Awards

The State of Utah, in partnership with Utah.Gov, has been recognized repeatedly as the leading State eGovernment Solution. Utah.Gov continually innovates and is proud winner of 100 national and international awards and accolades.

2013 Awards

Utah.Gov was recognized by the International Academy of Visual Arts with a Gold Davey Award. The Davey Awards honor outstanding creative work from the best small firms worldwide.

Utah.Gov was recognized as 2013 Silver W3 Award from the International Academy of the Visual Arts. The W3 Awards honor outstanding Websites, Web Marketing, Web Video, and Mobile Apps.

Utah.Gov was recognized as Best Government Website by the Web Marketing Association. The WebAward recognizes outstanding achievement in web development.

Utah.Gov and myCase were recognized with a Digital Government Achievement Award sponsored by the Center for Digital Government in the Government-to-Citizen category. DGAA recognizes outstanding agency websites.

The Utah Legislative Bill Watch application was selected as a finalist for the National Association of State Chief Information Officers IT Recognition Awards in the State Fast Track Solutions category. NASCIO recognizes successful information technology initiatives that promote innovation, better government, and engaged citizens.

The Avenue H: Health Insurance Marketplacewas selected as a finalist for the National Association of State Chief Information Officers IT Recognition Awards in the Digital Government: Government to Business category. NASCIO recognizes successful information technology initiatives that promote innovation, better government, and engaged citizens.

Utah's Open Transportation Data in the Cloud with uGATE and UPlan was selected as a finalist for the National Association of State Chief Information Officers IT Recognition Awards in the State Open Government Initiatives category. NASCIO recognizes successful information technology initiatives that promote innovation, better government, and engaged citizens.

Utah's myCase: Self-service Account Management for Recipients of Public Assistance was selected as a finalist for the National Association of State Chief Information Officers IT Recognition Awards in the Digital Government: Government to Citizen category. NASCIO recognizes successful information technology initiatives that promote innovation, better government, and engaged citizens.

Utah.Gov was recognized as a second place winner of Best of the Web sponsored by the Center for Digital Government. The award recognizes state websites that connect citizens to government through clear communication, design aesthetic, and easy navigation.

Utah.Gov has received the Vema Award. The VEMA Award recognizes the outstanding work of innovative, artistic, and creative professionals involved in the multimedia arts.

Utah.Gov was recognized as Best In Class of government websites by the Interactive Media Council. The Interactive Media Award recognizes the highest standards of excellence in website design and development.

Utah.Gov was recognized with a Public Technology Web 2.0 Award. This award recognizes the country's outstanding leaders in the innovative application of Web 2.0 technologies and civic/social media tools.

Utah.Gov was recognized with a Horizon Interactive Bronze Award. The Horizon Interactive Awards honors the most talented developers of interactive media.

Stoel Rives LLP and the Utah Technology Council selected Utah.Gov as an Honorable Mention recipient of the 2013 Utah Innovations Award. This award recognizes high-level innovation throughout the state.

Utah.Gov and Utah OneStop Business Registration recognized as an Excellence.Gov Award winner. Excellence.Gov recognizes outstanding government programs that use information technology in an innovative manner to improve the ability of government to serve citizens more effectively.

Utah.Gov was recognized as a 2013 Best of State Award winner as the best Web-based Community Resource.

2012 Awards

Utah.Gov was recognized by the International Academy of Visual Arts with a Gold Davey Award. The Davey Awards acknowledge outstanding creative work from the best small firms worldwide.

The 2012 Digital States Survey, sponsored by the Center for Digital Government recognized Utah.Gov with an "A" grade as part of their biannual research survey. The survey exams best practices, policies and progress made by state governments in their use of digital technologies to better serve their citizens and streamline operations.

In addition to the national Digital States Survey conducted biannually by the Center for Digital Government, individual states were also chosen as winners in various categories. The best practice evaluation considers policies and progress made by state government in their use of digital technologies to better serve their citizens and streamline operations. Additional Placement:

#1 - Enterprise ICT

#5 - Adaptive Leadership

#4 - Finance and Administration

#3 - Transportation

Utah.Gov was recognized with a Public Technology Institute Award (PTI) Web 2.0 Award. The Public Technology Institute recognizes country leaders in the innovative application of Web 2.0 technologies and civic/social media tools.

