9th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

Voting for Influencers, Brands and Organizations is now open until February 16th!
We are now accepting entries for the 9th Annual Shorty Awards. The Regular deadline to enter your Brand or Organization is February 9th, 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.

Best in Food and Beverage

This awards honors the best use of social media in a marketing campaign by a food and beverage brand. Campaign objectives may include the launch of a new beverage, the opening of a restaurant, the promotion of a sustainable food brand and more.

See previous winners and honorees here.


If applicable, please see our category for Wine, Beer & Spirits.
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#SayItWithPepsi Influencer Activation at Walgreens
PepsiCo wanted to be a bigger part of the social conversation this past summer. With limited edition packaging and the #SayItWithPepsi hashtag, the aim of this influencer campaign was to drive engageme...
Dole Packaged Foods - Social Media Content
Social Control teamed up with Dole just as the brand was re-launching as Dole Sunshine. We needed to make sure that our content strategy could stay fluid and adaptable through all of the changes going ...
Feats of Wonder Social Campaign
It's been exactly 1454 days since the 2012 London Olympics, and while we've gone about our ordinary lives, Australia's Olympians have embarked on a different kind of journey: Incredible journeys that h...
Mind Over Munch
Mind Over Munch is a brand dedicated to making living a healthy lifestyle easier and more fun! We're on a mission to redefine health. Forget about the labels, fad diets, and what anyone says is "health...
Royal Basmati Social Media Content
When we began working with Royal Basmati Rice, they had no established online presence whatsoever. They also wanted us to stress focus on just one product – Basmati rice. Keeping these two challenges i...
The Jim Beam Apple Watch
In 2015, Jim Beam released Jim Beam Apple, a flavored line extension that quickly became the most successful line extension in Jim Beam's history, and the No. 2 innovation in the entire spirits industr...

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.