AINS Awarded in the 2021 American Business Awards®

AINS Honored for Exemplary COVID-19 Response; FOIAXpress AI Assistant Recognized as Award-Worthy AI Solution


Gaithersburg, MD – April 28, 2021 – AINS was named the winner of two Stevie® Awards in the 19th Annual American Business Awards®.

The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning “crowned,” the awards will be virtually presented to winners during a live event on Wednesday, June 30.

More than 3,800 nominations – a record number – from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories. AINS was nominated in the categories “Most Exemplary Employer” in response to COVID-19 challenges and “Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning Solution” for the FOIAXpress AI Assistant. For these two categories, AINS won the Bronze Stevie Award.

More than 250 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners. Stevie Awards President Maggie Gallagher praised the winners, saying that “this year’s Stevie-winning nominations in The American Business Awards are testament to the ingenuity, the commitment, the passion, the adaptability, and the creativity of the American people.”

This year’s judges were impressed with AINS’ commitment to excellence, even in the midst of a global pandemic. Among many positive observations, judges commented that…

…“[AINS ensured] employee continuity in a time where so many employers could not.”

…“[The] FOIAXpress AI Assistant team is doing great work to promote a free and fair society amidst a growing volume of FOIA requests, while still enabling agencies and organizations to efficiently respond to these requests in a timely manner.”

…“Great response from AINS to the COVID pandemic . . . to ensure operations were not disrupted.”

…“[Using] the power of emerging technologies such as AI and machine learning frees up time for analysts in Federal agencies, which allows them to focus on more high value activities.”

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2021 Stevie winners are available at

About AINS, Inc.

AINS® is a leading global provider of cloud-based digital process automation solutions. Since 1988, AINS has empowered workplaces around the world to rethink how they work, develop, and deploy transformative technology. Our innovative solutions drive digital transformation across the enterprise. Learn more at

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs including the American Business Awards®. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at