At the NextGenBaker Virtual Leadership Series, ABA’s NextGenBaker is offering the industry’s rising leaders a virtual space to connect with peers, hear from experts and industry senior leaders, and invest in professional development. Whether you choose to participate in one or all three parts, this series will leave you encouraged, challenged, and better equipped to lead.
Join your fellow NextGenBakers to address the many professional and personal challenges that COVID-19 has presented us over these past few months. Let’s take a moment to focus on how we’re doing as leaders. Where are you struggling? Where are you thriving? How can you continue to grow your leadership skills in this new environment?
NextGenBaker Three-Part Virtual Program
- Rising Leaders Roundtable – July 14 and August 11
- Virtual Leadership Forum – September 1, 8, 15, 22
- After Chat: Leading Your Team Through the New Normal – October 13, November 10, and December 8
The NextGenBaker Virtual Leadership Series is complimentary to ABA Members thanks to the generous support of Platinum Sponsor BCW, Gold Sponsor SF&WB, and Silver Sponsors ATBI, Mother Murphy’s, and Society of Bakery Women.
1. NextGenBaker Rising Leaders Roundtable
Join your NextGenBaker peers for an informal virtual roundtable discussion featuring special guest speakers to help us kick off the conversations – July 14 and August 11 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT. These intimate roundtables require participation and encourage discussions between a diverse group of rising leaders. Only 20 spots available for each roundtable, so register today.
NextGenBaker Rising Leaders Roundtable: Leading Your Team Through the New Normal
NextGenBaker Rising Leaders Roundtable: Leading in a Virtual Work Environment
2. NextGenBaker Virtual Leadership Forum
The in-person Leadership Forum may be postponed until next year, but that doesn’t mean we stop enhancing our leadership skills. Join your fellow rising leaders this September at the NextGenBaker Virtual Leadership Forum. One-hour presentations every Tuesday, tackling the core pillars of NextGenBaker – professional development, relationship building, public policy engagement, and industry trends education.
The Power of Political Engagement
Leading Your Team Through the New Normal
Looking Ahead: Marketplace Experience and Consumer Expectations
Leading in the Landscape of Today
3. After Chat: Leading Your Team Through the New Normal
The conversation doesn’t stop in September. For those who attended the September Virtual Leadership Forum, let’s unpack the experts’ presentations and share our own perspectives, questions, achievements, and predictions for the coming year. Each “After Chat” will focus on one of the presentations from September. Only 20 spots are available for each session.
- October 13, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT, Registration Coming Soon
After Chat: Leading Your Team in the Post-COVID Era
- November 10, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT, Registration Coming Soon
After Chat: The Power of Political Engagement
- December 8, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT, Registration Coming Soon
After Chat: Leading in the Landscape of Today