This category is for impressive design and creative sugar decorations for individual or collections of cupcakes.
WEDDING CAKE AWARD sponsored by fondarific
This category recognises who is the very best-of-the-best in this highly emotive and extremely personal genre, whether it be traditional tiered beauties or something different.
From hand-painted masterpieces to 3D creations, cookies are a showcase for some amazing decorating and sugarcraft techniques on a biscuit base.
Sculpted CAKE AWARD SPONSORED BY Renshaw academy
This can be any cake that has been carved or sculpted and is not your regular geometric shaped cake. We are looking for bakers who are not afraid to use their imagination and push the boundaries of convention.
BEST MAGAZINE COVER AWARD
This award will recognise the best Cake Masters Magazine cover since July 2016 to June 2017.
BEST LEARNING EXPERIENCE AWARD SPONSORED BY Silikomart
This category is to identify and congratulate any teacher, school/facility or online resource that delivers real value and cake decorating skills in an accessible way.
BEST PRODUCT AWARD SPONSORED BY Cake international
This award recognises the product that you have loved using, maybe new this year, or something that you just can not live without.
ROYAL ICING AWARD SPONSORED BY renshaw
Royal iced decoration is a true art form and is a beautiful way to decorate cake. This category aims to recognise those who use royal icing to decorate their cakes in a traditional or modern way to create stunning master pieces.
MODELLING EXCELLENCE AWARD
This category recognises the superb modelling skills used for decorations created to adorn celebration cakes. Be it a perfect figure modelling or fascinating miniature creations.
SUGAR FLOWERS AWARD sponsored by rolkem
This category recognises beautiful sugar flower creations. Traditionally on wedding cakes, sugar flowers are a perfect decoration for any celebration cake.
CAKE HERO AWARD
The cake world is full of fabulous, creative and fascinating people. Vote for your celebrity cake crush, the caker that you stalk the most on social media or just someone who is your hero!
COLLABORATION AWARD SPONSORED BY Magic Colours
Collaborations are a great way of bringing talented cake artists from all over the world together in the name of creating amazing cakes! Collaborations are usually based on a theme or to celebrate a specific event and can be nominated for their overall visual impact and individual pieces. Applicable for collaborations between July 2016 and June 2017.
BEST BOOK AWARD
There are many books that have been published to help us learn how to decorate beautiful cakes. This award celebrates your favourite book, the book that has helped you decorate better cakes or has helped you master a new skill or technique.
BEST SHOW PIECE AWARD SPONSORED BY ROXY & RICH
An award to recognise the outstanding talent, creativity and courage needed to create a show-stopping piece. Whether it was a special display piece for an exhibition or a PR stunt, these cake and sugar creations push the boundaries of edible art in a huge way.
BEST RETAILER AWARD sponsored by Rainbow Dust
With so many retailers serving our community, this award recognises the retailer who is best serving our needs in terms of affordability, stock, customer service, delivery and variety. This category is open to both online and store based retailers worldwide.
*NEW* best cake show sponsored by global sugar artist network
With many amazing cake shows around the globe, this award is for the organisers of the best cake show. Organising an event that brings together cake artists, vendors with the best products, competitions and so much more is a really difficult task. This award is to the group of organisers or companies that work tirelessly to put on great shows for us.
cake artist of the year sponsored the cake decorating company
This very special award is given to one all-encompassing cake artist in the industry. We would love to hear who you think deserves to win this very special award. Consider their work, achievements, their commitment to the industry and how they are as an artist.
*NEW* Rising star award sponsored Fabricake
Recognising up and coming talent is something we want to celebrate. Whether it is someone really starting to excel in their creative field or someone new to the industry, even someone in the industry who you have recently started to notice a lot more... we want to know, who you think is deserving of this award and will be someone to look out for in the future!