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A' Banking and Finance Instruments Design Award

The A' Financial Instruments Design Award is an international competition recognizing good banking instrument designs by leading designers and banks worldwide.

Platinum Winner. Octyma by Brembo S.p.a.
Platinum Award Winner
Octyma by Brembo S.p.a..
Platinum Winner. Automatic by Denso Corporation
Platinum Award Winner
Automatic by Denso Corporation.
Gold Winner. Robuddy by Ufuk Ogul Dulgeroglu
Gold Award Winner
Robuddy by Ufuk Ogul Dulgeroglu.
Gold Winner. Recall Of The Universe by Tammy Ho - Shanghai KNN
Gold Award Winner
Recall Of The Universe by Tammy Ho - Shanghai KNN.
Gold Winner. 2023 Taoyuan Land Art Festival by FunDesign.tv
Gold Award Winner
2023 Taoyuan Land Art Festival by FunDesign.tv.
Platinum Winner. Florasis Gold Filigree Love Lock by Li Yuan and Juanjuan Hu
Platinum Award Winner
Florasis Gold Filigree Love Lock by Li Yuan and Juanjuan Hu.

The A' Banking and Finance Instruments Design Award is an esteemed competition that welcomes a variety of participants, including pioneering financial instrument designers, progressive design agencies, cutting-edge companies, leading brands, and influential players in the banking and finance industry. By taking part in this prestigious award, entrants have the opportunity to demonstrate their creative abilities, gain worldwide recognition, and be acknowledged for their outstanding financial instrument design capabilities, ultimately contributing to the progress of the banking and finance industry and inspiring future trends. Participating in the A' Design Award for Banking and Finance Instruments is a remarkable opportunity to have your financial instrument design excellence acknowledged, and gain deserved international recognition for your good design. Winning the A' Design Prize for Banking and Finance Instruments provides a chance to achieve global recognition and increased status within the competitive industry.

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The A' Financial Instruments Award is a highly regarded, very prestigious and internationally recognized accolade where banks, financial institutions, financial consulting and advisory firms, payment processing companies, financial technology start-ups and companies from across the globe compete to attain national and international fame, showcase their innovations and experience on a global stage, and get recognized for their banking instrument excellence and ultimately obtain the A' Design Prize.

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Financial Instrument Submission Requirements

When submitting to the Financial Instruments Design Competition keep in mind that your submission will be evaluated on multiple dimensions, your banking instrument design is judged together with its presentation. Applicants should send high-resolution images of the banking instrument, showing the banking instrument from different angles, together with a textual presentation of their work. Main image is especially important and should be on white background whenever possible in order to give the best impression, alternatively a highly stylized professional conceptual photography will also be accepted. In addition to images, brochures and ads could further be uploaded as support documents.

Item Dimensions Format Notes
Key Visual
Main Image
3600 x 3600 Pixels JPEG The Key Visual should encapsulate the essence of the financial instrument, presenting a high-resolution image that conveys the concept and functionality in a straightforward manner. A clean, white background is ideal to ensure the focus remains on the design, though in cases where the financial instrument benefits from contextualization, an appropriate setting that does not detract from the design may be used.
Showcase Image #1
Optional Image 1
1800 x 1800 Pixels
72 DPI
JPEG Showcase Image 1 should offer a close-up view of the financial instrument, highlighting intricate details such as the user interface, craftsmanship, or technological innovation. This image aims to give a deeper understanding of the instrument's quality and the thought process behind its design.
Showcase Image #2
Optional Image 2
1800 x 1800 Pixels
72 DPI
JPEG Showcase Image 2 must illustrate the financial instrument in use, showcasing its application within a real-world context or a simulated environment. This visualization should demonstrate the instrument's practicality, ease of use, and how it integrates into financial systems or enhances user experience.
Showcase Image #3
Optional Image 3
1800 x 1800 Pixels
72 DPI
JPEG Showcase Image 3 is expected to depict the benefits and unique selling points of the financial instrument. A comparative visualization, perhaps contrasting the instrument with traditional alternatives, can effectively communicate its advantages and efficiency improvements.
Showcase Image #4
Optional Image 4
1800 x 1800 Pixels
72 DPI
JPEG Showcase Image 4 should capture the interaction between the user and the financial instrument, focusing on the user experience. Whether it's through a storyboard or a candid shot of the instrument in action, this image should reflect its usability and the value it adds to the user's financial activities.
PDF Document
Up to 40 Pages
A4 Page Size
PDF Documentation shall be comprehensive, detailing the financial instrument's technical specifications, market analysis, and user benefits. It should include insights into the design process, research findings, and any innovative features that distinguish the instrument from existing solutions.
Video / Audio File
Highly Optional
Max. 10 MB.
Up to 45 Sec.
AVI The video should serve as a dynamic presentation of the financial instrument, highlighting its features, user interface, and market position. It could include demonstrations of the instrument in action, testimonials from beta testers or early adopters, and a narrative that conveys the story behind its development.

