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Nominations are now open and close on 16th April. Throughout this period, the short nomination form can be accessed via the red button on all Adam Smith Awards pages of our website. Our judges will be looking for the highest levels of innovation and best practice, no matter what the budget, industry sector and location. There should be strong evidence of true effectiveness and how you as a company benefited tangibly from the project. Third-party testimonials, figures and evidence can be included wherever you feel necessary.

You may submit a nomination in as many categories as you wish but please complete a separate nomination for each submission. However, if you believe your submission may qualify in more than one category please identify the relevant categories. The short nomination form should take no more than 15 minutes of your time.

All winners will receive an invitation to the coveted Adam Smith Awards Gala Presentation Lunch on Thursday 21st June at the prestigious Plaisterers’ Hall in the City of London.

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Please don’t be dissuaded from submitting a nomination in the event that you feel your company may not qualify for whatever reason.

You do not need to be a major multinational to qualify. Focus on the problem that the solution you have implemented, or are in the process of implementing, addresses. Quantify the benefits, both qualitative as well as quantitative.

If you feel your submission qualifies for more than one category please tick the relevant categories on the submission form.

Please submit any relevant supporting documentation if you think it will add to your submission.


The basic criterion for the Adam Smith Awards is that they demonstrate best practice and/or innovation as evidenced by any of the following:

  • Outstanding cost savings.

  • Above average ROI.

  • Optimal account/treasury structure.

  • Quantitative improvements in efficiency.

  • Cutting edge technology.

  • Tailor-made solution.

  • Exceptional implementation (budget/time).

  • Quality accreditation.

Deals may be in any currency/country/region and only deals being implemented between 1st January 2017 and 16th April 2018 will qualify.

Our Adam Smith Awards Yearbook includes case studies on all award winners. The case studies are based on the winning nominations and the text is submitted for winners’ approval prior to publication. By submitting a nomination in the Adam Smith Awards you accept that a case study outlining the details of your winning solution will appear in the Adam Smith Awards Yearbook.