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Utah.Gov Recognized as Best Mobile Government Website

Utah.Gov, the state’s official government website, recently received two prestigious awards, the Web Marketing Association’s MobileWebAward and International Academy of the Visual Arts’ (IAVA) Davey Award, bringing Utah.gov’s 2013 awards to a total of 17.

“Utah.Gov continues to set the standard for state websites,” said Gov. Gary R. Herbert. “Recognized by numerous industry organizations with more than 130 awards over the last seven years, Utah.Gov is one of the most honored state websites and that's something we can all be proud of.”

Utah.Gov finished 2013 by earning the two significant awards affirming its commitment to providing a superior online experience for the citizens of Utah. The State of Utah’s official website, Utah.Gov, was recognized by the Web Marketing Association with the MobileWebAward in the category for Best Mobile Government Website.

“We are committed to providing an excellent online portal for our citizens that can be accessed from desktops, mobiles, and tablets,” said Mark VanOrden, Utah Chief Information Officer. “We are especially proud to be recognized for our mobile strategy.”

Utah.Gov was also recognized by the International Academy of Visual Arts with a Gold Davey Award. The Davey Award is an international creative award focused exclusively on honoring outstanding creative work worldwide. Entries are judged to evaluate distinction in creative work.

For a full list of Utah.Gov awards, please visit: http://utah.gov/awards.

To find out more information about Utah.Gov visit:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/UtahGov

Facebook: http://www.utah.gov/facebook/

RSS feeds: http://www.utah.gov/connect/feeds.html

Utah blogs: http://www.utah.gov/blogs/

About Utah.Gov

Utah.gov is the entry point to over 1,000 online services and benefits over 2.7 million residents in the State of Utah. Utah.gov provides citizens and businesses with more convenient options for interacting with government. Through Utah.gov, citizens can find public meetings, renew their vehicle registration, buy a hunting and fishing license, register a business, find a transparent state budget, and much more. In 2012 alone, Utah.gov received an unprecedented 24 awards making it the nation’s most honored state website. Utah.gov is managed and operated through a public-private partnership between the state and Utah Interactive, the Salt Lake City-based official eGovernment partner for the state of Utah. Utah Interactive is part of eGovernment firm NIC’s family of companies.

About NIC

NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of government websites, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company's innovative eGovernment services help reduce costs and increase efficiencies for government agencies, citizens, and businesses across the country. The NIC family of companies provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies across the United States. Additional information is available at http://www.egov.com.

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