Gold Winner. Victra Sport EV by Cheng Shin Rubber Ind. Co., Ltd.
Gold Award Winner
Victra Sport EV by Cheng Shin Rubber Ind. Co., Ltd..
Silver Winner. Centrestage 2022 by Dury Chin
Silver Award Winner
Centrestage 2022 by Dury Chin.
Gold Winner. Gateway To Future by Oval Design Ltd.
Gold Award Winner
Gateway To Future by Oval Design Ltd..
Silver Winner. Chenglong Wetland by Yunlin County Government
Silver Award Winner
Chenglong Wetland by Yunlin County Government.
Gold Winner. Dhawa Jinan Daming Lake by Muchuan Xu, Shangzhao Yang and Minxi Cai
Gold Award Winner
Dhawa Jinan Daming Lake by Muchuan Xu, Shangzhao Yang and Minxi Cai.
Silver Winner. Deca by Ciot
Silver Award Winner
Deca by Ciot.

Financial Instrument Evaluation Methodology

At the heart of the A' Banking and Finance Instruments Design Award is our commitment to celebrating excellence in financial instrument design through a fair and transparent evaluation process. The cornerstone of our judging system is a diverse and expert jury panel, comprising established academics, leading design professionals, prominent journalists, and influential entrepreneurs. This eclectic mix ensures a rich variety of perspectives in evaluating the merits of each design. Prior to the main assessment, a preliminary jury diligently works with all entrants to standardize the presentation quality of their submissions. This critical step is designed to eliminate any presentation biases, ensuring that every nomination is judged solely on its design quality, creative and functional merits, and not on its presentation. Our blind peer-review process further reinforces this impartiality, where entries are evaluated anonymously, safeguarding against any undue influence from political affiliations or personal biases. Jurors are bound by a strict agreement to uphold fairness and integrity in their judgment, with their votes being meticulously analyzed for any anomalies. Our rigorous process involves the standardization and normalization of jury votes, followed by a sophisticated statistical ranking based on standard deviations. This method allows us to objectively evaluate the consistency of each design's reception among jurors, ensuring that those designs with uniformly high ratings are distinguished. Designs are then ranked according to these evaluations, from the most consistently acclaimed to the least, with adherence to our established award-level thresholds - platinum, gold, silver, bronze, and iron. This methodical approach not only ensures a meritocratic competition but also imbues our participants with confidence that their financial instrument designs are evaluated purely on their intrinsic qualities and merits.

Concealed Category Reminder

A' Banking and Finance Instruments Design Award is a Concealed Category. Concealed categories keep winners' work details confidential, allowing them to disclose their award status and project details at their discretion. Winners still have the opportunity to obtain the A' Design Prize benefits, including trophies, exclusive event participation, and winner certificates they are eligible for based on their participation method (pro or digital for example), but without the public promotion or dissemination of their work by the A' Design Awards.

Financial Instrument Evaluation Criteria

Best financial instrument are selected according to Innovation in Financial Instrument Design, User Interface Efficiency, Ease of Transaction Processing, Security Measures Integration, Adaptability to Market Changes, Compliance with Financial Regulations, Sustainability in Financial Practice, Inclusion of Diverse Financial Products, Enhancement of User Experience, Efficiency in Risk Management, Integration of Advanced Technologies, Design Aesthetics, Clarity in Financial Information Presentation, Reliability of Financial Instrument, Scalability of Financial Solution, Interoperability with Other Systems, Resilience to Economic Fluctuations, Incorporation of User Feedback, Accessibility for Various User Demographics and Long-Term Financial Stability.

