Posted on 06-04-2017
Each year, awards are presented at the LOLA Annual Conference. An awards panel selects the recipients based on submitted nomination forms.
The deadline for submissions is April 11, 2017. The award will be presented on June 5, 2017 during the annual banquet at the MISA Annual Conference and Trade Show in Windsor, ON.
To aid in the evaluation process please use this document as your submission template. Submissions will be accepted in a Word.doc/docx format with supporting information supplied separately in a PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format.
Members are invited to submit their nominations by email using ‘MISA 2017 Awards’ in the subject line to the Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org for the following award categories:
LOLA – International Excellence In Municipal IT Award is for both a municipality and one or more individuals within the municipality who have successfully undertaken a significant initiative or set a new standard that other municipalities may follow. Additional criteria for an award in this category include:
• Furtherance of a municipality’s strategic objectives using information technology;
• Demonstrated improvement in service delivery to clients, citizens or businesses;
• High level of collaboration between IT and other City departments as shown for example in a joint submission between IT and client business unit.
Submissions can be previous winners in your associations awards program or be new submissions. Award will be accepted by the LOLA representatives from your association that are present at the conference as winners will not be announced in advance.
Below you will find a nomination form to be used as a guideline. Submit the amount of information you feel is necessary to tell the story, these criteria are only to help you with ideas on what you may want to include.