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From the 2nd Annual Shorty Social Good 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.


winner Pawlidayz Campaign
Zappos and partners wanted to provide something special to our customers that money could not buy …
gold honor
#BestBaldDad Father's Day Contest
Every 2 minutes, a child is diagnosed with cancer.At the St. Baldrick's Foundation - the largest pr…
silver honor
Stand Up To Cancer is like no other cancer research organization. It's a groundbreaking initiative …
Dispel Myths About Thyroid Cancer - #TruthAboutTC
The majority of thyroid cancers can be successfully treated, which has led to the misperception th…
Easterseals Disability Film Challenge
The unique stories of people living with disabilities are too often untold. One in every five Ameri…
silver honor
Hidden Figures National Screening Contest
21st Century Fox, in partnership with AMC Theatres, launched a screening contest to bring the inspi…
I Am A Witness – + Partnership
Each year, more than 13 million children are bullied in the United States. Even more troubling, 90%…
gold honor
Idris Elba's Omaze Valentine's Campaign for W.E. Can Lead
In January 2017, Omaze teamed up with Idris Elba and W.E. Can Lead to offer fans a chance to win th…
National Geographic CHASING GENIUS
National Geographic created CHASING GENIUS based on the belief that transformational ideas can come…
bronze honor
Seat 14C
Our mission at XPRIZE is to solve humanity's grandest challenges through technological innovation. …
The New Wave: Fresh Empire
Fresh Empire, the first-ever multicultural youth tobacco prevention campaign, was designed to pre…
Win a Dream Beach Wedding Pinterest Contest
Before saying their "I dos," brides heavily rely on sites like Pinterest, Facebook and other onl…