The late entry deadline for the Baking Industry Awards is today (Friday 27 May), so make sure you get your forms in.

Awards categories include: Confectioner of the Year, In-Store Bakery of the Year and Bakery Supplier of the Year. See below for a full list of the categories:

The Rising Star Award and The Lifetime Achievement Award categories only have longer deadlines; Rising Star is 20 June and Lifetime Achievement is 30 June.

This year’s Brazilian carnival-themed event will be held on Wednesday 7 September at the Park Lane Hilton, London.

For details on all 11 categories and to download an entry form, visit or email or call 01293 610422.

To book your place at this top industry networking event, contact Elizabeth Ellis on 01293 846593 or email for tickets.

Baking Industry Awards categories:

* Baker of the Year – sponsored by Vandemoortele
* In-Store Bakery of the Year – sponsored by Dawn Foods
* The Craft Business Award – sponsored by ADM Milling
* Bakery Supplier of the Year – sponsored by Sainsbury’s
* Speciality Bread Product of the Year – sponsored by Bakels
* The Innovation Award – sponsored by Asda
* Celebration Cake Maker of the Year – sponsored by Renshaw
* The Customer Focus Award – sponsored by CSM (United Kingdom)
* Confectioner of the Year – sponsored by Barry Callebaut
* The Rising Star Award – sponsored by David Powell
* Lifetime Achievement Award – sponsored by Délifrance