The Event:

  • The Cake Masters Magazine Awards 2016 will be held at the Birmingham NEC on 5th November 2016

  • The event is not suitable for children and babies. Children over the age of 13 will need to purchase a ticket, no discounts are available.

  • The dress code is black tie

  • All attendees will receive a complimentary gift bag

  • Tickets are available from the Cake International Website

  • Some dietary requirements can be catered for, please state when purchasing your ticket


Nomination fee

  • It does not cost anything to nominate or enter the awards


Dates and schedule

  • Nominations open – 25th June 2016


Nominations Process

  • By clicking on the “Nominate” link, you will be redirected to our dedicated nominations page.

  • You can nominate your own work or the work of others.

  • You may nominate in as many categories as you wish, offering an explanation or link to the work you believe is worthy of the accolade where you can.

  • Once completed and submitted, responses will be collated at Cake Masters Magazine Head Office.



  • Shortlisting will not be dependent on volume of nominations for one person.

  • Finalists will be contacted to submit a portfolio of work to be considered by the judging panel.

  • There will be approximately 4 nominees shortlisted in each category. It is at the judges’ discretion to increase or decrease the number of nominees shortlisted.

  • Best in Show awards in association with Cake International will not be part of the nominations process.


If you are successfully picked as a finalist:

  • We will contact you to inform you of the next steps.

  • You will be required to submit a portfolio of your work that best represents that category.
  • All finalists will need to prepare their winning speech and be interviewed for the magazine spread. 

  • If you are internationally based and unable to attend the awards ceremony, you will be required to submit an acceptance video




  • Our panel of judges have been selected to provide a cross section of experience, opinion and perspective from the cake decorating industry.

  • No feedback will be given from the judges.
  • All winners are announced at the awards ceremony on 5th November 2016