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The 5th Annual Shorty Awards

Shorty Awards

Monday, April 8, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM (EDT)

The 5th Annual Shorty Awards

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Theatre and Cocktail Ticket Ended $240.00 $0.00
Simulcast Cocktail Party Ticket   more info Ended $110.00 $0.00
Super Shorty Team Package   more info Ended $1,250.00 $0.00
Ultimate Super Shorty Team Package   more info Ended $2,500.00 $0.00
Congratulatory Sponsored Blog Post   more info Ended $1,000.00 $0.00

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Event Details


The Shorty Awards are back for the fifth year, honoring the best people and organizations producing short-form, real-time social media content. 

This year we are thrilled to have James Urbaniak, Miss Teen USA, Kristian Nairn, Hannibal Buress, Carrie Keagan, Chris Hardwick, David Karp and Coco Rocha,  among our presenters for the 5th Annual Shorty Awards alongside host Felicia Day!

Previous Shorty Awards ceremonies welcomed The Daily Show's Samantha Bee and Jason Jones, Aasif Mandvi, Tiffani ThiessenJerry Stiller, Anne Meara, Kiefer SutherlandJim Gaffigan, Amanda Palmer, Conan O'Brien, Cory Booker, Sesame Street's Grover, Ted Leo, Shaquille O'Neal, Stephen Fry, Suze Orman, Rachel Maddow and William Shatner to the stage and via video. Finalists and fans fly in from around the world to attend. 

Watch some video clips from last year's Shorty Night, check out what the press had to say, and get ready for the biggest Shortys ever!

Be sure you also register for the Shorty Awards Afterparty (details TBA).



The Tribeca Grand has generously become our hotel partner for the past few years of the Shorty Awards. Please contact the hotel at (212) 519-6600 or Martha Anne Parker at for discount rates and use Group Code MAP040713 at the Tribeca Grand. Discount rates start at $309 (King) for Shorty Awards attendees who book during this date range: Check in on April 5, 2013 and Check out on April 9, 2013. Discount subject to availability upon booking.

Other hotels in the New York, Times Square area with great rates are:

DoubleTree Hilton
569 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022,
212 752 7000

Westin New York, Times Square
270 West 43rd Street
New York, NY
212 201 2700

Hilton Garden Inn/ West 35th Street
63 West 35th Street
New York, NY
212 594 3310


Event Details

The Fifth Annual Shorty Awards will be held at the TheTimesCenter in The New York Times Tower, located in the Times Square area of Manhattan.

The live awards ceremony will take place in the theater, where there are a limited number of seats. Cocktail-only ticket holders can network and watch a live stream of the event on screens in The Hall. After the ceremony, finalists, winners, and theater attendees will gather in The Hall for cocktails.

All tickets include open bar and hors d'oeuvres.

Early bird tickets are available until February 8th. After that, theater tickets will be $240, and cocktail-only will be $110. Ticket refunds are not available after March 19.

Seating is limited, so be sure to purchase your tickets as soon as possible!

For partnership and sponsorship opportunities, please email Learn more about the awards at

Click here to see the event page for our Shorty Awards after party! 

If you are under 21 and attending the event, please email before purchasing your ticket.







Have questions about The 5th Annual Shorty Awards? Contact Shorty Awards

When & Where

TheTimesCenter at the New York Times Tower
242 W 41st Street
New York, NY NY

Monday, April 8, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM (EDT)

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Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best people and organizations on social media, culminating in a blockbuster ceremony in New York City.

Shorty Awards® is a registered trademark of Sawhorse Media. Made in NY by Sawhorse Media.

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