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 12th 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

AARP Fit & Fun Health Challenge
The CDC explains, “many people 50+ know they need and want help to focus on staying healthy, but ma…
Beach4Teach Club | CheapCaribbean.com
  CheapCaribbean.com is the leading online travel agency specializing in beach vacations to the …
finalist
silver honor
Bring Back The Brick
Nearly every brand with a social media presence tries to one-up each other on April Fool’s Day. …
finalist
bronze honor
Busch Weddings
Champagne and top-shelf liquor are a regular presence at weddings, but it’s Busch Beer that has bec…
CBC Comedy's Next Up
CBC Comedy's Next Up was a national search for Canada's brightest new emerging comedic talent which…
finalist
bronze honor
Chipotle Freeting Wins the Men’s Professional Basketball Championship
Chipotle’s ask seemed simple enough - help them win the delivery wars. They intended to do this by …
Excedrin Take Two
Excedrin has a high awareness of 99% and unparalleled loyalty in the U.S.  The challenge? Migrai…
HGTV Dream Home + Wayfair - A Holiday Promotion
As part of HGTV’s Dream Home 2019 Sweepstakes, HGTV partnered with Wayfair to create a holiday-them…
finalist
bronze honor
audience honor
Mean Girls Day Facebook Live Viewing Party with Tina Fey and Busy Philipps
Paramount & Mean Girls Broadway were looking for a unique way to engage fans, raise awareness and c…
MilkPEP Inspires Kids to Mess With Their Milk
Milk has always been a part of childhood, and with good reason: kids love milk. Kids consume nearly…
Natural Light Halloween
Halloween is one of most celebrated events for the Natural Light consumer. So much so, they often d…
Natural Light Summer Intern
The job market for young adults these days is notoriously difficult - the unemployment rate for rec…
Savers® Presents: The Thriftie Awards
In honor of National Thrift Shop Day on August 17, the Savers® family of brands (which includes Sav…
SeatGeek x David Dobrik: The Ultimate Giveaway
SeatGeek has become synonymous with YouTube star David Dobrik. Together, we’ve partnered on 30 vide…
SmartyPig's #TravelWithSmarty Sweepstakes
The SmartyPig #TravelWithSmarty sweepstakes was an innovative Twitter-based campaign, run in July a…
finalist
bronze honor
Southwest Airlines Search for the Next Great Storyteller
In 2018, Southwest Airlines launched Southwest Storytellers, the first long-term social media ambas…
finalist
gold honor
The Country Pub Project
Australians love Airbnb, and on various measures Australia is regarded as the most penetrated marke…
winner
The Crash Sale
Originally an Amazon-only holiday, Prime Day has become one of the biggest shopping events of the y…
Women Driving Auto Retail video contest
There has never been a more opportune time for women to enter the automotive retail industry and bu…
Women's History Month: Oracle's #HerStoryContest
Let me tell you about her story. Let's give back, pay it forward, and build a community. In hon…