Best Government Websites
Each year the Web Marketing Association names the Best Government web site as part of the annual WebAward Competition. Since 1997, the WebAwards are recognized as the premier industry based Website Award program in the world.
Here is your chance to stand out from your competitors and win the recognition you deserve while receiving valuable independent feedback on your development efforts.
Best Government websites are selected by judges who review the entered websites using the seven criteria below:
- Ease of use
- Use of technology
As a participant, you will receive:
- An independent evaluation of your Government Website by independent expert judges
- Valuable feedback to help Benchmark your efforts against other Government industry websites.
If your site wins recognition with the Government WebAward, you will also get:
- A beautiful statue or certificate of achievement to display proudly
- Higher visibility for your company
- A great marketing opportunity to promote your site to the media
- Links to your site from the highly ranked WebAward site to help SEO
- The admiration of peers, friends and co-workers – maybe even a raise!
- A personal achievement for your resume
Each year the Web Marketing Association's WebAward Competition names the Best Government
web site. Best websites are selected by judging the entered websites using
seven criteria - design, ease of use, copywriting, interactivity, use of
technology, innovation and content. Websites not selected as best Government
website are also eligible for an Outstanding Website Award or a Standard of
Setting Government Trends and making Government News
Entering the WebAwards can help keep you up on Government Trends by showing you how other Government websites compare to the WebAward standards. You also can make Government news if you have the Best Government website. Government news letters will want to cover you win bringing you additional visibility within your industry.
The 2020 WebAward competition has ended. Please add your name to our mailing list to be notified about WebAward 2021.
Here are the past Best Government WebAward winners:
|2020||Websparks Pte Ltd||Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC)|
|2019||City of Brantford||brantford.ca|
|2018||Maryland Department of Information Technology||Maryland.gov - Official State Website|
|2017||Hawaii State Public Library System||Hawaii State Public Library System Website|
|2016||The State of Mississippi||ms.gov|
|2015||The State of Utah||Utah.Gov|
|2014||State of Hawaii||Hawaii.gov|
|2013||The State of Utah||Utah.Gov|
|2012||Alabama Interactive, LLC||State of Alabama's Official Website|
|2011||EXTRACTABLE (www.extractable.com)||California Courts Website: Judicial Council of California|
|2010||City of West Hollywood, CA||City of West Hollywood Website|
|2009||Defense Information Systems Agency||BRAC Information Portal|
|2008||Ektron||City of Frisco Texas|
|2007||GSD&M and Zugara||Do Something Amazing|
|2006||Digital Library Division||National Library of Scotland|
|2005||USPS Mailing Standards||Postage Rate Calculator|
|2004||Batiz.com, Inc.||Drive Clean|
|2003||TMP Worldwide||United States Naval Reserve|
*some URLs may no longer be valid, especially for older WebAward winners.
To view other industry winners, please click on the link below:
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