Members' Choice Vote Now!


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As an exclusive benefit for NAGW members, YOU choose the winners of the 2016 NAGW Pinnacle Members Choice Awards! Both full and associate members are eligible to vote for the member's choice awards. The last day to vote is September 2.

Vote for one finalist from each of the four categories:

  • City/County Small Population
  • City/County Medium Population
  • City/County Large Population
  • Microsite/Special Site Feature

Cast Your Vote Now >>

You must log in to vote. You are encouraged to visit each site before voting. Links to each website are provided on the voting page.

Winners will be announced at the 2016 NAGW National Conference Awards Banquet in San Antonio, Texas on Thursday, September 22. Register for the conference at www.nagwconference.org and be there to see if your choices are the winners!  If you are not a member and would like to take part in the Members Choice voting, join NAGW today.

Keynotes for 2016 Conference Announced


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The National Association of Government Web Professionals (NAGW) is pleased to announce an outstanding a lineup of keynote speakers for the organization’s 2016 National Conference to be held September 21-23 at the Wyndham Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas. 

“We have a wonderful lineup of keynote speakers who are certain to deliver thought provoking, engaging and highly informative presentations,” said NAGW President, Leslie Labrecque. “We anticipate some very engaging sessions that will appeal to a wide audience.” We look forward to announcing our full conference program within the next few weeks. This year's conference is going to be awesome and you won't want to miss it! said Labrecque.

Joel Comm

Joel CommJoel Comm is an entrepreneur, New York Times bestselling author, public speaker, social media evangelist, and mobile marketing innovator. The leading authority on new media marketing tactics, Joel’s current specialty is using social media such as Facebook and Twitter to help companies market their brand. He was the creator of popular gaming websites as well as some top-ranked mobile apps, including iFart, one of the most talked about iPhone apps of all time.

Not just another social media expert, Joel has been building profitable and cutting-edge internet ventures since 1995. Joel’s publications include Twitter Power 3.0: How to Dominate your Market One Tweet at aTime (Wiley, 2015), The AdSense Code: What Google Never Told You About Making Money with AdSense and Social Poetry: Boosting Engagement and Encouraging Conversation by Using Inspirational, Educational and Entertaining Photoquotes.

Eileen Webb

Eileen Webb

 

Eileen Webb is a content strategist and cofounder of webmeadow, a firm that helps progressive organizations develop content and technology strategies to make the world a better place. She is also a content strategy workshop facilitator. Her background is in server-side coding and being that odd person who translates between the marketing and development teams. Eileen is also a frequent contributor at A List Apart. Her Twitter feed is equal parts contentstrategy and pictures of poultry.

 

Jeff Willinger

Jeff Willinger

Jeff Willinger is the Director of Social Business, Collaboration and the Digital Workspace at Rightpoint. He is an internationally recognized online influencer, analyst, and expert on all things web collaboration, enterprise social networking, and enterprise IT strategy. Jeff has been named one of the top SharePoint, Office 365 personalities in the world. He specializes in advising clients on social computing and enterprise software strategies, collaborative intranets and portals, mobile and increasing employee engagement and involvement. With experience spanning more than two decades, Jeff is an internationally recognized speaker and expert in all CMS solutions and is a technology and business evangelist with deep expertise in user experience, information architecture, enterprise content management, and web 2.0 technology strategy. A character with character, he is the President and Founder of the Social Media Club of Chicago, and serves as Executive Vice President for Business Marketing Association.

#NAGW2016 Registration Now Open!


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San Antonio, TX - Sept 20 - 23

Registration for the 2016 NAGW National Conference in San Antonio, Texas is now open! Be sure to sign up before July 2 to take advantage of Early Bird Pricing. Not a member? Join today to take advantage of member pricing and save up to $325!

NAGW conferences bring excellent value to all web professionals – from coders to communicators. A broad range of industry speakers, as well as fellow web professionals, keep you up-to-date on the latest trends and technologies in the government web sphere.

From diverse speaker sessions to hands-on workshops, #NAGW2016 offers a value that’s hard to match. Join us in San Antonio, meet with your peers and enjoy a great conference experience!

