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9th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

All finalists have been announced, stay tuned for more updates about the 9th Annual Shorty Awards on April 23, 2017

Brands & Organizations

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.

Geronimo Balloons

Finalist in Art

About Geronimo Balloons

Jihan Zencirli, aka #Jihanimo, makes “people feel fancy.” The Los Angeles-based creative director turned “master balloon trooper” hand-creates balloons, breathtaking installations, and signature party kits for a diverse clientele, including Chanel and Kanye West. Using social media to promote her @GeronimoBalloon business, Jihan entertains and uplifts her 70K+ Instagram followers with humor and class. While gorgeous balloon stylings fill her Instagram page, Jihan’s personality shines, whether in humorous videos married with quirky #jihanthoughts or in featured artistic collaborations, including a recent teaming with furniture designer Stephen Kenn for Cadillac’s #DaringPursuits 2016 LA artist spotlight series.

Geronimo Balloons's best work on social

https://www.instagram.com/p/BMo9rQ7DSIh/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BMU2F0rjhQD/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BMKsnAcDl0T/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BGuaq04L-Z1/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BIk5dTMj9uU/?taken-by=geronimoballoons&hl=en

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, Vine and the rest of the social web.

The 9th Annual Shorty Awards were held April 23, 2017 in NYC and streamed to the public.