The International Influencers Awards (IIA) held its first edition on the island of Ibiza, the place chosen to host a large selection of content creators from all over the world (with profiles totaling more than 155, 79 million followers on Instagram and more than 144 million on TikTok) to enjoy the charm of the «white island» in a magical days that culminated with a spectacular awards gala held on Sunday night at the prestigious Lío Ibiza club in Marina Ibiza, with the presence of the authorities of the Consell Insular d’Eivissa.
IIA was born with the aim of recognizing the work of digital content creators who generate positive impact on society through the power of their influence and, in its inaugural edition, awarded the most influential profiles in various categories with an award designed by Jaime Hayón. African Raya Bouallegue took the stage to collect her award for the best Travel profile, French-Spanish woman of Vietnamese origin Xuan Lan was recognized with the Wellness award, American Jen Selter with the Fitness award, Spaniard Pelayo Díaz won the award for best Fashion, French woman Ikram Adli with the Beauty award, Spain’s María Pombo for Best Lifestyle, Mexico’s Domelipa for Best TikTok, the Twin Melodies for Trendy, the Martínez Brothers for Revelation, the American Hannah Stocking for Best Entertainment and finally the Mexican actor Juanpa Zurita was chosen to take the stage and collect the award for Best International Influencer Award 2022.
An unforgettable evening with unrepeatable moments such as the exciting final pose that culminated three intense days full of emotions enjoyed by these content creators from different parts of the world with a common link: they have turned their digital channels into a means of communication with global reach to connect with millions of people, making them participants in their lives, values and projects.
Among the attendees were some of the most well-known lifetsyle influencers in our country, such as Marta Pombo, Natalia Osona, Grace Villareal and Laura Matamoros, as well as Coral Simanovich, the Polish Ola Nowak, who is among the Forbes top 10 most influential women, the Latin stars Domelipa and Brianda and the naturist Gotzon Mantuliz. You can consult and download the complete list of attendees at this link.
The previous days all of them enjoyed an exclusive stay in which they visited places full of charm in a spectacular tour that began with a welcome dinner at the newly opened Hotel Standard, a yacht trip around the main coves of Formentera and a brunch at the Beach Club Fandango on Saturday, plus an agritourism experience on Sunday in Atzaró that featured an ephemeral showroom of Adlib Fashion designers and obtained the Plastic Free certification awarded by the NGO Ibiza Preservation. The International Influencers Awards organization, aligned with sustainable values, wanted in this way to emphasize the importance of protecting the environment on a date in which precisely this anniversary is celebrated.
Pure Ibizan spirit that reached its peak at the awards gala at the Lio club, where attendees enjoyed a dinner at the height and the mythical show of this entertainment landmark. The authorities of the Consell Insular d’Eivissa were in charge of presenting each of the awards to the excited winners.
Francisco Larrey, director of the International Influencers Awards wanted to underline «the perfect combination between an event of this kind and a destination like Ibiza. We like to say that Ibiza was already «influencer» before the concept existed and we are convinced that this is the best possible place to celebrate these awards. We have put a lot of work and enthusiasm and we are convinced that this will be the first edition of many».
IIA will be an annual event organized by Talentum Group and has the institutional support of the Consell Insular d’Eivissa and prestigious brands and entities such as Lío Ibiza, Moët Hennesy, Lladró, Nespresso, Adlib Ibiza, Destino Pacha, Marina Ibiza, Atzaró, Hï Ibiza, Fandango Formentera, Iberia Express, The Standard, Ibiza Corso, Audi Eivimotor, Belcost, Dipesa Group and Nautic Blue have wanted to join this project with a wide projection for the future.
LIST OF WINNERS INTERNATIONAL INFLUENCERS AWARDS:
Travel: Raya Bouallegue
Wellness: Xuan Lan
Fitness: Jen Selter
Fashion: Pelayo Díaz
Beauty: Ikram Adli
Lifestyle: María Pombo
Trendy: Twin Melody
Revelation: Hermanos Martínez
Entertainment: Hannah Stocking
Best International Influencer Award 2022: Juanpa Zurita