June 15thThe Marriot Brooklyn Bridge • New York City

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An exclusive evening celebrating social media excellence

Join major global brands on the evening of June 15th in New York to celebrate the Corporate Social Media Awards. These awards will recognize those in social media who are driving social business forwards; from excellence in social customer care to the most innovative social media campaigns. This exclusive evening will bring together social media professionals from large global companies to celebrate the successes of their brands and peers. Reserve your ticket to be a part of it

  • Energize your team: Be inspired by other finalists and winners; and discover what’s next from the innovators, practitioners and expert judges we’re bringing together
  • Exceptional networking opportunities: Sit down for a three-course meal with the creme de la creme of the corporate social media community.
  • Benchmark your efforts: Discover how your social media strategy and projects perform alongside other leading brands

Join us to experience:


The hotly anticipated unveiling of the Corporate Social Media Awards 2015 - click here for the shortlist


A delectable three-course gala dinner with drinks and entertainment


An unrivalled evening of networking and celebration in a relaxed setting with the chance to meet finalists, speakers and judges

Shortlisted Companies

Chosen by expert judging panel on categories from Best Social Customer Care to Most Innovative use of Social Media. Here’s just some of the shortlisted companies

Useful Social Media’s mission is to push social media into the centre of business strategy more, which means these awards are a literal translation of why we exist. It is our responsibility to shine a light on social media excellence, to inspire others into similar or better action. The Awards will showcase the people and projects that are helping social businesses shine.

The Categories:

The Corporate Social Media Awards are the only awards to focus on corporate social media and how it’s driving improvements in business. The Awards are divided into 5 key categories:

Best Social Customer Care

Best Social Media Campaign

Social Agency of the Year

Most Innovative use of Social Media

Social Media Leader of the Year

Our expert judges

We have recruited some of the leading minds in corporate social media to judge and give their opinions on the nominations.

Below are just a few of our awesome judges but you can check out the full panel of expert judges here.

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Lisa Melton

Assistant Vice President
Amica Mutual Insurance Company

"I think it’s important to highlight successes in social media because it provides us with concrete examples, best practices and new ways to tell our brand stories. By sharing our successes, we all learn and grow – and sharing is what social media is all about."

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Jared Schultheis

Executive Director, Digital Media Outreach & Customer Relations

"Recent growth and emphasis on the importance of social media in all aspects of business is staggering. Recognizing those who are thriving in this space will drive further advancement in the years to come."

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Evan Shumeyko

Senior Director, Dialogue Strategy

"Social Media done right requires a skilled effort and it's important to recognize those who've accomplished great things for all of their hard work."

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Janet Song

Senior Vice President
Dollar Shave Club

"Thriving companies integrate social media across their organization as a critical success factor, not an afterthought. But what elevates brands and their customer experience beyond great response times is constant innovation and exceptional quality standards. I am privileged to be a part of celebrating these businesses."

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Bill Tolany

Greenling, Inc

"Let's recognize the innovative practitioners that have helped make social media an indispensable part of the modern business."

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Chris Voss

The Chris Voss Show

"I want to be involved because studies show many companies arent paying attention to customers service responding on their social channels. It important that other companies show a great example to lead business in the way it should go."

Key Dates:

Nominations open – Thursday January 22nd

Nominations close – Friday March 13th

Finalists announced – Wednesday April 15th

Winners announced – Monday June 15th

If you have any questions please do get in touch:

Jenna Gottscho

Awards Manager
Useful Social Media
T: +44 207 375 7210
E: jenna@usefulsocialmedia.com

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