On June 13th 2018, The Hashtag Awards will celebrate the best of the digital west!

Western Canada's Social Media Awards

Nominations are now closed for the 2nd Annual Hashtag Awards (#HashtagAwards), celebrating individuals and organizations who excel in digital marketing and social media across Western Canada. The Awards will serve as the opening night of SocialWest, the largest social media and digital marketing conference on the Prairies.

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This year’s categories:

  • Best Social Media Campaign
  • Best Use of Social Media (Business)
  • Best Use of Social Media (Non-Profit & Government)
  • Best Social Media Agency
  • Best Community Manager

Important Dates:

  • Nomination deadline has now passed.
  • Finalists will be announced the last week of May.
  • Winners will be announced at the SocialWest Opening Bash on June 13th, 2018.


There is no cost to apply.

Who can apply:

Nominations are open for companies and individuals from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut.

In-house, agency and independent communications practitioners and entrepreneurs representing private, corporate, non-profit and government sectors can be nominated. Entries may be self-nominated, or individuals may nominate a company or a client.

Eligible work:

Awards are for work or campaigns completed between April 5, 2017 and April 6, 2018.


Individuals registered for SocialWest can register to attend the Hashtag Awards free of charge - watch your email for details. Limited standalone tickets for the Hashtag Awards are also available now.

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Highlights from the 2017 Hashtag Awards:

More about 2017's Hashtag Awards Winners