Awards & Recognitions

The Technology Services Department with the City and County of Denver strives to be a leader in all areas of technology in the public sector. Here you will find just a few examples of how our efforts are being recognized across the country while we make Denver one of the leaders nationwide in using technology to make government run more smoothly.

Awards and Certifications

What Works Cities Logo What Works Cities - 2021 Silver Certification

What Works Cities helps local governments improve residents' lives by using data and evidence effectively to tackle pressing challenges.

By providing a clear path to excellence, What Works Cities Certification supports local leaders in leveraging “what works” to increase government effectiveness and deliver stronger results for their residents. In January 2018, we announced the inaugural group of nine cities to achieve this distinction. Today, 50 cities are What Works Cities Certified.

Learn more about how they’re leading the way.

Digital Cities Survey

Digital Cities Winner Logo The Digital Cities Survey is conducted annually. Award-winning cities, towns, villages, and consolidated city/county governments are invited to in the survey, which examines overall technology programs and plans of the city. Winners of this survey award show a commitment to excellence in providing the best technology for engaging their citizens with technology and cutting edge applications.

Adobe Government Creativity Awards

AGCA Winner 2018 Badge Logo

The Adobe Government Creativity Awards celebrates the talent and effort of creative, scientific and design professionals who are pushing the envelope of design in the Public Sector to serve and engage citizens, communities, and each other. and Pocketgov were both honored in the 2017/2018 showcase. won in the Interactive - Web Design category and Pocketgov was a finalist in the Interactive - Mobile App category.



Government Experience Awards

2017 Government Experience Awards The City and County of Denver has been recognized for the ways in which it connects with residents in the digital space, taking home first place in Overall City Government Experience in 2017. The Government Experience awards recognizes the achievements and best practices of states, cities, and counties that have gone to the web and beyond to radically improve the experience of government and push the boundaries of how citizen services are delivered.