All posts tagged: Sweets

The country’s sweetest event returns

In possibly the most delicious news in more than a year for sweet-tooths, Cake Bake & Sweets Show is returning this November 2018. Under new management, the events will be produced by Global Links Exhibitions & Conferences Organisers Pty Ltd (GL Exhibitions), an international organisation responsible for creating events in 14 countries around the world. Cake Bake & Sweets 2018 marks the company’s first foray into the Australian market and whilst key aspects of the show remain, the GLE approach will be very different. The new Cake Bake & Sweets Show team will be fronted by industry veteran James Laing as Portfolio Exhibition Director. Responsible for launching the Good Food & Wine Show back in 2001 (before food events were cool), James is acutely aware that the success of any event depends on delivering ROI for exhibitors and sponsors while simultaneously creating memorable experiences for visitors. The show has already confirmed culinary stars Kirsten Tibballs, Katherine Sabbath, Candice Brown (UK), and Anna Polyviou to appear, and the show will also host a myriad of workshops, …

WIN: 2 tickets to Sugar Republic Exhibition

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED Do you love anything sweet? Never say no to dessert? Candy is your second best friend? Well, then we think Sugar Republic is the exhibition for you! It is a delicious experience dedicated to celebrate all things sweet, only in Melbourne! Relive your childhood and climb a tree, but instead of a tree… climb a candy rainbow instead. Expect a giant pink bubblegum ball pit and spin the wheel o’treats. It is practically a candyland for all ages. Here is your chance to jump out of a giant birthday cake because we have 2 x tickets to giveaway. Enter via filling the form below and don’t forget to share this amazing news on Facebook. (Yes, we would love it if you can tag us @weknowmelbourne and ask your friends to follow us on social too!) Read more about the event here. Competition closes on 18 June.


Sugar Republic is an incredible pop-up museum is dedicated to the celebration of desserts, candy and all things sweet through twelve amazing sensory rooms. Relive your childhood as you climb a candy rainbow, splash about in a giant pink bubblegum ball pit and spin the wheel o’treats. Take a swing surrounded by fairy floss, dance inside a giant gum ball machine and pose for a sweet selfie in our pink tearoom. Other attractions include a mini cinema, neon candy art, numerous sweet-themed displays and a grown-up candy store. In collaboration with local food creatives, Sugar Republic is opening on June 22nd in Melbourne’s old MacRobertson’s confectionery factory (the birthplace of Freddo and Cherry Ripe) for a limited 8-week season. Painted using the new Taubmans Endure paint with aptly named colours such as Minty Green, Raspberry Rush and Burnt Apricot, the thematic rooms include Ice-Cream Dreams, Sherbet Rainbow, Tutti Frutti, Eye Candy, Bubblegum Bathroom, Pink High Tea and Birthday Party. An area is also dedicated to Australia’s iconic sweet snacks. The concluding room, White City, pays homage …