Utah.Gov was recognized as an outstanding Government website by the Web Marketing Association. The WebAward recognizes excellence on the web.

Utah.Gov received an honorable mention from Awwwards as a best website. Awwwards are the awards that recognize and promote the talent and effort of the best developers, designers and web agencies in the world.

Utah.Gov recognized as third place winner of Best of the Web sponsored by the Center for Digital Government. The award recognizes state websites that connect citizens to government through clear communication, design aesthetic, and easy navigation.

Utah.Gov and the Utah Online Warrants Check service were recognized with a Digital Government Achievement Award sponsored by the Center for Digital Government in the Government-to-Citizen category. DGAA recognize outstanding agency websites.

Utah.Gov and the Utah Online GovPay service were recognized with a Digital Government Achievement Award sponsored by the Center for Digital Government in the Government-to-Citizen category. DGAA recognize outstanding agency websites.

Utah.Gov and the Utah Master Index were recognized with a Digital Government Achievement Award sponsored by the Center for Digital Government in the Government-to-Citizen category. DGAA recognize outstanding agency websites.

Utah.Gov and the UtahOneStop Business Registration service were recognized with a Digital Government Achievement Award sponsored by the Center for Digital Government in the Government-to-Citizen category. DGAA recognize outstanding agency websites.

Utah.Gov was selected as a 2012 GovMark Council Award winner. The GovMark Council focuses on government technology and information innovation. Utah.Gov was recognized as a leader in the Best Digital Program category.

Utah.Gov was recognized as a VEMA Award winner, an international award honoring excellence in the multimedia arts and celebrating the creativity of visual arts.

Utah.Gov was recognized with a 2012 Best in Class Interactive Media Award. The Best in Class award is the highest honor bestowed by the Interactive Media Council which represents the best in planning, execution and overall professionalism.

Utah.Gov recognized as Best State Website by Design Shack which, showcases inspiring web design.

Utah.Gov recognized as a Government Customer Support (GCS) award finalist for Customer Focus Excellence.

Utah.Gov recognized as a Government Customer Support (GCS) award finalist for Technical Excellence.

Utah.gov was recognized with a 2012 Best of State Award as the Best Web-based Community Resource.

Utah.Gov was recognized as a 2012 Communicator Award of Distinction winner as a best government website. The 18th Annual Communicator Awards honor creative excellence in communications.

Utah.Gov was recognized with a Horizon Interactive Silver Award.The Horizon Interactive Awards honors the most talented developers of interactive media.

Utah.Gov and the Utah Connect Social Media Portal recognized as an Excellence.Gov Award winner. Excellence.Gov recognizes outstanding government programs that use information technology in an innovative manner to improve the ability of government to serve citizens more effectively.

2011 Awards

Utah.Gov was recognized as a 2011 W3 Gold Award Winner. The W3 Awards, sponsored by the International Academy of the Visual Arts, honor creative excellence on the web.

The State of Utah and the Utah Clinical Health Information exchange were selected as a finalist for the National Association of State Chief Information Officers Recognition Awards in the Government to Business Category. NASCIO recognizes successful information technology initiatives that promote innovation, better government and engaged citizens.

Utah.Gov's Single Sign-On Customer Authentication was selected as a finalist for the National Association of State Chief Information Officers Recognition Awards in the State Operations Improvement Category. NASCIO recognizes successful information technology initiatives that promote innovation, better government and engaged citizens.

Utah.Gov's Universal Framework was selected as a finalist for the National Association of State Chief Information Officers Recognition Awards in the Information Communications Technology Innovations Category. NASCIO recognizes successful information technology initiatives that promote innovation, better government and engaged citizens.

Center for Digital Government, Best Fit Inegrator Award LogoUtah.Gov recognized as second place winner of Best of the Web sponsored by the Center for Digital Government. The award recognizes state websites that connect citizens to government through clear communication, design aesthetic, and easy navigation.

Center for Digital Government, Best Fit Inegrator Award LogoUtah.Gov and the Utah Online Voter Registration recognized with a Digital Government Achievement Award sponsored by the Center for Digital Government in the Government-to-Citizen category. DGAA recognize outstanding agency websites.

Center for Digital Government, Best Fit Inegrator Award LogoUtah.Gov and the Utah Online Notary Service recognized as a Digital Government Achievement Award honorary mention sponsored by the Center for Digital Government in the Government-to-Business category. DGAA recognize outstanding agency websites.

