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.

We’re hosting this year’s ceremony virtually on Thursday, August 19, 2021. 

We will also host a limited in-person happy hour at Jasper Winery on Thursday, August 26, 2021 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m for 2021 winners to collect awards, take advantage of professional photo opportunities and enjoy light refreshments. Stay tuned for more information!

The entry period is open now! Early bird entry pricing ends on Friday, May 28. Final entry deadline is 11:59 p.m. on Friday, June 4. 

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


We are currently searching for our 2021 judges! All judges will be business professionals from outside of Iowa with significant and credible experience in the field of social media and digital marketing. 

Please note, 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.


If you would like to sponsor this year’s event, please contact