BAI Announces Its 2019 Global Innovation Awards are Open for Submissions

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Mar. 15, 2019 12:00
CHICAGO--(Business Wire / Korea Newswire)--BAI, a nonprofit independent organization that delivers the financial services industry’s most actionable insights, announced today the BAI Global Innovation Awards are now open for submissions.

Nominations will be accepted through Friday, April 26, 2019. Winners and finalists will be announced this summer.

Each year, hundreds of financial institutions from around the world submit nominations to achieve recognition from the BAI Global Innovation Awards. The program is a year-round community and content platform that recognizes the industry’s most innovative products, services, business processes and organizations worldwide. Now in its ninth year, past winners include Fifth Third Bank, USAA, CaxiaBank, Emirates NBD, Ping An Technology, Nusenda Credit Union and more. The nomination form is available at

The 2019 award categories are:

· Best Application of Advanced Technology in a Product or Service

· Innovative Touchpoints & 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

· Business Model Innovation (New)

· RegTech Innovation (New)

There will also be a series of Outstanding Achievement Awards given for the Most Innovative Financial Services Organization of the Year, Disruptive Innovation in Financial Services, Outstanding FinTech Achievement, Most Innovative Community Banking Initiative and Most Innovative Growth Initiative.

“Over the past eight years, BAI has recognized some of the industry’s most impactful innovation and this year will be no exception. In 2019, we expect to see even more unique innovations including new advancements in open banking and RegTech,” said Debbie Bianucci, president and CEO of BAI. “Innovation is an ever-moving force driving change, and we believe the expanded categories provide opportunities for companies committed to innovation to be recognized for the important work they’re doing to move the financial services industry forward.”

The awards are judged by the Innovation Circle, a panel of leading innovation experts from around the world.

For more information about the awards, visit

About BAI

As a nonprofit, independent organization, BAI delivers the financial services industry’s most actionable insights, enabling leaders to make smart business decisions every day. We’re passionate about the trusted information and powerful tools that provide leaders with the clarity and confidence needed to drive positive change and move the financial services industry forward. For more information, visit

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