Today kicked off the nomination period for the 2010 Mashable Awards. You can nominate anyone in a variety of categories from Best Mobile Device to Best Online Game to Entrepreneur of the Year, there are 21 categories in all. Nominations are made easy by simply logging in with facebook or twitter and following the steps on the website. The Mashable Awards aim to celebrate major achievements in the digital media and social media landscape.

The nomination period is open from September 27th to November 29th, 2010

The final round voting will be from December 1st to December 15th, 2010

January 6th 2011 the winners will be announced live at the Mashable awards gala in Las Vegas

Goals of the Mashable Awards

  • Create conversations around technology and innovation
  • Encourage engagement within the Mashable Audience
  • Set the standard for innovation around competition
  • Identify and celebrate the best of the best!

Now these awards are not limited to young entrepreneurs but be sure to submit and support people in the space doing great things.

Visit the 4th Annual Mashable Awards for all the details.

You can also read the post on about the contest.