2018 Annual Convention

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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. NOTE: The vendor floor, classes, and other areas are closed to the public.)

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Attendee Convention
Registration
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UMBA Cake
Challenge
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UMBA Deco Cake
Contest
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Baked Foods
Contest

Hands-On
Decorating Classes
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UMBA Scholarship
Application
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Hall of Fame
Nominations
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Location &
Hotel Reservations

2018 Convention Schedule:

*Tentative schedule. Check back for detailed educational session information.

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 Class

“Basics with Buttercream”
Vonnie Hansen and Sara Bassett, Instructors
$50 per person, Limit of 20 people
This class will include hands on instructions on borders, inscriptions and buttercream flowers along with basic tiered cake structure. The class will include time for both hands on practice and demonstration of more advanced techniques and air brushing. Attendees should bring their own turntable, apron and a box to take home finished products. All other supplies will be provided

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 Class

“Cake Sculpting”
Bronwen Weber, Instructor
$75 per person, Limit of 20 people
This class will cover basic sculpting techniques and structure along with detailed instructions in finishing your sculpted cake. Attendees should bring their own turntable, apron and a box to take home finished products. All other supplies will be provided.
9-9:50 a.m.
Session 1
Session 2
11 a.m.-12 p.m., Award Ceremony and Prizes
Close of Show