Maryland.gov, http://www.maryland.gov, the state’s official website, has received a 2013 Best in Class Interactive Media Award from the Interactive Media Council, Inc. (IMC). The Interactive Media Awards recognize excellence in web design and development and the Best in Class Award is the highest honor bestowed by the council. The honor recognizes that the project met and surpassed the basic standards of excellence that comprise the web’s most professional work.
The Interactive Media Council, Inc. (IMC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to elevating the standards of excellence on the Internet. IMC focuses primarily in the areas of web standards, accessibility, usability and privacy.About Maryland.gov Maryland.gov is the official website of the state of Maryland ( http://www.maryland.gov) and is a collaborative public/private partnership managed by the Department of Information Technology (DoIT). Maryland.gov helps state and local government entities web-enable their services and operates without tax funds through a partnership between the state and NIC Maryland. NIC Maryland builds, operates, maintains, and markets Maryland.gov and its eGovernment services. About NIC NIC (Nasdaq: EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of official state government portals, 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. NIC provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Additional information is available at http://www.egov.com.