Center for Digital Government, Best Fit Inegrator Award LogoUtah.Gov and the Utah Broadband Project were recognized as a 2011 Best Fit Integrator Winner. Sponsored by the Center for Digital Government, the Best Fit Integrator Awards recognize partners who work closely with government to tailor solutions to suit the unique needs of government.

IMA LogoUtah.Gov was recognized with a 2011 Best in Class Interactive Media Award. The Best in Class award is the highest honor bestowed by the Interactive Media Awards which represents the best in planning, execution and overall professionalism.

GovMark CouncilUtah.Gov and the Utah Broadband Project were recognized with a GovMark Council Award for Outstanding State and Local Government marketing campaign. The GovMark Council focuses on Government Information and Technology.

IACAUtah.Gov received a first place International Association of Commercial Administrators (IACA) Merit Award. Utah's Trademark Web System is recognized as an efficient solution benefiting citizens and the government agency.

Communicator 2011Utah.Gov was recognized as a 2011 Communicator Award of Distinction winner as a best government website. The 17th Annual Communicator Awards honor creative excellence in communications.

Public Technology InstituteUtah.Gov recognized as a 2011 Public Technology Institute Web 2.0 State & Local Government Award winner. The award recognizes county and state governments that are U.S. Leaders in the innovative application of Web 2.0 technologies. Including civic and social media tools to achieve impressive results in citizen engagement, government accountability and operational efficiencies.

2011 Best of State AwardUtah.gov was recognized with the 2011 Best of State Award as the Best Web-based Community Resource.

Stoel Rives LLP and the Utah Technology Council selected Utah.Gov and On the Spot Renewal System as an Honorable Mention recipient of the 2011 Utah Innovations Award. The award recognizes high-level innovation through the state.

Stoel Rives LLP and the Utah Technology Council selected Utah.Gov and the Utah Department of Public Safety's Media Portal as an Honorable Mention recipient of the 2011 Utah Innovations Award. The award recognizes high-level innovation through the state.

2010 Awards

Digital States Survey AwardThe 2010 Digital States Survey, sponsored by the Center for Digital Government recognized Utah.Gov with an "A" grade as part of their biannual research survp>

In addition to the national Digital States Survey conducted biannually by the Center for Digital Government, individual states were also chosen as winners in various categories. The best practice evaluation considers policies and progress made by state government in their use of digital technologies to better serve their citizens and streamline operations. Additional Placement:

Health and Human Services: 1st Place

Commerce, Labor, and Tax: 1st Place

Finance and Administration: 1st Place

Energy and Transportation: 2nd Place

Public Safety: 2nd Place

Utah.Gov was recognized with a 2010 NASCIO Recognition Award for it's successful creation and implementation of Utah's Cloud Infrastructure.

w3cThe International Academy of the Visual Arts recognized Utah.gov and the Utah Department of Public Safety's Driver License Scheduler with a 2010 Silver Award. The Davey Awards acknowledge outstanding creative work from the best small firms worldwide.

w3cThe Academy of Visual Arts recognized Utah.gov and the Utah Department of Public Safety's Mobile Media Portal as winner of a 2010 W3 Silver Award. The W3 Awards honor creative excellence on the web, and the creative and marketing professionals behind the award winning sites.

w3cThe Academy of Visual Arts recognized Utah.gov as winner of a 2010 W3 Silver Award. The W3 Awards honor creative excellence on the web, and the creative and marketing professionals behind the award winning s009 W3 Awards, sponsites.

awardUtah.gov was honored with the American Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) Customer Service Excellence Award for the Public Information Officer Media Portal.

awardUtah.gov was honored with the 2010 Best Fit Integrator Award for the Driver License Division's Online Scheduler, sponsored by the Center for Digital Government.

awardUtah.gov was honored with the 2010 Best Fit Integrator Award for the Connect.Utah.gov portal, sponsored by the Center for Digital Government.

awardUtah.gov was honored with a 2010 Digital Government Achievement Award for the Driver License Division's Online Scheduler, sponsored by the Center for Digital Government.

awardUtah.gov was honored with a 2010 Digital Government Achievement Award for the Professional Licensing Continuing Education Management, sponsored by the Center for Digital Government.

awardUtah.Gov won the 2010 Government Customer Support Excellence Award for Technical Excellence.

awardUtah.gov received the 2010 Government Standard of Excellence Award for outstanding achievement in website development by the Web Marketing Association.

