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Special Project

From the 15th Annual Shorty Awards Live Events

This award honors the most effective use of social media and digital to elevate events including concerts, conferences, marches, rallies and meetups. Virtual and hybrid events are also eligible.

See previous winners and honorees here.


bronze honor
2022 MTV EMA
The MTV EMA is the premiere award show for global music – engaging fans from across the world, acro…
gold honor
audience honor
2022 MTV Video Music Awards
The MTV VMAs are the biggest party of the year – filled with unpredictable moments and show stoppin…
Billboard Music Awards + TikTok: From Sound to Song
As part of the 2022 Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs), we wanted to include some topical segments abou…
Family Style
Family Style created an eponymous, multifaceted food festival and live experiential event, Family S…
Galderma shows how to #XpresYourself at NYC Pride
Aesthetic treatments like fillers and neuromodulators have gone from extreme to mainstream. They ar…
silver honor
League of Legends World Championship Opening Ceremony
The League of Legends World Championship – the annual professional League of Legends championship t…
Movement Live
Michelob ULTRA, as a brand, champions an active lifestyle for those who work out and go out. And ou…
bronze honor
NBA x Art Basel
In year one, fans went wild for Michelob ULTRA’s NBA team cans. For the 2022-2023 season, the brand…
Pokémon GO - Ultra Beast Arrival
In the summer of 2022, Pokémon GO players—or “Trainers”—noticed mysterious sightings of Pokémon thr…
Side by Side: A Celebration of Service
Only 2.3% of private sector healthcare providers in NY are equipped to understand and meet veterans…
Teen Wolf at San Diego Comic Con
Teen Wolf historically dominates San Diego Comic Con, and the 2022 panel was up to par. We set out …
The Canadian Tire Christmas Trail
In 2022, Canadian Tire (CT) launched its new brand purpose: We Are Here to Make Life in Canada Bett…
Watching History Happen: NASA and Johns Hopkins APL Partner for DART Social Event
On Sept. 26, 2022, NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) made history as the world’s first…