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Global Finance’s World’s Best Digital Bank Awards are the undisputed authority on the world’s leading digital banking service providers. Now in their 20th year, these awards have become the most prestigious honor in the industry, and winners gain a strong advantage and marketing edge over their competition.

The distinction of being among Global Finance’s Best Digital Banks allows honorees to stand out within their own organizations, leading to improved staff recruiting, retention and personal recognition.

New Sub-categories For 2019!
  • Best Open Banking APIs (Consumer & Corporate/Institutional)
  • Best Mortgage Banks (Consumer)

Winners will be showcased in Global Finance’s September and December 2019 issues and online at GFMag.com.

Winning organizations from the Middle East will be honored at the 2nd Annual Middle East Digital Bank and Innovator Conference and Award dinner to be held in Dubai on September 10th.  All other regions will be honored at our annual Digital Bank and Innovator Awards Dinner to be held in early November at a to-be-determined location.

Entries must be submitted, in electronic format only, to the attention of Chris Giarraputo at chris@gfmag.com.  Entry deadline is Friday, May 17th.  We ask you honor this cutoff date so we can ensure our judging panel has time to complete their in-depth analysis of each entry.  Once again, we are proud to have Infosys serving as the official judging panel for this year’s award program.

SUB-CATEGORY AWARDS | Regional, Global and in select Middle Eastern Countries

Regional awards will be presented in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, North America and Western Europe in the eleven Consumer sub-categories and twelve Corporate/Institutional sub-categories. Winners will also be chosen in the following Middle Eastern countries in all subcategories where there are submissions: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates.

Regional sub-category winners will be eligible for global sub-category awards.

CATEGORY AWARDS | Country, Regional and Global

Awards will be presented for Best Consumer Digital Banks and Best Corporate/Institutional Digital Banks in all countries for which there are submissions. Country winners will be eligible for regional awards in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, North America and Western Europe.

Regional Best Consumer Digital Banks and Regional Best Corporate/Institutional Digital Banks will be eligible for global awards. Finally, a single bank will be awarded the grand title of World’s Best Digital Bank. Only banks that have submitted entries in both the Consumer and the Corporate/Institutional categories are eligible for the grand global award.

ISLAMIC DIGITAL BANK AWARDS | Country, Regional & Global

Awards will be presented for the Best Islamic Digital Bank in all countries for which there are submissions. Country winners will be eligible for regional awards, and regional winners will be eligible for the Global award. A single organization will be awarded the title of World’s Best Digital Islamic bank.