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