THE REGION’S only awards that recognise the best bloggers right here in the North East are back for the second year running.

The North East Blogger Awards 2015, run by creative communications agency O PR, are now open for entries with a host of new categories including Best Instablogger and Best Looking Blog.

This year the awards has a new venue sponsor so will be held on Tuesday 10 November at Bonbar, located in the heart of the iconic Assembly Rooms building in Newcastle.

The North East Blogger Awards are back! I Love Newcastle

Managing director at O PR Kari Owers said: “Last year’s first ever North East Blogger Awards saw more than 600 nominations for local blogs from business blogs to food and fashion bloggers being celebrated.

“This year we’re going bigger than ever, and inviting people to tell us about their favourite blogs across of range of new categories.

“The judges will read every blog nominated but just three blogs in each of the categories will make the finals, which promise to be a fantastic evening ceremony at Bonbar in Newcastle city centre.”


This year’s award categories are:

Best Food and Drink Blog, sponsored by Primula Cheese
Best Travel Blog, sponsored by Newcastle International Airport
Best Lifestyle Blog, sponsored by intu Eldon Square
Best Beauty Blog, sponsored by House of Savannah
Best Music Blog, sponsored by Dr. Martens
Best Parenting Blog, sponsored by Tommee Tippee
Best Student Blog, sponsored by Gateshead College
Best Business Blog, sponsored by TSG
Best Instablogger, sponsored by O PR
Best Homes and Interiors Blog,
Best Looking Blog, sponsored by Benfield Motor Group

Once again the awards will culminate in a special award for the North East Blogger of the Year sponsored by intu Metrocentre.

Owner of the Assembly Rooms and Bonbar Anthony Michaelides said: “The amount of buzz that the North East Blogger Awards brought to town last year made it an easy decision for us to become venue partner for the awards this year. We are very excited to be hosting such a high profile event that brings together the region’s best bloggers, businesses and special guests.”


The awards are now open and people can nominate their favourite blog now at

Entries close on Friday 25th September and the winners will be announced on the night. Tickets will be available for the event from early September.


For more information contact or tweet @NeBloggerawards using #NEBloggerawards

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