Cake and Trade Shows 2017-2018

The following list  are a few of the upcoming  International cake and trade shows in 2018-2019.  If you have an upcoming show you would like to promote, please Contact Us, Kathleen to  post your upcoming event or show. Thank you!

 United States Cake Shows and International Cake Shows


The Ultimate Sugar Show 2018

November 8-11, 2018

The Ultimate Sugar Show is the ultimate experience in all things sugar from SHOPPING to EATING, LEARNING, and COMPETING. Sweet lovers, sugar enthusiasts, bakers, cakers and sugar artists are invited to indulge themselves in the world of sweets for a weekend full of fun, family friendly activities, eating, sugar art competitions and so much more.

The FIPGC USA Division Finalist with be chosen at the ULTIMATE SUGAR SHOW to represent the USA Team at the ONLY World Cake Competition held at the HOST Fiera Milano Convention Center, Milan, Italy October 2019

Kathleen will be teaching, judging and representing the FIPGC for a Lunch and Learn at the show.  Don’t miss out!

For more information and registration, visit the The Ultimate Sugar Show Website


Gingerbread City Gala 2018

The Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County’s premier holiday Gala GINGERBREAD CITY. On Tuesday, November 26, 2018 guests will be mesmerized by LARGER THAN LIFE GINGERBREAD structures created in this year’s theme: Castles & Cottages on display throughout the ballroom of the Fairmont Grand Del Mar.

Our 25 Annual Gingerbread Structure Competition is the largest on the West Coast, attracting national attention and generating support for life changing programs to serve children and adults with epilepsy.  This is a fabulous event!

For more info and registration please visit the following website

The Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County


Retail / Wholesale Trade Conventions


Cake International

NEC Birmingham, United Kingdom  2-4 November 2018

Excel, London · 4-6 April 2019

For more information visit the Cake International, UK Show Website


Fancy Food Show Convention 2019

For more information visit the Fancy Food Website

San Francisco, CA January 2019

IBIE International Baking Industry Exposition

Best Show to attend for anyone in the Bakery/Pastry Insdustry

Las Vegas Convention Center – September 7-11, 2019

For more information and registration visit the IBIE Convention Website


2019 Cake Competitions & Shows


That Takes the Cake – Austin, Texas

February 23rd & 24th, 2019
One of the BEST SHOWS! Don’t miss out!

Kathleen will be judging, teaching and representing FIPGC USA Division

Round Rock, Texas
Round Rock Sports Complex

For more information and registration visit their website at That Takes The Cake!


San Diego Cake Show –  Del Mar Fairgrounds, CA

March 15-17, 2019

Del Mar Fairgrounds

2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, California 92014
Doors open to public 10am-5pm
$12 Entry

Save the Dates! The largest cake show on the west coast! Cake Show for a cause, proceeds to help Ronald McDonald House!

Kathleen will be teaching and representing FIPGC USA Division

For more information and registration visit San Diego Cake Show Website

(ICES)  International Cake Exploration Societe

Little Rock, AR – July 18-21, 2019

To preserve, advance and encourage exploration of the sugar arts

For more information and registration visit the ICES Cake Exploration Website



October 19-22, 2019

The competition takes place every two years starting in 2015 at the most prestigious fair of this sector, Host Fiera Milano. In the Cake Designers World Championship professionals from five continents will compete for the title of World Champion which will be the biggest event of this sector on an international level.

Kathleen Lange is a FIPGC USA Representative

For more information, please visit the FIPGC Federation of International Pastry, Gelato and Chocolate Website

If you are interested in representing your country, the Registration is open to all professionals of pastry and cake designers