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Judged Awards Entry Guide 2016
WHO CAN ENTER
The Judged Awards are open to banks and financial institutions worldwide. PR agencies and vendors may also put an entry, a bank does not have to be directly involved, but please make sure you have their permission first as we may name them if you win.
More than one category may be entered if the relevant criteria are met. Please complete a new form for each entry.
THE JUDGING PROCESS
All qualifying entries are considered by the Banking Technology Awards judges. Judges are not allowed to comment on or vote for entries from their own institutions.
The shortlists for each category will be announced in September. The Awards 2016 will culminate in a gala black-tie dinner and Awards ceremony on 1 December 2016 at The Tower Hotel in London. If you are shortlisted by the judges then you will be required to attend the awards ceremony.
Brief details of all shortlisted entries will be published on our website and in the official Awards brochures. Entries should include a short (50-100 word) description under ‘entry synopsis’ that can be published in this way. Banking Technology reserves the right to publish positive extracts from winning entries. All other information will be treated in strictest confidence.
CRITERIA FOR PROJECT CATEGORIES
- Dates of the overall project (All entries should relate to the period from Q3 2015 to the present)
- The key unique points of the project
- Performance metrics
- Project team size and mix
- User breakdown by number
- Financial impact/return on investment
- Functional diagrams where appropriate
Please note that for entries where a packaged software product has been used as part of the initiative, your submission should focus on how it as been deployed, the benefits achieved, and how it has been integrated with the overall technology infrastructure.
- All entries must be written in English and submitted via our online form
- All entries must be no longer than 1,000 words
- Supporting material may be supplied, but your main entry of up to 1,000 words should include all information you deem necessary for your awards entry
- The chairman of the judging panel reserves the right to cast any deciding vote should the need arise
- All entries will be treated as confidential, but Banking Technology reserves the right to publish positive extracts from winning entries
- The verdict of the judging panel is final
- The final EXTENDED deadline for entries to the 2016 judged Awards is Friday 12 August, 2016
- Extensions after this date may ONLY be accepted by prior agreement
- If you are shortlisted by the judges then you will be required to attend the awards ceremony
ENTRY FEE AND PAYMENT
There is a £199 (+UK VAT @ 20%) fee payable on entry into each judged awards category.
After submission our customer services team will contact you to take payment for your Banking Technology Awards entry. To be considered for entry into the Banking Technology 2016 awards payment should be made asap.