LocalSmart Awards


Voting is now open for the 2021 LocalSmart Awards!

Back for its third year, the LocalSmart Awards program honors the visionaries who transform local government to make a difference in citizens' lives. These awards celebrate the achievements of those who work to make a lasting impact in the government IT community.


Click on each nominee below to read about their career, accomplishments, and to vote.


Golden Gov: City Executive of the Year

Golden Gov: County Executive of the Year

Local IT Leader of the Year

Cybersecurity Leader of the Year

Local IT Innovation of the Year


Individuals: Each nominee must be a current city, county or municipal government official whose innovative championing of technology has directly transformed operations and bolstered agencies' efficiency and effectiveness in serving citizens.

Projects: Each nominee must be a current technology-based project or program that is changing the way citizens receive services or how local government operates.

Nominations Open: Monday, July 26, 2021
Nominations Close: Friday, August 27, 2021
Voting Opens: Monday, September 6, 2021
Voting Closes: Thursday, October 14, 2021
Winners Announced: Wednesday, November 3, 2021