THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

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

Special Project

Special Project NEW!

From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards Best Contest or Promotion

This award honors the most effective and innovative contest, promotion or sweepstakes. All aspects of the campaign will be considered, including content, promotion goals, reach and effectiveness.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

#StartsWithAHome 10th Anniversary Sweepstakes
In 2018 Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate commemorated it's 10-year anniversary. Celebratory co…
finalist
gold honor
A Simple Favor - Instagram Search Party for Emily Nelson
To promote and excite audiences for the theatrical release of the Lionsgate original film, A Simple…
AARP - In Good Company
Having strong social connections are essential elements to an individual's physical and mental well…
AXE the LABEL
In 2018, AXE was on a mission to increase its credibility in the number one passion point for gen z…
finalist
bronze honor
Adobe D&D: The Terror Of Undermountain
Photoshop is so much more than photo manipulation. It's the most powerful tool in the world for des…
Amazon Prime Student Winsday Giveaway
Concept:With algorithms constantly changing on social platforms, Amazon Prime Student was looking f…
Applebee’s Dollar Zombie & Dollar Jolly
With more than half of America preferring to drink at home, Applebee's needed to generate a signifi…
finalist
bronze honor
audience honor
Atom Tickets - "Breakup with MoviePass" Sweepstakes
By Summer of 2018, the Atom Tickets team was following the many MoviePass member complaints across …
Boosted Summer Showdown 2018 - City vs. City
To help build community and raise brand awareness, Boosted set out on a month-long City Summer Tour…
GoPro Awards: Million Dollar Challenge
In the 16-year history of GoPro, our new camera launch strategy has remained the same: put our inte…
HITMAN 2 Call Center
Our objective with the call center activation was to drive awareness of the video game HITMAN 2 and…
Hilton Suites Brands "Guess How Spacious"
With travel spaces getting more cramped every year (i.e. airplane leg room), it became the Hilton S…
Hot Topic's Harry Potter Trivia Journey Sweepstakes
The objective for this Sweepstakes was to engage Harry Potter fans, establish Hot Topic as the dest…
Hyatt Place and Hyatt House: You’ve Come Too Far to Settle Now 2018
Modern business travelers often seek their personal and professional growth opportunities while far…
I LOVE NY BRACKET CAMPAIGN
After conducting extensive consumer research, we found that New York State's endless array of world…
Impractical Jokers: Official Scoopski Potato Scooper Job Posting
The pantheon of TV comedy is filled nearly to the brim with hilarious catchphrases that live on in …
Last Man Standing: Last Fan Standing
To celebrate the loyal fans who helped bring Last Man Standing back to television, FOX launched a U…
winner
Netflix Bright 'Calling All Will Smiths'
Our brief was to create a campaign that was going to achieve fame, talkability and widespread appea…
finalist
silver honor
TummerTime
As America's #1 antacid, TUMS is well-known for its history of heartburn relief. But now, the produ…
finalist
gold honor
WFH - Work from Hawaii
In 2018, tourism from New York to Hawaii was lagging. In fact, our research found that New Yorkers …