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Qorus–Accenture Banking Innovation Awards



The Qorus*–Accenture Banking Innovation Awards is a global competition showcasing the best new ideas and practices transforming the banking industry. (*Efma is now Qorus)

Making the exceptional visible

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.

2023 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

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Meet our leaders

David Cordero

Managing Director – Banking, Europe Lead

Antonio Coppolecchia

Managing Director – Accenture Song Banking Lead, Europe

Masashi Nakano

Senior Managing Director – Financial Services, Accenture Japan Ltd
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