Creative Impact Awards

The awards provide a unique opportunity to celebrate creatives from the UK and Ireland.

Celebrating the best creatives who make a positive impact in the world representing the epitome of all digital content platforms.

The CIA recognises the best in digital talent, whilst providing everyone with an opportunity to be entered into the process, no matter how big or small your following.

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  • Best Allergy and Free From
  • Best Vegan and Plant-Based Lifestyle
  • Best Nutrition and Science
  • Best Chronic Illness

mindful living

  • Best Fitness and Movement
  • Best Sustainability and Zero Waste
  • Best Mental Health Awareness
  • Best Recipe and Food

the shakers

  • Best Campaign
  • Best Book
  • Best Conscious Brand
  • Best Wellbeing Event

best of the best

  • Best Podcast
  • Best Instagram account
  • Best Blog
  • Best Coach or Mentor

2020 online event

This year we are looking to test a new way to create a whole inclusive experience at scale by connecting with talented creatives to bring the whole experience online – without losing out personal touch.

It’s our fifth anniversary, and we’ll be celebrating by hosting a 3-day virtual event as part of the celebration.

What to expect

Networking sessions 

  • Live online ceremony (of course)
  • Judges panels and networking
  • Virtual networking mixers

Workshops and talks

  • Founder talks
  • Business case studies
  • Creative journeys
  • Marketing, SEO and media workshops

Wellbeing and lifestyle workshops

  • Productivity and self help
  • Cooking demos and nutrition
  • Sustainability and low waste
  • Movement and mindfulness

Previously known as Health Blog Awards

The movers and shakers making a positive impact in the online world

From 2016 celebrating the greatest the online world has to offer.

For over four years we have worked closely with our expert judges to celebrate the best of the best. From podcasts to Instagram, bloggers to overall champions of incredible campaigns, the more the merrier.

Our criteria

The top five creatives from each category will be shortlisted and will be showcased, featured on our online magazine and social media, as well as on the website.

Shortlisted including…

Our list includes book authors, doctors, professionals and incredible content creators in the categories of food, veganism, body positivity and fitness among others

nominations are open

Winning Best Fitness blog was such an honour. Health Bloggers Community is such a supportive group that I feel inspired to reach greater heights with my blog in the next year.

Tamsyn Winner of Best Fitness Blog

I just wanted to thank the entire team, sponsors, members for Saturday evening. I could tell how important each award was to every single person who won their category. Thank you again for all the work that went into organising the day and the awards.

Sara Winner of best European Blog
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Past winners



  • Health Bloggers Of The Year – Amie Dawson
  • Best Yoga & Spirituality Blog – Zoe Woodward
  • Best Nutrition & Science – Kirstin Kadé
  • Best Beauty & Lifestyle Blog – Sophie Davis
  • Best New & Noteworthy Blog – Amy Cousins
  • Best Recipe Blog – Tania Pilcher
  • Best Allergy & Free-from Blog – Sophie Parker
  • Best Chronic Illness & Illness Recovery Blog – Sarah Leanne Pustkowski
  • Best Vegan – Romy London


  • Health Blogger Of The Year – Jessica Ward
  • Free From & Illness Recovery Blog – Vicky Shilling
  • Best Yoga & Spirituality Blog – Jody Shield
  • Best Fitness Blog – Hannah Turner
  • Best Vegan Blog – Rachel Evans
  • Best European Blog – Victoria
  • Best New Blog – Vanessa & Kat
  • Best Science & Nutrition Blog – Pixie Turner
  • Best Health & Fitness Instagram – Hayley Focsan
  • Best Irish Blog – Ciara Kelly
  • Best Beauty & Lifestyle – English Aromatherapist
  • Best Recipe Blog – Emma Hollingsworths


  • Best Health Blog of the Year: Rachel – Healthy and Psyched
  • Best European Blog: Anne Kraup – Anne Smiles
  • Best Free From & Illness Recovery Blog: Ceri Jones – Natural Kitchen Adventures
  • Best Yoga & Spirituality Blog: Eleanor C May – Green + Aquamarine
  • Best Science and Nutrition Blog: Sarah Curry – Dishin it Out
  • Best New Blog: Rae-Emily Dani & Lily – Beauty at Brunch
  • Best Fitness Blog: Lisa J Holmes – Wildcat Fit UK
  • Best Vegan Blog: Amelia Littlejohn – Nourishing Amelia
  • Best Recipe Blog: Lucy Parker – Lucy and Lentils

Frequently asked questions

frequently asked questions

Creatives include covers Instagrammers, content creators photographer, writers, coaches, fitness and wellbeing instructors, professionals. These people are looking to educate, inspire and motivate their audiences to become the best version of themselves.

The top five creatives from each category will be shortlisted and will be showcased, featured on our online magazine and social media, as well as on the website. By entering the Awards you agree to allow the Awards to publish excerpts and showcase screen shots of entered blogs in promotion of the Awards.

You will be notified if you have been shortlisted. It is then up to you to promote your entry to your colleagues, friends and family. Once the public vote closes, the top 5 blogs from each category will be put forward to our expert judges. Public vote counts for 30% of the final score, and judge vote counts for 70%.

You can vote for as many bloggers as you like by simply submitting another vote – but you can only vote once for the same blogger. Duplicate votes will be detected and discarded.

The criteria for the awards will be judged as follows:

  • Relevance to the topic
  • Design & style
  • Engagement and social proof
  • Content
  • Blog usability and navigation

OUT OF THE ABOVE 5 CRITERIA, FURTHER SUB CRITERIA INCLUDES: Quality and consistency of the blog, overall branding, passion and knowledge on the main topic of the blog. For food blogs also applies: recipes, clarity, and overall food photography.

All categories must be represented by a person based in the UK or Ireland.