SANTA MONICA, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 12, 2014) - Vision Internet, innovators in online government, today announced that government websites it developed for Littleton, Colo. (littletongov.org/), Joliet, Ill. (visitjoliet.org/) and Bloomington, Ill. (cityblm.org/) have earned international recognition for outstanding digital communication in the 2014 AVA Digital Awards competition sponsored by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. Gold AVA Awards were presented to Littleton and Joliet, while the municipal website for the City of Bloomington won Honorable Mention.
With nearly 2,100 entries from throughout the U.S., Canada and other countries, 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 engagement campaigns to audio and video production, website development, social media interaction and mobile marketing.
"Working with a company that specializes in government websites was important to us," said Cathy Weaver, webmaster for the City of Littleton. "Vision Internet gave us a site that's clean, simple and aesthetically pleasing. It draws people in and is easy to navigate, so they're more likely to explore to see what else is going on in our area."
At the core of Vision Internet's advanced website functionality is visionCMS™ (http://www.visioninternet.com/our-solution/visioncms), the innovative government content management system, which allows non-technical staff to add, edit and delete website content while providing the management tools necessary to maintain control, consistency and quality.
"With the advanced technology and interactive capabilities we have today, forward-thinking city and county governments do so much more than simply post information to their websites," said Ashley Fruechting, Vision Internet's director of strategic initiatives. "They engage citizens, provide information that builds trust, and deliver information when, where and in whatever format citizens want it. The best municipal websites are open government portals that capture the unique personality of each community and provide two-way communication with residents."
For more information about Vision Internet's transformative government website technology, please call 888-263-8847 or visit visioninternet.com/inforequest.
About Vision Internet
Headquartered in Santa Monica, Calif., Vision Internet is a national leader in government website development with more than 500 government, non-profit and education clients in U.S. and Canadian communities with populations that range from less than 1,000 residents to more than 5 million. The company creates cost-effective solutions that increase government efficiency, transparency and interactive communications with citizens. Over the past 18 years, the company has earned hundreds of prestigious awards for its unique websites. In 2013, Vision Internet launched visionCMS™, a powerful, easy to use content management system developed with feedback from hundreds of municipal clients. For more information visit www.visioninternet.com.