2020 Corporate Humor Awards Finalists

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Congratulations to the 2020 Corporate Humor Awards Finalists!!! These organizations and individuals go the extra mile to bring humor into the workplace, and very deserving of the Humor That Works award!

Be sure to check out the Corporate Humor Awards full list to learn why each organization and individual was nominated.

Corporate Humor Awards – Organization Awards

Humorous Beginnings Award Finalists (Best Onboarding Program)

  • Bazaarvoice – Scavenger Hunt
  • Glassdoor – Trivia nights
  • Warby Parker – Lunch roulette

Learned Me Good Award Finalists (Best Training Program)

  • The Game Agency – Training video games
  • Slack – Perform a task in character
  • HubSpot – Email templates with GIFs

The Funny Voice Award Finalists (Best Marketing)

  • Getty Museum – Recreate Art at Home
  • Justin’s Nut Butter – Product labels with some truth
  • Ohio Department of Health – Social Distancing via Ping Pong

Money Isn’t Everything Award Finalists (Best Perk)

  • New Belgium Brewing – Trip to Belgium breweries
  • Smule – BYO instrument to office
  • Omelet Ad Agency – Work on a Passion project

Better Recognize Award Finalists (Best Recognition Program)

  • Boston Red Sox (via Some Good News) – 4 tickets for life
  • Scopely – Personalized oil paintings
  • Blueboard – Customized travel experiences


Corporate Humor Awards – Individual Awards

Works with a Smile Award Finalists (Humor and Execution)

  • Owain Wyn Evans – BBC Weather person and musician
  • Sarah Hoggan – Caring Veterinarian
  • Heidi Hanna – Humor for stress relief

Funny Innovator Award Finalists (Humor and Thinking)

  • Philipp Klein Herrero – Skiing at home
  • Aaron Smith – Singularity Dating App
  • Shawn Williams – Measuring trees

Mark as Always Read Award Finalists (Humor and Communication)

  • Jacinda Ardern – New Zealand’s essential workers
  • Randall Munroe – Pathogen Resistance cartoon
  • Daughter of Brian Altano – Dah Wars fan

Everybody Loves Them Award Finalists (Humor and Connection)

  • Steve Breen – Tribute to NASA astronaut Katherine Johnson
  • Wanda Dench – Kind grandmother at Thanksgiving
  • Kaisei Forman – Toilet paper passing

Lincoln Leadership Award Finalists (Humor and Leadership)

  • Chrysippus – Dying from laughter 😉
  • Paul Osincup – Bust a Move science rap
  • Leo Varadkar – Re-registering as a Doctor

Congrats again to the Corporate Humor Awards finalists and thank you to everyone who submitted! Very well deserved of our favorite Humor That Works award!

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