The Webby Awards’ famous “5-Word Speech” keeps our celebrations vibrant and exciting. Below are winner and special achievement speeches from the 20 years of Webby celebrations from the old days in San Francisco to more recent shows in New York City.

Web

Connections

Associations
SOON_: "THANK YOU FOR THIS AWARD"
Community
Patreon: "CREATORS PATREONS: THIS IS YOURS"
Email Newsletters
CNN Worldwide: "THERE'S NOTHING FAKE ABOUT THIS"
Personal Blog/Website
Curb Free with Cory Lee: "HEY TRAVEL CHANNEL CALL ME"
Personal Blog/Website
Prison Diaries: "EVERY INMATE DESERVES TO VOTE"

Entertainment

Entertainment
Hook: "DESIGN IS LOVE MADE VISIBLE"
Events
Bell Brothers: "HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR CHARLOTTE! THANKS"

Features

Best Navigation/Structure
Work & Co: "GET OUT AND RIDE TODAY"
Best Practices
HODINKEE: "YEAH PEOPLE STILL WEAR WATCHES"
Best Use of Machine Learning
Textio: "WORDS MOVE PEOPLE LETS DANCE"
Best Use of Machine Learning
Google Creative Lab: "CREATE TOOLS ACCESSIBLE FOR EVERYONE"
Best Visual Design - Function
Hook: "DESIGN IS LOVE MADE VISIBLE"
Best Writing (Editorial)
Beyond Type 1: "SHE DIDN'T HAVE TO DIE"
Technical Achievement
Google Creative Lab: "CREATE TOOLS ACCESSIBLE FOR EVERYONE"
Best User Experience
Cummins & Partners: "TOO SECRET TO TALK ABOUT"

Games

Best Art Direction
System Era Softworks: "ASTRONEERS PREPARE FOR ENDLESS EXPLORATION"
Best Art Direction
Nomada Studio: "TAKE THE GRIS JOUNREY NOW"
Best Game Design
System Era Softworks: "ASTRONEERS PREPARE FOR ENDLESS EXPLORATION"
Best Game Design
AMC: "JUST LOOK AT THE FLOWERS"
Best Use of Augmented Reality
AMC: "JUST LOOK AT THE FLOWERS"
Best User Experience
System Era Softworks: "ASTRONEERS PREPARE FOR ENDLESS EXPLORATION"
Best User Experience
Fox & Sheep GmbH: "GROWING UP IS GIVING UP"
Best Visual Design
Nomada Studio: "TAKE THE GRIS JOUNREY NOW"
Best Visual Design
System Era Softworks: "ASTRONEERS PREPARE FOR ENDLESS EXPLORATION"
Technical Achievement
AMC: "JUST LOOK AT THE FLOWERS"
Adventure
System Era Softworks: "ASTRONEERS PREPARE FOR ENDLESS EXPLORATION"
Education
McKinney: "GO INTO FAKE DEBT FIRST"
Education
Filament Games: "TO ALL WOMEN BREAKING BOUNDARIES"
Family & Kids
Fox & Sheep GmbH: "GROWING UP IS GIVING UP"
Sports
Gameloft: "THANKS TO GAMELOFT BARCELONA TEAM"

Living

Art
Strick & Williams: "ART CAN SET YOU FREE!"
Health
SurvivorNet: "LOVE IS STRONGER THAN CANCER"
Health
Sisu, Inc.: "WINNER WINNER PLANT-BASED DINNER"
Lifestyle
Work & Co: "GET OUT AND RIDE TODAY"
Travel
VAWAA: "TAKE A BREAK TO CREATE"

Marketplace

Business Blog/Website
IDEO: "WE'RE ALL THE CREATIVE TYPE"
Shopping
Build in Amsterdam: "WE BUILD DIGITAL FLAGSHIP STORES"

Media

Media Streaming
Hulu: "HULU: WE PUT VIEWERS FIRST"

Services

School/University
Code and Theory: "IDEAS MADE TO MATTER MATTER"

Society

Architecture & Design
Red Collar Digital Agency: "GREAT IDEAS NEED BRILLIANT EXECUTION"
Architecture & Design
For Office Use Only: "DESIGN THINGS TO BE TIMELESS"
Charitable Organizations/Non-Profit
Poetry Foundation: "POETRY IS RELEVANT AND TIMELESS"
Corporate Social Responsibility
NORD DDB Stockholm: "LOVE IS A HUMAN RIGHT"
Cultural Institutions
IN10: "DEDICATED TO ALL ANNE FRANKS"
Education
Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access: "HOW TO WIN: TEACH OTHERS"
Activism
Everytown for Gun Safety & Purpose: "TOGETHER WE’LL END GUN VIOLENCE"

