41st Annual International Cake Exploration Societé (ICES) Convention to Be Held in Mobile, AL

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Registration is now open for the International Cake Exploration Societé's (ICES) 41st annual convention. This year's event will be held in Mobile, Alabama in August, 2016, reports ICES.

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The annual convention is the highlight of the year for many ICES members, attracting sugar artists from all over the world.

On May 11, 2016, the International Cake Exploration Societé (ICES) announces that registration is open for their 41st annual convention, to be held in Mobile, Alabama from August 4th to August 7th, 2016.

ICES is a long-running organization dedicated to educating cake decorators and sugar artists with the mission to “preserve, advance and encourage exploration of the sugar arts.”

The annual convention is the highlight of the year for many ICES members, attracting sugar artists from all over the world, and features learning opportunities and cake and sugar showcases. The convention will offer learning opportunities for cake and sugar enthusiasts that will include both demonstrations and hands-on classes by experts and celebrities in the field.

The convention's Sugar Art Gallery welcomes displays from convention attendees and the general public. The gallery, a fan favorite, frequently showcases talent from around the world, including single tier and tower cakes, buttercream, fondant, pulled sugar and more. Pre-registered displays will be eligible for prize drawings. A portion of the proceeds from the Sugar Art Gallery's one-day pass sales will benefit the Wilmer Hall Children’s Home in Mobile.

This year, the gallery will also present a Gingerbread Talent Showcase featuring entries ranging from beginner-level to professionals. Live “construction crews” will also recreate some of Mobile's iconic landmarks using gingerbread.

Booths in the convention's popular Vendor Hall will debut various vendors' new decorating and sugar art products and tools; visitors can look forward to demonstrations, special offers and appearances by cake decorating celebrities.

Interested parties can visit the Convention's information and registration page here.

About the ICES Convention:

Founded in 1976, the International Cake Exploration Societé (ICES) pursues a mission to preserve, advance and encourage exploration of the sugar arts. ICES promotes and provides opportunities for continuing education, development of future sugar artists, and enjoyment of the art form in a caring and sharing environment. Meetings, Cake Shows, and “Days of Sharing” are held throughout the year across America and around the world.

Each year ICES holds its annual Convention and Sugar Art Show in a different location in the United States. The ICES convention is the perfect opportunity to gather with cake decorators and sugar artists from around the world to learn from and share with each other. We all can remember our first time at an ICES Convention. Whether you are a first timer or a seasoned conventioneer, we predict you will be amazed by the energy and excitement you see and feel as you participate in this celebration.

Please visit us at ICES.org to learn more about becoming a member, and ICESconvention.org to learn more about this year's convention.

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