Celebrating the World’s Leading Innovators in Financial Services

BAI’s Global Innovation Awards are a catalyst for innovation in the financial services industry worldwide. Since 2011, the program has connected forward-thinking organizations and leaders who are changing the face of the industry, and translated their innovations into actionable ideas for the U.S. market. To date, the program has received thousands of nominations from all over the world, becoming one of the most prestigious awards in the industry.

2017 BAI Global Innovation Awards winners

Each year, hundreds of financial institutions from around the world compete for the BAI Global Innovation Awards. Now in its eighth year, the program recognizes the leaders and forward-thinkers ushering the way to a new era in banking. This year’s program will explore advancements in artificial intelligence, innovative touchpoints, customer experience and more.

2018 BAI Global Innovation Awards Categories


Best Application of Data Analytics, AI or Machine Learning in a Product or Service

Innovative Touchpoints and 
Connected Experiences

Internal Process Innovation

Human Capital Innovation

Innovation in Societal and Community Impact

Innovation in Marketing

Innovation in Customer Experience

Innovative Accelerator or Incubator

Disruptive Innovation in Financial Services

Outstanding Use of AI in Financial Services

Most Innovative Finserv of the Year

Honorable Mention: Wild Card