Today, the Influencer Marketing Awards unveiled which brands, agencies, and tech platforms made the final shortlist. The very best creative, strategic and innovative minds behind the exceptional influencer marketing campaigns, agencies and tools will be honoured at the all-new awards ceremony taking place on March 26 at Sheraton Grand, Park Lane in London.

The judging panel

The global judging panel spent days deliberating, debating and analysing the top-notch entries for each category and reached their conclusion. Entries were judged by those that work for brands and platforms in the influencer marketing space, including Twitter, Facebook, Sky, Kellogg’s, Cluse, UNICEF and Google.
joseph harper

Having spent time this week judging submissions for the 2019 Influencer Marketing Awards, I have to say that my faith in and passion for this advertising strategy is stronger than ever before.

Some truly brilliant campaigns, thoughtfully executed by super talented agency partners, on brands which have bold and visionary managers at the wheel. Really looking forward to the event,” said Joseph Harper, UK & Ireland Social Lead at Kellogg’s.

Vertical awards

The panel was impressed by the creativity and innovation presented in the entries from across the globe, including the USA, India and Netherlands. With 23 categories to judge, it was no easy task but here are some of those that have made the final shortlist. The vertical awards recognise the most innovative campaigns with top brands across a variety of genres, including Best Health Campaign, Best FSports & Fitness Campaign, and Best Home & Garden Campaign, to name a few.



Vamp, Ogilvy, Buttermilk Limited, Traackr,


The Blogger Programme Limited

go head-to-head for their work with established brands such as

Sephora, Bobbi Brown, Boots, Dior


So..? fragrance

in the hope of taking home the award for Best Beauty Campaign.


campaign work for

Visit USA



work with

National Geographic



’s collaboration with

Cunard Photographic Journey PHD,



’s work on

AnOther City Trip 2018

campaignhave all been shortlisted tobattle it out for the Best Travel Campaign.


Reach Agency





showcased impressive work for

Hot Pockets


Beefeater Pink Gin



, with




alsosubmitting their work for campaigns with

Holland & Barrett



to compete for the Best Food & Drink Campaign award.

Lastly, Whalar has been shortlisted for their work on the NET-A-PORTER x JW Anderson campaign alongside Model Village for their work on H&M’s summer campaign to take home the Best Fashion & Style Campaign title.

Campaign awards

The campaign awards boast some of the toughest line-ups and campaigns that aim be recognised as the industry’s best in a number categories like Best Creative Influencer Marketing Campaign and Most Effective Collaboration or Partnership.

The Best Brand Engagement award has a variety of shortlists, featuring

IMA, Kairos Esports, Represent Talent Management, Wavemaker


OST Agency,


BCW, Rakuten Marketing



all go forward for the Best Use of Data


Agency and tech awards

On the technology side of things,



CJ Affiliate by Conversant



have been shortlisted for the Best Relationship Management Tool category and will be eager to find out who is crowned gold on the night.

With the industry continually growing, a variety of boutique agencies are popping up everywhere, and

Bee Influence


Billion Dollar Boy


Mumsnet, Reach Agency




The Blogger Programme

in addition to

Viral Talent


Zorka Mobi

all reveal why they should be the worthy winner of the Best Boutique Influencer Marketing Agency award.

Industry Choice of Technology or SaaS voting open

Today also signifies the opening for Industry Choice of Technology or SaaS voting stage.
If you have a favourite technology partner or SaaS platform that consistently adds value to your campaign delivery and/or execution that you think deserves this coveted prize, click here to cast your vote.

Please note, they only accept one vote per company. The first vote placed by that company will be the vote that is taken. Please ensure you have permission to vote on behalf of your company before completing.

Book your table

All winners will be revealed on the night and seats and tables will be placed on the floor on a first-come-first-served basis. Today is also the last day of the early bird rate as prices are increasing at 23:59 GMT and with 50% of tables now snapped up, we highly recommend you book your seat before they sell out. Contact Chris Henley on to reserve your space.

Visit the website to see all the brands, agencies and tech platforms shortlisted for the 2019 IMAs.

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