THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

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

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From the 13th Annual Shorty Awards Best Digital Pivot

This award honors the most creative and innovative adaptation from a physical campaign, project, or event to a fully or partially digital format.

Nominees

#VotingAccessSavesLives
Brady is one of our nation’s oldest and boldest gun violence prevention organizations. Our namesake…
2020 Vikings Draft Virtual Happy Hour
In a typical year, the Minnesota Vikings plan activations surrounding the Draft that include in-per…
finalist
ASICS Virtual Innovation Summit
  Context Since the start of 2020, members of the Edelman Brand team in London had prepared f…
Atom Tickets: Win Your Watchlist
In March of 2020, the spread of COVID-19 forced the closure of many businesses, including movie the…
Back to Hogwarts Global Celebration 2020 hosted by the Harry Potter Fan Club
For years, Wizarding World fans have come together at King’s Cross Station in London on 1 September…
Byrdie Beauty Lab
nitiative. Up to 250 words. Since 2013, Byrdie has set itself apart from legacy fashion and beau…
Celosphere Live 2020
Celonis is the global leader in Execution Management System (EMS), an intelligent execution system …
DBS Asian Insights Conference
Travel and social distancing restrictions imposed as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic have profoun…
Fast Company & Inc.: Pivoting from Physical to Virtual
Every year, Mansueto Ventures organizes the Fast Company Innovation Festival and Inc.’s visionary c…
Gartner
As the effects of COVID-19 were felt by individuals and organizations worldwide, the way in which w…
HBO Insecure S4 - Virtual Block Party
Each year, fans of the Emmy-nominated HBO comedy series, Insecure, look forward to the new season a…
Holiday Even Brighter - Virtual Cooking Classes
2020 was tough - but the Texas spirit is tougher, and there's nothing more Texan than H-E-B, a much…
finalist
How a Top-10 Med School Digitally Remade Admissions in a Pandemic to Recruit Top-Tier Talent
In March 2020, America shuttered. States issued “stay at home” orders, travel was banned, and the N…
In The Know x U.S. Census
Before Covid-19 hit, we made the strategic decision to push forward on all of the 2020 initiatives …
JoJo Siwa "Be Your Selfie"
In Fall 2020, we were challenged to comp our massive YOY sales numbers for JoJo Siwa at Walmart whi…
MTV's Basic to Bougie (Season 5)
Since its inception, MTV has been at the forefront of pop culture and TV — our goal was to bring th…
National Gallery of Art #MuseumFromHome Tours
Conceived in the days preceeding the National Gallery of Art's temporary closure due to the COVID-1…
OUTLOUD: Raising Voices
OUTLOUD: Raising Voices began as a live event concept to give a platform to up-and-coming LGBTQ+ mu…
Oracle Virtual Road Trip 2020
The goal of the Oracle Virtual Road Trip was to showcase our customers, employees, and startups to …
Plant-Forward Pivot with California Walnuts
Due to COVID-19 restrictions in 2020, the EHY PR team had to act quickly, efficiently and strategic…
Pro Bowl: The Madden NFL 21 Edition Presented by Verizon
When the NFL canceled its in-person Pro Bowl for the first time in more than 60 years, long-t…
Rare Reflections: MPNs Unmasked Virtual Gallery
Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs), a group of progressive, rare blood cancers in which the bone m…
Sport Hiatus & Office Hours
Sport Hiatus launched on March 12, 2020 (the day after the NBA temporarily suspended its season) to…
Stand Up for Heroes 2020
New York’s most anticipated night of hope, healing and laughter, returned for its 14th annual celeb…
The 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards
In 2020, GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media ad…
finalist
The USTA & IBM - Enabling the 2020 (Virtual) U.S. Open
On June 17th the USTA announced the 2020 US Open would be a spectator-less tournament, giving our c…
Virtual Experience Hub
We began our innovation journey developing the Virtual Experience Hub in May 2019 with the intent t…
finalist
Virtual HBCU Homecoming
Some might say COVID-19 caused a triple pandemic across Black America – impacting health, housing, …
Virtual NFL Draft
Mere weeks away from the event, for the first time in NFL history, the Draft, a typically buzz wort…
Virtual Tour of the Central Library
Our objective in creating the 360 Central Library Tour was to share the architectural treasures of …
WebexOne Digital Event – “The Magic of We”
WebexOne was originally planned as a physical event for 2,500 customers, partners, press and analys…
winner
YouTube Brandcast Delivered
During the IAB Newfronts, digital platforms and publishers show off new programming, formats, and a…
finalist
audience honor
‘Tap to Cheer’ for WNBA & NBA
From the powerful cheers in the arenas to the tense at-home watch parties, basketball fans go above…