Submit your Innovation
Since 2013, the Distribution and Marketing Innovation Awards have served as a catalyst for innovation in the retail banking sector and have helped banks build better disruptive strategies.
This 5th edition submitting period is now open. Don’t wait, simply submit your most innovative projects now to enter the 2017 competition. You have the possibility to start submitting your project now and finalize it later. Extended deadline: You have until 11 September 2017 to submit!
Submission phase is now over!
Nominees for each category have been shortlisted by the Efma Innovation Committee.
Efma members and non-members from financial institutions only visiting the website will vote for the 8 standard categories (excluding Global Innovator categories). To do so, they will establish a podium ranking of Gold, Silver and Bronze, among the 6 nominees per category. A vote from an Efma member will be considered as two votes from non-member).
The rate will remain confidential and only banking and payment institutions will be awarded.
Voters will take into consideration the following criterias:
- Originality: the uniqueness of the idea in the marketplace and its potential as a game changer
- Impact: the innovation’s capacity to generate a superior, long-term competitive edge and a significant return on investment
- Universality: the innovation’s adaptability across different markets and countries
For the two special categories, an Innovation Awards Committee composed of banking executives and innovation specialists from all over the world will evaluate all the nominees.
Book your seat for the Ceremony in Rome
We invite you to join us on 25 October in Rome at the Efma-Accenture DMI Awards Ceremony to discover the best banking innovators worldwide and:
Meet the winners and find out what fuels their inspiration
Get an exclusive preview of the top 10 trends in financial services industry
Be a decision-maker and vote live for the Best New Product or Service category
Network with a large number of senior experts from banking, who are attending the Distribution Summit taking place at the same time and venue
The ceremony is free of charge, but reserved to financial institutions. Places are limited so book your seat now!