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From the 8th Annual Shorty Awards Best in Live Events

This award honors the best use of social media to elevate events including concerts, conferences, marches, rallies and meetups.

See previous winners and honorees here.


bronze honor
#AirbnbSundance LIVE
Elevate our positive reputation at Sundance as a supporter of filmmaking and earn a disproportionat…
#GoodIsWinning Campaign Engages Pope Francis with US Millennials
Following Pope Francis' directive for the Catholic Church to expand use of digital and social media…
bronze honor
Nissan set out to create a splash at the Dubai International Motor Show, and break away from the Au…
16th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® - Social Media Celebration
2015 MTV EMA
We know that our target audience—young music lovers around the world—are rapidly evolving and multi…
gold honor
2015 iHeartRadio Music Awards
iHeartRadio is a service for music lovers run by music lovers. We connect fans with their favorite …
2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival
For the fifth annual iHeartRadio Music Festival, iHeartRadio introduced unique and innovative ways …
Asian Television Awards turns 20
The Asian Television Awards (ATA) has a 20-year history (hence the official campaign hashtag #ATAtu…
BMW X1 What's Next
We were challenged to create a social conquest program for the BMW X1, the best vehicle in its cla…
Bonnaroo Lineup Announcement Megathon! (BLAM!) 2015
At its core, Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival is about radiating positivity through human interacti…
Objectives: To drive brand awareness, re-invigorate the TV show Friends, increase social traffic an…
Deorro at The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
Deorro, a Los Angeles-based electronic dance music DJ, wanted to launch his inaugural website while…
Emirates Connect 4
THE CHALLENGE Emirates Airline was adding a fourth daily flight from JFK. But with 74 international…
Interactive Papal Map App
The Interactive Papal Map App was developed to assist residents and visitors to Philadelphia naviga…
NBCU Cable Entertainment Upfront Social Lounge
Television network upfronts are traditionally insider events aimed at enticing advertisers to buy m…
The BMW M2 Live Launch
The M2 is the most anticipated "driver's car" of the year for BMW's greatest fans. Interested drive…
The Westminster Kennel Club, 139th Annual All Breed Dog Show
The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is an annual event held in New York City featuring thousands o…