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2019 Communications School
June 25 – 27, 2019

Hyatt Regency Crystal City
2799 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Arlington, VA 22202

NAGC 2019 Communications School Call for Speakers

The National Association of Government Communicators announces a “Call for Speakers” for the 2019 Communications School being held in Washington D.C., June 25-27. Speaker applications are being accepted for half-day workshops, plenary speakers and 60-minute breakout session presentations. We are interested in speakers from all levels of government: local, special district, state, federal, and tribal, as well as from the private sector. Deadline to apply is January 31, 2019.

2019 Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards!

Are you an employee or contractor who has produced a communication product for federal, tribal, military, state, regional, county, municipal, or other government entity?

Be recognized! Enter your product(s) in the National Association of Government Communicators’ 2019 Blue Pencil & Gold Screen (BP&GS) Awards Competition.


What does membership in the National Association of Government Communicators get you?

  • Monthly Webinar Wednesdays are free to members.
  • The annual Communications School is the only event of its kind geared specifically to the needs of communicators working in federal, state, local, tribal and regional government.
  • The Encore Webinar series, free to members, gives members who were unable to attend the school a chance to hear from a few of the highest rated break out speakers.
  • Our new map feature lets members locate other NAGC members near them.
  • The Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards recognizes the best in government communications.

Determining the”Best in Show” winner for 2018 BP&GS competition.

NAGC hosted more than three-dozen fantastic presenters at our 2018 Communications School. Six of them are coming back for encore performances of their top-rated sessions.


Each year, NAGC awards a government communicator who has helped instill public trust by effectively presenting accurate, timely and meaningful information, sometimes under exceptional circumstances.


NAGC awards underscore the association’s high standards of professionalism in public service.


Members Area

2018 Communications School

2018 Communications School Will be held June 19-21, 2018 in Ft. Myers, Florida. NAGC is seeking folks to join the Program Committee to help develop program content. You do not have to be an  NAGC member to participate in the Program committee. If interested, please contact Michelle Savoie, Savoie@nagconline.org.

Board Blog

National Association of Government Communicators

As president of the National Association of Government Communicators, I spend a lot of time talking about what isn’t going well in the world of government communications, not because there is so much that needs improvement, rather, because the state of...

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NAGC Installs New Officers

The National Association of Government Communicators installed new officers during its annual business meeting held in conjunction with the 2018 NAGC Communications School, in Ft. Myers, Florida, June 19-21, 2018.

NAGC Forums

NAGC Forums, a new feature that aims to create a place to discuss issues and concerns facing government communicators in order to identify and share best practices.

Each month, NAGC will post a topic for discussion. We’re asking you to share your experiences and ideas. We’ll compile the best of them and write a blog post and share those findings with all NAGC members.