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Qorus-Accenture Banking Innovation Awards

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

Making the exceptional visible

The Qorus-Accenture Banking Innovation Awards have been serving as a catalyst for innovation in the banking sector since their inception in 2013. This global competition rewards the best new ideas and practices that are transforming the industry for the benefit of banks and customers alike. The 2021 awards attracted a record-breaking 816 entries from 275 banks in 73 countries, and culminated in a virtual award ceremony on November 18, 2021 with a truly global audience of some 430 industry leaders. View the 2021 award winners.


The 2022 edition is now open for entries. For more information on the awards visit the Banking Innovation Awards Portal.

Qorus–Accenture Banking Innovation Awards 2021 Highlights


The human face of banking

Why enter the Banking Innovation Awards?

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.

2022 award categories

Analytics & Artificial Intelligence

Innovations that use data, analytics and AI at scale to improve the bank’s offerings, experiences and operations.

Offering Innovation

Concepts that enhance or transform the products or functions which generate revenue for banks, such as credit, payments, open banking and others.

Digital Marketing & Sales

Innovations that transform the bank’s awareness generation, positioning, lead management and conversion, and related customer communication.

Reimagining the Customer Experience

Significant enhancements in the bank’s distribution channels and its management of customer 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

Qorus-Accenture Banking Innovation Awards Trends

The 2021 Qorus-Accenture Banking Innovation Awards trends show how banks responded to the pandemic with fast, ambitious innovation.

Banking Top 10 Trends for 2022

Our annual Top 10 Banking Trends report predicts the trends that will shape banking’s future.

Global banking industry outlook

As digital disruption continues to reshape the industry, we look at what’s in store for the future of banking.

Meet our leaders

Fabrice Asvazadourian

Senior Managing Director – Banking, Europe

Antonio Coppolecchia

Managing Director – Accenture Song Banking Lead, Europe

Masashi Nakano

Senior Managing Director – Financial Services, Accenture Japan Ltd