12th Annual Shorty Awards Categories


The final deadline to vote for your favorite nominee or to enter your brand or organization was on Thursday, February 20th, 2020.

Influencers

Honoring the most notable and viral influencers and creators from 2020. See below for official categories.

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 use of a Spokesperson

This award honors the best integration of a spokesperson in a social media marketing campaign.

See previous winners and honorees here.
American Express #BackOurOceans Initiative
As part of its company-wide initiative to implement more sustainable and environmentally friendly practices, American Express launched a global call to action to rally its community to combat marine plastic pollution. Through this initiative, American Express unveiled its iconic American Express Green Card as the first ever Card made primarily with recla…
Billie Eilish, Seize the Awkward
Suicide is the second leading cause of death amongst young adults and for every youth suicide, it is estimated that 100 – 200 attempts are made. Young adulthood is a critical time in a person’s life when they may experience greater stress from life changes like leaving high school, moving from home and starting college. It’s also a time when mental healt…
Dr Ken's Center for Hangover Research
When people think of V8, they think of tomato juice. So, when this iconic American brand came out with a new drink for a new audience, V8 needed something bold to break through. V8 +HYDRATE was designed to be a refreshing beverage for millennials, but this audience was already being bombarded with overwhelming options to hydrate. Gatorade. Coconut water. Fa…
For Every Robbie
  Context WW (formerly Weight Watchers) rebranded globally to transition from a weight loss brand to an inclusive wellness brand. This included a new tagline, ‘For Every Body’ a desire is to connect to consumers on an authentic, human level.    Brief WW asked us to bring their new ‘wellness for every body’ brand positioning to life across …
Judy Greer 2019 Social Campaign
Hilton Garden Inn is in a crowded space and most consumers don’t know the difference from one hotel to another.  In order to drive distinction, we needed to highlight what makes us different – and that is a full bar, a kitchen where you can get breakfast and dinner and top-notch customer service. But while this matters to travelers, awareness was low and th…
Rollins Rules
Taking stock of the many positive changes that are happening at LAX, we wanted to help travelers coming in and out of LAX in 2020, so we enlisted one of our favorite world travelers, Henry Rollins, to share his tips for a seamless airport experience.
SeatGeek x David Dobrik: Becoming a Member of the Vlog Squad
Over the past four years, SeatGeek has become synonymous with the creator community - partnering on videos that have generated more than 2.5 billion views. While our goals, like other brands, have been to increase brand awareness and sales, we recognized from the onset that you can’t approach the influencer space like traditional media. Authenticity is para…
Skittles Hall of Rainbows
Mars Wrigley is a firm champion of diversity and inclusion across all of its many brands. But Skittles in particular has always embraced any opportunity to celebrate authentic displays of individuality and bring positivity and joy into the lives of its fans. Knowing this, and knowing Skittles’ existing association to “the rainbow,” Mars wanted to add its su…
The Crash Sale
Originally an Amazon-only holiday, Prime Day has become one of the biggest shopping events of the year, driving millions in sales for Amazon with other retailers jumping into the fray. Knowing that competitors would also be capitalizing on this day, eBay challenged us to develop a plan for Prime Day – inclusive of video, PR, digital and social components – …

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, YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, and the rest of the social web.

the final deadline FOR voting and entering in the 12th annual shorty awards WAS on thursday, FEB 20TH.