LocalSmart Awards LocalSmart Awards

The Winners for the 2023 LocalSmart Awards have been announced!

The LocalSmart Awards honor the visionaries who transform local government to make a difference in citizens' lives. These awards celebrate the achievements and initiatives of those who work to make a lasting impact in cities, counties and municipalities across the country.


Golden Gov: City Executive of the Year

The visionary city government executive (mayoral or c-level) leading and transforming how to navigate a new technology landscape with innovative ideas and inspiration.

Golden Gov: County Executive of the Year

The executive-level leader (executive or c-level) driving change in a dynamic, engaging and transformational way through the implementation of technology.

Local IT Leader of the Year

The county or city leader at the managerial or director level leading the charge to transform their communities with technology.

Local IT Innovation of the Year

The innovative technology-focused or tech-based project that is improving lives and changing the way citizens receive services.


Individuals: Accomplishments should have occurred between August 2022-present.

Programs: Nominated programs must be current city or county government initiatives.

Nominations Close: October 13, 2023
Voting Opens: November 6, 2023
Voting Closes: December 1, 2023
Winners Announced: December 7, 2023