Pinnacle Awards

Sponsored by Siteimprove and awarded by the National Association of Government Web Professionals

Are you proud of your website or an application on your website? If so, here’s your chance to see how your site compares to others similar to your organization.

Eligibility

Open to members and non-members. If you are not a NAGW member and would like to take advantage of the members registration rate, join today. Entries must be active at the time of entry to be eligible.

Entry Dates and Fees

Entry Date Member Fee* Non-Member Fee
Early: April 14 - May 9, 2016 $75.00 $175.00
Regular: May 10 - June 13, 2016 June 30, 2016 $125.00 $175.00
Late: July 1 - July 8, 2016 $175.00 $175.00

*Full and associate members

Judges

The Pinnacle Awards are judged by a group of web professionals from inside and outside of government web development. If you are interested in participating as a judge for the 2016 awards, email the Pinnacle Awards Chair.

Feedback

Finalists will receive feedback from the judges in your category, plus a complimentary Quality Assurance Check from our sponsor, Siteimprove.

Award Categories

  • City/County Small Population Group (less than 50,000 residents)
  • City/County Medium Population Group (between 50,000 and 150,000 residents)
  • City/County High Population Group (150,000 residents and greater)
  • State/Federal/NGO (non-governmental organization)
  • Microsite/Special Site Feature

Award Types

  • NAGW Pinnacle Awards are awarded in each category based on the highest averaged score by the judges.
  • Members' Choice Awards are awarded in each category based on voting by NAGW members.
  • Sponsor’s Award is presented to one of the entries by the award sponsor, Siteimprove.
  • Steven Michael Moore Pinnacle Award is presented to a nominee for excellence in the government web profession.

Awards Banquet

All registered conference attendees are invited to attend the Pinnacle Awards banquet. A ticket will be included in your conference packet and is required for entry. Guest tickets can also be purchased.

Scoring Criteria

Each site will be judged using the eight scoring criteria for a total of 100 points: Team Size, Content, Organization, Design, Performance and Flexibility, Accessibility, Standards, and Interactivity

Past Winners

‚ÄčView the list of previous winners of the NAGW Pinnacle Awards.

Guest Tickets

Guest tickets are available for the cost of $75. Includes the opening reception and the Pinnacle Awards banquet (no breakfast/lunch).