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10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

Entries for the Shorty Awards are open now! Official categories listed below.
The early entry deadline is November 30, 2017

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

From the 9th Annual Shorty Awards

Carry Light Campaign

Entered in Long Form Video

About this entry

Carry Light Campaign:

ALEX AND ANI launched a global campaign to inspire and activate consumers with a sense of deeper purpose and broader community while also promoting LIBERTY COPPER, featuring original copper from the centennial restoration of the Statue of Liberty.

Why does this entry deserve to win?

ALEX AND ANI believes in the power of positive energy. Just as Lady Liberty shines her perpetual light of positivity, we engaged fans to spread their own light to the world. We invited fans, partners and influencers alike to turn to social media and share their commitment to the greater good by answering one question and then prompting loved ones to do the same: What do you #CARRYLIGHT for?

This movement was kicked off by a documentary that details the story of how ALEX AND ANI Founder, Creative Director and CEO, Carolyn Rafaelian acquired the original copper from the centennial restoration of the Statue of Liberty from the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, to when the copper arrived at our facilities on December 12, 2014, and finally to the LIBERTY COPPER Collection launching on September 15, 2016.

We hope this documentary reminds everyone of their own personal stories of how their ancestors overcame extreme adversities to give them the lives they have today. One flame has the power to ignite the world.

Results

Results in first month:

1.5M YouTube views across campaign

Almost 5K posts using #CARRYLIGHT across Twitter and Instagram

More than 175K total interactions on #CARRYLIGHT posts

Almost 100K people consistently talking about the campaign on Facebook

Fans from 66 countries participating to date

Fans participating in 19 languages

Outpouring from fans on social media and calls into our Customer Experience team (call center) about their personal stories related to the Statue of Liberty, the LIBERTY COPPER Collection and the CARRY LIGHT campaign (see link).

Dedicated landing pages on alexandani.com for the CARRY LIGHT campaign and LIBERTY COPPER Collection serving as a hub for stories, social posts, video, etc.

Media

Video for Carry Light Campaign

Produced by

Alex and Ani

Links

Entry Credits

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, YouNow, Musical.ly, and the rest of the social web.

The 10th Annual Shorty Awards will be held in April 2018 in NYC.