Last Call: Vote for the 2016 Trending Now! Award

Posted on July 5, 2016

The most exciting Final Four in local government begins now. The Trending Now! award will be awarded to the local government with the best social media presence.

You are responsible for selecting a winner. The champion will be crowned using two criteria.

  • 90% of the award will determined by the results of the official poll. See below. Poll closes on Friday, July 8 at 11:59 p.m. EST.
  • 10% of the award will based on submissions to “I Stand Behind…” Submissions will be received until Sunday, July 10 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

The champion will be announced on Monday, July 11 at 11:00 a.m. EST.


Vote! Vote! Vote!


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I Stand Behind…

Tell us why you support one of the finalists:

I Stand Behind the City of Hamilton, OH Because…

I Stand Behind the City of Las Vegas, NV Because…

I Stand Behind the City of Lenexa, KS Because…

I Stand Behind the City of Kansas City, MO Because…

The Finalists

Trending Now Finalist

Trending Now! Finalist: City of Hamilton, Ohio

Trending Now! Finalist: City of Kansas City, MO

Trending Now! Finalist: City of Las Vegas, NV

Trending Now! Finalist: City of Lenexa, KS


In the Headlines


KC Biz Journal: Two metro cities make it to final four in social media competition

Journal News: How you can help Hamilton win social media contest

WFVR Green Bay: Appleton social media featured on local news

The Suburban Times: City of Lakewood up for Best Social Media Presence

City of Appleton, WI: 14 cities nationwide selected as finalists

USA Today-Wisconsin: Vote now for the Trending Now! award

News Talk 1150 WHBY: A national social media contest

WKRC Cincinnati: Local government Trending Now! award

KTNV Las Vegas: City of Las Vegas competing for social media award

WBAY Green Bay: Vote for Appleton to win the “Trending Now” award


To the Winner Goes the…

The winner of the Trending Now! award will receive:

  • The Trending Now! trophy
  • Free registration to #ELGL17 in Detroit, MI
  • Lifetime membership to ELGL which includes unlimited job postings and training opportunities for the organization
  • Opportunity to highlight their social media strategy during an ELGL podcast and webinar
  • And most importantly, bragging rights.


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