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 in Travel

It’s so hard to travel. First, you need to find the time, then you need to find a place, THEN you need to be able to figure out a way to pay for it all! For those looking for their next destination or figuring out how to travel on a budget, follow the advice from these 12 creators traveled the globe and then some, letting their audience get in on the adventure.

If you’re a brand looking for recognition in this space, you can enter the Travel & Tourism category.
Carrie DeJong
Carrie Ann DeJong is the flight attending taking you around the world with her, giving her followers an inside look at the life of a flight attendant. In her The Life Of A Flight Attendant series on YouT…
Eva zu Beck
Digital nomad Eva zu Beck built a career out of traveling to places that most tourists wouldn’t dare to venture. The "raw adventure chaser" exploring potentially dangerous countries of unrest, Eva’s tena…
Fearless & Far
Adventurer Mike Corey is on a "global quest to challenge fear." The popular travel vlogger and BBC’s The Travel Show host traverses the globe for roughly 8 months out of the year. Mike’s Fearless & Far Y…
Fly with Haifa
One of the best things about traveling is that you get to share cultures with people, learn about them, and realize that your previously held beliefs are largely inaccurate. Enter Haifa, a "girl from the…
Haley Dasovich
In 2016, Haley Dasovich quit her full time job to focus on capturing and uploading her travelling adventures. Since then, few people have lived more exciting lives than Haley Dasovich, who spends her tim…
Indigo Traveller
Nick Fisher, an ex-horticultural apprentice, is now a world traveler under the moniker Indigo Traveller. His travel goals? "Travelling misunderstood parts of the planet showing the human side of what we …
Janni Olsson Deler
A quick scroll through her Instagram grid and you’ll see why Janni Olson Deler is one of the most significant names in the travel game. Jannni, a travel blogger from Sweden enjoyed a wildly exciting 2019…
Johnny Schaer
For FPV drone racer and freestyler Johnny Schaer, "the sky is not the limit." Heralded as one of the world’s top drone pilots, the travel videographer zoomed into viral view with his jaw-dropping first p…
Karl Shakur
The world as captured by travel photographer Karl Shakur is truly magical. Only a few short years since unwrapping his first camera on Christmas Day, Karl has produced some of the most jaw-dropping photo…
Maryjane
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Wander Woman! Maryjane is a traveler who loves "adrenaline and danger!" Traveling to over 100 countries in all, taking her 240K YouTube subscribers and 70K+ Instagram foll…
Matt Benfield
LGBTQ+ influencer Matt Benfield aka Mr.Benfield on Instagram makes health and wellness look good. Alongside his boyfriend and YouTube channel co-star Omar, Matt is bringing his audience "lots of smiles &…
VagaBrothers
Few duos have made their mark on the travelling community like the vagabrothers have. The brothers are Alex and Marco, and they’ve amassed serious followings on their channels, with 990K+ YouTube subscri…

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.