Celebrities, influencers, brand experts, marketing professionals, creatives, businessmen and techpreneurs converged last August 2 at the Marquis Events Place (BGC, Taguig City) for the first-ever Philippine Social Media Week Awards (PSMW Awards).
In an evening of glamor and spectacle, the pioneering event recognized excellence in social media achievement by organizations and individuals.
Here is the full list of winners:
Highlights of the event included the overjoyed Wil and Alodia (or Wilodia) recounting how they met in another awards ceremony up against each other and pointing out how they were accepting their first award together as Social Media Tandem of the Year.
Stunning everyone in a shimmering pantsuit was PSMW’s Style Award honoree Camille Co who humbly received one of the most anticipated recognitions of the evening. Looking dapper and were shoe-ins as stars of the night (if there were any) were Vince Vandorpe, nominated as Social Media Male Celebrity of the Year, and Mikey Bustos, honoree for PSMW’s Video Excellence Award.
In a big group, Aficionado took on the stage to celebrate their win for Social Media Excellence – Fragrance. And receiving one of the most enthusiastic cheers was Angkas, with their Social Media Excellence award received by their Marketing Head Walter Wong.
Capping the evening, Jessica Soho surprised the crowd with a warm acceptance of the top distinction of the evening, PSMW’s Icon Award. The Icon Award was presented to Ms. Soho for engaging journalism, dynamic exchange of thought, as well as inspiring and true public service—proof that social media can be a channel for encompassing, positive community building.
The PSMW Awards was in partnership with Gushcloud and sponsored by Netcore, Alveo, Clean Fuel, Anya Resorts, Club Punta Fuego, Bluewater Resorts, GSM Blue, Anytime Fitness, Trampoline Park, Best Western Hotel, Best Western PLUS, WeWork, Devant, Pacific Cross and Zalvaje Eyes.
Media partners of the event were InqPop!, Inquirer.net, When in Manila, Astig.ph, Business World, Art+ Magazine and Wish 107.5.
The PSMW Awards was organized by My Events International. More about the most exciting annual recognition on Philippine social media at www.socialmediaweek.com.ph.