day 1 – Receiving our award

Before the show even began, our team was presented with our B.E.S.T. In Baking award! The first day is always a busy one, we had a ton of customers stop by our booth to say hello and the amount of positive feedback we heard from each and every one was fantastic! Our team on the floor was busy non-stop with many on-site demonstrations, meetings, and presentations. By the end of Day 1 our team was buzzing with excitement and looking forward to what was in store for Day 2.

Day 2 – The DSD handheld module is revealed

A couple members of the FlexiBake team were interviewed for the B.E.S.T. In Baking program, this was a great opportunity to help spread awareness about the campaign – take a look at the interview here. The second day was even busier than the first and the team started bright and early with onsite demonstrations. We began demonstrating the Beta Version of our newest module, Direct Store Delivery (DSD), which is scheduled for release in January 2017. The feedback we received on the new module was great, we know that as soon as DSD is released it’s going to be a huge hit!

Day 3 – Lot tracking competition

Usually on the third day the show starts to slow down, but not this year. It was another busy day, but we were able to find time for our lot tracking competition! The competition started out with two team members documenting their production process and ended with a recall.
The team member who used FlexiBake was able to receive a raw material, schedule and close production, and pull all the data required for a full recall in less than 2 minutes.
The other team member, who was manually writing the information wasn’t even able to receive the shipment in that time. Needless to say, it wasn’t much of a competition. Automation always wins!

Day 4 – Wrap Up

The last day at IBIE was bitter sweet, we still had lots of interested people visiting right up until the end of the day. Packing up our booth and leaving for good at the end of the day was hard as we had met so many wonderful people and become very comfortable in our cozy booth. Since returning to our Vancouver office, we’ve been able to share all our great stories with the rest of the team and everyone is very excited to see what comes from the successes at IBIE 2016.

Thank you so much to all who visited us, we hope to hear from all of you soon!
The FlexiBake IBIE 2016 Team