The Webby Awards’ famous “5-Word Speech” keeps our celebrations vibrant and exciting. Below are winner and special achievement speeches from the 18 years of Webby celebrations from the old days in San Francisco to more recent shows in New York City.

Special Achievement

Special Achievement
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge/Pat Quinn: "Every August until a cure."
Lifetime Achievement
WIRED: "Remember. It's all just prelude."
Outstanding Comedic Performance
Chelsea Peretti: "The Internet must be stopped."
Agency of the Year
Leo Burnett Toronto/Shaina Holtz: "Create change like a girl."
Breakout of the Year
Tinder: "Thank you for swiping right."
Best Actor
Tituss Burgess: "Happy Fucking Birthday Tina Fey."
Best Actress
Ellie Kemper : "So excited! Live-streaming my pants!"

Web

Connections

Weird
Invisible Girlfriend: "We think it's crazy too."
Guides/Ratings/Reviews
Viacom Media Networks: "Professors gonna hate—just rate."
Personal Blog/Website
Things Organized Neatly: "Let me organize your things."
Celebrity/Fan
Zync: "Zync. Hadfield. Over the moon."

Entertainment

Art
Scene 360: "Reality is merely an illusion."
NetArt
charlieclarkdesign: "To a more colorful world."
Humor
Cracked: "Soren has prepared something. Soren?"
Games
Tampon Run: "We are girls who code."
Games-Related
Twitch: "The Twitch community owns this"

Features

Best Navigation/Structure
Hello Monday: "What d'ya think? [astronaut muffled word] [astronaut muffled word]"
Best User Experience
Wikiwand: "God bless you, Wikipedia editors."
Best Use of Video or Moving Image
The Guardian: "Why we should never forget."
Best Use of Photography
National Geographic: "Take pictures! Tell Stories! Go!"
Best Navigation/Structure
Design Museum: "To be continued...next year!"

Living

Health
WebMD: "Cure for the common website."
Family/Parenting
Evolve Media: "Totally worth walking in heels."
Lifestyle
Greatist: "Healthy doesn't have to suck."
Family/Parenting
Understood: "Everyone deserves to be understood."
Lifestyle
Say Media: "Boobs for clicks? Not us."

Marketplace

Self-Promotion/Portfolio
ACTIVATION NODEPLUS: "Look Webby and Activation NotePlus!"
Food & Drink
Epicurious: "Is this thing gluten free?"
Food & Drink
Gateway Media: "Kind of a Big Deal"
Car Sites & Car Culture
IDEO: "Leave the driving to...nobody"
Corporate Communications
IDEO: "Reinventing the school lunch system."
Professional Services
Freelancer: "Even this speech was outsourced."
Shopping
Harry's: "Ain't no mountain...high enough"

Media

Blog - Cultural
The Metropolitan Museum of Art: "Write well and edit better."
Radio & Podcasts
KCRW: "Hear something new everyday."
Movie & Film
WatsonDG: "This is how we do"

Services

Web Services & Applications
Sapka Communications: "Service trumps marketing. It's official. "
Travel
Objective Subject: "All the speech that's fit . . . "
Real Estate
Zillow: "Zillow, you're my only hope."
Travel
TripAdvisor: "Plan and book on Trip Advisor"
Employment
Freelancer: "Even this speech was outsourced."

Society

Green
NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory: "Even dogs trust NASA science."
Law
Cooley LLP: "Engagement letters under your seats."
Government
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory: "Voyager went interstellar—before Mcconaughey."
School/University
Brooklyn United: "Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet."
Corporate Social Responsibility
The Nature Conservancy, Africa Region: "Elephants rule—and poachers DROOL."
Corporate Social Responsibility
MRY: "Don't text and walk, either."
Charitable Organizations/Non-Profit
HandUp: "Homeless people are people too."
Associations
Code and Theory: "You really should visit California"
Science
Josh Worth Art & Design: "Thanks. Can I keep it?"
Activism
National Film Board of Canada: "Confession time: sinner or saint?"
Associations
SOON_: "Do it loud and proud."
Cultural Institutions
BrightMedia: "Let's reload love into websites."

Websites - Entertainment

Humor
Funny Or Die: "I miss my wife terribly."

Advertising & Media

Health, Wellness, Pharmaceutical
DM9Sul: "Mark Zuckerberg, please add me."
Augmented Reality
HBO: "All men must Oculus Rift."
Media & Entertainment
Mother New York: "The first self-destructing speech . . . ever."
Retail
Mother New York: "Well, big pinnin' ain't easy."
Media & Entertainment
Razorfish: "Let the music do the . . ."
Best Use of Mobile Media
Essence: "We win—victory bonus. Woohoo!"
Game or Application
Essence: "Long journey. Worth the wait."
Corporate Social Responsibility Campaigns
Red & Co: "Million girl coders fuck yeah."
Branded Content
Hayden 5 : "Thanks—for having your period."
Financial Services & Insurance
IDEO: "You're a grownup. Don't panic."
Integrated Campaigns
72andSunny: "OK Google, pawn shops nearby."
Auto & Auto Services
Y&R New York: "Spoiler alert: literature still matters."
Consumer Electronics & Services
BBH New York: "Our latest tech: oil paintings."
Mobile Advertising
BBH New York: "[woof]x5"
Public Service & Activism
Epsilon/Conversant: "Amber could have been saved."
Game or Application
Droga5: "750 million still need water."
Consumer Packaged Goods
BBDO New York: "Dogs need Webbys too [woof]. / [woof] [woof] which means thanks. / We want to thank dog. "
Business Products & Services
Huge: "Think with Google. Google it."
Online Guerilla & Innovation
Circul8: "Speaking for women who can't."
Email Marketing
LiveAD: "Politicians. We are watching you."
Food & Beverage
Havas Worldwide NY: "Stay thirsty my Internet Friends"

