finalists

The UK Dating Awards are a celebration of excellence and expertise in all areas of the Dating Industry.

Established in 2014, the Dating Awards recognise both companies and individuals. They not only reward established household names, but also celebrate newcomers to the field.

The Industry Awards offer a unique opportunity for companies and individuals to be recognised for their achievements in Dating Technology, Marketing, Media, Customer Service, Expertise and Entrepreneurship.

The fourth UK Awards show will be on November 23rd 2017. It’s a unique opportunity to network with journalists, websites, events companies and bloggers.



Nominations are now closed

Entries closed on October 23rd 2017 at 11.59pm. The awards will be judged by an independent panel of industry experts. Awards marked with an asterix (*) are voted for by the public.

Click here for a full explanation of entry fees and rules.

We are proud to announce the following shortlisted candidates:

Online Dating Brand of the Year 2017

The Inner Circle
Lovoo
MeetMe
Skout
TrueView
Zoosk

International Dating Brand of the Year 2017

Christian Connection
The Inner Circle
Lovoo
MeetMe
Skout
Zoosk

Daters' Favourite Dating Brand 2017*

Bristlr
Christian Connection
eHarmony
Match.com
Toyboy Warehouse

Dating App of the Year 2017

The Inner Circle
Lovoo
MeetMe
Skout
TrueView
Zoosk

Dating Expert of the Year 2017 (International Entries)

Ané Auret
Hayley Quinn
Kate Taylor
Lydia Davis
Nichi Hodgson
Nikki Goldstein

Matchmaking Agency of the Year 2017

Bowes-Lyon Partnership
Drawing Down the Moon
Soiree Society
The Vida Consultancy

International Matchmaker of the Year 2017

Agape Match
B-Loved
Diolli
Drawing Down the Moon
The Vida Consultancy

Matchmaker Academy Up-and-Coming Matchmaker of the Year 2017

Little Black Book
Project 143
Singlepreneurs
Your Matchmaker

Dating Writer of the Year 2017 (International Entries)

Julia Keller
Kate Taylor
Naomi Lewis
Nichi Hodgson
Nikki Goldstein

Protect My Call Innovation within the Dating Industry 2017

Clikd
Good Deed Dating
The Meet Group
Positive Plus One

Best Customer Service 2017

Bowes-Lyon Partnership
Christian Connection
Cute Media
Drawing Down The Moon
Zoosk

Gaydar Safer Dating Award 2017

Besedo
Scamalytics
Trueview
Yoti
Zoosk

Best Niche Dating Brand 2017

Bristlr
Christian Connection
Classic FM Romance
Toyboy Warehouse

Best New Dating App 2017

Clikd
Now Dating
Positive Plus One

Best Use of Social Media 2017

Bristlr
Christian Connection
TrueView

Best New Dating Individual 2017

Beccy Mae Rose
Jacqui Van Loen
Zainab Mohiuddin

Dating Events Brand of the Year 2017

My Friend Charlie
The Inner Circle
Smudged Lipstick
Strike A Match Dating

Dating Blogger of the Year 2017

Alice Riley
Daria Lazo
Eve Greenow
Gaynor Evans
Paul Thomas Bell

Best Commercial Dating Blog 2017

Christian Connection
Hey Saturday
Zoosk

Best Dating-Related Marketing Campaign 2017

Guardian Soulmates
Tinder
TrueView

Best TV Show 2017

Celebs Go Dating
First Dates
Love Island
Naked Attraction
Streetmate
Undateables