Complete submissions must reach us no later than January 15th, 2018.
Stage I: First Review January 15th-19th, 2018
Each complete submissionis reviewed and scored bya team of research analysts. Institutions deemed eligible to proceed to the nextstage are notified.
Stage II: Short Listing of Candidates January 19th, 2018
Based onthesubmissions,ourteam, together with our international panel of advisors, will nominate up to five candidates in each of the categories.
Stage III: Interviews January 19th to February 6th, 2018
Based on the independent review, our team of research analysts will interview the shortlisted candidates. Interviews will be conducted with the head of retail financial services, as well as heads of product / process groups, where applicable.
Stage IV: Notification of Award Winners February 23rd, 2018
Results ratified by a panel of international referees will be communicated to the winning insitutions.
Stage V: International Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards 2018 March 22nd 2018, Malaysia
The Asian Banker’s flagship event, Excellence in Retail Financial Services, has been rebranded into Excellence in Digital Finance to capture the digitalisation of financial services taking place in the industry today. Gathering some of the best minds in the Asia-Pacific region, the convention will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where the industry has received considerable attention on their success in achieving high financial inclusion rate, positive regulatory reforms and growth in online payments.