Society Awards
IndustryCustom design and manufacture
FounderDavid Moritz
Headquarters254 W 31st St, Fl 14, ,
ProductsSculpture, awards, executive gifts, trophy

Society Awards is an American company best known for designing and manufacturing high-profile entertainment industry awards, including the Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, GLAAD Media Award, and YouTube Creator Awards, among others.[1]


Society Awards was founded in 2007 by entrepreneur David Moritz, and is headquartered in New York City.[2] An attorney by training, Moritz is a serial entrepreneur who launched Viceroy Creative, a full service luxury brand agency.[3]


Society Awards clients include televised entertainment programs, charitable organizations, Fortune 500 corporations, film festivals, and luxury brands. The company has done projects for companies and brands ranging from MTV to YouTube, John Varvatos, and Jeff Koons.[4]

Society Awards is responsible for the design and manufacturing of the statuettes for numerous entertainment industry awards, including the Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award[2] GLAAD Media Award,[5] Academy of Country Music Award, American Music Award, YouTube Creator Awards, BET Awards, Billboard Music Award, Council of Fashion Designers of America Award, MTV Movie Award, MTV Video Music Award, Dancing with the Stars trophy, and the MARCOM AWARDS (The Annual Award for Marketing and Communication Professionals), among others.[6]

In 2013, Society Awards designed the first ever trophy for The Voice.[7] That same year, the company also manufactured a bottle stopper as part of limited edition packaging for Patrón in its collaboration with David Yurman.[8]

Society Awards is the designer and manufacturer of the YouTube Creator Awards.[9]

In 2019, Society Awards created the YouTube Red Diamond Creator Award with Baccarat red crystal.[10] It is on display at the Musée Baccarat in Paris, France.


The Society Awards offices are located in New York City directly south of Madison Garden and Penn Station. The company does much of the trophy and award customizing in a 40,000 square foot production facility in Grove, OK.[2]

In 2020, Society Awards opened a second headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina in the city's South End.[11]


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  2. ^ a b c "Excited for the 75th Golden Globe Awards? Here's how the shiny statuettes are made". 2018-01-05. Retrieved 2019-01-10.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ "Viceroy Creative".
  4. ^ "STATUE - Carpetbagger Blog -". 2009-01-11. Retrieved 2012-08-27.
  5. ^ Kissell, Rick (2009-03-29). "20th Annual GLAAD Media Awards". Variety. Retrieved 2011-06-04.
  6. ^ "20th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in NYC Wrap-Up". GLAAD. Retrieved 2012-08-27.
  7. ^ Rivera, Zayda. "'The Voice' Season 4 Finale: Danielle Bradbery wins". Retrieved 30 June 2014.
  8. ^ "Patron Anejo Adorned with David Yurman Limited Edition Bottle Stopper". Retrieved 30 June 2014.
  9. ^ World, James D. Watts Jr Tulsa. "Some of the most famous trophies in the entertainment world get their finishing touches in Grove". Tulsa World. Retrieved 2021-07-06.
  10. ^ "YouTube Forges New 'Red Diamond Creator Award' For Channels With 100 Million Subscribers". Tubefilter. 2019-09-09. Retrieved 2021-07-06.
  11. ^ Awards, Society. "World's Only Luxury Awards Brand, Society Awards, Opens New Office in Fashionable South End of Charlotte NC". Retrieved 2021-07-06.