Two Prominent Alabama State Agencies Win Bronze in International Web Award Competition

MONTGOMERY, Ala.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Two Alabama websites hosted by Alabama Interactive have been recognized
by the Horizon Interactive Award competition in the government category
this year. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) official website,,
and the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ (DCNR)
official website,,
won bronze awards from thousands of media pieces entered in the overall

Websites were judged in five categories: Design, Creativity, Technical,
Message and Effectiveness. Both websites provide information to the
public in a concise, direct manner using strategically placed action
points on the homepage that encourage minimal clicks to access online
services or critical information.
uses aesthetically pleasing colors that purposely connect the user with
Alabama’s natural beauty to enhance the overall web experience and
increase the effectiveness of the agency’s central message. A large
portion of’s
homepage is dedicated to creatively highlighting online services or
features that encourage citizen/agency interaction. Both websites were
strategically designed to assist users in connecting with Alabama
government in a more efficient manner. allows users to:’s features allow users to:

• Report game and Red Snapper

• Renewing your driver license or State ID card

• Purchase a license

• Staying informed with missing persons alerts

• View most up-to-date news

• Access all available online services and more!

• Find more way to explore Alabama’s outdoors and more all from
the homepage!


An international panel of judges, consisting of industry professionals
with diverse backgrounds, evaluated categories ranging from online
advertising to mobile applications.

The 2018 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.

About the Horizon Interactive Awards

The competition recognizes, promotes and awards the best websites,
videos, online advertising, print media and mobile applications. Each
year, the Horizon Interactive Awards receives thousands of entries from
all over the world and a volunteer panel of industry professionals, from
diverse multi-media, graphic design, advertising and marketing
backgrounds, review the entries to determine the work that is to be

About the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
wise stewardship, management and enjoyment of Alabama’s natural
resources through four divisions: Marine Resources, State Lands, State
Parks, and Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries. ADCNR is an executive and
administrative department of the State of Alabama created by statute. To
learn more about ADCNR, visit

About the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) was created by Act
 and represents the consolidation and realignment of 12 state
law enforcement agencies/functions into one entity. ALEA is responsible
for the functions and missions of the Alabama Department of Homeland
Security, Department of Public Safety, Alabama Bureau of Investigation,
Fusion Center, Criminal Justice Information Center, Marine Police,
Alcoholic Beverage Control Board Enforcement Division, Department of
Revenue Enforcement, Forestry Commission Investigations, Agriculture and
Industry Investigations, Public Service Commission Enforcement, and
Office of Prosecution Services Computer Forensic Laboratories.

The Mission of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is to efficiently
provide quality service, protection and safety for the state of Alabama
through the utilization of consolidated law enforcement, as well as
investigative and support services. To learn more about ALEA, visit

About 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).

About NIC

NIC Inc. (NASDAQ: EGOV) is 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 personal assistant for government, Gov2Go, delivering
citizens personalized reminders and a single platform for all government
interactions. More information is available at


Jonathan Kimbrough
Alabama Interactive
(866) 353-EGOV
[email protected]

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