Shorty Awards

The best of digital and social media

The Shorty Impact Awards deadline is June 27th, 2024.

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Annual Programs

October 2023 - Feb 2024

The Shorty Awards is an annual, international flagship awards competition honoring brands, agencies & organizations producing great content across digital and social. Entries are closed. Email us for entry-related questions. Winners for the 16th Annual Shorty Awards have been announced, check out the full list.

May - September 2024

The Shorty Impact Awards is an international awards program dedicated to celebrating purpose-driven work from brands, agencies and nonprofits that make the world a better place. Entries for the 9th Annual Shorty Impact Awards are now open! Submit your most impactful work.

May - September 2023

The $100K Elevate Creatives Fund is designed to remove financial barriers for creatives, so they can break the Internet—not the bank. Five recipients will each receive $20K, plus free personalized bookkeeping and accounting coaching from Wave’s in-house experts.

9th Annual Shorty Impact Awards

Shorty Impact Awards Categories

Nearly 100 categories to choose from, including 10 new categories. Browse through the categories and start your entry!

Category List

Meet the judges

Each season the Shorty Impact Awards carefully curates a group of Real Time Academy members to judge the current competition.

Meet the Jury


View award-winning work from the top brands, agencies and creative minds.

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Watch the Shows


The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

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