2013 NAGW Pinnacle Award Recipients Announced

2013 Pinnacle Awards

The National Association of Government Web Professionals (NAGW), the leading organization for local government web professionals, announced its annual Pinnacle Award winners at the 2013 conference in Louisville, Ky., Sept. 26, 2013.

Matt Harrington, NAGW board president, made the announcement Thursday evening at the Seelbach Hilton Louisville hotel. “The Pinnacle Awards represent the best in government websites from among NAGW members. Our judges are continually impressed at the level of excellence displayed by all of our entries. This year was no exception.” he said.

Pinnacle Awards (http://www.nagw.org/pinnacles) are judged by a group of web professionals from inside and outside of government web development, and are awarded to the best entries based on the following judging criteria: Team Size; Content; Organization; Design; Performance and Flexibility; Accessibility Standards; and Interactivity. The award is made in each of three population categories for cities and counties.  Additionally, the Member’s Choice Awards are voted on by the NAGW membership from among the top three judged entries in each category. There is also a Sponsor’s Award presented by the Pinnacle Award event sponsor, SiteImprove.

This year’s award recipients:

LARGE POPULATION GROUP (150,000 and over)
Wake County, N.C.

MEDIUM POPULATION GROUP (50,000–150,000 population)
City of Boulder, Colo.

SMALL POPULATION GROUP (50,000 and smaller population)
City of San Marcos, Texas

MICROSITE/SPECIAL SITE FEATURE
visitsantaclarita.com
City of Santa Clarita, Calif.

STATE/NGO
State of Hawaii

Members’ Choice Awards:

LARGE POPULATION GROUP (150,000 and larger population)
City of San Jose, Calif.

MEDIUM POPULATION GROUP (50,000–150,000 population)
City of Boulder, Colo.

SMALL POPULATION GROUP (50,000 and smaller population)
City of Littleton, Colo.

MICROSITE/SPECIAL SITE FEATURE
visitsantaclarita.com

City of Santa Clarita, Calif.

SPONSOR’S AWARD
City of San Marcos, Texas

At the closing of the event, Harrington announced to the more than 180 attendees that the location of the 2013 NAGW National Conference will be St. Paul, Minn. from Sept. 9-12.

About the National Association of Government Webmasters (NAGW):
The National Association of Government Web Professionals (http://nagw.org) is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization of local government Webmasters working together to share knowledge, ideas and other resources. NAGW members collaborate on technologies and network with other professionals to improve the capacity to provide the value across the web to member communities.