Bank of the Year Awards 2017 - Open for entry

Bank of the Year 2017

Regarded as the industry standard for banking excellence, The Banker’s Bank of the Year awards will once again be hotly contested by the world's leading financial institutions.

Judged on their ability to deliver shareholder returns, gain strategic advantage and serve their markets – winners reap huge benefits in terms of market visibility and position. They also have the honour of attending the awards gala dinner to be held on November 29, 2017, at the Hilton London Bankside.

As always the competition to win will be very tough. Please be sure to get your completed questionnaires back to us within the deadline. 

To enter this year's awards, please download and complete the Bank of the Year entry form and return to by Friday, July 14th, 2017.


Bank of the Year for Financial Inclusion 2017

Whether in convalescent industrialised countries or hopeful developing economies, all communities face the challenge of including their poorest members in the financial system. Banks serving this segment not only perform a social function, but can also gain access to the potential high-margin customers of the future. To measure which banks are doing best in this context, The Banker will be inviting entries to its eighth annual Financial Inclusion Award.

To enter this year's Financial Inclusion award. Please download the submission information and return your case studies to by Monday, October 2nd, 2017. 

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