How to enter

How to enter

Risk Technology Awards 2018 - Guidelines has two sets of awards that recognise the work of technology vendors in the derivatives, regulation and risk management markets. This year, the Risk Technology Awards (RTAs) - focusing on enterprise risk, operational risk and credit risk - will be presented on June 12, 2018 in London at The Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square. 


The awards will be decided by a panel of judges, selected by the editors of The panel includes technology users, risk management practitioners and members of the editorial team.

The names of the judging panel will be published when the awards are announced.

Judges will only offer an opinion on categories where they have direct experience.

In each category, a winner and up to two runners-up will be selected.

How to enter:

Entries should briefly seek to answer three questions. Each has a word limit:

  • How do you meet the industry's needs in this category? (600 words)
  • What differentiates you from other vendors? (600 words)
  • How has your product/service changed over the past 12 months? (800 words)

Any entry that does not directly answer these three questions will be excluded.

Testimonials from named clients are helpful, but not compulsory.

Candidates are free to submit additional material in support of their entries - presentations, product brochures, technical specifications, white papers etc.

Entries can be submitted here.

Who can enter:

Each category relates to a broad industry need. Any firm with a product or service that attempts to meet that need is eligible to enter.

We deliberately do not provide tight eligibility criteria, or seek to use existing vendor market segments.

Interested parties with queries about eligibility should contact [email protected].

In some cases, judges may decide that a particular nominee is better suited for a category other than the one that was originally entered. Judges may move entries from one category to another at their discretion. 

The results:

The results will be published on following the awards night, and will also appear in the next issue of Risk magazine, accompanied by analysis and interviews with selected winners.