The IT department is a trendsetter, actively seeking to lead and adapt to industry trends and technological advancements.

The awards below highlight the recent and past achievements and contributions made by the IT department. They emphasize the department's ongoing commitment to excellence.

2024 Awards

CIO 100 Award

The City of Virginia Beach was selected as a 2024 CIO 100 award winner, a recognition of strategic and operational excellence in information technology, for its Flood Model Visualization and Exposure Tool.

Smart Cities North America Award

The City of Virginia Beach was recognized with IDC Government Insights’ Smart Cities North America Award (SCNAA) in the Smart Water category for FloodVISION-AI (Flood Visual Inference of Stage Identification by Observation Networks – Artificial Intelligence). Winners of the SCNAA illustrate best practice examples of how forward-thinking municipalities are effectively leveraging technology and innovation to offer sustainable new services and economic opportunities and to meet the needs and expectations of their diverse communities.

Smart 20 Award

The Smart 20 Awards by Smart Cities Connect annually recognize global smart cities projects, honoring the most innovative and influential work. The City of Virginia Beach was recognized for FloodVISION-AI.