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Social Media Success Awards


Social Media Success Awards recognize and reward social media excellence within business. From exceptional social customer service to truly innovative social marketing campaigns, award winners are the driving force pushing social business forward.

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The #SocialMediaSuccss awards continue to acknowledge and praise individuals and companies across world who have succeeded in their marketing efforts – for all the right reasons!

This year we have (3) separate award categories:

  • Best Use Of
  • Social Media Tools
  • Social Influencer Agency

Entering and subsequently winning an award makes your company shine and sets it apart from your competition. The #SocialMediaSuccss awards are brought to you by The Connected One, PR In Canada and Profectio.

“When I hear people debate the ROI of social media? It makes me remember why so many business fail. Most businesses are not playing the marathon. They're playing the sprint. They're not worried about lifetime value and retention. They're worried about short-term goals." - Gary Vaynerhuk

Gary Vaynerchuk
Mark Zuckerberg

"People influence people." "Nothing influences people more than a recommendation from a trusted friend.  A trusted referral influences people more than the best broadcast message.  A trusted referral is the Holy Grail of advertising." - Mark Zuckerberg

Who should enter?

Stephen Curry
Stephen Curry
Stephen Curry
Stephen Curry

“I'm very active on social media and see the huge impact it has on engaging with fans and being able to have a voice. ”

Stephen Curry - Golden State Warriors 


Over the last year your agency has created some amazing social media campaigns for client.  Now it is time to show the results to the world!


Remember that campaign that helped you get tons of media coverage, increase your brand awareness?


Does your company make a social media product or service?  Take part in our Social Media awards category.


  • Gain Industry-wide Recognition: Winners will receive their award in front of 1,000+ senior executives from the world’s biggest brands.
  • Raise Awareness: Shine a light on your outstanding work. There’s nothing more valuable than receiving international recognition as a leader in the space.
  • Showcase: Benchmark your strategy and projects against other well-known brands.
  • Enhances Business Competitiveness: your organization will gain short term and long term benefits of winning an award then all the above can contribute to improved competitiveness.
  • Staff Morale: awards create a ‘buzz’, leading to better engagement with staff, greater inclusion and productivity. The efficiency of staff can even increase from an enhanced sense of pride.
  • Higher Customer Satisfaction: there is increased customer awareness, recognition and credibility which increases customer trust and loyalty.

Elevate the status of your business.

Awards can raise the credibility of your company, its brand and products. An award also increases visibility for your company.


 Improve company moral.

Current employees are excited to share the news of an award with others.  Awards can also build motivation within your team.

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Benefit Increase customer loyalty.

 Knowing that you are skilled and recognized for your work, team, product or service encourages customer loyalty and drives sales.


Your Heading Here

  • best use of social media
  • Social media tools
  • social influencer agency

Are you running an agency that manages and provides social media influencers for campaigns?

Eligibility Requirements

Social Influencer Agency awards category are open to ANY agency with a head office based in North America (Canada and/or the United States) who provides social media influencers.

Deadlines/Entry Fees

  • Early Bird: $150 - October 8th
  • Regular Fee: $225 - November 30th
  • Late Fee: $300 - December 24th

Judging Criteria

A weighted score will be given to each of the (3) criteria for a total possible score of 100:

  • Area of Focus Coverage - How many of the (8) categories do your influencers represent from (see Influencer Categories below in FAQ)
  • Social Network Coverage - How many of the social networks do your influencers represent (ex. Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat, Twitter)
  • Reports - how detailed are the reports you provide upon completion of a campaign


Each category winner will receive:

  • Each category will have a Gold, Silver and Bronze winner
  • A featured write-up in a Special Edition of The Connected One
  • Publicity for your campaign or project and organization through our social media presence
  • You will also have a write-up on PR In Canada, and Profectio.


After you have submitted your entry a panel of judges will begin a thorough process that includes pre-scoring to select a top 10, subsequent deliberation, and the ultimate decisions of each winner and honorable mention.

The Connected One has curated a list of the most talented and knowledgeable advertising, marketing and public relations industry professionals to judge a variety of award categories. The judging committee is made up of a variety of sectors in across the advertising, marketing and public relations space. 

Next Steps

  1. Click on the Entry button button to make your payment
  2. Complete the Submission form
  3. You will receive a confirmation email shorty after


Here are some common questions about the Social Media Success awards.

Who judges the awards?


Influencer Categories

Can I enter more than one category?

Benefits of Entering


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