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6 March 2021: Virtual Award Show
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17 June 2021: Live Networking Drink
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The biggest event for Belgian travel influencers

The Belgian Travel Blog Awards (formerly ‘Bloggers UTD - the travel gathering) is an annual event, organized by specialized travel PR agency Sound of C. Each year, the best Belgian travel bloggers and social influencers are being rewarded for the travel content they produced. On 6 March 2021, we celebrate the fourth edition with a virtual award show, which will be live streamed from this website. On 17 June 2021, we invite all winners, nominees and participants of the Belgian Travel Blog Awards on a live networking drink (location and details soon to be announced). 

What's new?

Belgian Travel Blog Awards 

2021

  1. Bloggers UTD becomes Belgian Travel Blog Awards

  2. Bloggers could send in 4 cases (only 1 case per category):

    • 2 different articles in two different thematic categories

    • 1 image for Image of the Year

    • 1 video for Video of the Year

  3. Our event will consist of three different parts and dates:

    • A virtual award show on 6 March 2021.

    • Virtual keynote sessions (only for sponsors) on 8 March 2021.

    • A live networking event on 17 June 2021 (location: TBC).

  4. Registering for the live networking event isn't possible yet, more information will follow soon.

Process

How do you participate?

  1. Bloggers send in their cases (max. 4 per blogger: 2 articles in thematical cases + 1 Image + 1 Video)
    Deadline: 22 December

  2. A professional jury of travel writers and tourism professionals will decide on the nominees. Timing: beginning of February.

  3. Our professional jury decides on the winners - winners are being announced at the Belgian Travel Blog Awards.

EXCEPTION

Audience Choice Award: for this award there is a public voting. Bloggers cannot apply for this award. The nominees will be selected based on the high scores of our jury. Voting for this category will be possible from 1 - 26 February.

 

Meet

The jury

Britta Baeke

Owner of Travel Express 

Sebastiaan Bedaux

Freelance Travel Journalist 

Toni De Coninck

Founder of june. travel magazine 

Kristina Hansen

Head of Marketing & Acting Director Belgium/ Luxembourg of the German National Tourist Board

 
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Why you should

Become a sponsor

  1. Present your destination/product to an audience of influential people during the virtual award show & the live networking event.

  2. Meet over 120 top influencers from Belgium

  3. Enjoy a wonderful evening filled with nice food and drinks in an exquisite setting

  4. Have your own stand and table at the network event on 17 June.

  5. Attend 3 inspiring keynote sessions + panel debate on influencer marketing

  6. Generate visibility for your destination/brand: 

    • Before: visibility via website, newsletter inserts, press communication and social media posts

    • During: networking stand, sponsor wall, goodie bag, video, hand over the award

    • Afterwards: press communication

 

Recap 2020

 

Partners 2021

Tourism board Catalunya

Best Roadtrip Story

Austrian tourism board

Best Sustainable Travel Story

Polish Tourism Board

Best Citytrip Story

Toerisme Kempen

Best Family Travel Story

German National Tourist Board

Image of the Year

VisitBrabant

Best Cultural Travel Story

Jaguar Land Rover Belux

Best Adventure Story

Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions

Best Culinary Travel Story

Toerisme Oost-Vlaanderen

Best Staycation Story

Tourism Board Wallonia

Video of the Year

Tourism Board Malta

Audience Choice Award

Spanish Tourism Board

Best Lifestyle Story

The event is organized  by PR-agency Sound of C

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Contact

Phone +32 (0)13 30 47 81

E-mail info@soundofc.be

Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions

Best Culinary Travel Story

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