10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

Entries for the Shorty Awards are open now! Official categories listed below.
The late entry deadline is February 22, 2018

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

There are so many places to go in the world, and so little time. Plus, many people have school, work, or other commitments that prevents them for travelling the globe. Thanks to these nominees, we can explore some of the world’s coolest, most interesting places from our couches and learn where to travel when we finally get the chance.
Adventurous Kate
Adventurous Kate, turned her desire to explore Southeast Asia for six months into a career traveling the world for a living, becoming the “perfect level of internet famous.” Her desire is to empower wo...
Bon Traveler
Travel writer Jessica Wright believes that “a life well lived will be a photo album of transformative stories.” To that end, the founder of the blog Bon Traveler shares her wanderlust with 65K+ Instagr...
Céline Bossart
Céline Bossart is a “NY-based spirits + travel journalist” who gives her 16K+ Instagram followers a look at the luxe life, taking #staycations in NY and around the world. Céline teamed up with lifestyl...
Damon and Jo
Damon and Jo are two best friends in their mid-twenties, with incredibly unique qualities. Damon is the spunky vegetarian and college dropout who grew up in a trailer park in Indiana, while Jo is the g...
Exploring with Josh
When he’s not breakdancing, Josh can be found exploring the world. What sets Josh apart from other traveling YouTubers is his love of forgotten and abandoned buildings, showing their mysteries to 2.7M+...
Fly with Stella
It’s not easy to wake up in a different city every day, but Stella makes flight attendant life fun, with a bubbly personality that could make even a long delay fly by. Stella gives her 75K+ YouTube fan...
Juan-Peter Schulze
A “pilot, photographer, filmmaker,” and travel vlogger, Juan-Peter Schulze has a passion for adventure that has helped him build a dedicated following of 30K+ subscribers to his YouTube channel the_can...
Kara and Nate
Catching the travel bug after their honeymoon to Belize, Kara and Nate Buchanan are now determined to meet their goal of traveling to 100 countries before Nate turns 30 in 2019, taking 80K+ YouTube sub...
She is Not Lost
There are so many intrepid, globetrotting women out there, and more than a few of them documenting their adventures on Instagram. But it’s almost as big of an adventure trying to find and follow all of...
The Place I Was Telling You About
R'el Dade and Marcus Lloyd are “two Texans living in New York City” who use their blog and Instagram feed to document adventures both at home and abroad. The pair got passionate about photography a few...
The Points Guy
Brian Kelly has traveled around the world, going places most people can only dream of, and always doing it in style. But his goal is to let you know that his lifestyle is entirely within reach—if you j...
Travel Babbo
Many people give up their jobs to travel the world, sometimes with their partner or spouse. But Eric Stoen of Travel Babbo takes it one step further, exploring the far reaches of the globe with his thr...

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, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, YouNow, Musical.ly, and the rest of the social web.

The 10th annual shorty awards will be held april 15th, 2018 in new york city

final Deadline for Brands & Organizations

02 . 22 . 18