Hashies 2016 Winners

Please help us congratulate the 2016 winners and finalists of The Hashie Awards! Thank you to our sponsors and to everyone who participated.


Facebook: Best Non-Profit

First Place: Des Moines Art Center Second Place: Iowa Department of Natural Resources Third Place: Animal Rescue League

Facebook: Best B2B

First Place: Happy Medium Second Place: Vermeer Corporation, Two Rivers Marketing Third Place: Van Meter, Inc.

Facebook: Best B2C

First Place: Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Second Place: Flyover Design Co. Third Place: Preferred Pest Control, Blue Compass

Twitter: Best Non-Profit

First Place: Iowa Department of Natural Resources Second Place: Drake University Athletics Third Place: Drake Relays, Drake University Athletics

Twitter: Best B2B

First Place: Blue Compass Second Place: Saxton Third Place: Happy Medium

Twitter: Best B2C

First Place: The Fleur Cinema and Cafe Second Place: Drake Homes Third Place: A Dong

Best Use of Video

First Place: Iowa Tourism Office, ZLR Ignition Second Place: Stine Seed Company, Trilix Third Place: McFarland Clinic

Best YouTube Channel:

First Place: Des Moines Public Schools Second Place: Happy Medium Third Place: Drake University

Best Personal Blog

First Place: Sunny Side Up Second Place: Zestful Kitchen Third Place: Say Hello to the City

Best Business Blog

First Place: Vermeer Corporation, Two Rivers Marketing Second Place: Webspec Design Third Place: Blue Compass

Best Use of Instagram

First Place: Flyover Design Co. Second Place: Blue Compass Third Place: Drake University

Best Use of Pinterest

First Place: Iowa Department of Natural Resources Second Place: Drake University Third Place: Des Moines Public Library

Best Use of Snapchat

First Place: Principal Charity Classic, Happy Medium Second Place: Schaffer’s, Fox Chase Digital Third Place: Drake University School of Journalism & Mass Communication

Excellence in Social Media by a Student

First Place: Andrew Boge Second Place: Drake University Student Activities Board Third Place: Drake University Student Alumni Association

Best Social Media Contest

First Place: Iowa Events Center Second Place: Iowa Tourism Office Third Place: Iowa State Fair, Trilix

Best Social Media Customer Service

First Place: Principal Charity Classic Second Place: Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Third Place: DART, Happy Medium

Best Overall Social Media Presence

First Place: Templeton Rye, Trilix Second Place: Iowa Department of Natural Resources Third Place: Greater Des Moines Partnership