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Award Categories

Ready to win a Socie [soh-shee]?

Your 2014 categories are…

1. Derek K. Miller Award (Formerly known as the Most Inspiring Social Media User)

This award is in honour of its first winner, Derek K. Miller, and recognizes a social media user (organization or individual) that has truly inspired those around them with their use of social media, whether it be for personal or philanthropic use.

2. Excellence in Engagement – Company (Sponsored by – McAllister Media)

This award is about building community and is not specific to any particular platform. The winning entry should demonstrate the best use of social media to engage and build community in a relevant way.

3. Excellence in Engagement – Non-Profit (Sponsored by – ConstantContact)

This award is about building community and is not specific to any particular platform. The winning entry should demonstrate the best use of social media to engage and build community in a relevant way.

4. Excellence in Engagement – Individual

This award is about building community and is not specific to any particular platform. The winning entry should demonstrate the best use of social media to engage and build community in a relevant way.

5. Best Personal Blog

Who has the best personal blog? It doesn’t have to be about any particular topic. Tell us which blog is best and why! The judges will consider creativity, community (comments, etc.), and overall awesomeness.

6. Excellence in Social Media by a Student (or student group)

This award is for work that is produced by a student or group of students in the context of a class at an accredited educational institution. The work is not judged on commercial results. Student work evaluation will focus on innovation, passion and ambition. Students push the boundaries of what is acceptable in the professional world. Emphasis for judging will be on the idea rather than its execution.

7. Best Social App (Sponsored by – bWEST Interactive)

This new category for 2014 identifies top social media apps, to identify who produced the very best!

Good luck and don’t forget to reserve your spot at the awards reception.