Silver Winner. Centrestage 2023 by Rachel Tsang
Silver Award Winner
Centrestage 2023 by Rachel Tsang.
Gold Winner. Florasis Gold Filigree Peacock by Li Yuan and Juanjuan Hu
Gold Award Winner
Florasis Gold Filigree Peacock by Li Yuan and Juanjuan Hu.
Bronze Winner. Socl by Guangpeng Yue
Bronze Award Winner
Socl by Guangpeng Yue.
Platinum Winner. Chun Jiang Hua Yue Ye by Wei Zhang
Platinum Award Winner
Chun Jiang Hua Yue Ye by Wei Zhang.
Gold Winner. Traveling in Virtual Space by Miraen Design Team
Gold Award Winner
Traveling in Virtual Space by Miraen Design Team.
Platinum Winner. Agv by Fan Wu and Hao Meng
Platinum Award Winner
Agv by Fan Wu and Hao Meng.

Financial Instrument Entries

The Financial Instrument Award is open for all type of financial instrument, including but not limited to banking and finance instruments design, credit card designs, checkbook designs, online banking interfaces, mobile banking applications, payment processing systems, financial management tools, cryptocurrency wallets, investment platforms, financial planning software, trading systems, banking kiosks, atm machine designs, security systems for banking, financial data visualization tools, insurance policy interfaces, loan processing systems, wealth management platforms, digital wallets, peer-to-peer lending platforms, blockchain-based financial systems, robo-adviser interfaces, stock market analysis tools, crowdfunding platforms, financial education applications and budgeting tools.

No Further Fees Policy

Winners of the A' Banking and Finance Instruments Design Award are not contractually obliged to pay any "further fees", "hidden fees" or "winner fees" for claiming the A' Design Prize. The A' Design Prize is awarded free of charge to all eligible laureates, ensuring there is no confusion of price and prize. The prestigious A' Design Award program distinguishes itself by ensuring its laureates are exempt from the typical charges often required by other financial instrument award programs; such as Publication Fees, Exhibition Fees, Award Ceremony Tickets, Logo Licensing Fees, Marketing and Advertising Fees, Membership Fees, Certificate Fees, Trophy Fees, and any other "contractually obliged further fees for winners". Eligible laureates receive the comprehensive A' Design Prize free of charge, without any additional costs, solely by achieving victory in the A' Design Award & Competition.

Silver Winner. Hito Galaxy Battleship by Toall Design - Zhen Lian and Heng Li
Silver Award Winner
Hito Galaxy Battleship by Toall Design - Zhen Lian and Heng Li.
Silver Winner. GS-S One by Shanghai Gaussian Automation Tech Dev.
Silver Award Winner
GS-S One by Shanghai Gaussian Automation Tech Dev..
Gold Winner. Lantern Festival by Kaohsiung City Government
Gold Award Winner
Lantern Festival by Kaohsiung City Government.
Silver Winner. Daxidaxi Gala by Chihsiang Li
Silver Award Winner
Daxidaxi Gala by Chihsiang Li.
Silver Winner. Intelligent Awareness System by Shenzhen Yimu Technology Co., Ltd
Silver Award Winner
Intelligent Awareness System by Shenzhen Yimu Technology Co., Ltd.
Silver Winner. A Garden for All by Danne Ojeda
Silver Award Winner
A Garden for All by Danne Ojeda.


The vision of A' Banking and Finance Instruments Design Award is centered on empowering designers and innovators with a platform that not only celebrates creativity but also significantly boosts their commercial success. A' Banking and Finance Instruments Design Award is designed to be a catalyst for increasing financial instrument sales, enhancing brand exposure, and providing a valuable opportunity for differentiation in a competitive marketplace. By winning the A' Banking and Finance Instruments Design Award, you will be eligible to obtain a lifetime license to use the exclusive A' Design Award Winner Logo, a mark of excellence and innovation, a distinguished symbol that sets your products apart in the market. The A' Banking and Finance Instruments Design Award is a strategic tool for trendsetting, attracting consumer and media interest, and forging lasting brand value, showcasing your commitment to good design, innovation and quality. The ultimate aim of the A' Design Awards is to incentivize designers, brands and institutions that help create a better world with superior products and projects that benefit and advance society by recognizing their original contributions and good designs.

