2017 Golden Post Awards


Golden Post AwardsThe 2017 “Golden Post Awards” is the third annual award program exclusively designed to honor outstanding use of social media by local and state government agencies in the U.S.

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  • Best Use of Humor on Social Media
  • Social Media Strategy in Solving Crime
  • Social Media Crisis Communications
  • Best Use of Crowdsourcing
  • Government Social Media Policy
  • Outstanding Social Media Results

Rules & Eligibility
Changes to 2017 Awards Program


Contest Opens: Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 at 9am PT
Entry Deadline: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 11:59pm PT
Finalists Announced: March 15, 2017 Changed to March 17, 2017
Winners Named: GSMCON2017 Awards Ceremony (1:15-2:30pm) on April 12, 2017

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April 11-13, 2017 | Dallas, TX