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2019 Social Media Awards

The Finalists for #sockies19 – The Social Media Awards are available here.

The event is on in Liberty Hall Theatre on July 25th. We expect a sold out show. Early Bird tickets are €35 and are on sale until Friday 28th of June. You can purchase them here. Tickets will be €50 full price.

The theme of the awards this year is “Let’s have a Kiki” so dress how you want.

2019 Social Media Awards Finalists

The nominees for the 2019 Social Media Awards are here.

Nominated in 2019 Social Media Awards

#Sockies18 – And we’re off

Sockies 2018 Nominated

The Nominated list for the 2018 Social Media Awards is now live. Congrats to all nominees. Nominated but your nomination didn’t get through? Email and give us the email used and rough time/date of your submission as well as the Word backup of the nomination.

Next comes judging, the finalists list and the ceremony on June 14th in the RDS Concert Hall.

#sockies18 – 2018 Social Media Awards

#sockies18 – the 2018 Social Media Awards take place in early June 2018.
If you want to be told of Sockies 2018, join our mailing list.

We are already starting to search out sponsors for the 2018 event. We are looking for headline and category sponsors. We also would like analytics and services partners. Sponsors can’t enter the awards, sponsors do not influence who they winners are. There are plenty of other events that can do that for you, this is not us. Still interested? More details on sponsorship.

The 2017 winners are here. Sockies 2017

The headline sponsor for Sockies 2017 is, want to be a partner or sponsor?

The hashtag for this event is #sockies17

Update: All Finalists for 2017 have now been announced.

Get your tickets quickly!
Early Bird tickets are now on sale until Wednesday night and regular priced tickets are €75 from May 10th.

Answers to questions:

  • Finalists do not get free tickets. Everyone that comes along must purchase tickets. Tickets on the door are going to be €150. Book online.
  • There is no tabled seating, this is a theatre style event. Seats are not allocated.
  • We expect a very big crowd this year so we’ll open doors at 6.30pm. We strongly advise trying to arrive around 7pm due to queues.


The Nominated list is now live. If you want to make a very late nomination, the price is €400 per category and this needs to be paid in advance. Email to arrange payment.

Next comes judging of the 800+ nominations from 200+ entities. Then we release the Finalists list.

The ceremony for the event is on May 25th in the RDS concert hall and tickets for the event go on sale once the 2017 Finalist List is out.

If you want to be told of Sockies 2018, join our mailing list.


2016 wrap-up

You can read who all the winners of the 2016 Sockies were here.

Sockies 2017 – What are the details?

Follow us on Twitter to get all the updates of when Sockies 2017 is on.
Our mailing list is where you’ll first hear of the 2017 Sockies. It’s up to you to keep yourself informed via these two outlets about the event.

Want to be a sponsor for Sockies 2017?

We’re starting to look for suitable sponsors for the 2017 event too. If you want your name and logo in front of 500 of the best people that work in social and digital in Ireland then fire us an email: Headline and category sponsorships are available.

Thank you to

A bit like a restaurant suppliers list, we’d like to thank:

M.C. Duties – Rick O’Shea
Brian Greene, Vanessa Greene – Sound
PH Systems – AV
Rob Guiton, Stephen Rodgers, Darren Conway – Videos
Made in Hollywood – 3D Signs, styrofoam props
Hollywood LED Letters (not related) – Light up Signs
Andrew Mangan – Voice Overs
Charles O’Sullivan – Sugar Distribution
Lidija Vasiljeva – Logos, graphic design.
Anne Sexton – Photography Coordinator
Kasia Janus, Antony Ramirez Ferrigno, Premkumar Kanmani – Coordinators for The Sockies.
Mary Molloy – Social Media Pilot

All our dozens and dozens of judges who make sure all the entries are judged fairly.

Thanks too to the teams from Maximum Media and Radical for entertaining us with their lip-sync battles and showing the few 100 people who were never at a Sockies, what the spirit of the event is about.

2016 Details

Here are the categories. We have 22 that you can take part in.

The event takes place in the RDS on May 25th 2016.

Contact if you want to sponsor. Note: Sponsors can’t be nominated, nominees can’t be sponsors. You can’t buy a trophy at these awards.