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Winning the A' Banking and Finance Instruments Design Award brings prestigious benefits, primarily emphasizing recognition within the finance industry while working towards maintaining the confidentiality of trade secrets and unpatented designs. The top benefits include the A' Design Award Winner Logo, representing a mark of excellence and peer recognition in financial instrument design; the inclusion in exclusive, industry-focused networks and rankings such as the World Design Rankings and Design Classifications, offers valuable exposure in a confidential manner, underlining the award's commitment to maintaining design confidentiality. Additionally, Pro-Edition winners receive a comprehensive winner's kit during the Gala-Night and Award Ceremony in Italy. The physical components of the A' Design Prize, distributed during the award ceremony to eligible laureates include, but are not limited to, the award trophy, a printed and framed certificate of excellence in financial instrument design, as well as the annual yearbook, featuring the year's best designs. While the annual yearbook features the year's best designs, it respects the confidentiality of the concealed category winners and therefore concealed category winner works are not published in the yearbook, displayed online or exhibited physically. The A' Design Prize in concealed categories focuses on honoring innovation and excellence in design, providing winners the recognition they deserve among peers and industry professionals, without compromising on the confidentiality of their valuable trade secrets and pending patents.

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Financial Instrument Award Participants

The Financial Instrument Award is open to Financial Instrument Designers, Banking and Finance Consultants, Economists, Financial Analysts, Financial Technology Companies, Banks, Financial Institutions, Investment Firms, Insurance Companies, Risk Management Specialists, Wealth Management Firms, Financial Advisors, Financial Software Developers, Product-Service Designers, Financial Instrument Brands, Financial Instrument Manufacturers, Financial Instrument Professionals, Financial Instrument Innovation, Consultancy and Research and Development Companies from all countries.

Gold Winner. JW Marriott Hotel by Bo Liu and Hank Xia
Gold Award Winner
JW Marriott Hotel by Bo Liu and Hank Xia.
Silver Winner. Smart Display by Citic Dicastal Co.,Ltd
Silver Award Winner
Smart Display by Citic Dicastal Co.,Ltd.
Silver Winner. Sindin by Zishen Design
Silver Award Winner
Sindin by Zishen Design.
Bronze Winner. Copy Kats by Lisa Winstanley
Bronze Award Winner
Copy Kats by Lisa Winstanley.
Silver Winner. iRest V8 Fuxinhao by ZJ Haozhonghao Health Product Co., Ltd
Silver Award Winner
iRest V8 Fuxinhao by ZJ Haozhonghao Health Product Co., Ltd.
Silver Winner. Hot 20S by Infinix Hot 20S Design Team
Silver Award Winner
Hot 20S by Infinix Hot 20S Design Team.

Value Proposal

Winning the A' Banking and Finance Instruments Design Award symbolizes a significant achievement in banking industry, offering winning brands worldwide acknowledgment, international recognition, prestige and esteem. The A' Banking and Finance Instruments Design Award serves as a testament to financial instrument design excellence, enhancing your brand's global reputation. A' Design Award is an endorsement of design ingenuity and creativity, placing the laureates on a global stage where their financial instrument design is celebrated and appreciated. A' Banking and Finance Instruments Design Award is an excellent way to benchmark and communicate your design quality.

Participation in the A' Banking and Finance Instruments Design Award opens doors to a world of networking opportunities with banking industry leaders and creative minds. This interaction goes beyond mere connections; it fosters potential collaborations and partnerships, expanding professional horizons. The award ceremonies, workshops and related events offer a unique platform for personal interaction, while A' Design Award communities and clubs provide continued engagement. These interactions are invaluable for any financial instrument brand or institution seeking to grow their professional network, explore new collaborations, connect with journalists, engage with media, persuade influencers and gain insights from global design leaders.

