18 March 2020 | Grosvenor House, London


We are pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2020 LGC Awards. Congratulations to all of our finalists. Entrants demonstrated outstanding practice as well as cutting-edge innovations and the judges were very impressed with the high standard.

It has been a record year for entries so to be shortlisted is a truly remarkable achievement. The shortlisted organisations will now complete presentations and interviews to a specific judging panel made up of senior and influential figures within local government.

The winners of the LGC Awards will be announced at a prestigious ceremony on 18 March 2020 at Grosvenor House, London - this is an evening not to be missed!

For information on attending the Awards evening please call 020 3953 2116 or email Rochelle.Clarke@emap.com


View shortlist here


View the 2019 highlights and see what you can be a part of


LGC editor Nick Golding said: “The councils that have been shortlisted for an LGC Award are among the most innovative – and their innovation helps provide the best services for residents, despite local government facing ongoing financial constraint. ”

“The officers and councillors of shortlisted councils deserve enormous credit for thinking of new ways to deliver the best services, ensuring vital services thrive, benefiting everyone who uses them.”

Countdown to Awards evening



"A seamless and inspiring event which is what the industry needs to showcase its capability to embrace innovation and technology"
Will Reddaway, group head of innovation, J Murphy & Sons

"Great way to showcase the work you have done - to get national recognition for achievements."
Derby City Council

"It is an excellent opportunity to showcase local government talent."
Sandwell MBC

"It is a fantastic opportunity to gain recognition for your council and raise your profile nationally"
Cornwall Council, winners, Best Service Delivery Model 2019



Key dates


4 October
Entries - closed

first stage - closed

Shortlist announced

Live judging

18 March
LGC Awards




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