9th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

All finalists have been announced, stay tuned for more updates about the 9th Annual Shorty Awards on April 23, 2017

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 Technology

Consumer electronics, telecommunication services and technology brands are eligible for this award. Objectives include product launches, encouraging brand loyalty, promotions and deals and thought leadership initiatives.

See previous winners and honorees here.


#InstazoomZ5 – The first zoom on Instagram by Sony Xperia.
March 2016 - Sony Mobile France wanted to recruit followers and visibility on its new Instagram account @sonyxperiafr. Sony's Xperia Z5 has the most powerful smartphone camera on the market, with a len...
Bayram Olsun
We wanted to make especially younger population feel responsible from the eroding bairam (religious feast) spirit and the most important part of it; remembering the elderly people and make them feel re...
Building Future Ready Enterprises
As a global trailblazer within the tech industry, Dell Technologies wants to be positioned among c-level executives as a thought leader that's driving the future of innovation and helping companies, ci...
HPE Living Progress: Creating a Better Future for All Through Tech
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) believes Information Technology has the power to change the world and help solve the world's toughest challenges, both social and environmental. From implementing fa...
JBL EON ONE Take Contest & Truck Tour
Our objective was to increase awareness of the new JBL EON ONE Professional PA system in retail and professional spaces. The primary goals included driving in-store and online sales while increasing br...
Olivia Munn Partners With XFINITY and WHOSAY
XFINITY tasked WHOSAY, the leading influencer marketing and media company, to produce a celebrity influencer campaign that would drive brand relevancy during the holiday season and ultimately create aw...


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, Vine and the rest of the social web.

The 9th Annual Shorty Awards will be held April 23, 2017 in NYC and streamed to the public.