The A' Banking and Finance Instruments Design Award acts as a powerful marketing instrument. Award winners are equipped with promotional assets and tools, including a distinctive award logo that signifies symbolizes excellence in financial instrument design. The A' Design Award Winner emblem can be a game-changer in differentiating a brand in the competitive market, attracting new clients, and building trust with the existing customer base. Moreover, the financial instrument award offers an educational aspect through expert feedback and resources, guiding participants towards better design practices. This educational value is crucial for ongoing development and inspiration, encouraging continuous innovation and excellence in design. A' Design Award is a catalyst for growth, renown, recognition, and global engagement in the financial instrument industry, bringing fame, prestige and publicity to its laureates.

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2025 Financial Instrument Design Awards

Schedule and Entry Periods for the 2024 - 2025 Financial Instrument Award are noted below. Participate in the 2025 Financial Instrument Design Awards with diverse entry periods, each tailored to your readiness and preference.

Early Entry Period

April 1st
to June 30th

Standard Entry Period

July 1st
to September 30th

Late Entry Period

October 1st
to February 28th

Detailed Schedule for the 2024 - 2025 Edition

Step Description Period
01 Design Submission
First step of entry is to submit your work. Submission is free. Update your work anytime until voting begins. You will get free design score and suggestions to improve your entry.
April 21, 2024
February 28, 2025
02 Design Nomination
There are three main entry periods: Early, Standard, and Late. There are also First Bird, Late and Last periods. We recommend you nominate your work latest by the Late entry period.
April 21, 2024
to February 28, 2025
03 Design Modifications
Unlimited revisions or changes to your entry are allowed until the end of the Late entry period, or once the jury starts voting on your entry for those who entered during Last or Omega Entry periods.
April 21, 2024
to March 30, 2025
04 Winning Designs
Informal non-official results are first announced to winners. At this stage, winners are prohibited from sharing their results as they are not yet final.
April 15, 2025
to April 21, 2025
05 License and Declarations
Designers are requested to upload licenses permitting us to publish their awarded works in books, and on local and international publications, exhibitions, social media, and design platforms.
April 15, 2025
to April 28, 2025
06 Yearbooks Sent to Print
Yearbook page drafts are created. Issues in text, images, naming, and account types are resolved, and yearbooks are prepared in both digital and hardcover editions before being sent to print.
April 29, 2025
May 5, 2025
07 Official Winner's Announcement
Winners are informed about their final award status, and their results are published online at the A' Design Award winners' list and syndicated to other design news platforms.
April 29, 2025
to May 5, 2025
08 Winner's Kit Shipment Orders
Pro-edition winner kits are distributed during the gala-night and award ceremony. Shipment orders can be made for those not attending the gala.
April 29, 2025
to May 31, 2025
09 Exhibition Items Shipping
Award-winning designers are invited to send their works for design exhibitions in Italy and abroad. The physical exhibition is free for pro-edition entrants.
April 29, 2025
May 31, 2025
10 Gala-Night and Award Ceremony
The gala-night and award ceremony are key events for celebrating winners' achievements. Dates are announced in advance and Pro-edition winners receive free invitations.
As noted in Gala-Night & Ceremony.
11 Cocktail Party, Dinner and Luncheon
Ars Futura Cultura meetings, Pre-Gala Cocktail Party, Post-Gala Dinner, and Happy Lunch bring together winners for networking and celebration.
As noted in Ars Futura Cultura.
12 Design Exhibition in Italy
The A' Design Award Winner's exhibition is first organized in Italy, often coinciding with the gala-night for added guest pleasure.
As noted in Design Exhibitions.
13 Design Exhibitions Abroad Italy
Award-winning designs are exhibited in multiple countries and cities each year, with no additional fees or costs. On average, six more exhibitions are held annually.
As noted in Design Exhibitions.
14 Media Placements
The media campaign starts with the announcement of results, including the preparation of electronic press kits and outreach to journalists.
May 8, 2025
to January 8, 2025
15 Design Rankings
Design rankings are updated annually. For instance, the World Design Rankings are updated at the beginning of each year in January.
July 8, 2025
to January 8, 2026
16 Public Relations Campaign
The Public Relations Campaign for award winners takes the whole year, usually lasting from the moment of award results announcement to the conclusion of the competition period.
April 29, 2025
to April 7, 2026

