Holiston Media are pleased to announce that the Electronic Money Awards will be the newest addition to our growing portfolio of awards.
With an official launch date scheduled for the Autumn of 2021, the Electronic Money Awards 2021 will be a celebration of the excellence and innovation in the global e-money issuers and payment service providers eco-systems.
The awards will single-out and champion the most innovative of products and service providers, with the awards covering both the corporate and personal digital finance sectors.
Areas covered by our awards will include;
· Bank Transfer Solutions
· Cryptocurrency Exchanges
· Cryptocurrency Payments
· EMI’s (Electronic Money Institutions)
· Expenses Management · High-risk Merchant
· Payment Cards
· Payment Gateways
· Payment Solutions
There are a wide range of awards on offer, with companies asked to self-nominate their interest in the award categories they would like to become a nominee in. All companies that put themselves forward during the self-nomination period will go on to make up the final awards nominee list. These final nominees will then be voted on by the business and professional communities using the products and services in order to select each of the award category winners. After all of the votes have been received and collated, the winners will be officially announced at an exclusive invite-only award winner’s presentation in London in November 2021.
All winners will all have one thing in common – they will have been chosen by business and professionals using their products and services.
To be named a winner of one of our awards will help to:
• Benchmark your success against your peers
• Reward your staff for their hard work
• Impress potential new customers
• Boost existing client comfort and loyalty
• Demonstrate workplace attractiveness to potential employees
16th August – 10th September 2021
The 4-week nomination period opens to companies who are able integral to the e-money and payment service sectors. We will ask companies to self-nominate their interest in the award categories they would like to become a nominee in.
13th September – 8th October 2021
Voting for the 2021 awards officially opens. We will ask business and professional communities using the products and services to cast their vote on their preferred choice of companies from the final award nominee list.
19th November 2021
The winners of the 2021 awards will be officially announced at an exclusive invite-only award winners presentation party in London.
Best Bank Transfer Solutions
Bank Transfer Solutions that work for individuals and their money have become paramount. This award will recognise who is offering the best Bank Transfer Solutions. Our winner will have built a foundation of offering competitive rates with an accurate, real-time reading of global exchange rates.
Best Foreign Exchange Service
The winners of this award will pride themselves on providing a cost-effective, innovative and tailored FX exchange to multi-sized businesses across a wide range of industries.
Best Cryptocurrency Exchange
Cryptocurrency Exchanges offer people a place to purchase, sell and trade altcoins. The winner of this award will be highly-committed to making it easier for investors to buy, sell and trade all variants of cryptocurrencies.
Best Cryptocurrency Payment Solution
Cryptocurrency Payments enhance the payment process with the use of digital currencies now used on an everyday basis. This award will reflect on who are the true leaders in cryptocurrency payments.
Best High-Risk Merchant Payment Solution
Traditional banks tend to avoid High-Risk Merchant Payments. With high chargebacks, discounts, fraud and higher volume turnover commonplace, the winner of this award will be a merchant looking beyond the risks involved and provide unparalleled service and solution.
Best EMI Solution – FX
More businesses are now looking for innovation when it comes to their digital approach to finance. This award focuses on the merchants offering the most comprehensive and innovative solutions available to the field of forex trading.
Best EMI Solution – Gaming
An extremely profitable component of the gambling industry, online gaming is however risky. This award will be for the merchants that look beyond the risks and strive to offer service and solutions that go above and beyond.
Best EMI Solution – Offshore
More businesses are now looking for innovation when it comes to their digital approach to finance. This award focuses on the merchants offering the most comprehensive and innovative offshore financing solutions available.
e-wallets are the convenient and secure way of electronically accessing, sending and receiving your money. This award winner will be a company that makes it their mission to keep their solution both innovative and user-friendly and their customers experience a positive one.
Best Payment Card – Personal
Personal Payment Cards can be used in multiple circumstances. With currency conversion rates usually far lower than traditional banks, the winner of this award will be a company that offers competitive rates on a wide range of their products.
Best Payment Card – Corporate
Corporate Payment Cards vary from business to business. With currency conversion rates usually far lower than traditional banks, the winner of this award will be a company that offers competitive rates on a wide range of their products.
Best Payment Gateway Solution
Payment gateways provide a secure method for handling customers payments. The winner of this award will relish the task of offering the highest level of service and security when it comes to data encryption, payment authorisation, order filling and processing, and delivery address verification.
Best Innovation in Payment Solutions
Innovation has continued to be vital in the transformation of the payments industry. It is a cornerstone of financial technology and particularly important to the payments sphere. The winner of this award will be leading from the front in payment innovation.
Overall EMI of the Year
Electronic Money Institutions are continuing to gain in popularity with more and more businesses looking for an innovative digital approach to their banking and finance. Cutting-edge technology, user-friendly interfaces, payment transparency, increased security measures and overall customer satisfaction have been a driving force behind their surge. The winner of this award will be an authorised e-money institution offering a package to suit all requirements.
Overall Payment Solution of the Year
The payments industry is at the centre of a banking revolution. Traditional banks, once the guardians of payments, have lost out to proactive fintechs. Payment processing has taken full advantage of the technological advances that are changing the way that businesses buy, transfer funds (domestically and internationally), and expect money to be readily available. The winner of this award will be adoptive of new advancements and technologies so that they can offer their clients the latest in payment solutions.