Winners Will Be Announced on November 13, 2023

This year's Categories

Influencer Categories

Athlete Influencer of the Year

The Influence Awards Athlete of the Year knows how to play the field and dominate social media as well, inspiring their followers with their dedication. Athlete influencer marketing has evolved beyond just the sports industry, with lifestyle, fashion, food, travel, and gaming brands leveraging professional athletes for their campaigns.

Beauty Influencer of the Year

Beauty content creators attract thousands (and even millions) of followers because of their honest product reviews, recommendations, and tutorials. You can trust beauty influencers for the best advice, whether it’s on what lipstick shade is best for your skin tone, what purple shampoo to use to tone your highlights, and how to achieve the perfect winged eyeliner.


Business Influencer of the Year

This award acknowledges an individual who has leveraged their personal brand, professional experience, and influence to shape the business landscape, drive innovation, and make a positive impact on their community. They have demonstrated exceptional skills in thought leadership, strategic thinking, and the ability to effectively communicate and engage with their audience.

Changemaker Influencer of the Year

We can spread awareness using social media like wildfire, and social activists have been among the biggest fire starters. With social media being a platform for building common interest around almost any topic of your choice, the Changemaker of the Year stands out because they choose to share meaningful content that aims to make the world a better place.

Comedy Influencer of the Year

We all learned in the last few years that a sense of humour can get us through most anything—and comedy content creators have been at the forefront of making us laugh on social media. Comedy Influencer of the Year celebrates the funniest personalities who never fail to make us smile.

Family Influencer of the Year

Family content creators are regarded as decision-influencers and key advisors within their online communities. By actively sharing their experiences on social media, they’ve built a strong following of other parents who relate to what they have to say, whether it’s regarding the realities of parenthood, the beautiful moments life has to offer, or anything in between.

Fashion Influencer of the Year

A large number of fashion content creators have built large followings who are keenly interested in the brands they represent. We pay close attention to what they wear and how we can incorporate those items into their own wardrobes. They're real people, with real bodies, showing what true style looks like.

Fitness Influencer of the Year

Transparency into daily routines, nutrition, workout plans, exercise techniques, and more makes health and fitness an attainable goal. Their followers trust what These content creators are trusted by their followers because they themselves are tangible proof of what can result from these routines, motivating others to get up and get moving.

Food Influencer of the Year

Typically, foodie influencers are seen as experts in their field; they share recipes, meal plans, product reviews, restaurant critiques, and more. How the food photographs and tastes are important, but so is its ability to tell a story. Foodie influencer marketing excels at appealing to audiences with delicious content that is authentic in its cultural roots and wholesome in its nutritional value.

Gaming Influencer of the Year

Interactive, engaging, and fun to watch, gaming influencers build communities around a common interest. Walkthroughs, commentary, reaction videos, and live streaming games such as Fortnite and Apex Legends help them gain loyal audiences. Likewise, they're considered trustworthy for game reviews and news.

Health & Wellness Influencer of the Year

Influencers in the health and wellness industry are pushing self-care to the top of everyone's priority list. There is a broad spectrum of well-being that encompasses physical, mental, and spiritual health. These influencers inspire their followers to focus on all of these elements through their content.

Interior Designer Influencer of the Year

Whether they’re documenting their home renovations, sharing organizational tips, or teaching us which paint colour palettes work with our design elements, the content interior design influencers create amplifies the beauty of home aesthetics. Their posts make us feel right at home and that’s why we trust what they have to say.

Lifestyle Influencer of the Year

From food, fashion, beauty, fitness, travel, parenting, business and entrepreneurship, music, dance, athletics, and so much more, lifestyle influencer content covers it all! You can pretty much rely on lifestyle influencers to provide tips and recommendations on almost any subject imaginable—and creating aesthetic content while doing so.

Travel Influencer of the Year

By immersing themselves in different cultures, these content creators get to show their audience what the different parts of the world look like from their perspective. For their followers, these authentic experiences have become so much more impactful than the content available in most travel ads, magazines, and brochures.

Up & Coming Influencer of the Year

Content creators are on the rise—and we don’t see their influence slowing down any time soon. The Up & Coming Influencer of the Year category celebrates content creators with at least 5K followers who we guarantee you’ll be seeing a lot more of in the future!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I nominate myself?

Yes! You can nominate yourself or another content creator to be considered for this year’s Influence Awards. If you’re a content creator who works with an influencer management agency, you can nominate your team.

When will the 2023 winners be announced?

The winners of the 2023 Influence Awards will be announced in November. Be sure to follow us on social media at @nfluenceagency or subscribe to our newsletter so you don’t miss any important updates regarding this year’s awards.

Who chooses the winners of The Influence Awards?

The winners of The Influence Awards are voted on by YOU—our community and the chosen finalists’ followers! The finalists in each award category are hand-selected by a panel of industry experts. Our judges work in all verticals of influencer marketing and are well-versed in what it takes to create standout content on social media. To learn more about our 2023 judges, click here.

What do you win?

Each winner of The Influence Awards has the option to receive a personalized winner package of their choice! Be sure to follow us on our social media channels at @nfluenceagency to find out more.

How do I join The Influence Agency’s roster?

If you’re interested in working with The Influence Agency in any of our upcoming influencer marketing campaigns, you can sign up to join our roster here.

Key Dates 2023

SEPT 12 - SEPT 29
Nominations Open
Nominations will close September 29th at 11:59 p.m. EST.
OCT 9 - OCT 20
Industry Judging
Our panel of industry professionals will select the final nominees.
OCT 30
Finalists Announced
Finalists for each award category are announced.
OCT 30 - NOV 3
Public Votes
The public voting period begins. Voting will close on November 3rd at 11:59 p.m. EST.
NOV 13
Winners Announced
Winners will be announced on November 13th.