9th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

Voting & Entries for Influencers, Brands and Organizations are now closed! Stay tuned for finalist announcements.

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 Business to Business

This award honors the best use of social media in business to business marketing strategies and campaigns. Objectives may include promoting thought leadership, generating leads and traffic, utilizing market data and increasing customer engagement.

See previous winners and honorees here.
#AccessGranted 2016 Tony Awards
Our goal was to create an unprecedented awareness of the Grant Thornton brand with our first-ever major entertainment sponsorship through the 2016 Tony Awards. We developed exclusive content that was fun and engaging. We created a unique "behind the scenes" experience for our audience, specifically leveraging the hashtag #AccessGranted. Our objecti...
Building Future Ready Enterprises
As a global trailblazer within the tech industry, Dell Technologies wants to be positioned among c-level executives as a thought leader that's driving the future of innovation and helping companies, cities, and people become Future Ready. The brand sought to drive awareness and engagement for their Future Ready thought-leadership content across Senior Bus...
HP Elite x2
HP Business makes laptops, workstations, and other high tech devices for companies. This means our audience is IT decision makers—the folks who decide what sort of mousepads and monitors your office gets, when they aren't busy re-setting passwords and replacing coffee-soaked keyboards.Traditionally this market gets the short shrift creatively, with ITDMs ...
Nielsen Around The World
Nielsen is all about the numbers; but often our clients only see our numbers without regard for what goes into producing them. In addition to best-in-class data collection technology, the world's broadest coverage of consumer markets, and a multi-industry footprint, we have more talented, passionate people on the ground than any other measurement company ...
Oscars #BallotBriefcase Snapchat Journey
The BallotBriefcase is a sassy Hollywood diva and is making waves on Snapchat and within the media. It embarked on a journey across the US, making media appearances, starring on daytime television, signing autographs, posing for photo opps, and mobilizing employees to bring awareness to PwC's 83 year involvement in the Academy Awards. Thousands of our peo...
The Logo Wall
Microsoft's Partner Conference in Australia (APC) is attended by approx. 1,000 of the 10,000+ strong partner network in Australia.We needed to find a way to show people and partners not attending APC what they were missing.
This Is a Generic Presidential Campaign Ad
As with all our showreels, the goal is to promote Dissolve's stock footage to video editors, filmmakers, and commercial producers by using our footage to tell stories that are culturally relevant, original, or funny.
Transitions Optical: Adapting to Younger Eyes
Transitions Optical Inc. is the leading supplier of Transitions® lenses, photochromic eyeglass lenses that automatically adjust in changing outdoor conditions. Havas PR has supported Transitions as its trade PR agency for more than 25 years. These days the company has its eye on broadening appeal for its lenses and has done extensive research to understan...
Two Days of Exploration and Discovery at LocationWorld 2016
LocationWorld is the brainchild of Yext, the global leader in location data management. As Yext's inaugural user conference, LocationWorld 2016 aimed to bring together leading brands in location technology and marketing to share insights into how to engage, attract, and retain customers. Yext's objectives were to engage with thought leaders in the technol...
Unsick Day
At Zocdoc, a digital health company with a mission to give power to the patient, we were shocked to uncover that two-thirds of our own employees were not going to the preventive care visits covered by our comprehensive insurance plan. When Zocdoc employees were asked why not, a resounding answer emerged: work gets in the way.In today's workplace, employee...
“We’ve Got This” Integrated Campaign
To keep up with the expanding IT infrastructure and explosion of data, organizations outsource their data center needs to companies like CyrusOne to ensure their information is safely and securely stored and managed. CyrusOne understands the critical role of IT at the center of the enterprise and has earned the trust of Fortune 1,000 customers from...

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, Vine and the rest of the social web.

The 9th Annual Shorty Awards will be held in April 2017 in NYC and streamed to the public.