IBIE 2016 Sold Out Show in Las Vegas

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The International Baking Industry Exposition held on October 8-11, 2016 is also known as the Baking Expo and is one of the largest baking trade show in North America. It features over 900 companies and 20,000 baking professionals that takes place in the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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It takes place every three years and features new trends and equipment and amazing educational seminars. The attendees come from over 100 countries, as far away as China, Mexico, Brazil, India, South America, Middle East, Asia and Japan.

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A highlight of the Expo is the American Cake Decorating Demo Theater and the One Demonstrating Theater by Revent that features daily demos by Celebrity Chefs. The Great American Pie Festival is a popular booth to visit and eat to your hearts content all of their delicious pies.


Baking professionals from around the globe are expected to attend and the chefs will be sharing their secrets and tips and bring their recipes to life, showing new techniques and samplings of their goodies. Once again there will be a cake baking contest that will be created and judged for the best in show.

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Buddy Valastro celebrity chef and TV reality star of Cake Boss was the guest chef at the Topos Mondail booth and showed the new machine he will have in his Carlos Bake Shop in Jersey City New Jersey. Buddy also has Buddy V’s in the Grand Canal Shop at the Venetian in Las Vegas. Buddy started working in his father’s bakery at the age of 11 and by age 15 he became a cake decorator. Buddy is loved by all his fans and it was a delight to meet Buddy again.

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Nikki Artale & Buddy V         


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Nikki Artale, a woman of many professional backgrounds and experiences, is originally from a small town in North New Jersey. She moved here to Las Vegas back in 1995 to pursue the booming real estate market and is a contributing columnist for the Las Vegas Informer  – interviewing the stars and entertainers for “Vegas Stars.” She has hosted a radio talk show, Celebrity News at All Talk Radio and has also been a part of a live internet webcast at “Live at the Studio.” Her numerous interviews with those responsible for the glamour behind Las Vegas can be found on her website www.ILoveLasVegasNV.net.

Nikki has also been active in the entertainment industry behind the camera – she belongs to the Screen Actors Guild and has been in numerous movies and has also judged screenplays for the Las Vegas Film Fest. Not only has she been behind the camera in the industry but also as a critic and has written many show reviews. You can usually find her at big entertainment events with her Nikon camera and smile, ready to review, interview, and capture the moments that make the night.

Aside from her lengthy experience in the entertainment industry she is also a successful Real Estate broker with 30 years of professional and dedicated services. She serves the greater Las Vegas area and has an in depth knowledge of the real estate housing market. She prides herself in giving excellent service to buyers and sellers with 100% of her time. You can contact her with the information below for any questions, comments or requests of services.

NikkiArtale@cox.net 702-279-7001

If you are Buying or Selling go to my real estate site to search the MLS for listings: Las Vegas Real Estate. 

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