REGISTER NOW. VOTING RUNS July 1, 2019 – September 30, 2019.
Be Sweet. Boost Sales. Bake On.
Welcome to the Sweetest Bakery in America™ contest, 2019! It’s our yearly competition to find the sweetest in the land—and your way to stir up more business. Every participating bakery gets the chance to boost sales, grow customer loyalty and see more traffic. Plus, sweet prizes go to top bakeries in each state and one National Grand Prize Winner, who gets to visit Dawn Food’s innovation studio. See the prize details here. So grab your rolling pins, piping bags and icing smoothers, and let’s get ready to be sweet!
The Sweetest Bakery in America™ Contest 2019 now features:
New text-to-vote option
Easily managed contest period July 1 to Sept. 30, 2019
State winners in 3 new categories
Exclusive rebates only for participants
Tips from past winners
THE SWEET BUZZ THAT BUILDS BUSINESS.
The Sweetest Bakery in America™ contest helps drive business for you thanks to the media buzz and excitement surrounding it. That equates to increased traffic. Last year, the contest generated:
1.7 million total votes
92 million consumer media impressions
Up to 20% avg. sales increase
TWO WAYS TO VOTE.
Customers have two ways they can cast votes. They can vote once per day, per device. Leaders will be posted and updated daily on SweetestBakeryInAmerica.com.
Please note: the contest will no longer be using in-store paper ballots.
New this year—your bakery will be issued a unique text-to-vote keyword in your registration confirmation email which you can share with your customers to text in votes for your bakery.1
Along with being crowned the Sweetest Bakery in America™, the National Grand Prize Winner will win: an all-expenses paid, 2-day innovation session with Dawn’s Executive Pastry Chef to create custom bakery items and learn about the latest trends, plus media exposure in local and national markets and a full-page article in Batter Up magazine.
New this year, there will be three winners in each state, plus Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico. Prizes will be awarded to the top full line bakery, top donut shop and top cake/cupcake shop in each state. All winners will receive access to an exclusive tips & trends webinar hosted by Dawn’s Executive Party Chef. Read more about prizes here.
National Grand Prize Winner
Sweetest Full Line Bakery by State*
Sweetest Donut Shop by State*
Sweetest Cake/Cupcake Shop by State*
THE TOOLS TO MAKE IT A PIECE OF CAKE.
We’ve put together eye-catching in-store materials, social marketing and publicity tools, and a tip guide from two-time national winner Lochel’s Bakery to help promote your bakery and generate excitement in your neighborhood.
Dawn Foods is proud to put a spotlight on America’s incredible bakeries. You make the world sweeter, and that’s something worth celebrating.
1Standard message & data rates may apply. Participants may opt-out at any time by texting STOP to 474747.
*There will be three winners in each state, plus Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico
Voters must be 18 years or older to vote online and via text.