Online Film & Video

Technology
The Guardian: "Careful—they are watching you."
Events & Live Webcasts
Whalerock Industries: "Baba Booey Baba Booey, Baba."
Variety (Channel)
Red Bull Media House: "Have fun every day twice."
How-To & DIY
Whalerock Industries: "Creativity always has a home. / [Pictures equal a thousand words]"
Best Editing
Blizzard Entertainment: "The world needs more heroes."
Music
BLIND: "I'm not Chris Martin. Sorry!"
Animation (Branded)
VCCP: "Jorg, Kai, Catherine, Thank You"
Experimental & Weird
Fourclops: "Finally, being weird pays off."
Drama: Long Form or Series
AMC: "Post-Apocalyptic. Thanks. Greg. Show. Fans."
Variety
AMC: "Thanks Chris. Show. Fans. Megaphone."
Technology
Dezeen: "Thanks for sharing the glove."
Best Individual Performance
CollegeHumor: "Collegehumor.com is one word, so..."
Documentary: Individual Episode
National Geographic: "War dogs save lives. Respect"
Live Experiences (Branded)
Mullen: "Thank you. And your mamas."
Unscripted (Branded)
Mullen: "Thank you. And your mamas."
News & Information (Channel)
HuffPost Live/ The Huffington Post: "Sold stock, pre-Verizon. Fuck."
Comedy: Individual Short or Episode
WCP: "I never learned how to count"
Viral
Denizen: "Be excellent to each other"
Integrated Campaigns
Droga5: "Will what you want. Thanks"
Drama: Individual Short or Episode
m ss ng p eces: "Say I love you first"
News & Information (Channel)
The Young Turks Network: "We won again...of course!"
Science & Education (Channel)
Vsauce Networks: "As always, thanks for watching. "
News & Politics: Series
VICE Media: "Vice won 11 of these!"

Mobile & Apps

Travel (Handheld Devices)
Text100: "Thanks. Webbys afterparty in Cuba."
Best Streaming Audio
MIGHTY PR: "Make music; tell stories. Thanks."
Services & Utilities (Tablet & All Other Devices)
Grayling PR: "We'd love to thank . . . spammers?"
Travel (Handheld Devices)
A+E Networks: "Let history be your guide."
Shopping (Handheld Devices)
RetailMeNot, Inc.: "We're saving the world . . . money."
Games (Handheld Devices)
Dots: "Let's make games for everyone."
Best Use of GPS or Location Technology
Zillow: "Street Easy is the bomb."
Integrated Mobile Experience
Walgreen Co.: "Happy and healthy wins Webbys."
Travel (Tablet & All Other Devices)
HL Group: "Amazing people. Crafting beautiful apps."
Lifestyle (Tablet & All Other Devices)
INDG: "Everyone invited. A-mi-kasa."
Best User Experience
Shyp: "It's Shyp, with a Y."
Experimental & Innovation
UC Irvine, CRAYFIS collaboration: "Citizen Science. For the win."
Food & Drink
Distiller: "Whiskey Hannibal? Drink with us"
Guides/Ratings/Reviews
Distiller: "Whiskey Hannibal? Drink with us"
Education & Reference
NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory: "Earth. It's in your hands"
Best Practices
MailChimp: "Atlanta's got something to say"
Family & Kids
Fountain Digital Labs Ltd: "chomp chomp chomp chomp roar"
Best User Experience
Tumblr: "Thank you my fellow teenagers"
News (Handheld Devices)
BuzzFeed: "Just wanna say, thanks Obama"
Best Use of Mobile Camera
Instagram: "#hypelapse #clapemoji"
Best User Interface
Instagram: "#hypelapse #clapemoji"
Social
Instagram: "#hypelapse #clapemoji"
Shopping (Handheld Devices)
Derris & Company: "A spring for Spring. Clever"

Social

Entertainment
Armed Mind: "Stories come in all mutations."
Best Photography & Graphics
OGILVY & MATHER: "Five words, what the fractal?"
Public Service & Activism
Juniper Park: "Boobs for clicks? Not us."
Entertainment
HBO: "Valar morghulis and thank you."
Native Advertising
Razorfish: "Emojis: [smiley blush] [heart eyes] [celebration] [tears laugh] [hands together with yellow rays] [mercedes]"
Weird
PARTY: "Happy people: stay on Facebook."
Family & Parenting
Target: "She held a mighty spring."
Experimental & Innovation
Good Day Blimp Project: "And now available for freelance."
Experimental & Innovation
Mall of America: "Coffee? Coffee? Coffee? Cinnabon. Coffee."
Events
Edelman: "You can't say Super Bowl."
Education & Discovery
Colorado State University : "The world needs different minds."
Health & Fitness
Langland: "We dedicate this to: chlamydia"
News & Information
BBC News Online: "Beware! The British are coming."
Best Photography & Graphics
The Metropolitan Museum of Art: "Bitch better have my Monet"
Sports
LDV UNited: "Cheers! From brave little Belguim."
Overall Social Presence
Mashable: "Mashable. Inspire. Inform. Entertain. Thanks!"
Weird
100happydays: "And what's your happy day for today?"
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