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23 August 2022

A Guide to Winning Celent's Main Award for Financial Institutions: 2023 Awards Edition

Key research questions

  • What is a Celent Model Bank award?
  • Why should a financial institution care?
  • What do winning nominations have in common?


Would you or your clients like to win a Celent Model Bank award? Have you perhaps tried unsuccessfully in the past? Celent describes its Model Bank Award process and shares tips on crafting a compelling entry.

Beginning in 2008, Celent sought to identify and merchandise effective use of technology in banking as a means to foster investment in innovation. Model Bank, Celent’s marquee recognition, is awarded for best practices of technology usage in different areas critical to success in banking.

This is Celent's definitive guide to fielding a competitive nomination, updated for the 2023 awards program. As the number of submissions grows, the quality inevitably becomes more variable. We want to offer tips on how to win a Model Bank award, provide transparency into what Celent is looking for when judging the nominations, and incorporate lessons from past submissions.

Visit and submit your initiatives by completing the nomination form before October 14, 2022. Full details are available online, inculding an extensive FAQ section.

The winners will be notified in December and announced pubicly during both virtual and in-person events in 2023.

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