2010 Best of State AwardUtah.gov was recognized with the 2010 Best of State Award as the Best Web-based Community Resource.

Webby Award Official HonoreeUtah.gov is an Official Honoree in the annual Webby Award for recognized sites that demonstrated a standard of excellence.

Utah.gov received a 2010 Juggle Award and was honored as a "Top Government Website" by Juggle.com.

Utah.gov was the recipient for the 2010 Communicator Awards, winning the Silver Award of Distinction in the government category.

(IACA) Merit AwardUtah received the 2010 International Association of Commercial Administrators (IACA) Merit Award for UCC Amendments

2009 Awards

Utah ranked as the best state government Web site in the 2009 Best of the Web Award, sponsored by the Center for Digital Government.

awardUtah won a Digital Government Achievement Award in the Government-to-Citizen category for its Public Meeting Notice Web site, sponsored by the Center for Digital Government.

awardUtah won a Digital Government Achievement Award in the Government-to-Business category for its Department of Public Safety Media Portal, sponsored by the Center for Digital Government.

Gov 2.0The Utah Department of Public Safety's Media Portal was a selected winner at the Gov 2.0 Expo Showcase for its innovative project in the Government as a Protector category, co-produced by TechWeb and O’Reilly Conferences.

awardUtah.gov received the 2009 Government Standard of Excellence Award for outstanding achievement in website development by the Web Marketing Association.

Utah.gov received the 2009 DesignFirms Web Award for an outstanding achievement in Internet creativity and being one of the best sites on the Internet, sponsored by DesignFirms.

Utah’s Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Across Government Boundaries was a selected winner at the 2009 National Association of State Chief Officers Recognition Awards in the Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery category.

Utah's On the Spot service and Utah Highway Patrol Safety Inspection system was a selected winner at the 2009 National Association of State Chief Information Officers Recognition Awards in the Government-to-Business category.

awardUtah’s Transparency Web site won the 2009 Long Train Corporate Award, sponsored by the Center for Digital Government.

awardUtah's Public Meeting Notice won the 2009 Long Train Corporate Award, sponsored by the Center for Digital Government.

GCNUtah’s Transparency Web site was selected as the winner of the 22nd Annual Government Computer News Agency IT Award for an Outstanding Information Technology Achievement in Government.

GCNUtah.gov was ranked by Government Computer News as one of the Top 10 Great Government Websites for 2009.

AAMVAThe Utah Highway Patrol Safety Inspection system won the 2009 Customer Service Excellence Award, sponsored by the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators.

awardUtah.gov was recognized with the 2009 Best of State Award as the Best Web-based Community Resource.

Utah received the 2009 Silver Davey Award for intelligent out-of-the-box thinking and outstanding creative web development, sponsored by the International Academy of the Visual Arts.

w3cUtah.gov received a silver medal in the 2009 W3 Awards, sponsored by the International Academy of the Visual Arts.

RutgersUtah ranked 3rd place in the U.S. State E-Governance Survey conducted by Rutgers University.

CGSUtah's Public Meeting Notice was chosen as a regional finalist in the 2009 Innovations Awards, sponsored by The Council of State Governments.

awardUtah's Public Meeting Notice service was a finalist in the 2009 Intergovernmental Solutions Award sponsored by the American Council for Technology.

awardUtah's Public Meeting Notice service was a finalist in the 2009 Outstanding Program Award sponsored by the National Association of State Chief Administrators.

2008 Awards

awardUtah ranked first in the 2008 Digital States Survey by the Center for Digital Government.

awardUtah.gov received the 2008 Government Standard of Excellence award for outstanding achievement in website development by the Web Marketing Association.

awardUtah received the 2008 International Association of Commercial Administrators (IACA) Merit Award for the Annual Business Renewal and Business Registration Information Change online applications.

awardUtah.gov was recognized with the 2008 Best of State Award as the Best Community Resource.

awardUtah's State Construction Registry was awarded the 2008 Best Overall Marketing Program as well as the Best State and Local Marketing Program by the GovMark Council.

awardUtah's Educator's License Renewal System won a 2008 Digital Education Achievement Award from the Center for Digital Government.

