10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The 10th Annual Shorty Awards will be held April 15th, 2018 in NYC. See below for official categories.

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.

Best in Government and Politics

This award recognizes the best use of social media by a political party, politician, government advocacy group or city, state or country government.

See previous winners and honorees here.


Holiday Cash Live Stream Giveaway
In 2017 Florida Lottery challenged PPK to break through the holiday media clutter to promote The Florida Lottery Holiday Cash scratch-off tickets. The two goals for the campaign were to build engagement around the Holiday Cash scratch-off tickets by 20% and increase ticket sales year-over-year.
How Singapore inspired millennials to say #ICanAdult
For Singaporeans in their 20s and early 30s, financial planning is probably one of the last things on their minds. Rather than be bogged down with adult responsibilities, they would much rather enjoy their newfound freedom and indulge in what makes them happy.Having entered adulthood with their whole lives ahead of them, it comes as no surprise ...
How the LGBTQ Community Defeated Trump’s Anti-LGBTQ Army Secretary Nominee
In the face of injustice, the LGBTQ community understands the power of our voices to affect change! That's why HRC's millions of members and supporters stood strong against Donald Trump's nomination of anti-LGBTQ Mark Green and ultimately helped to defeat his nomination.The secretary of the Army leads the oldest and largest branch of the U.S. Ar...
The 2016 Presidential election was an uncomfortable and divisive period in American politics. It distracted from the fact that something monumental was coming to an end: after eight years of change, decency, and hope, President Obama was about to leave office. And as the media covered more and more of the chaos surrounding the inauguration of Do...
The Most Well-Reviewed City on Amazon
Position Kansas City as a great place for technology, a place for businesses to thrive, and wonderful place for people to live in order to attract Amazon's second 5 billion-dollar Headquarters.


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 april 15th, 2018 in new york city

late Deadline for Brands & Organizations

02 . 22 . 18