The Global Private Banking Innovation Awards are the world’s most authoritative and transparently judged private wealth awards, setting global industry benchmarks and standards.

They exist to identify and distinguish the world’s best in class Private Banks, Family Offices and Wealth Managers that demonstrate elite levels of performance & creativity across; Fixed Income, ESG, Structured Investments, Family Office Services, Discretionary Services, FX & Cash Management, Funds, UHNW, Islamic Finance and more.

The world’s preeminent Private Banks are demonstrating unrivalled drive and innovation, developing new products and services to meet the sophisticated needs of their high net worth clients. Some are going beyond providing wealth management by helping their clients future proof their family businesses in the digital economy. Some are using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning capabilities to outperform the industry.

Why Nominate?

Being a honouree of The Digital Banker sets organisations and individuals apart – we recognise the world’s preeminent banks and their executives that are at the cutting edge of innovation and their profession respectively. These are the players that raise the bar in service excellence, offer superior products and embrace technology with the power of their people to re-invent the industry.

The Digital Banker awards and recognition programs are substantiated by a legacy of editorial accuracy and integrity. Our global readers of The Digital Banker and Global Private Banker magazines depend on them as the authoritative standard of excellence and innovation for the financial industry.

How some of our Awardees Leverage their Awards:

  • Internal Team/ Project Recognition
  • Customer Communications
  • Stand out from and above their competitors
  • Social Media & Marketing Campaigns
  • Press Releases
  • Email Signatures
  • Promotional materials / New Product Launches
  • Recruitment
  • Annual Reports & Investor Relations Information

Judging Credibility

Co-judging by PWC, EY, KPMG, Bain & Co and Protiviti ensures endorsement from subject matter experts- that have advised global, regional and local institutions- form an integral part of recognition for winners.

Judging Methodology

Shortlisted nominees are selected on the qualitative and quantitative depth of their nominations. Shortlisted institutions or individuals per category, will be put to our impartial panel of expert judges who will undertake a rigorous audit type process to carefully select the winners.

A proprietary, numerical & qualitative scoring methodology is applied to all submissions and augmented by market research and input from seminal industry experts, corporate executives and in some cases the High Net Worth & Ultra High Net Worth Community.

Awards Announcements:

Awards winners will be announced at the Global Private Banking Innovation Awards gala on 23rd July 2020 in Singapore.

Submission Deadline:

The submission deadline for all entries is 18:00 GMT, on 14th May 2021

Submission Guidelines:

Please only submit projects that have been completed in FY 2019-2021. Initiation of the project can be earlier – The Digital Banker does not require a specific commencement date.

What should you include in your submission(s)?

Our expert panel of judges will be able to undertake a far more intricate assessment through the provision of the following information- which evidence shows, significantly increases your chances of winning.

  • Financial Ratios and Information—ROI, Earnings and Income growth year-on-year
  • Assets under management (AUM) and market share.
  • Client composition – preferably by net worth / wealth band, geography, financial goals, risk profile, industry, age, etc.
  • Key product and service offering—portfolio of products, investment strategies, personalised solutions, reporting and valuation, analytics and performance.
  • Customer Experience metrics—demonstrating the effectiveness of new products, new technologies, digital capabilities, client acquisition and referrals.
  • Competitive Commitment —Fee structure/ROI, advisory fees, transaction based fees, evidence of innovation in client service and acquisition through multiple channels.
  • ROI of new technologies and innovation – introduction of new products, portfolios, client service, etc


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