Inaugural Blog On Awards set for September launch

The organisers behind the successful blogging show BlogOn have announced the inaugural BlogOn Awards is to be held at their Christmas event on 24th September.

The BlogOn Xmas event looks set to welcome 200 bloggers from across the UK, made up of some of the country’s top social influencers. The event will be used as a platform to launch what will be annual Awards which will also drive sales for toy brands pre-Christmas. 

The unique BlogOn Toy awards will be voted for during the event by parenting bloggers in attendance. They are free to enter and will be made up of 10 categories:

  • Top Preschool Toy
  • Top Interactive Toy
  • Top Games/Puzzles
  • Top Collectible
  • Top Construction Toy
  • Top Plush Toy
  • Top Licensed Toy
  • Top Creative Toy
  • Top Imagination Toy
  • Top Outdoor/Garden Toy

Brands entering do not have to be exhibiting at the 24th September BlogOn event and companies can enter as many categories as they wish by submitting samples (only one category per product).

There will also be a Blogger’s Choice Award given to the toy with the most votes overall. What’s more, the winning toy list will be issued to national media as the definitive list of top toys for Christmas 2017 chosen by parent bloggers/influencers.

More details and rules of entry can be found on the official website.

About Robert Hutchins

Robert Hutchins is the editor of ToyNews and its sister title, He has worked his way from Staff Writer to Editor across the two titles, having spent almost eight years with both and what now seems like a lifetime surrounded by toys. You can contact him by emailing or calling him on 0203 143 8780 You can even follow him on Twitter @RobGHutchins if ranting is your thing...

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