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Qorus–Accenture Banking Innovation Awards

The Qorus–Accenture Banking Innovation Awards are a global competition showcasing the best new ideas and practices transforming the banking industry.

Making the exceptional visible

Benefits of participation

Innovation and inspiration

Help promote a culture of innovation in the banking industry and benchmark your innovation against those of other banks.


Achieve the recognition of your colleagues and peers, and gain public acclaim for your organization as an innovation leader.

A global network

Network with other executives who are driving innovation and be inspired by the creativity and boldness of your peers.

2023 award categories

Core Offering Innovation

Breakthrough concepts that dramatically enhance, transform or tailor to specific market segments, traditional banking products such as credit, payments and advice.

Beyond Core Banking Offerings

Creative new products that change the bank’s business model and expand or redefine its role – may be developed and distributed by the bank alone or with ecosystem partners in other industries.

Reimagining the Customer Experience

Significant enhancements in the bank’s marketing, sales and distribution – and its management of customer channels, communications, engagement and relationships.

Future Workforce

Changes to work, the workforce and employee experience. This includes the use of data, technology, the role of machines and how work is undertaken.

Social, Sustainable & Responsible Banking

Innovations that advance the bank’s social purpose and its commitment to being a good corporate citizen and a true ally of its customers.

Neobanks & Specialized Players

The creation and/or application of innovative technology by banking start-ups and spinoffs, and technology firms, that substantially enhances customers’ banking experience and/or develops new sources of revenue for the industry.

Global Innovator*

The most innovative bank. The winner is the organization whose corporate vision commits it successfully to continuous innovation and transformation.

What we think

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Strategy & Consulting

Top 10 banking trends for 2023

These are the trends we think will reshape the banking industry over the next 12 months.

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Customer, Sales & Service

Banking Consumer Study: Reignite human connections

Our consumer banking research details the urgency & opportunity to capture untapped revenue by reigniting personal relationships with customers.

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Payments gets personal—strategies to stay relevant

Our research outlines a path to growth for payments amid rising consumer expectations and innovative competition.

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Sustainable Banking

Rising to the challenge of net zero banking

Explore how banks can grow their businesses while taking a lead in the transition to a net zero future.

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Meet our leaders

Michael Abbott

Senior Managing Director – Global Banking Lead

David Cordero

Managing Director, Client Account Lead and Financial Services Lead – EMEA

Antonio Coppolecchia

Managing Director – Accenture Song Banking Lead, EMEA

Masashi Nakano

Senior Managing Director – Financial Services, Accenture Japan Ltd