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In an industry where the pace of change has never been greater, staying ahead has never been more challenging.

As this year’s premier retail banking event, BAI Retail Delivery will help transform you from the leader you are now, to the visionary you want to be. Giving you actionable insights and inspiration that will help you stay ahead of your competition.

  • ACTIONABLE INSIGHTS from today’s most forward thinking leaders and 60+ plus interactive strategy sessions
  • CONNECT with 3,000+ financial services leaders to gain unique and valuable insights
  • EXPLORE the largest retail banking Expo in the world with 200+ top solutions providers

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Global Innovation Awards 

BAI and Infosys Finacle have announced that nominations are now open for the 2015 BAI – Infosys Finacle Global Banking Innovation Awards taking place at the BAI Retail Delivery Conference & Expo, scheduled October 13-15, 2015, in Las Vegas, NV, USA. Now in its fifth year, the program is expanding to reflect changing retail banking industry dynamics with the introduction of three new awards categories --Innovation in Payments, Most Innovative Community-Based Banking Organization and Most Innovative Non-Financial Organization.

Those seeking to submit nominations can do so online at through April 15, 2015. Awards will be presented in the following categories:

Financial institution nominees will also be considered for three special overall awards: Disruptive Innovation in Banking, Most Innovative Bank of the Year, and new for 2015 - Most Innovative Community-Based Banking Organization.

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