HEALTH BLOG AWARDS 2017
THAT PROTEIN & HBC HEALTH BLOG AWARDS
Key Dates for the Health Blog Awards:
Shortlisted entries: 30th June 2017
Voting ends for shortlisted entries: 1st August 2017
Awards ceremony: 21st September 2017
Launching May 15th, 2017
Welcome to the second edition of the Health Blog Awards!
The That Protein & HBC Blog Award is a collaboration between That Protein and the Health Bloggers Community. The awards are a celebration of the flourishing and ever-growing community of health bloggers from all around the world.
The 2017 awards are focused on the UK market, as well as including one Irish category and one EU category.
That Protein is the first ever raw and organic 2-in-1 superfood plant protein with serious nutrition that gives proven health benefits. It has created a nutrition revolution with its first ever “super proteins” – the purest range of fabulous superfood and protein fusions out there.
It’s the only brand to mix superfoods with plant proteins in high enough concentrations to deliver real health benefits, including repairing and building lean muscle, supporting a healthy heart, reducing tiredness, helping you work out for longer and maintaining great skin, hair and nails.
This is no compromise nutrition.
The Health Bloggers Community is the first and leading community of health and fitness influencers, counting over 1.5k members from 14 countries.
The community is a hub for bloggers looking to develop their skills with the HBC Academy, share their stories via the HBC magazine, meet up through our worldwide events and work with the most exciting up-and-coming brands from the health and wellness industry via our influencer programme.
2017 That Protein & HBC Health Blog Awards
Dr. Rupy Aujla
Our 2017 judges
Categories & How to Enter
1. Best Recipe Blog
2. Free-From / Illness Recovery Blog
3. Yoga and Spirituality Blog
4. Fitness Blog
5. Vegan Blog
6. EU Bloggers
7. Best New Blogger
8. Science and Nutrition Blog
9. Best Health & Fitness Instagram
10. Best Irish Blog
11. Best Natural Beauty & Lifestyle Blog
12. Health Blogger of the Year
Best Recipe — a food blog focusing mainly on recipes
Free-From/Illness Recovery Blog — a blog with dairy-free/gluten-free recipes, or a journey of illness recovery (e.g.Crohn's disease)
Yoga and Spirituality Blog — a blog about yoga, spirituality and wellbeing
Fitness Blog — a blog focusing on fitness
Vegan Blog — a blog that covers topics surrounding veganism and/or vegan recipes
EU Bloggers — a blog run by a European health blogger
Best New Blogger – a blog that has been running for six months or less
Science and Nutrition Blog — a blog that includes opinion pieces and articles on the science behind food, nutrition or fitness
Health Blogger of the Year — the only category you cannot enter, we choose one blogger who stands out from the crowd to take the title.
How to Enter
Any blogger can enter throughout May and June. Entries will be shortlisted on 30th June. Max 2 blog categories per blogger. The finalist list will be opened up to a public vote — this is your chance to get your readers behind you and get them voting.
Further FAQs below.
We’ll supply you with buttons and banners to promote your vote, then it’s down to you to encourage your readers to vote for you. The public vote is worth 30% of the overall mark.
Are you looking to sponsor the Health Blog Awards?
For more info and details drop us a line at email@example.com
Our first edition of the Health Blog Awards saw over 150+ bloggers compete for 9 categories in the field of health, fitness and wellbeing.
Our past judges
2016 That Protein & HBC Health Blog Awards
Zanna Van Dijk
Last year's sponsors
Best Health Blog of the Year (Sponsored by Soil Association) Rachel - Healthy and Psyched
Best European Blog (Sponsored by Linwoods) Anne Kraup - Anne Smiles
Best Free From & Illness Recovery Blog (Sponsored by Soulmate Foods) Ceri Jones - Natural Kitchen Adventures
Best Yoga & Spirituality Blog (Sponsored by Amanzi Tea) Eleanor C May - Green + Aquamarine
Best Science and Nutrition Blog || Sarah Curry - Dishin it Out
Best New Blog (Sponsored by Superfoodlx) Rae-Emily Dani & Lily - Beauty at Brunch
Best Fitness Blog (Sponsored by Bounce Balls) Lisa J Holmes - Wildcat Fit UK
Best Vegan Blog (Sponsored by That Protein) Amelia Littlejohn - Nourishing Amelia
Best Recipe Blog (sponsored by Two Chicks) Lucy Parker - Lucy and Lentils
Entering & Judging Criteria
HOW TO ENTER THE AWARDS
VOTING AND NOMINATING
The criteria for the awards will be judged as follows:
OUT OF THE ABOVE 5 CRITERIA, FURTHER SUB CRITERIA INCLUDES:
Quality and consistency of the blog
Food blogs: recipes, clarity, and overall food photography
Passion and knowledge on the main topic of the blog
The top x10 Blogs from each category will be shortlisted and will be showcased on the website
Shortlisted blogs will be featured on the HBC magazine and social media, as well as on the website.
We hope that all shortlisted bloggers can attend the HBA ceremony to celebrate their blogging achievements and also to collect their award in person if they win.
Who can enter a blog for the Health Blog Awards?
Anyone can enter! If you’re a blogger you can nominate yourself, as long as you carefully read the criteria above.
Is there a charge to enter the Health Blog Awards?
There is no charge — this is a celebration of our community — so get entering.
I am living abroad but write about health on my blog. Can I nominate my blog?
Yes, you can enter your blog into the‘Best EU Blog’ category (it must be written in English). This is the only category where the blogger doesn’t have to be based in the UK or Ireland. The Irish Blog category is specifically for Irish bloggers.
How are the other categories being judged?
All entries will be judged by a panel of judges; 30% of the overall mark will be made up from the public vote.
Do the Awards have a hashtag?
Hit us up with #HBA2017
My question hasn’t been answered. Who do I contact?
If we haven’t answered your question above, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org