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Maine Emergency Management Agency Recognized for Outstanding Website

MEMA's recent redesign takes home the Gold at the AVA Digital Awards

AUGUSTA, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Maine Emergency Management Agency's website, was honored with a Gold AVA Digital Award at the 2019 awards competition.

The newly updated website was designed with the user in mind; it is accessible, relevant, and combines an intuitive architecture with clear calls to action. The website is mobile friendly and displays latest news and emergency alerts and has been streamlined from thousands of pages to fewer than 150.

The site now utilizes the content management system, a powerful web-based tool that allows agency administrators to easily manage their website. The content management system has gained in popularity with more than two dozen sites adopting the platform in the past 12 months.

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 2019 awards competition received more than 2,500 entries from the United States, Canada and 23 other countries.

About ( is the official Web portal of the state of Maine. is a service of InforME, a collaborative effort between the state of Maine and Maine Information Network, LLC, part of the NIC (Nasdaq: EGOV) family of companies.

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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 the nation's 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 launched 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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