Cupcake vs. cake faceoff and $200 cupcake business lecture in 2010 at NY Cake Convention

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Another save the date - the NY Cake Convention is coming up!

Cakespy is one of their sponsors and, I believe I recognize, artists, though I don't want to make that definitive claim just yet.

Here's info on the $200 cupcake lecture from their site:

How to Start your own Cup­cake or Cake Busi­ness” Lecture

Have you been dream­ing of open­ing your own cup­cake or cake spe­cialty shop? Learn what
it really takes to turn your dream into a real­ity. Lis­ten as guest speak­ers pro­vide you with the infor­ma­tion you need to get your start in the busi­ness. They will cover all the nec­es­sary steps and infor­ma­tion that you need to launch your own cup­cake or cake busi­ness. The lec­ture will pro­vide you with infor­ma­tion on com­plet­ing a busi­ness plan, start­ing your busi­ness with lit­tle funds, var­i­ous ways to raise cap­i­tal for your busi­ness, dif­fer­ent kinds of insur­ance you will need, apply­ing for SBA backed loans, pro­duc­tion sched­ules, pric­ing, get­ting press cov­er­age, cake con­tracts and forms, avoid­ing cake deliv­ery prob­lems, effec­tive mar­ket­ing, adver­tis­ing your ser­vices and so much more. You will be given all of the tools you need to open and run a suc­cess­ful cup­cake or cake business.

Space is lim­ited, reserve your seat today.

From their press release:

The US Confection Connection
The NY Cake Convention

Date: January 2-5, 2010

Hotel Pennsylvania
401 Seventh Avenue (33rd Street)
New York, NY

Among many of the competitions taking place at the NY Cake Convention will be the first ever “Face-Off” Cupcake vs. Cake competition. The first prize winner of the “Face-Off” will take home a cash prize of $2,500! Not to mention, bragging rights.

Register here - general admission is $10, other events, prices vary