By aaronjackson - April 12th, 2016

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Sony, General Motors, Canon, eBay, Ford Motors, Qantas Airways, Dollar Shave Club, Cisco, Jeep, Bud Light, Hyatt, Phillips, Barclay Card, AVG, Dell and Comcast are among finalists being shortlisted for this year’s Corporate Social Media Awards.

New York, April 12, 2016

Today The Incite Group announced the shortlist for the Corporate Social Media Awards 2016.

The 2016 shortlist represents the very best of the hundreds of entries, received from brands all over the world. The finalists will be celebrated alongside the announcement of the winners at a glamorous awards dinner ceremony in New York on June 20th.

The awards predominantly recognise excellence across industry, but we believe it is also important to benchmark against the specific conditions and restrictions related to individual industries. Due to this a number of new additional Industry awards have been introduced into categories that received an abundance of strong entries from a specific Industry.

The finalists will now face a judging panel that includes social media leaders from Mashable, Whole Foods, Comcast, Ogilvy, Sky and Tui, in order to decide the final winners.

The Awards ceremony and gala dinner will be taking place on June 20, 2016. The night will bring together 150+ social media leaders who will be the first to know the winners of this year's awards. On top of this they'll enjoy a glamorous night of entertainment, a 3-course meal and celebratory drinks. Find out more here.

Best Social Customer Care

Industry Award – Travel: Hyatt, Southwest Airlines, Qantas Airways, TAP Portugal

Industry Award – Finance: America First Federal Credit Union, Capital One, Liberty Mutual Insurance, NJM Insurance Group

Main Award: General Motors, National Beverage Corp., Comcast, Rogers Communications, AVG, Bimbo Bakeries USA, eBay, Intuit, Jack in the Box, Mod Cloth, Petco, Phillips

Agency of the Year

Likeable Media, HCK2, Ignite Social Media, Mighty Media Group Pty Ltd, Zebra Advertisement, King Content, Wingman, ITDS Business Consultants, ITS Marketing Now

Best Social Media Campaign

AccuWeather, Barclaycard US, Bell Canada, Centrepoint, Dollar Shave Club, Freeform, Hans Small Good, Trend Micro, Hudson Group, IndyGo - Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation, Jeep, LifeProof, Max, Old School Labs, OnDeck, Qantas Airways, Schneider Electric, Veggie Gril

Most Innovative Use Of Social Media

Industry Award – Media: Grand Ole Opry, truTV, WCCB- Charlotte's CW, Wetpaint

Main Award: Aleteia, American Home Shield, BBVA Compass, Bud Light, Canon Middle East, Chevrolet, Cisco UK, Comcast Business, Dell, Faith Technologies, Inc., GroupM, Landis+Gyr AG, Lenovo EMEA, Newegg Inc., OtterBox, PwC, Siemens, Sony Mobile Communications, UniCredit SpA


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