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Jeffrey Zeldman to present opening keynote at NAGW’s 2011 national conference


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Jeffrey ZeldmanThe National Association of Government Webmasters (NAGW) is proud to announce that Jeffrey Zeldman will be the Opening Keynote Speaker at NAGW’s 2011 National Conference. This year’s conference is being held at the historic Hilton Netherland Plaza in Cincinnati, Ohio September 14–16. This four star art deco hotel located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati will be host to the country’s only conference created specifically for local and state government webmasters.

Zeldman, dubbed the “King of Web Standards” by Business Week, is the founder and executive creative director of web design agency Happy Cog and author of Designing With Web Standards. Jeffrey also co-founded and directed The Web Standards Project (WaSP), a grassroots coalition which advocates standards to ensure simple, affordable access to web technologies for all.


Ron Pringle, NAGW’s president, said “We’re very pleased to have Jeffrey Zeldman as our opening keynote. Web standards have long been a cornerstone of NAGW’s National Conferences and online webinars. We have consistently tried to further our government attendees’ knowledge and adoption of standards, be they coding, usability or accessibility standards. Having one of the luminaries in the web standards field deliver the opening keynote at this year’s conference underscores our commitment to continuing that tradition.”

Zeldman is scheduled to present the opening keynote on Wednesday, September 14.

The addition of Zeldman puts an exclamation point on an already impressive list of speakers, including keynote speakers Joe Rotella and Kristina Halvorson; and special guest speaker Molly Holzschlag.

previous keynote speakers have included CSS expert Eric Meyer, Opera Software’s Molly Holzschlag, Phil Mui of Google, user interface expert Jared Spool and other government and internet luminaries.

2011 marks the 9th year of NAGW’s premier conference for local, state and federal government webmasters. “NAGW was started as a non-profit to specifically address the needs of local government webmasters. Each year we’ve gotten bigger and better and we think the 2011 conference will be our best yet.” said Pringle.

Online registration for NAGW’s 2011 National Conference opened on Monday, April 18 and can be accessed at www.nagw.org/national-conference/registration.

For more information on NAGW and NAGW’s 2011 National Conference, visit the association’s web site at www.nagw.org or contact us at conference@nagw.org.

NAGW welcomes Molly Holzschlag back as a special guest speaker at 2011 conference


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Molly HolzschlagThe National Association of Government Webmasters (NAGW) is excited to welcome Molly Holzschlag back as a special guest speaker at NAGW’s 2011 National Conference. This year’s conference is being held at the historic Hilton Netherland Plaza in Cincinnati, Ohio September 14–16. This four star art deco hotel located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati will be host to the country’s only conference created specifically for local and state government webmasters.

Holzschlag, noted author, web maven and web evangelist, presented the keynote at last year’s conference. Ron Pringle, NAGW’s president, said “We’re very happy and honored to have Molly back for the second year in a row. NAGW prides itself on presenting forward-thinking material at our conferences, and Molly’s sessions on HTML5 and CSS3 will do just that.”


Holzschlag, who has been named one of the top 25 most influential women on the web, and is a passionate advocate for web standards, is scheduled to present a half-day pre-conference session on HTML5 on Tuesday, September 13; and a regular conference session on CSS3 Thursday, September 15.

“Molly is highly intelligent, very passionate about emerging web standards, and just plain fun to be around.” added Pringle. “She’s very down-to-earth and last year’s attendees loved getting the chance to talk to her and listen to her present.”

Holzschlag joins an already impressive list of speakers, including keynote speakers Joe Rotella and Kristina Halvorson. More speakers, including NAGW’s opening keynote speaker, will be announced the week of April 11, leading into the opening of registration on April 18.

In addition to Holzschlag, who was the closing keynote at NAGW’s 2010 National Conference, previous keynote speakers have included CSS expert Eric Meyer, Phil Mui of Google, user interface expert Jarod Spool and other government and internet luminaries.

