LocalSmart Awards LocalSmart Awards


Nominations are open for the 2024 LocalSmart Awards

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.


Individuals: Accomplishments should have occurred between August 2023-present.

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

Nominations Close: August 2, 2024
Voting Opens: Septemer 3, 2024
Voting Closes: October 31, 2024
Winners Announced: December 3, 2024


GoldenGov: 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.

GoldenGov: 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.