Enabling Confident Technology Decisions in Financial Services

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Innovation & Insight Day 2023

Financial Institutions face a host of common challenges. Join us as we showcase real-life case studies of global firms that've used technology to tackle those challenges head-on and deliver impressive results. Organizations know that they need to effect change; at I&I Day, you can learn how the winners of our Model FI Awards have actually made it happen through a combination of video interviews and in-depth written case studies.

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Innovation & Insight Day Recap

2023 marks the 17th year of our Innovation & Insight events. This is an annual celebration of excellence in technology innovation across the world of financial services, honoring the best-in-class technology for banks, insurers, wealth management, risk professionals, and market infrastructure. Read our recap blog and view the list of 2023 Model Awards winners!

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Upcoming Celent events

Celent's events include its flagship, annual Innovation & Insight Day, along with a selection of webinars and briefings led by our research analysts. These sessions offer expert opinions as our teams examine existing and future trends in functionality and technology in financial services.


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Model Awards Program

Celebrating the effective use of technology in financial services

Our Model Awards highlight financial institution initiatives with the best use of technology in Banking, Insurance, Wealth Management, Risk & Compliance, Buy Side and Sell Side. The Awards are designed to answer the deceptively simple question:  What would it look like for a firm to do everything right with today’s technology?

The nomination window for our 2023 program is now closed. Submissions for our 2024 program will open June 28, 2023 and close October 13, 2023.

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Insurance Innovation Reporter

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