SOURCE: Accela, Inc.

Accela, Inc.

March 25, 2013 12:10 ET

Accela Selected as 2013 Esri Partner Conference Award Winner

SAN RAMON, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 25, 2013) -  Accela, Inc., the leading provider of web-, mobile-, and cloud-based software exclusively for government, has been selected as the recipient of the 2013 Esri Partner Conference Award for Private (Internal) Web Application for Accela Automation, a GIS-infused platform for government. The Esri Private Web Application Award is given to the company who demonstrates practical yet innovative solutions with ArcGIS 10.1. Partners were nominated by various Esri staff and distributors.

Accela Automation is a Web- and Cloud-based enterprise application that helps agencies create a more citizen-centric, performance-based government. It provides a complete solution for automating critical tasks associated with permitting, code enforcement, community development and planning, and more. Accela Automation embeds map services from ArcGIS for Server 10.1 within Accela's web-based business process management software, mobile solutions for field force automation, public-user web portal and apps for citizen engagement.

"As a long-standing partner with Esri, Accela is delighted to receive this 2013 Esri Partner Conference Award," said Maury Blackman, Accela President and CEO. "This award validates our commitment to continually improving civic processes and civic engagement, and our integration with Esri GIS capabilities is a core component of the Accela platform."

"Accela's expertise in integrating GIS with workflow automation delivers value to agencies of all sizes as well as to citizens and businesses in their communities," said Josh Lewis, Director of the Esri Partner Network. "We congratulate them on this well-deserved award and look forward to furthering our partnership."

About Esri
Since 1969, Esri has been giving customers around the world the power to think and plan geographically. The market leader in geographic information system (GIS) technology, Esri software is used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide including each of the 200 largest cities in the United States, most national governments, more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. Esri applications running on more than one million desktops and thousands of web and enterprise servers, provide the backbone for the world's mapping and spatial analysis. Esri is the only vendor that provides complete technical solutions for desktop, mobile, server, and Internet platforms. Visit us at

About Accela
Accela, Inc. is the leading provider of mobile, web-, and cloud-based software applications that make government easier, faster and more accessible for local, state and federal agency workers, and the citizens they serve. Accela is headquartered in San Ramon, Calif., with international offices in Melbourne, Australia, and Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. Additional information is available at

Accela and Accela Automation are registered trademarks of Accela, Inc. Accela Citizen Access, Accela Mobile Office and Accela GIS are trademarks of Accela, Inc. Other names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

Contact Information