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Hootsuite Named a Winner and Gold Honoree at the 15th Annual Shorty Awards

Hootsuite recognized as a winner in the LinkedIn Presence category and Gold Honoree in the Rebrand Campaign Category at The 15th Annual Shorty Awards

VANCOUVER MAY 25, 2022 Hootsuite has been named a 15th Annual Shorty Awards Winner for its ‘We don’t just get social - we are social’ entry in the LinkedIn Presence category and a Gold Honoree for its ‘Your Guide to the Wild - Hootsuite’ entry in the Rebrand Campaign category. 

The Shorty Awards honor the very best of digital and social media by the most innovative and influential brands, agencies, organizations and individuals whose work shows excellence in digital storytelling.

Hootsuite’s work has demonstrated strength and uniqueness in innovation, creativity, and strategy, which makes it one of the top contenders for a Shorty Award.

“At Hootsuite we are committed to leading innovation by example. These award-winning campaigns were designed to captivate and inspire our customers to adopt a social-first mindset and embrace innovation on all their digital channels,” said Billy Jones, Senior Director of Brand Marketing, Hootsuite. "I’m beyond proud of our marketing team for continuing to push creative boundaries out of the sea of B2B sameness and deliver outstanding results.” 

The 15th Annual Shorty Awards winners and honorees were announced on May 24th at an in-person ceremony at Tribeca 360º in New York City. With over +300 attendees from all over the world and some of the most distinguished Real Time Academy members.

“Winning the LinkedIn Presence campaign entry showcases our dedication to embodying the very essence of social media engagement,” said Brayden Cohen, Manager of Social Marketing, Hootsuite. “We’re honored to receive this recognition that reflects the hard work and passion of our talented social team, shows that we understand the power of social, and affirms our ongoing commitment to providing our customers with innovative solutions that drive their social media success.”

Shorty Award winners and honorees are chosen by the Real Time Academy (RTA), prominent experts and leaders in digital and social media who have been hand-selected on the basis of their deep industry knowledge, professional reputation and outstanding achievements, including previous Shorty wins. 

About Hootsuite

Hootsuite helps customers harness the power of social to ignite their brand and business. As the global leader in social media management, Hootsuite powers social media for brands and organizations around the world, from the smallest businesses to the largest enterprises. Hootsuite’s unparalleled expertise in social media management, social insights, employee advocacy, and social customer care empowers organizations to strategically grow their brands, businesses, and customer relationships with social media.

Hootsuite Academy, the industry-leading online learning platform, empowers education and growth through a wide range of certifications and has delivered over 1 million courses to students worldwide. 

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About The Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards (also known as “The Shortys”) honor the most innovative work in digital and social media by brands, agencies and organizations. 

Founded in 2008, the Shortys’ notable previous winners include Malala Yousafzai, Trevor Noah, Michelle Obama, Conan O’Brien, Lady Gaga, Lizzo, and brands such as Marvel Studios, HBO, Red Bull, Airbnb, Nestle, and BMW.

The Shortys’ mission is to celebrate, inspire and push the boundaries of excellence in digital storytelling. Entries are judged on the merits of creativity, strategy, and engagement by the Real Time Academy, a body of hand-selected industry experts and leaders. The public can also select their favorite Shorty Awards contenders during Audience Honor Voting.

Currently, the Shortys have two annual competitions, the flagship Shorty Awards and Shorty Impact Awards dedicated to honoring the best work with a positive social impact.

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Twitter: @shortyawards

Instagram: @shortyawards



Hootsuite Media Team

Caitlin Hornshaw

Awards Manager, Shorty Awards