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Insurance Technology Leader of the Year

The Award presented to The Digital Don of the Year

Awarded to an insurance employee who could be a technology specialist such as a CIO, chief digital officer or telematics director. Or a keen insurtech proponent working in the wider market. The winner will be an individual who has consistently demonstrated excellence in leadership, innovation and quality in the use, and promotion, of insurtech and the digital agenda.

Open to all

Questions: 

  • Outline up to five reasons why this individual has made a difference to their organisation/wider insurtech sector (up to 500 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)

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Unsung Insurance Technology / Analytics Employee of the Year

The Award presented to The Humble Hero of the Year

We are repeatedly told that the insurance industry's heartbeat is its people. But for every senior practitioner who is in the spotlight, there are hundreds of workers who go unnoticed externally, but are appreciated within their own organisations for their efforts in delivering projects, improving processes and keeping customers happy. These people may not be line managers or have direct reports, but their efforts and achievements this year will have made a crucial mark on the organisation they work for. This award will seek to give these unsung superstars their moment in the limelight, and will be awarded to someone who has demonstrated outstanding commitment and achievement in their work, and through their quality and professionalism stands out in their organisation as a high performer in the application and management of insurtech, digital initiatives and/ or data analytics.

Open to all

Questions:

  • 100 words why this person should win
  • The individual's contribution to team/organisation (up to 250 words)
  • Why they have made a difference (up to 250 words)
  • The results/outcomes of their contribution (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)

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Young Insurance/ Analytics Employee of the Year

The Award presented to The Rookie of the Year

Awarded to any insurtech, digital or analytics employee engaged in insurance related work under the age of 30 as of Friday 23rd November 2018- and with less than five years insurance specific experience - who has demonstrated outstanding commitment and achievement in their work, and through their quality and professionalism stands out in their organisation as a high performer in the application and management of insurtech and/or data analytics and/or promoting the digital agenda.

Open to all

  • 100 words why this person should win
  • The individual's contribution to team/organisation (up to 250 words)
  • Why they have made a difference (up to 250 words)
  • The results/outcomes of their contribution (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)

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Customer Experience Award - Intermediary

The Easy-Pleasey Award

Awarded to an insurance organisation that can demonstrates how the adoption of a new development or innovation has helped it better connect with its business partners such as brokers and agents to meet their objectives and achieve greater competitiveness during the past 12 - 24 months. The winning entry could focus on improving the speed to market for products, greater pricing flexibility and general ease of doing business with. The size of organisation is immaterial.

Open to re/insurers, brand/bancassurance companies, intermediaries, insurtechs or managing general agents

  • 100 words why you should win
  • The issue you addressed (up to 250 words)
  • The response (up to 250 words)
  • The results/impact of that response (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)

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Customer Experience Award - Consumer

The Happy Shopper Award

Awarded to an insurance organisation that can demonstrate how the adoption of a new development or innovation has helped it better connect with its customers - whether individuals or business clients - in the past 12 - 24 months. The winning entry could focus on the front end [underwriting and policy inception], mid-term [communication] or how the organisation deals with a claim. Alternatively, the winning business might use platforms such as social media to garner trust and brand loyalty from customers. The size of organisation is immaterial.

Open to re/insurers, brand/bancassurance companies, intermediaries, insurtechs or managing general agents

Questions:

  • 100 words why you should win
  • The issue you addressed (up to 250 words)
  • The response (up to 250 words)
  • The results/impact of that response (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)

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Digital Insurance Company of the Year

The Award presented to The Digital Champion

Covering firms that specialise in B2B business, B2C business or both, this award will reward an organisation that has embraced the digital and insurtech agenda over the last 12-24 months to fully engage customers through an omni-channel approach, to enhance their insurance journey.

Evidence of success in generating business as part of a holistic response to the digital shift will be among the key considerations, as will the adoption of an agile digital culture among its workforce.

The judges will also be looking for evidence of enhanced customer service and contributory factors such as an integrated adoption of tools such as data analytics and/or new technologies such as IoT or AI and/or new distribution platforms such as UBI.

Open to re/insurers, brand/bancassurance companies, intermediaries, insurtechs or managing general agents

Questions:

  • 100 words why you should win
  • Your digital goal/s (up to 250 words)
  • How these goal/s were met (up to 250 words)
  • The results/outcomes (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)

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Insurance Technology Department or Project Team of the Year

The award presented to The Transformer of the Year

Awarded to a department or project team that can demonstrate how it has implemented innovations that have helped transform a wider organisation over the last 12/24 months whilst also meeting its overall insurtech/digital objectives. This could include greater mobile competitiveness; telematics progress or improved customer service. The size of organisation is immaterial.

Open to re/insurers, brand/bancassurance companies, intermediaries, insurtechs or managing general agents

Questions:

  • 100 words why you should win
  • Your strategic goals (up to 250 words)
  • How these goals were met (up to 250 words)
  • The results/outcomes (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)

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Outsourced Partner of the Year

Presented to The Best Buddy of the Year

Awarded to recognise excellence in the provision of IT systems and services, the winner will be a supplier of hardware, software, analytics, data storage and/or digital services to the European insurance sector that has achieved significant business success in the past 12 - 24 months, and can demonstrate high levels of customer satisfaction and business benefits from the users of its offerings. The size of organisation is immaterial.

