Global SME Finance Awards
The 2023 Global SME Finance Awards open March 15!
Welcome to the sixth annual Global SME Finance Awards!
In all the categories, we look forward to hearing from financial intermediaries from across the spectrum and globe, to share what they are doing and what they are learning so that we can learn from one another and expand access to finance for small and medium businesses
Winners will be announced at the Global SME Finance Forum September 12-14, 2023
Awards for entries from IDA and Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations
Awards will be given in the SME Financier of the Year and the Product Innovation of the Year categories for entries that present work and innovations focused in any of the World Bank’s designated IDA countries and/or fragile and conflict-affected situations (FCS).
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1.The competition is open to all financiers serving SMEs - banks, NBFIs, financial institutions, fintech companies, etc.
2. Each institution can apply in up to three categories.
3. Each nomination form is valid for one entry only. If you are applying in three categories, please enter each entry separately.
4. Nomination is free of charge.
HOW TO APPLY?
Register on the Awards Platform
Select your category
Follow the process to address the criteria and complete your entry
Upload supporting documents
You will receive a confirmation that your nomination has been received
Submit your entries by May 31, 2023. Please note that there will be no extensions to the deadline.
If your question has not been answered in the FAQ section please send your question to the awards organizers by clicking on the button below.
For specific criteria, please click on each category below:
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