The Nominees for Bees Awards 2011

The Nominees for Bees Awards 2011 Are Now AnnouncedYet again, it’s time for the Bees Awards – The International Social Media Award Show – to start. And yesterday, the nominees were announced.

The nominees were found by a jury including 20 judges from 15 countries after having received an unprecedented number of entries from 33 countries.

The Bees Awards will be held in San Francisco the 3rd of May. At the show, some of the best examples of international social media marketing will be presented and awarded. The Bees Awards was created to grant recognition to the best social media communications and marketing practices. On the website, it’s possible to buy a ticket to the show, but this will also be live streamed, so that you still have a chance of being a part of the Bees Awards, if not able to attend. You can find more information about this on the page, where you can also see a list of the nominees in the following categories:

  • Best 140 Characters (SMS, Tweet)
  • Best Use of a Micro-Blogging Platform
  • Best Use of a Social Media Platform
  • Best Use of Mobile
  • Best Relationship With Blogs
  • Best Crisis Management
  • Best Reputation Management
  • Best Engagement With Customers
  • Best Use of Alternative Tools
  • Best Media Press Room
  • Best Social CRM
  • Best Marketing Within Social Games
  • Best Branded Viral Video
  • Best Student Work
  • Best Student Brief
  • Best Social Media Marketing Theory
  • Best Use of Analytic Tools
  • Best Innovation
  • Best Copywriting
  • Best Art Direction
  • Best Campaign
  • Agency of the Year
  • Client of the Year

Corona Light most likedThere are a lot of great brands between the nominees – and again we find social media work done for large brands like IKEA and Toyota. Some are even represented several times. In the category of Best Innovation, we find the campaign of Corona Light called “Most Liked”, which we wrote about on our blog. It’s a very cool campaign, so it’s not any surprise that this one is on the list.

At Mindjumpers, we will be following the competition and keep you updated on our blog. Until then, you can go check out all the nominees on the website of the Bees Awards. Do you have any favorites?

Best Use of Social Media: The Winners of Bees Awards

The Bees Awards – one of its kind international social media marketing award, is held for the third time this year. And what a great year! On the 1st edition, 23 countries participated. On the 2nd edition, 33 countries. This time, no less than 40 countries joined the competition. The list of campaign entries has been as impressive as for the past awards, with big international brands such as Nike, Volkswagen and McDonalds.

In addition to the impressive country representation, this year’s Bees Awards was also a bit more special and exciting to us at Mindjumpers. We were  invited to be a part of the international jury! In the jury, we have helped identify the best marketing efforts based on strategy, creativity and results. These campaigns will define standards and work as best practices for the future. We are happy to list the winners of Bees Awards 2012: (more…)