winners

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 third UK Awards show was held on November 17th 2016. It was a unique opportunity to network with journalists, websites, events companies and bloggers.

The awards are now closed

Entries closed on October 14th 2016 at 11.59pm. The awards were judged by an independent panel of industry experts. Awards marked with an asterix (*) were voted for by the public.

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

We are proud to announce the following winners:

Online Dating Brand of the Year 2016 Winner:

The Inner Circle
Highly Commended:
Christian Connection

Finalists:
Dating Factory
Elite Singles
Guardian Soulmates
White Label Dating
Zoosk
Daters' Favourite Dating Site 2016* Winner:

Christian Connection
Finalists:
eHarmony
Guardian Soulmates
Match.com
Zoosk
Dating App of the Year 2016 Winner:

Hinge
Finalists:
Bumble
The Inner Circle
TrueView
Zoosk
Best New Dating Brand 2016 Winner:

ooOo
Finalists:
Did I See You
JawDrop
JigTalk
Temptr
Dating Expert of the Year 2016 Winner:

Jo Hemmings
Highly Commended:
James Preece

Finalists:
Kelly Bayliffe
Madeleine Mason
Sarah Ryan
Matchmaking Agency of the Year 2016 Winner:

Simantov International
Highly Commended:
Bowes-Lyon Partnership
The Vida Consultancy

Finalists:
Drawing Down the Moon
Elect Club
Upcoming Matchmaker of the Year 2016 Winner:

Soiree Society NI
Finalists:
Little Black Book
Project 143
South Downs Introductions
Dating Writer of the Year 2016 Winner:

Stella Grey
Finalists:
Daisy Buchanan
Hayley O'Hare
ioSquare Innovation within the Dating Industry 2016 Winner:

Good Deed Dating
Finalists:
Antidate
ooOo
SinglePin
TrueView
Best Customer Service 2016 Winner:

Drawing Down the Moon
Highly Commended:
Christian Connection

Finalists:
Cupid.com
Elite Singles
Guardian Soulmates
Toyboy Warehouse
Venntro
Zoosk
Best Dating-Related Marketing Campaign 2016 Winner:

TrueView
Finalists:
MatureDatingUK.com
eHarmony
Scamalytics Safer Dating Award 2016 Winner:

TrueView
Finalists:
Elite Singles
Hope
Guardian Soulmates
Venntro
Best Niche Dating Brand 2016 Winner:

Christian Connection
Highly Commended:
Toyboy Warehouse

Finalists:
Arrangement
Classic FM
Love and Friends
Uniform Dating
Best Use of Social Media 2016 Winner:

Lovestruck
Finalists:
Christian Connection
TrueView
Matchmaker Academy Best New Dating Individual 2016 Winner:

Ane Auret
Finalists:
David Gilbert
David Minns
Hannah Whitehead
Kate Wray
Lydia Davis
Dating Events Brand of the Year 2016 Winner:

Smudged Lipstick
Finalists:
The Inner Circle
Lovestruck
Dating Ink Dating Blogger of the Year 2016 Winner:

Naomi Lewis
Finalists:
Claudia Cox
Gaynor Evans
Lara Loveless
Paul Thomas Bell

Best Commercial Dating Blog 2016 Finalists Winner:

Cupid.com
Finalists:
Guardian Soulmates
Toyboy Warehouse
Best Dating TV Show 2016* Winner:

First Dates
Finalists:
Celebs Go Dating
Dinner Date
Naked Attraction
Take Me Out
The Undateables
Founder's Award 2016 Winner:

George Kidd
For Services to the Dating Industry