Future Business Owner

Individuals in the process of opening a retail bakery, pastry shop or decorating business or considering doing so. This category excludes bakeries in operation, which are required to join at the retail level.

Maximum 1 year term in this category.

Dues: $100

Member Benefits for Future Business Owners

National Bakery Day

This new RBA sponsored annual event spotlights and celebrates the local retail bakery.  RBA members in membership categories Retail Level 1, 2 and 3 will receive a free National Bakery Day Kit.  All RBA members receive member only discounts on other National Bakery Day promotional materials.  

Baker to Baker Networking

RBA Connect allows members to chat with baking industry professionals via an on-line community JUST FOR MEMBERS.  Use RBA Connect to introduce yourself to other members, engage in conversations and develop relationships. 

RBA Certification

RBA Certification raises professional standards and verifies the knowledge, skills, and abilities professional bakers bring to the marketplace. RBA Members receive up to a $250 discount on the cost of RBA Certification. 

Special RBA Rates at Industry Events

RBA members receive member discounts at top bakery events like the International Baking Industry Expo (IBIE) and Atlantic Baking Expo (ABE) and RBA Roadshows.  RBA members received a discount of  up to $26 per person for IBIE2019.  RBA member discounts for the upcoming shows will be announced soon.  

RBA Bakery Insider

A weekly email blast with everything from seasonal ideas, new formulas, video tutorials, and industry news from across the country. 

Industry Research

RBA members receive access to Retail and Commercial Baking Industry research.  Valued at $358

RBA Classified Advertising 
RBA members are able to post for free on RBA's Classified Advertising page.  

RBA Member Benefit Savings and Small Business Programs

Save on insurance, utilities, payroll and more.