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.
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 NetworkingRBA 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 CertificationRBA 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.
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.