Award Application

Submission Deadline:
January 3rd 2020
Complete submissions must reach us no later than January 3rd, 2020.
Stage I: First Review
January 6th – 17th, 2020

Each complete submissionis reviewed and scored by a team of research analysts. Institutions deemed eligible to proceed to the next stage are notified.

Stage II: Short Listing of Candidates
January 22nd, 2020

Based on the submissions, our team, together with our international panel of advisors, will nominate up to five candidates in each of the categories.

Stage III: Interviews
January 23rd to February 19th, 2020

Based on the independent review, our team of research analysts will interview the shortlisted candidates. Interviews will be conducted with the heads and CEOs of retailfinance institutions and companies or heads of product/process groups, where applicable.

Stage IV: Notification of Award Winners
February 21st, 2020
Results ratified by a panel of international referees will be communicated to the winning insitutions.

Stage V:
International Excellence in
Retail Financial Services Awards 2020

March 19th, 2020, Seoul, South Korea

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 Seoul, South Korea, where the industry is heading to a digital era, and driving their technology in financial services to become a regional powerhouse in financial technology.