2011 marks the 9th year of NAGW’s premier conference for local, state and federal government webmasters. “NAGW was started as a non-profit to specifically address the needs of local government webmasters. Each year we’ve gotten bigger and better and we think the 2011 conference will be our best yet.” said Pringle.

For more information on NAGW and NAGW’s 2011 National Conference, visit the association’s web site at www.nagw.org or contact us at conference@nagw.org.

Content strategy expert Kristina Halvorson to present keynote at NAGW’s 2011 national conference


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Kristina Halvorson

The National Association of Government Webmasters (NAGW) welcomes noted content strategy expert Kristina Halvorson as one of this year’s keynote speakers at NAGW’s 2011 National Conference. This year’s conference is being held at the historic Hilton Netherland Plaza in Cincinnati, Ohio September 14–16. This four star art deco hotel located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati will be host to the country’s only conference created specifically for local and state government webmasters.

Halvorson is founder and CEO of Brain Traffic, a world-renowned content strategy consultancy, and author of Content Strategy For The Web. She is widely recognized as the industry’s leading advocate for content strategy. “Considering that government websites are so content driven, it made sense for us to seek out a speaker on the topic.” said Ron Pringle, NAGW’s president. “And who better to have speak on content strategy than the person who wrote the book on it?”

Halvorson, who has been described as enthusiastic, articulate and funny, will be presenting her keynote on the second day of the conference, Thursday, September 15.


“Anyone who has had the honor of hearing Kristina speak, or who follows her on Twitter, knows that she’s passionate about content. She’s also very funny and down-to-earth, which makes her a perfect fit for our conference. We’re honored to have her as one of our keynotes this year.” added Pringle.

Halvorson joins Delphia Consulting’s Joe Rotella as two of three of keynote speakers scheduled for this year’s National Conference. The third and final keynote speaker will be announced the week of April 11. NAGW will be also be announcing some special guest speakers over the next two weeks leading up to the opening of registration on April 18.

Previous conference keynote speakers have included CSS expert Eric Meyer, Opera Software’s Molly Holzschlag, Phil Mui of Google, user interface expect Jarod Spool and other government and internet luminaries.

2011 marks the 9th year of NAGW’s premier conference for local, state and federal government webmasters. “NAGW was started as a non-profit to specifically address the needs of local government webmasters. Each year we’ve gotten bigger and better and we think the 2011 conference will be our best yet.” said Pringle.

For more information on NAGW and NAGW’s 2011 National Conference, visit the association’s web site at www.nagw.org or contact us at conference@nagw.org.

Joe Rotella to present closing keynote at 2011 national conference


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Joe Rotella will be this year's closing keynote speakerThe National Association of Government Webmasters (NAGW) is excited to announce the return of Joe Rotella as one of this year's keynote speakers at NAGW’s 2011 National Conference. This year’s conference is being held at the historic Hilton Netherland Plaza in Cincinnati, Ohio September 14–16. This four star art deco hotel located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati will be host to the country’s only conference created specifically for local and state government webmasters.

Rotella, Chief Technical Officer for Delphia Consulting, and a noted expert on web user experience and design and social media, has spoken at previous NAGW conferences, including as a keynote speaker in 2009. “With his high energy and inspiring enthusiasm, Joe is a favorite among NAGW conference attendees and we’re happy to have him return as one of our keynote speakers” said Ron Pringle, NAGW's President.


NAGW will be announcing more keynote speakers as well as some special guest speakers over the next few weeks leading up to the opening of registration on April 18. Previous conference keynote speakers have included CSS expert Eric Meyer, Opera Software’s Molly Holzschlag, Phil Mui of Google, user interface expert Jared Spool and other government and internet luminaries.

2011 marks the 9th year of NAGW’s premier conference for local, state and federal government webmasters. “NAGW was started as a non-profit organization to specifically address the needs of local government webmasters. Our organization continues to grow and each year our conferences have gotten better; we think the 2011 conference will be our best yet.” said Pringle.

For more information on NAGW and NAGW’s 2011 National Conference, visit the association's web site at www.nagw.org or contact us at conference@nagw.org.