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.

From the 2nd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in Live Events

This award honors the best execution of an event or activation organized to make the world a better place. Examples include concerts, conferences, marches, rallies and meetups.

See previous winners and honorees here.


March for Science
Earlier this year, scientists and science advocates from all over the country, regardless of their specialties and fields of expertise, came together to defend the role of science in policy and society as it became clearly threatened by the new administration. On April 22, 2017 — Earth Day — the first ever March for Science was held. It was an u...
Red Nose Day 2017
Red Nose Day is the charity fundraising campaign that has taken America by storm. Red Nose Day started in the UK in 1988, built on the idea that the power of entertainment can drive positive change. Since then, it has raised over $1 billion globally. Red Nose Day offers a fresh approach to long-standing issue by making it fun to come together an...
WestJet Christmas Miracle: Fort McMurray Strong
At WestJet, Owners care. To show the world just how much, we accepted a challenge.How do we continue to support the residence of Fort McMurray whose homes were affected by the wildfire in May, 2016, and show that they have not been forgotten during the holiday season? It was clear that we needed to bring the Christmas Miracle to our own backyard...
Wings for Life World Run
Millions of people depend on a wheelchair after sustaining a spinal cord injury (SCI), and every year at least 250,000 more people are affected by SCI, followed by paralysis. Wings for Life is a not-for-profit spinal cord research foundation with a single mission: finding the cure for spinal cord injury. The inspiration behind Wings for Life is...


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