the winners

The US Dating Awards are proud to announce the following winners.

Entries closed on August 12th at 11.59pm PST. The finalists were announced on Twitter on September 1st. The awards were judged by an independent panel of industry experts.

Click here» for a full explanation of entry fees and rules.

The US Dating Awards are a celebration of excellence and expertise in all areas of the Dating Industry.

Established in 2014 in the UK, the Dating Awards recognise both companies and individuals. They not only reward established household names, but also celebrate newcomers to the field.

The Industry Awards offer a unique opportunity for companies and individuals to be recognised for their achievements in Dating Technology, Marketing, Media, Customer Service, Expertise and Entrepreneurship.

The first US Awards show will be on September 15th at the Prince George Ballroom in Manhattan, New York. It’s a unique opportunity to network with journalists, websites, events companies and bloggers.

Online Dating Brand of the Year 2016 Winner:

Zoosk
Finalists:
Christian Mingle
eHarmony
Jdate
Match.com
Dating App of the Year 2016 2016 Winner:

Bumble
Finalists:
Hinge
Jswipe
Tinder
Zoosk
Dating Expert of the Year 2016 Winner:

Francesca Hogi
Highly Commended:
Hunt Ethridge

Finalists:
Amy Schoen
Michelle Jacoby
Nikki Goldstein
Matchmaking Agency of the Year 2016 Winner:

Agape Match
Finalists:
AV Connexions
DC Matchmaking
Lisa Clampitt
Something More
Best New Dating App 2016 Winner:

Squad
Finalists:
The Catch
Crosspaths
Lively
ONCE
Best Niche Dating Brand 2016 Winner:

Jswipe
Finalists:
Bristlr
Jdate
The League
One
Matchmaker Academy Best New Dating Individual 2016 Winner:

Adam Liebman
Highly Commended:
Jessica Fass

Finalists:
Shannon Ong
ioSquare Innovation within the Dating Industry 2016 Winner:

Coffee Meets Bagel
Highly Commended:
Matchmaking Institute

Finalists:
M14
Squad
Zoosk
Scamalytics Safer Dating Award 2016 Winner:

Zoosk
Highly Commended:
ScamSurvivors

Finalists:
if(we)
MateSafe
Spark
Best Dating-Related Marketing Campaign 2016 Winner:

Zoosk
Highly Commended:
if(we)

Finalists:
Coffee Meets Bagel
eHarmony
Match.com
Best Customer Service 2016 Winner:

if(we)
Finalists:
Agape Match
MTN Matchmaking
Something More
Zoosk
Dating Book of the Year 2016 Finalists Winner:

Clueless, Dateless, Loveless by Sameer Chaudhry & Khalid Khan
Highly Commended:
Date-Onomics by Jon Birger

Finalists:
Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari & Eric Klinenberg
Naked Online by Dee Wagner, John Cargile & Kathy Jernigan
She's Valuable by Dominique Clark
Dating Blog of the Year 2016 Winner:

The Date Mix on Zoosk
Finalists:
Believe on Christian Mingle
DatingAdvice.com
Michelle Jacoby
Tao of Indifference