2007 Awards

awardUtah ranked as the best state government Web site in the 2007 Best of the Web Award, sponsored by the Center for Digital Government.

awardUtah's State Construction Registry won a 2007 Digital Government Achievement Award in the Government-to-Citizen category, sponsored by the Center for Digital Government.

awardUtah won a 2007 Digital Government Achievement Award in the Government-to-Business category for its Validate program, sponsored by the Center for Digital Government.

awardUtah.gov received a gold medal in Best of State for the 2007 Best Web-based Community Resource.

awardUtah's unique "On the Spot Renewal" program won the 2007 Best Overall Marketing Program as well as Best State and Local Marketing Program awarded by the GovMark Council.

awardUtah won the 2007 Agency International Award for Customer Service Excellence from the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators for their "On the Spot Renewal" program.

awardUtah's State Construction Registry was a finalist in the 2007 Council of State Governments Innovations Award.

awardUtah State Parks' Web site was awarded as 2007 DesignFirms Best of the Internet.

awardUtah's "On the Spot Renewal" program won the 2007 Long Train Corporate Award, sponsored by the Center for Digital Government.

2006 Awards

awardThe State of Utah was ranked # 4 nationwide in the 2006 Digital States Survey for its use of digital technologies to better serve citizens and streamline operations.

awardUtah ranked as the third best state government Web site in the 2006 "Best of the Web" Award, sponsored by the Center for Digital Government.

awardUtah's one-of-a-kind "On The Spot Renewal" program ranked 1st in the "Government-to-Citizen" Digital Government Achievement Category of the 2006 "Best of the Web" competition, sponsored by the Center for Digital Government.>

awardUtah ranked as the fifth best state government Web site in the nation in Brown University's 2006 survey of state and federal Web sites.

  • The Utah.Gov Web site won 1st place in the "Technical Excellence" category of the 2006 Government Customer Support Excellence Awards.
  • 2005 Awards

    awardUtah ranked as the best state government Web site in the nation in Brown University's 2005 survey of state and federal Web sites.

  • Utah's 24/7 Live Help service won 1st place in the "Customer Focus" category of the 2005 Government Customer Support Excellence Awards.
  • 2004 Awards

    awardUtah's unique Business.Utah.Gov site ranked 2nd in the "Government-to-Business" Digital Government Achievement Category of the 2004 "Best of the Web" competition, sponsored by the Center for Digital Government.

    awardUtah ranked as the third best state government Web site in the nation in Brown University's 2004 survey of state and federal Web sites.

    awardUtah's online OneStop Business Registration service won 2nd place at the 2004 National Association of State Chief Information Officers Recognition Awards in the "Government-to-Business" category.

    awardUtah's Web presence ranked #8 nationwide in the 2004 Digital States Survey.

    2003 Awards

    awardUtah ranked as the best state government Web site in the 2003 "Best of the Web" Award, sponsored by the Center for Digital Government.

  • Utah was Spotlighted as "Best of Breed, State Portal Category" in the Center for Digital Government's 2003 "Best of Breed" report.
  • Utah.Gov was Spotlighted as an "Essential Public/Private Partnership" in the Center for Digital Government's 2003 "Essential Partnerships" report.
  • 2002 Awards

    awardUtah ranked in the Top 10 Overall in Brown University's 2002 survey of state and federal Web sites.

    awardUtah ranked #9 in the Online Services Category in Brown University's 2002 survey of state and federal Web sites.

    2001 Awards

    awardUtah was a finalist in the 2001 "Best of the Web" Contest, sponsored by the Center for Digital Government.

    awardUtah ranked in the Top 20 overall in Brown University's 2001 survey of state and federal Web sites.

  • Utah received an Information Technology Grade of "A" from Governing Magazine's "Grading the States 2001" report.
  • awardUtah received the following ranks in 2001 Digital State Survey, sponsored by the Center for Digital Government and Government Technology Magazine:

    # 7 Overall

    # 1 in the Education category

    # 7 in the GIS/Transportation category

    # 8 in the Commerce/Business Registration category

    # 9 in the Law Enforcement/Courts category

    1996 Awards

    awardUtah ranked as the second state government Web site in the 1996 "Best of the Web" Award, sponsored by the Center for Digital Government.

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