MADISON, Wis. (4/7/15)--Submissions for the CUNA Technology Council's Excellence in Technology Awards are now being accepted, CUNA announced this week.
The awards, honoring credit unions for outstanding work in implementing new and innovative technologies, will be presented at the tech council's annual conference in Orlando, Fla., Sept. 27-30.
"The Excellence in Technology Awards reward credit unions for their advancements and achievements in technology," said Alex Barker, chair of the CUNA Technology Council communications committee and senior vice president/chief information officer, Mountain America CU, West Jordan, Utah. "However, the awards aren't just about rewarding innovation. They're about exposing credit unions nationwide to top-notch approaches that put their members first."
Award categories this year include:
Sales management/marketing automation;
Winners from each category are required to attend the council's annual conference in September to receive the award. Awardees receive one complimentary registration to the conference.
Applications are due July 31.
"The award--and the participants--shows that creativity and innovation in the credit union movement are alive and thriving," said John Madsen, vice president of technology, Consumers CU, Round Lake Beach, Ill.