MONTGOMERY, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The state of Alabama received international recognition for their website, Alabama.gov, with a Gold award in the Government Agency category from the Horizon Interactive Awards. The Awards program is a leading international interactive media awards competition that highlights the year’s “best of the best” in interactive media production.
Alabama.gov is the official government Web portal for the State of Alabama. Some of the newer enhancements to its design include:
- Re-organized content grouping
- Sleek and navigable design
- Enhanced menu options
- Updated social media portal
An international panel of judges, consisting of industry professionals with diverse backgrounds, evaluated categories ranging from online advertising to mobile applications. The 2016 winning entries showcase the industry’s best interactive media solutions including websites, mobile applications, print media, interactive displays, public exhibits, online advertising, video, email and more.
The Alabama.gov website was redesigned at no cost to taxpayers through Alabama Interactive’s partnership with the state. The partnership allows the company to provide digital government applications and services to state agencies, boards, commissions, political subdivisions, local government agencies and quasi-government agencies within the state of Alabama. Alabama Interactive works with more than 60 state agencies, and manages more than 250 online applications through a self-funded model.
About Horizon Interactive Awards
In its 15th year, the Horizon Interactive Awards was created to recognize excellence in interactive media production worldwide. Since 2001, the competition has received tens of thousands of entries from many countries around the world and nearly all 50 US States. Each year, those entries are narrowed down to the “best of the best” to be recognized and promoted on an international stage for their excellence. The judging process involves a blend of the Horizon Interactive Awards advisory panel, an end user panel and an international panel of volunteer judges consisting of industry professionals. Winning entries have been dubbed the “best of the best” in the interactive media industry.
About Alabama Interactive
Alabama Interactive is the official digital government solutions provider for the state of Alabama. The company builds and manages interactive government services on behalf of the state and is a wholly owned subsidiary of firm NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV).
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 12,000 digital government services for more than 4,500 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.