OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--YourPassNow was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the App & Mobile Website category for Business/Government in the 15th Annual American Business Awards. More than 3,600 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration.
YourPassNow is a mobile optimized digital solution that makes entrance passes for recreation on public lands available for purchase online. Using a personal device, citizens can purchase entrance passes and permits for public lands. YourPassNow has a built-in validation feature for park rangers, which does not require Internet access. This allows park staff to verify the validity of a pass from anywhere in a park using a QR code scanning function.
“The Fandango of national parks – easy to use, and very clear,” stated a Stevie® Award judge. YourPassNow, developed in partnership with the National Park Service, launched in early 2016 with three parks. YourPassNow continues to grow through the National Park Service and has expanded to include U.S. Forest Service lands. YourPassNow serves as a critical step in collecting valuable revenue for our public lands, while equally providing a convenience for the visitor.
“NIC is committed to developing unique applications for citizens to connect with government online,” stated Sandi Miller, General Manager, NIC Federal. “We are excited to receive this award for YourPassNow, which allows citizens access to our public lands at the click of a button.”
“Each year the judges find the quality and variety of the nominations to be greater than the year before. The 2017 competition was intense and every organization that has won should be proud,” said Michael Gallagher, President and Founder of the Stevie Awards. The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program.
For more information about YourPassNow, visit www.YourPassNow.com.
Founded in 1992, NIC Inc. (NASDAQ: EGOV) is celebrating 25 years as the nation’s premier provider of innovative digital government solutions and secure payment processing, which help make government interactions more accessible for everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies has developed a library of more than 13,000 digital government services for more than 5,500 federal, state, and local government agencies. Among these solutions is the ground-breaking digital government personal assistant, Gov2Go, delivering citizens personalized reminders and a single access point for government interactions. More information is available at www.egov.com.