Open to all

Questions:

  • 100 words why you should win
  • Your partner's strategic goal/s (up to 250 words)
  • How this/these goal/s were met (up to 250 words)
  • The results/outcomes (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)

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Best Insurtech Start-Up – Distribution – New for 2018

The award presented to The New Kid on the Block

Open to any insurtech business less than three years old at 23rd November 2018 that can demonstrate success in making a noteworthy contribution to the UK general insurance market by spotting a consumer gap in the market and filling a customer need with new product/s, solution/s and/or partnership/s.

The business may not be significantly profitable or fulfilled its objectives to date, but will need to demonstrate a digital plan that evidences great future potential for investors and customers.

Open to all relevant insurtech start-ups less than five years old at 23rd November 2018

  • 100 words why you should win
  • The strategic objective/s of the start-up (up to 250 words)
  • The success/es to date in meeting the objective/s (up to 250 words)
  • The results/outcomes (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)

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Best Insurtech Start-Up – Supplier – New for 2018

The award presented to In-Sync Newbie

Open to any insurtech business less than five years old at 23rd November 2018 that can demonstrate success in making a noteworthy contribution to the UK general insurance market through the supply of services that can help a partner perform better.

These could include data analytics, operational efficiencies and claims and fraud solutions.

The business may not be significantly profitable or fulfilled its objectives to date, but will need to demonstrate a digital plan that evidences great future potential for investors and customers.

Open to all relevant insurtech start-ups less than five years old at 23rd November 2018]

Questions:

  • 100 words why you should win
  • The strategic objective/s of the start-up (up to 250 words)
  • The success/es to date in meeting the objective/s (up to 250 words)
  • The results/outcomes (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)

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Best Insurtech Supporter – New for 2018

The award presented to the Digital Enabler

Open to any business that has supported the development of an insurtech business or businesses

This could be an incubator, accelerator or financial backer/facilitator such as private equity/ angel consortium or crowd funding platform.

Entries can come from the relevant parties to whom this category is intended or an organisation that has received support from said party to help it grow. We will also accept entries that combine both.

Questions:

  • 100 words why you should win
  • The strategic objective of the supporter (up to 250 words)
  • Example/s of how they has manifested itself (up to 250 words)
  • The results/outcomes of this support (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)

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Best IoT/Telematics-based Project of the Year

The award presented to The Connected Captain of the Year

Awarded to an IoT/telematics-based product, innovation or service that has delivered measurable benefits to the organisation/s that is/are using it over the last 12/24 months. The winner should be able to provide evidence of success in generating profitable new business and/or enhancing customer experience utilising the technology. The size/cost of the project is immaterial as long as entrants can demonstrate a ROI.

Open to insurers, brand/bancassurance companies, intermediaries, insurtechs or managing general agents either individually/or in partnership

Questions:

  • The summary (100 words why you should win)
  • The issue you addressed (up to 250 words)
  • The solution for the issue (up to 250 words)
  • The results/impact of the project (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)

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Data Analytics Project of the Year - Sponsored by SAS

The Bedrock Award

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Awarded to an analytics-based project that has delivered measurable benefits to the organisation/s that is/are using it. The winner should be able to provide evidence of success in generating profitable new business, reducing churn and/or enhancing a digital customer service utilising the likes of - but not limited to - predictive analytics and/or decisioning. The size/cost of the project is immaterial as long as entrants can demonstrate a ROI.

Open to insurers, brand/bancassurance companies, intermediaries, insurtechs or managing general agents either individually/or in partnership

Questions:

  • The summary (100 words why you should win)
  • The issue you addressed (up to 250 words)
  • The solution for the issue (up to 250 words)
  • The results/impact of the project (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)

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Best Business Project Dependent on Mobile Technology

The award presented to The Wireless Wizard of the Year

Awarded for the most outstanding IT project completed during the past 12 - 24 months within an insurer, brand/bancassurance company, intermediary or managing general agenct utilising mobile technology. This could include a mobile app that run on a mobile phone or other device with built-in 4G capability; or the use of a mobile device to fulfill a process to the betterment of the internal organisation or customer experience.

Open to insurers, brand/bancassurance companies, intermediaries, insurtechs or managing general agents either individually/or in partnership

Questions:

  • The summary (100 words why you should win)
  • The issue you addressed (up to 250 words)
  • The solution for the issue (up to 250 words)
  • The results/impact of the project (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)

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Best Business Project Dependent on AI/Robotics – New for 2018

The Intelligent Insurance Award

Awarded for the most outstanding automation project completed during the past 12 - 24 months within an insurer, brand/bancassurance company, intermediary or managing general agent utilising RPA/AI technology to improve efficiencies, reduce duplication and engage customers.

Open to insurers, brand/bancassurance companies, intermediaries, insurtechs or managing general agents either individually/or in partnership.

Questions:

  • The summary (100 words why you should win)
  • The issue you addressed (up to 250 words)
  • The solution for the issue (up to 250 words)
  • The results/impact of the project (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)

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