Conference May 2014

ASB National Conference

7th May 2014

The Australian Society of Baking is proud to announce this year’s National Conference is being held on the Gold Coast on May 7, 2014.

An optional Industry tour is also being organised for the day before, Tuesday, May 6.


Conference Venue

Crowne Plaza Gold Coast

2809 Gold Coast Hwy, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217

This 4 ½ stars venue is situated conveniently on Gold Coast Hwy, offers a relaxed resort feel with ocean views and the comfort of a premium hotel next to the beaches and Surfers dining hub.


A special room rate has been negotiated

  • $140 room only, per room, per night
  • $165 including 1 Breakfast per room, per night

Please contact Hotel Room reservations on 07 5592 9900 and mention the ASB Conference.

Car Parking: Car Parking is complimentary to all in house guests. Car parking is $10.00 per vehicle per day for conference delegates.

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7th May 2014

Cocktail function will be held at Crowne Plaza

2809 Gold Coast Hwy, Surfers Paradise

Industry Study Tour

Our Industry tours are proving very popular. Seats are limited for this tour so you will need to register quickly to secure a place on this tour.

The tour will leave the Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise at 8am on the 6th May and while the final agenda is still being finalised the tour will visit many business of interest from small boutique bakeries, training facilities and manufacturers in and around Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

Once again, a respected and exciting group of presenters have been selected to address this conference.

They include…


Shar Moore,

Editor In Chief of YMag comes to us with a wealth of experience. Born in Thai- land, of Indian heritage, she has lived and worked in Australia the Far & Middle East possessing a broad range of expertise.

Shar operated the largest group of Five Star Spas in Thailand, with 540 staff, before opening her own branded Five Star property in the desert of Abu Dhabi.

Shar will share her secrets with us at the conference on “How to go from Broke to BMW, in 18 months!”

Terry Yuke,

The 2013 winner of the Arthur E Denison scholarship will not be able to attend this conference but will be putting together a comprehensive presentation on his trip to Europain, Callebaut Chocolate, LeSaffe and other places of interest.

This presentation will be presented by Janet Blythman.

Jim Cross,

Affectionately known as Uncle Jim, will be flying over from the United States to present on Steel Oven Bands, their application and Continuous Baking.

Brett Noy,

Owner Director, Uncle Bob’s Bakery Brett Noy will be sharing his experiences of competing at this international championship level.

Other subjects being covered are:

  • Innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Human resources development- “Understanding and motivating your employee to future proofing your investment”

Registrations to the Conference can be booked directly online.

Please click here to register online,Register here

Or please download the application  post, fax or email the form on page 4 to: Julie Bennett at AIFST Inc.


Download Application PDF by clicking HERE.