Preferred Partner Innovation Awards

Since their inception, the NAFCU Services annual Innovation Awards have honored partners that consistently demonstrate their commitment to bringing new, unique, and valued products to the credit union market.  These leaders are helping to improve our industry by leveraging the power of their resources to solve challenges specific to credit unions.

The Innovation Awards platform provides credit unions with a set of vetted and tested solutions that can improve bottom line, enhance member engagement, and establish a competitive advantage.  

An Innovation Award is the highest distinction offered through the NAFCU Services Preferred Partner program. 

Judging Criteria

Every year the winning entries are examined and chosen by a committee of judges based on set benchmarks of excellence. The committee is comprised of prominent members of the credit union media as well as respected industry executives. Innovation Awards are exclusive to the NAFCU Services Preferred Partners. 

Meet the 2018 Innovation Award Judges

Judges evaluate qualifying entries based on two primary factors: 

  • Degree of innovation
  • Impact on credit union success

Past entries have included groundbreaking advancements in:

  • Technology
  • Products
  • Services
  • Related digital media campaigns
  • Software updates and new versions of product lines
  • Any combination of these categories
  • Entry and Guidelines