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Award Categories

Top Awards

  • Global Islamic Finance Leadership Award

Prestigious Awards

  • Islamic Finance Personality of the Year Award
  • Islamic Banker of the Year Award
  • Best Islamic Bank
  • GIFA CEO of the Year
  • GIFA Special Award
  • GIFA Lifetime Achievement Award

GIFA Championship Awards

  • GIFA Championship Awards (Advocacy)
  • GIFA Championship Awards (Public Sector Support)
  • GIFA Championship Awards (Regulatory)
  • GIFA Championship Award (Islamic Banking)
  • GIFA Championship Award (Islamic Asset Management)
  • GIFA Championship Award (Sukuk)
  • GIFA Championship Award (Human Capital Development)
  • GIFA Championship Award (Advisory & Advocacy of Islamic Finance)
  • GIFA Championship Award (Multilateral Institution)
  • GIFA Championship Award (Service Excellence)
  • GIFA Championship Award (Development Finance)
  • GIFA Championship Award (Digital Banking)
  • GIFA Championship Award (Halal Certification)
  • GIFA Championship Award (Halal Research)
  • GIFA Championship Award (Islamic Wealth Management)
  • GIFA Championship Award (Islamic Financial Ratings)

GIFA Market Leadership Awards

  • GIFA Market Leadership Award (Facilitation & Support)
  • GIFA Market Leadership Award (Developing IB in USA)
  • GIFA Market Leadership Award (Pawnbroking Services)
  • GIFA Market Leadership Award (Microfinance)
  • GIFA Market Leadership Award (Research & Development)
  • GIFA Market Leadership Award (IT)
  • GIFA Market Leadership Award (Islamic Asset Management)
  • GIFA Market Leadership Award (Islamic Fund Management)
  • GIFA Market Leadership Award (Sharia Advisory)
  • GIFA Market Leadership Award (Islamic Financial Intelligence & Ratings)
  • GIFA Market Leadership Award (Education in Islamic Banking & Finance)
  • GIFA Market Leadership Award (Advocacy of Waqf Management)
  • GIFA Market Leadership Award (Sukuk Issuance)
  • GIFA Market Leadership Award (Capital Markets)
  • GIFA Market Leadership Award (Islamic Banking)
  • GIFA Market Leadership Award (Islamic Financial Technology)
  • GIFA Transformation Leader Award

