The national inspiration days for the artisan bakers
Evenementenhal Gorinchem
Gorinchem, Netherlands
04 - 05/03/2018

Bakkersvak 2018

On 4 and 5 March the doors of the 7th edition of Bakkersvak will open. This year not in Autotron Rosmalen, but for the first time in Evenementenhal Gorinchem. On Sunday and Monday bakers, patissiers, confectioners, chocolate makers, hospitality and catering professionals and ice cream makers wil come together on the only bakery platform in the Netherlands where you get a total update of the market with innovations of products and services. 

New in 2018 on Bakkersvak: Segment Ice

Carpigiani Ambachtelijk Benelux, Ice Concepts Benelux, Bakeplus, Laan Heiloo en Dawn Foods Benelux are present as exhibitor. In collaboration with Carpigiani Handicraft Benelux, the preliminary rounds of the Gelato Festival Challenge for Dutch ice cream makers will be held at Bakkersvak on 5 March. 

Every exhibitor who can offer something for the ice cream maker, is shown separately on the floor plan. As a result of all the ice cream stands on the floor plan, you can walk a special ice cream tour on the show floor. The ice cream area is the central part of the tour. 

Program 'classics with a new look'

This year all the demonstrations, workshops and masterclasses have been brought together in one place: the experience area. The theme 'classics in a new jacket' is central this year. 

The program consists of demonstrations from top chef Maurits van Vooren, the Dutch Pastry Award, masterclasses from the Dutch Pastry Team, live product reviews by the Dutch Bakery Centrum, tips & tricks from Bakery Institute, product demonstrations from the BoulangerieTeam and a virtual reality box. The preliminary rounds of the Gelato Festival Challenge and the special ice demonstratipns will take place on the ice area on the fair. 

The annual meeting with the bakery sector

Bakkersvak is the annual meeting for professionals and suppliers within the Dutch bakery industry. In just two days, you get a complete update on the market covering innovations in products and services. Bakkersvak is thé unique platform for this community in the Netherlands.

Show floor bigger and clearer than ever

With the move to Evenementenhal Gorinchem, the Bakkersvak exhibition floor will be bigger and clearer than ever. We are reverting to one big exhibition hall, where there is more space and a better overview. The new exhibition hall will give you a perfect view of our enlarged offering of a diverse range of exhibitors.

Experience area with more knowledge and inspiration

In 2018 you will experience an enhanced quality of product demonstrations. All demonstrations, workshops and master classes are brought together in a dedicated experience area which is centrally located in the hall. In this area, knowledge and inspiration are the guiding principles.




Exclusively behind-the-scenes peek

In collaboration with Bakkers in Bedrijf we published the 'Bakkersvak Journaal' (only in Dutch). This brand new, digital magazine contains exclusive information about the show and appears monthly. You get a look behind the scenes ánd you are aware of all updates.

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