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Frequently Asked Questions

Winning the A' Banking and Finance Instruments Design Award offers your brand a significant competitive edge. The most notable advantage is the privilege to use the A' Design Award Winner Logo, a symbol of design excellence and design quality. This prestigious logo can be integrated into your brand's marketing and visual identity, greatly enhancing credibility and prestige. It serves as a powerful tool to influence customer decisions, boost brand visibility, and drive sales.

Displaying the A' Banking and Finance Instruments Design Award Logo also reflects your commitment to innovation and superior financial instrument design, setting you apart from competitors. It's an effective way to attract attention from journalists, influencers, and potential clients, leading to increased market presence and recognition.

Internally, this achievement fosters a culture of excellence and innovation within your organization, boosting employee morale and attracting top industry talent. It also strengthens business relationships, creating opportunities for growth and expansion.

Winning the A' Design Award and using the Winner Logo in your communications can significantly enhance your brand's market position, lead to increased demand and potentially increased sales, and provide a lasting impact on consumer preferences and purchasing decisions.

Absolutely! We wholeheartedly welcome financial instrument designs that have already achieved recognition in other competitions. Participating in the A' Banking and Finance Instruments Design Award with a previously awarded product is not just an opportunity; it's a strategic move to further elevate your design's status on an esteemed international platform.

Winning or being recognized in another competition showcases the quality and creativity of your design, and presenting it at the A' Banking and Finance Instruments Design Award can amplify its acclaim, opening doors to new markets, audiences, and opportunities. This is your chance to showcase your design's versatility and appeal to a global audience, which can lead to increased visibility and potential collaborations.

Furthermore, being recognized in multiple prestigious accolades can significantly enhance your design's credibility and the reputation of your brand or studio. It serves as a powerful testament to your commitment to excellence in design and can set a benchmark in the Financial Instrument industry. This dual recognition can be a pivotal point in elevating your profile and paving the way for greater success and influence in the design world.

Participating in the A' Banking and Finance Instruments Design Award offers substantial benefits for brands looking to elevate their financial instrument design market presence and establish design leadership. Winning can significantly boost your brand's visibility and credibility. Recognition in this prestigious financial instrument design competition serves as a testament to your commitment to excellence in design, enhancing your brand image and setting you apart in a competitive industry. It is an opportunity to showcase your innovative design capabilities on a global stage, attract new business opportunities, and engage with a network of top-tier designers and companies. This participation can be a pivotal moment in your brand's journey towards market leadership and influence.

Joining is straightforward. Register on our website, choose the category as financial instrument design 126 , and submit your design. Creating an account and uploading your financial instrument design is completely free. Within 72 hours of your submission, we will provide a free, confidential preliminary score for your design. This preliminary assessment will give you valuable insights into the potential of your design in the competition. Once you receive your preliminary score, you can decide whether to proceed with the nomination process. Please note that while account creation and initial submission are free, moving forward with the nomination is subject to a fee. We guide you through every step, making it easy for designers of all levels to participate and make informed decisions.

Yes, we welcome submissions of conceptual designs, prototypes, and even ideas. The financial instrument competition celebrates creativity and innovation at all stages, whether your product is in its nascent conceptual phase or a fully realized prototype. However, for conceptual submissions, exceptional presentation and high-quality rendering are essential. A compelling presentation not only brings your idea to life but also communicates its potential impact and value effectively. It helps the jury and the audience to visualize your concept in its intended form and understand its functionality, aesthetics, and potential market viability. Good presentation bridges the gap between an idea and its practical realization, making it crucial for your design to stand out and be seriously considered in the competition.

