Think you have left it too late to enter the Baking Industry Awards (BIA)? Think again - the deadline has just been extended to 20 May.

We know how incredibly busy you all are in your businesses and have decided to give you that little bit of extra time to get your entries across.

There are 10 categories to enter in the awards that are widely regarded as the ‘Oscars of the baking industry’.

The 2016 categories are:

Baker of the Year

Bakery Manufacturer of the Year

Celebration Cake Business of the Year

Free-from Bakery Product of the Year

In-Store Bakery Retailer of the Year

Speciality Bread Product of the Year

The Craft Business Award

The Customer Focus Award

Outstanding Contribution to the Baking Industry

The Rising Star Award 



For any queries regarding your entry please call Jane Rollinson on 01293 610 439 or email


ENHANCE your company profile

SHOWCASE your achievements

BENEFIT from coverage in an industry recognised magazine ­ British Baker, and on

BOOST your team morale

PROMOTE your winning success through the use of the awards logo after the event and generate positive PR

FREE tickets ­ All finalists will receive two complimentary tickets to the awards ceremony, which will be held at the London Hilton on Park Lane on Wednesday 7 September.