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Call for Entries Government Experience Awards 2020

The Center for Digital Government invites nominations for its Government Experience Awards, taking digital government awards to the next level by recognizing improved experience of government and service delivery.

by Janet Grenslitt / March 5, 2020

The 2020 Government Experience Awards are now open for nominations!

The Center for Digital Government (CDG) invites nominations for its GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE AWARDS 2020, where we celebrate achievements and learn best practices from U.S. states, counties, cities, and federal agencies/departments. We will recognize communities that have gone beyond simply using the web to radically improve upon the experience of government and are pushing the boundaries of how services are delivered.

Deadline extended: Nominations must be submitted online by Friday,
JULY 31, 2020.

Overall Experience Awards 

Overall GovX Nomination form

Overall Awards recognize the entire jurisdiction’s citizen/business experience efforts, and now include a section for your COVID-19 efforts.

All U.S. state, county and city governments may nominate their jurisdictions’ user experience in the overall categories of: State Government, County Government, or City Government

Project Experience Awards 

Project GovX Nomination form

Project Awards recognize single-focus areas which may include more than one method of engagement such as mobile, web and social media, etc.

U.S. state and local governments, their individual agencies/departments, and U.S. federal agencies/departments may nominate their projects for the Project Experience Awards.

Project Experience Special Awards for COVID-19 Response

Special Project GovX COVID-19 Nomination Form

If you have specific COVID-19 projects you would like to have evaluated, you can submit a Project Award nomination in our new COVID-19 category.

A government jurisdiction may submit nominations for both the Overall award and  for more than one project (nominate each project separately). Nominations must be submitted by government staff/officials

NEW this year: FAQs and a Webinar:

Use the Frequently Asked Questions link to access both contests’ entry forms online, to download a Word copy of the entry forms, and for more information including the full instructions for using the online tool. The link and slides for the webinar held March 12, with CDG Co-Directors Teri Takai and Phil Bertolini, along with e.Republic’s Chief Innovation Officer Dustin Haisler, aer included.  

Top government jurisdictions, agencies and departments will be featured in an Experience Academy, and honored at a high-energy, celebratory awards banquet September 24, while also being featured in Government Technology and other publications.

CDG thanks Adobe, Akamai, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, Laserfiche, McAfee, NIC, Nutanix, Oracle, SHI, Spectrum Enterprise, TeamDynamix, Tyler Technologies, Veeam and Verizon Enterprise Solutions as underwriters of the 2020 awards program.

For questions, please contact: Janet Grenslitt, Director of Surveys and Awards, at jgrenslitt@centerdigitalgov.com. .

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