The A' Banking and Finance Instruments Design Award presents brands and companies with a unique platform to showcase their commitment to design and innovation. Participating in our financial instrument competition allows your brand to gain international exposure, establish design credibility, and demonstrate financial instrument industry leadership. It is an opportunity to benchmark your designs against the best in the world, receive critical acclaim, and engage with a global community of design professionals. Winning or being recognized in this award can open doors to new collaborations, enhance brand value, and attract attention from potential clients and design-centric audiences. It's not just a competition; it's a chance to position your brand at the forefront of design excellence.

Yes, you can submit as many designs as you like to the financial instrument category, with each design offering a new opportunity to win. When submitting multiple designs, you can benefit from significant savings in two ways. Firstly, product families or collections can be submitted as a single entry. This approach allows you to use the A' Design Award Winner logo for all products within the family, utilizing just a single nomination fee. Secondly, if you have multiple different financial instrument designs, you can avail of a discount by contacting our support team to request pricing for a multiple nomination package.

However, if your goal is to enhance your rankings, consider submitting financial instrument designs in the same family as distinct entries. When choosing this path, ensure that the presentations for each financial instrument design are significantly different from each other. This strategy not only increases your chances in the competition but also allows each design to be distinctly recognized and appreciated for its unique qualities.

Definitely! We encourage entries from around the globe. The A' Banking and Finance Instruments Design Award is not only a platform to showcase your work internationally but also a celebration of global design talent. Indeed, A' Design Award plays a crucial role in managing the World Design Rankings, with participation from almost every country annually. This makes it one of the most international design accolades, showcasing a diverse range of perspectives and design philosophies from different cultures and regions.

Moreover, we are committed to ensuring that our competition is accessible to a global audience. We publish the A' Banking and Finance Instruments Design Award results in over 100 languages, making it easier for designers from all corners of the world to participate and understand the competition's outcomes. This inclusivity underscores our dedication to celebrating and promoting design excellence on an international stage. So, no matter where you are from, the A' Design Award offers you a unique opportunity to gain worldwide recognition and be part of an esteemed community of global designers.

No worries! Winners who cannot attend the A' Banking and Finance Instruments Design Award ceremony are still fully eligible to receive their awards and benefits, ensuring global recognition regardless of physical presence. For those who are unable to travel to Italy for the ceremony, we offer a convenient solution. Winners can simply request the delivery of their trophy, certificate, and yearbooks directly to their addresses by ordering the Winner Kit shipments.

This service ensures that all financial instrument winners, regardless of their location or ability to attend the ceremony, can receive their well-deserved accolades. It's our way of making sure that every winner gets to celebrate their success and enjoy the prestige of the A' Design Award, even if they can't be there in person. The trophy, certificate, and yearbook serve as tangible symbols of your achievement and creativity, adding value and recognition to your professional portfolio.

Yes, you can submit the same financial instrument to multiple categories if it fits the criteria for more than one. This approach can increase the visibility and recognition of your financial instrument across different fields. However, each category submission requires a separate nomination process and fee. It is crucial to note that you cannot use the same exact presentation for each submission. Different key visuals and showcase images must be used for several important reasons.

Firstly, to ensure you are making an optimized entry. Different categories often require presentations tailored to highlight specific aspects of your design. A targeted presentation can more effectively showcase the strengths of your financial instrument in the context of each category. Secondly, varied visuals can optimize for increased media pickup. Submitting the same design with different visuals offers a broader opportunity for journalists to feature your work, as it provides them with a range of angles and stories to cover.

Lastly, distinct presentations can be advantageous for the jury’s assessment process. Unique and category-specific presentations allow jurors to better appreciate the versatility and adaptability of your financial instrument. Therefore, when making multiple entries of the same design, highly distinct and thoughtfully crafted presentations are recommended. This strategy not only enhances your chances for recognition in the competition but also maximizes your design's potential for media exposure and jury appreciation.

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At the A' Design Award and Competition, we are honored to collaborate with the world's foremost media, publications, press, and channels, bringing you the latest in art, architecture, design, technology, and innovation. Our Media Partners and Press Network spotlight award-winning designs from all facets of the design business, offering a window into the vibrant world of design trends and ongoing conversations. We invite you to discover, follow, and be inspired by these insights, and also encourage you to explore the A' Design Award's results announcements, where creativity and ingenuity find global recognition and set the stage for future design trends.

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