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GOPIF takes home Gold at the 2020 Ava Digital Awards

AUGUSTA, Maine–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Maine Governor’s Office of Policy Innovation and Future (GOPIF) was honored with a Gold Ava Digital Award at the 2020 awards competition in the outstanding government website category.

The GOPIF website was designed in 2019 as the new office was created and launched in October. The site is accessible, relevant and combines an intuitive architecture with clear calls to action. The website is mobile-friendly and displays latest news and alerts about top Office initiatives including the opioid crisis and climate change.

The site utilizes the content management system, a powerful web-based tool which allows agency administrators to easily manage a website. The content management system has grown in popularity with more than two dozen sites adopting the platform in the past year.

The AVA Digital Awards is an international competition that recognizes excellence by creative professionals responsible for the planning, concept, direction, design and production of digital communication. Work ranges from digital campaigns to audio and video production, website development, social media engagement and mobile marketing. The 2020 awards competition received more than 2,500 entries from the United States, Canada and 24 other countries. The Gold Award is presented to those entries judged to exceed the high standards of the industry norm.

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NIC Inc. (Nasdaq: EGOV) launched the digital government industry in 1992, and continues to lead it, providing a secure payment engine and thousands of digital government solutions across a network of more than 6,000 federal, state, and local government agencies. In addition, NIC is a leading provider of outdoor recreation solutions, with 1 out of 6 hunting and fishing licenses in the United States sold using an NIC service. The company created the nation’s first personal assistant for government and comprehensive mobile platform, Gov2Go®, as well as the innovative, data-driven prescription drug monitoring platform, RxGov®. More information is available at


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