Social

Best Use of Interactive Video
McClatchy: "RUSSIA COULDN'T HACK THIS VOTE"
Best Overall Social Presence - Brand
NASA: "HOUSTON WE HAVE A WEBBY!"
Animals
Group Nine Media: "FOR THE LOVE OF ANIMALS"
Education & Discovery
The Field Museum: "EARTH ISN'T FLAT FACTS MATTER"
Food & Drink
Tastemade: "SEARCH FOR INSPIRING STORIES EVERYWHERE"
Health & Fitness
Undersecretary of Digital Government - Government of Argentina: "KEEP FIGHTING INFANT MATERNAL MORTALITY"
Health & Fitness
WebMD: "NO YOU'RE NOT A HYPOCHONDRIAC"
Lifestyle
Apartment Therapy Media: "LETS STAY HOME AND INSTAGRAM"
Public Service & Activism
#WhyIDidntReport: "WE WILL ALWAYS BELIEVE YOU"
Television & Film
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation: "THE SPEECH WRITES ITSELF REALLY"
Arts & Entertainment
Museo Nacional del Prado: "THE TWO HUNDRED YEAR TALENT"
Fashion & Beauty
Clinique: "65000 MILES STILL GREAT SKIN"
Arts & Entertainment
KQED: "DO IT FOR THE CULTURE"
Events & Live Streaming
Verizon: "HIRE MORE WOMEN CREATIVES DUH"
Food & Drink
AJ+: "DONATE FOOD DON'T BE RUDE"
How-To & DIY
eHow: "DON'T BUY IT DIY IT"
Travel
Tastemade: "IT IS ALL ABOUT TASTE"
Best Overall Social Presence - Media/Entertainment
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: "QUEST IS DJING THE AFTERPARTY"
Art & Culture
Drawings For My Grandchildren: "FOR ALL GRANDPARENTS AND GRANDCHILDREN"
Celebrity/Fan
Ellen Digital Network: "PORTIA CARS GORILLAS HOUSES MONEY"
Television & Film
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: "QUEST IS DJING THE AFTERPARTY"
News & Politics
Planned Parenthood Federation of America: "KEEP SPEAKING OUT IT MATTERS"
Public Service & Activism
Yours Truly Creative, LLC: "STOP SEXUAL HARRASSMENT IN TECH"
Humor
Comedy Central - Viacom: "AS NELSON MANDELA SAID TODAY "
Public Service & Activism
weber shandwick: "STUDENTS WIN WITH STRONG UNIONS"
Entertainment
Fake News Writer: "TAKE THAT REAL NEWS WRITERS"
Animation
Atwater Studios: "GIVE YOUR MOTHER A CALL"
Corporate Social Responsibility
Good Company /Marcel Sydney: "LESS THAN 4000 TIGERS LEFT"
Experimental & Weird
Wieden+Kennedy: "MEOW MEOW MEOW HISS MEOW"
Fashion & Lifestyle
Hearst Magazines Digital Media: "THINK BEYOND YOUR PHONE CHEERS!"
Live Experiences
kog: "BE VIRAL MY FRIENDS VIRAL!"
Music
TBWAMedia Arts Lab: "GREAT THINGS COME IN THREES!"
Series
Wistia: "CREATIVITY IS BORN FROM CONSTRAINTS"
Short Form
KREATIVE Productions: "STAY HUNGRYSTAY FOOLISH THANKS!"
Sports
National Film Board of Canada: "DEDICATED TO ALL THE UNDERDOGS"
Unscripted
BBDO New York: "PLEASE DON'T EVER DRIVE DISTRACTED"
Viral
Viacom Wildness and Kraft Heinz Devour: "THANK YOU—RYAN REYNOLDS COATTAILS"
Animation
Four Winters: "PONDER HORIZONS BEYOND EASY REACH"
Art & Experimental
Neymarc Visuals: "FAIL FAIL FAIL WIN REPEAT"
Fashion & Beauty
Complex Networks: "IT'S GOTTA BE THE SHOES"
Food & Drink
Snowday: "WAIT SO ONLY FIVE WORDS?"
Music
Magic Seed Productions: "MAKING RAINBOWS LIGHT DEFEATS DARKNESS"
Public Service & Activism
Circle3Productions: "IM FROM AN ONION FARM"
Reality
Al Jazeera Media Network: "OVERWHELMED EMPOWERED HUMBLED AND GRATEFUL"
Sports
Retro Report/ The New Yorker: "KNOW THE PAST INFORM TODAY!"
Technology
VICE News: "JOURNALISM IS NOT A CRIME"
Technology
The National Film Board of Canada: "OKAY GOOGLE DON'T BE EVIL"
Trailer
GrandSon Creative: "THANKS LIVE FOR WHAT'S NEXT"
Variety
Lucasfilm: "DO OR DO NOT? EXACTLY"
Best Art Direction
Four Winters: "PONDER HORIZONS BEYOND EASY REACH"
Best Editing
Final Cut: "GRATITUDE LOVE - MAKE GOOD WORK"
Best Editing
Big Sky Edit: "LOVE ALWAYS WINS—NO MATTER WHAT"
Animation
110th Street Films: "I'M VERY PROUD OF MYSELF"
How-to & DIY
Skillshare: "CREATIVITY REVEALS WHO WE ARE"
Documentary: Longform
ACLU and Little by Little Films: "PROTECT TRANS YOUTH WE'RE FABULOUS"
Sports
ESPN Films: "IT'S A MARATHON—NOT MANATHON"
Viral
Good Morning America: "HI GUYS I LOVE YOU"
Best Individual Performance
CBS Interactive: "THE ROLE OF A LIFETIME"
Variety
CBS Interactive: "A SPIRAL PAYPER W8 SUITE"
Travel & Adventure
Joshua Cowan: "ONLY AWARD I'LL EVER WIN"
360-Video
National Geographic Partners: "TURN THE TIDE SAVE ANTARCTICA"
Best Narrative Experience
National Geographic / Black Dot Films VR: "VR STORY TELLING THE FINAL FRONTIER"
Best Series
Contrast: "THANKS TO OUR SEVEN SYRIANS"
Best Interaction Design
The National Geographic Society: "VR CREATES CONNECTION INSPIRES CHANGE"
VR: Interactive, Game or Real-Time
Two Moos & Smileyscope: "VR - MAKING NEEDLES LESS OUCHY"
VR: Interactive, Game or Real-Time
THOUGHT CO.: "CREATE MORE WEIRD STUFF PLEASE"
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