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ABA’s NextGenBaker Leadership Forum open for registration


June 21, 2021
By Bakers Journal


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The American Bakers Association announced that registration is now open for the 2021 NextGenBaker Leadership Forum.

The forum is currently scheduled for September 14-16, 2021, in Alexandria, VA.

The American Bakers Association’s NextGenBaker executive leadership program has partnered with General Stanley McChrystal’s Team, The McChrystal Group, to develop an interactive, and collaborative event; attendees will explore new techniques in baking and business management throughout all three days.

Sessions cover a variety of topics including:

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  • Coaching and Communicating Through Change
  • Unleashing Innovative Thinking
  • Looking Ahead: Consumer Trends and Expectations
  • A Discussion on Diversity and Inclusion in the Baking Industry
  • The Future of Capitol Hill

With numerous networking events during the program, attendees will also focus on relationship building with their peers and the Boards of Directors of the ABA and Allied Trades of the Baking Industry (ATBI).

This multi-day event will be in-person in the DC Metro Area with a one-day (Thursday) virtual option for participants who are unable to attend in-person. ABA is monitoring best practices and Federal/State/Local/Venue regulations as it pertains to in-person events. ABA will follow any mandated regulations in effect during the dates of the event and inform attendees of those measures closer to the start of the event.

Register for the 2021 NextGenBaker Leadership Forum here.