The pandemic has hit events hard. The past year saw numerous awards ceremonies make the move from in-person to virtual, exchanging the charm of a gala to sofa viewing. Whilst the allure of hiding behind a screen piqued our interest, we soon realised that digital events do not have the appeal of a full-scale evening event, with live entertainment, networking opportunities and great hospitality. We’re pleased, then, to see the beginning of the return of in-person events with the FStech Awards 2021.

FStech is a leading provider of technology and business news, aimed at a variety of financial institutions, that facilitates discussions from digitisation and Open Banking to data compliance and regulation. Their 2021 awards event will be held in London on 8th September and will be the 21st annual ceremony of its kind, celebrating excellence and innovation within the UK and EMEA financial services sector.

Last year's winners include Revolut for Anti-Fraud Solution of the Year, Temenos for Technology Provider of the Year, and AXA for Cloud Computing Innovation of the Year.

The awards will be decided by a judging panel featuring a range of industry experts, who specialise in fields such as digital payments and financial advice.

LendingMetrics is proud to have been shortlisted for two awards: 'Risk Management Software of the Year' and 'Best Use of IT in Consumer Finance'. The company's flagship product, Auto Decision Platform (ADP) is an industry-leading risk management platform that delivers comprehensive, automated decisions through direct interaction with customers, and allows lenders to decision in a compliant manner. LendingMetrics has previously received multiple awards including ‘Best Credit Risk Solution’ at the Credit & Collections Technology Awards four years in a row, and ‘Best Technology Partner’ at the Car Finance Awards in 2020.

With the country beginning to get back to normal, we’re looking forward to the return of physical events and hope the FStech Awards will be the start of many.

View the full awards shortlist here.