28 October | Grosvenor House, London


We are closely monitoring Government advice and are working with our venues to understand how physical events will run under social distancing rules. EMAP remains committed to running live events safely to continue to enable you to network and connect with your peers. Over the coming months we will announce our Covid-19 policy and guidelines to help you answer any questions you might have as the event approaches this autumn.

We look forward to seeing you on 28 October

Thank you once again for your valued support and we wish you all the best in tackling the virus during this public health crisis. Local Government is one of the most resilient sectors and we know that you are all working hard for your communities.

The Awards have now been rescheduled to 28 October 2020. They will still be held at Grosvenor House, London. We look forward to seeing you for what will be a long awaited, very well-deserved celebration of excellence in local government. If you have any queries please contact Harry Bower at Harry.Bower@emap.com.

We wish you and your colleagues every success in the coming months.

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

28 October
LGC Awards




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