Why Submit

Why Submit?

A BAI Global Innovation Award provides enduring recognition and global visibility of groundbreaking achievements in financial services innovation worldwide. Winners and finalists benefit from an elevated status as an innovator and industry visionary.

Participants in the awards program can expect:

  • Industry Visibility: Each year, the program draws leaders from top financial services organizations around the globe. Winners will be featured in different BAI content platforms, providing broad exposure of their organization’s achievement.
  • Prestige Among Peers: Prominent innovators throughout the global financial services industry are recognized internationally through announcements and PR citing their achievements, which can sometimes lead to relevant business opportunities. Winners and finalists gain an elevated reputation for the innovative culture and accomplishments of their organization.
  • Innovation Insights: Access to an innovation repository of actionable insights and new products and service ideas from past winners and finalists, who are world leaders of financial services innovation.

To help you prepare your nomination(s), please click here to review the questions. Please note all submissions MUST be submitted via the awards portal.

We encourage self-nomination from leading financial services organizations, including banks, neobanks, credit unions and insurance companies, as well as solutions providers and FinTechs who provide financial services offerings directly to consumers. Non-financial services organizations, such as industry vendors, media and PR agencies, and analysts are not eligible, but may nominate a banking client for the awards.

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