2019 Submission Period Now Closed

ABOUT THE IMPACT AWARDS

Recognizing the Spirit of Innovation

The FIS Impact Awards recognize organizations that are using FIS technology or services in innovative ways to better serve their customers and drive tangible business results. In its third year, the annual awards program is independently judged by leading industry analyst and research group Celent, and is open to FIS clients based in North America or the United Kingdom.

For each of the winning entries, FIS makes a $10,000 donation in the client’s name to a charitable organization chosen by the client through the FIS Foundation.

Have questions? Learn more in Our our FAQs.

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Technology That Empowers the Financial World

The Impact Awards recognize technology innovations across the full spectrum of financial services and corporate organizations served by FIS. Submissions are considered in the following categories:

Banking: Global Bank

Banking: Credit Union / Community / Regional Bank

Payments: Financial Institution

Payments: Non-Financial Institution

Sell Side

Buy Side

Insurance

Wealth & Retirement

Corporate

FAQS

Learn More About the Awards

What are the FIS Impact Awards?

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The Impact Awards are FIS’ marquee awards program. The program recognizes organizations that leverage FIS technology and services to better serve their customers, drive tangible business benefits and empower the financial world.

How often are the FIS Impact Awards held?

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This is an annual program.

Who judges entries for the FIS Impact Awards?

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Entries are judged independently by leading industry analyst and research group Celent.

How are entries judged?

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Entries are judged against three key criteria:
  • Innovation: How does the initiative demonstrate innovation in its application of FIS technology or services?
  • Return on Investment: What tangible business or financial benefits did the institution realize through the initiative?
  • Client Service: To what extent did the initiative enable enhanced or expanded services to the institution’s customers?

Who is eligible for the FIS Impact Awards?

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The FIS Impact Awards are open to all current FIS clients based in North America and the United Kingdom.

What are the award categories?

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Submissions are considered across the full spectrum of financial services organizations: Banking, Wealth and Retirement, Payments, Buy Side, Sell Side, Insurance, and Corporate.

What do award winners receive?

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For each winning entry, FIS makes a $10,000 donation in the winning client’s name to a charitable organization selected by the client through the FIS Foundation. Eligible charities are listed below.

Can we split our award winnings among multiple charities?

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Yes. Winnings can also be designated for local chapters of the eligible charities, as applicable.

Can we designate our award winnings for a charity not on the list below?

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The FIS Foundation will consider requests by winning organizations to designate their donation to an eligible 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization.

When will the 2019 FIS Impact Awards be presented?

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Awards will be presented at the FIS Connect and InfoShare client conferences in spring 2019. Your account manager or another FIS representative can provide you more details on the awards presentation.

How and when will we be notified?

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Judging of entries will be completed in early 2019. Winners will be notified in the February/early March 2019 timeframe.

Does our organization need to be present at the FIS Connect or InfoShare conferences to win and receive our award?

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While not a requirement, we would prefer that a representative from all winning organizations be on hand at the relevant conference to accept awards in person.

Will FIS issue a press release?

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Yes. FIS plans to announce the award winners in a press release in conjunction with our client conferences. Winning organizations will have a chance to review and approve information about their winning entries. The winners will also be promoted on FIS social channels.
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Giving Back to Communities We Serve

For each of the winning entries, FIS makes a $10,000 donation in the name of the winning organization to a charitable organization chosen by the client through the FIS Foundation. The amount can be split among different charities, and can be directed to a local chapter of the charity. Charitable organizations served through this program: