10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

Entries for the Shorty Awards are open now! Official categories listed below.
The early entry deadline is November 30, 2017

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.

From the 2nd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in Health and Fitness

Companies specializing in healthcare, pharmaceutical, life sciences or fitness are eligible for this award. Objectives may include developing and delivering product information to target audiences, creating shareable content on health and wellness, or building support for a health-related cause.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Finalists

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#IDEFY
For over 100 years, Planned Parenthood has been a leading healthcare provider for millions of Americans. But the organization is facing an unprecedented threat as the Trump administration seeks to strip Medicaid reimbursements and cut millions off affordable, preventative health care.This would disproportionately shatter the lives of millions of...
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Be Your Own Baby
Upstream USA is on a mission: to prevent unplanned pregnancies by making effective contraception accessible and affordable for women. As a nonprofit, they partner with states, healthcare providers and clinics to provide training, resources, and the support needed to stock all forms of contraception.Upstream's mission is incredibly important and ...
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2017 Humana Senior Games
Be careful!Don't try that!Slow down!Are you sure you can do that?These are just some of the warnings that society tells seniors on a daily basis.At Humana, we are advocates for seniors, encouraging and giving them the tools to 'Start With Healthy' because great things are ahead when their health is ready for them. Along with our creative agencie...
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Social First Video & Storytelling Approach: Baby Dominique born with four legs, two spines thriving
Baby Dominique's case was so unique and truly based on the success of the surgery, so our main goal, once we learned of the tremendous outcome and that Dominique was in good health, was to build brand awareness and to share this inspiring story with everyone and anyone. With a social first mentality, we wanted to tell the story on social medi...
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Take Down Gun Violence
Take Down Gun Violence:On average, there is more than one mass shooting a day in the United States. With arguments raging on how to manage the epidemic of gun violence, something needed to be done to save lives now.Inspired by public safety choking communications, we created shooting survival posters, website, social pages and video. Designed to...

Nominees

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 in April 2018 in NYC.