LocalSmart Awards
LocalSmart Awards


The winners of the 2020 LocalSmart Awards were announced on December 2, 2020. See the winners here!

Back for its second 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. Nominees were sourced from community submissions, and the winners were decided through open voting.


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


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: Friday, September 4, 2020
Nominations Close: Monday, October 5, 2020
Voting Opens: Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Voting Closes: Monday, November 16, 2020
Winners Announced: Wednesday, December 2, 2020