The 2021 Hashie Awards

The Hashie Awards were established in 2014 by Social Media Club Des Moines, a member chapter of Social Media Club, Inc., to recognize and celebrate excellence in social media marketing.

2021 Hashies® Categories

Best Nonprofit

Best Business

Best Nonprofit

Best Business

Best Nonprofit

Best Business

Best Use of Live Video

Best Use of Video


Best Business Blog

Best Personal Blog


Best Use of Pinterest

Best Podcast


Best Overall Social Media Presence

Best Social Media Customer Service

Best Influencer Campaign

Best Social Media Contest

Best Pandemic Response Campaign

Social Media Campaign of the Year

Trailblazer Award

Social Media Young Professional of the Year

Social Media Professional of the Year

Excellence in Social Media by a Student

Watch the Hashies Live

The 2021 Hashies will be held virtually on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 12 p.m. Central. Thank you to our generous streaming sponsor, Applied Art and Technology for making the virtual Hashies possible!

A special winners reception will be held on Thursday, August 26, 2021 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Jasper Winery for winners to collect awards, take advantage of professional photo opportunities by Chris Maharry and enjoy light refreshments.. More information will be sent to winners after the ceremony. 


Categories with two entries or less will have to hit the following criteria to receive a Gold or Silver Hashtag. If a category of two has two entries that fit into the Gold category, the higher of the scores will win a Gold Hashtag and the lower will win the Silver Hashtag. If a category of two has two entries that fit into the Silver category, only the higher of the two scores will win the Silver Hashtag.