General Categories

  • Global Islamic Finance Leadership Award (Institution)
  • Takaful Professional of the Year Award
  • Takaful CEO of the Year Award
  • Islamic Finance Advocacy Award
  • Islamic Finance Advocacy Award (Institutional)
  • Islamic Finance Advocacy Award (Individual)
  • GIFA Special Award (Leadership Role)
  • GIFA Life Time Achievement Award
  • GIFA Special Award (Advocacy Role)
  • GIFA Special Award (Sharia Advisory Role)
  • Central Banker of the Year
  • Best Takaful Company
  • Best Re-Takaful Provider
  • Best Takaful Solution Provider
  • Best Islamic Fund
  • Best Islamic Fund Strategy
  • Best Islamic Fund Manager
  • Best Islamic Wealth Manager
  • Most Innovative Islamic Bank
  • Best Islamic Banking Window
  • Best Islamic Structured Products Platform
  • Best Islamic Finance Technology Provider
  • Best Islamic Finance Solutions Provider
  • Best Islamic Finance Technology Product
  • Best Islamic Finance Law Firm
  • Best Islamic Finance Consultancy
  • Best Sharia Advisory Firm
  • Best Islamic Finance Case
  • Sharia Auditor of the year
  • Best Supporting Institution of the Year
  • Best Upcoming Islamic Finance Institution
  • Upcoming Personality in Global Islamic Finance (Leadership)
  • Upcoming Personality in Islamic Finance (Pioneering)
  • Upcoming Personality in Islamic Finance (Product Development & Solutions)
  • Upcoming Personality in Islamic Finance (Sharia & Legal Structuring Role)
  • Upcoming Personality in Islamic Finance (Academic)
  • Upcoming Personality in Islamic Finance (HR & Talent Development)
  • Best Sukuk Deal of the Year
  • Best Sukuk House of the Year
  • Islamic Social Responsibility Award
  • Best Islamic Bank for Treasury Management
  • Best Research and Development in Islamic Finance
  • Most Innovative Product
  • Most Innovative Product (SME)
  • Best Islamic Rating Agency
  • Global Islamic Export Credit and Insurance Award
  • Best Islamic Bank for Trade Finance
  • Best Islamic Microfinance Institution
  • Best Islamic Savings Product
  • Best Islamic Investment Bank
  • Shari'a Lawyer of the Year Award
  • Outstanding Islamic Finance Qualification
  • Best Islamic Project Finance House
  • Best Shari’a Compliant Commodity Brokers
  • Best Islamic Finance Qualification
  • Best Islamic Wealth Management Qualification
  • Best Islamic Finance Education Provider
  • Islamic Human Resource Development Award
  • Best Islamic Finance Training Provider
  • Islamic Finance Book of the Year
  • Pioneer of Islamic Banking
  • The Most Improved Islamic Bank
  • Upcoming Shari’a Scholar
  • Shari’a Authenticity Award
  • Upcoming Islamic Bank
  • Best Islamic Publishing House
  • Best Islamic Exchange
  • Best Zakat Distribution Programme
  • Pioneers in Islamic Financial Criminology Award
  • Human Capital Development Initiative Award
  • Best Islamic Crowdfunding Platoform
  • Best Project & Infrastructure Finance Deal
  • Best Private Equity Deal
  • Best Lead Manager in Sukuk
  • Best Social Impact Deal
  • Best Syndicated Finance Deal
  • Best Real Estate Deal
  • Best Structured Finance Deal
  • Best Mobile Banking App
  • Best Customer Loyalty Programme
  • Social Media Campaign Award
  • Best Islamic Media Award
  • Best Islamic Financial Reporting Award
  • Best Islamic Bank for SME Banking
  • GIFA Advocacy Award (Islamic Financial Technology)
  • Best Islamic Asset Management Company
  • Best ESG Investor
  • Global Islamic Export Credit and Political Risk Insurance Award
  • Best Islamic Trade Finance Institution
  • Best Islamic Fintech Product/Initiative
  • Best Emerging Shari'a Advisory Firm
  • Best Emerging Islamic Capital Market Award
  • Best Islamic Finance Qualification
  • Best Islamic Wholesale Banking Solutions Award
  • Islamic Finance Advocacy Award (Capital Markets)
  • Best Central Banker of the Year
  • Upcoming Personality in Islamic Finance (Policy Development)
  • Best SRI Sukuk of the Year
  • Excellence in Sustainable Islamic Financial Criminology Research Institution
  • Best Islamic Trust Formation Services
  • Pioneer in Islamic Social Finance
  • Best Emerging Islamic Banking Window
  • GIFA Advocacy Award (Islamic Financial Ordination)
  • Advocacy of Sustainable Development Goals
  • GIFA Best Micropayments and Digital Technology Award
  • GIFA Advocacy Award (Islamic Asset Management)
  • Upcoming Sharia Scholar of the Year
  • Best Islamic REIT Manager
  • Best Upcoming Islamic Bank
  • Best Islamic Wealth Solutions Provider
  • Best Islamic Trade Finance Bank
  • Most Innovative Property Finance Company
  • GIFA Halal Excellence Award
  • GIFA Best Halal Brand Award
  • GIFA Halal Innovation Award
  • GIFA Smart Banking Award
  • Best Islamic Cooperative Bank
  • Best Global Islamic Investment Platform
  • Most Innovative Islamic Banking Window
  • Best Islamic Fintech Initiative
  • Best Islamic Social Impact Platform
  • Emerging Islamic Finance Consultancy Firm
  • Best Islamic Leasing Fund
  • Best Prize-linked Saving Account
  • GIFA Capacity Building Award
  • GIFA Sustainability Award
  • Pioneer in Islamic Banking in South Africa
  • Best Islamic Banking for the Youth Award
  • Pioneer in Islamic Banking Award
  • GIFA Investors in Society Award
  • GIFA Human Capital Development Award
  • Best Islamic Capital Market Award
  • Green Rating Agency of the Year
  • Most Innovative Islamic Fund Manager
  • Best Islamic Multilateral Institution of the Year
  • Upcoming Personality in Islamic Finance (Risk Management)
  • Best Takaful Rating Agency of the Year
  • Pioneer in Takaful Award
  • Best Non-Bank Islamic Financial Institution of the Year
  • Best Family Takaful Award of the Year
  • Best Global Sukuk Programme of the Year
  • Best Islamic REIT Award
  • GIFA Special Award (Takaful)
  • GIFA Most Outstanding Leader in Islamic Finance
  • Best Islamic Fixed Income Fund Manager
  • Best Upcoming Islamic Bank
  • Most Promising Islamic Bank
  • Best Islamic Finance PR Management Company
  • Eminence in Islamic Financial Criminology Research Award
  • Best Islamic Credit Guarantee Products
  • Best Islamic Bank for Wealth Management Solutions
  • GIFA Special Award (Promotion of Islamic Economics and Finance in Academia) 2019
  • Best Central Bank for Islamic Financial Regulation
  • Best Islamic Custody Services Award
  • Best Islamic Finance Infrastructure Development Institution
  • Best Emerging Centre of Excellence for Islamic Financial Education
  • Pioneer in Islamic Robo Advisory
  • Best Community Engagement Platform in Islamic Finance
  • GIFA Excellence Award for Islamic Research & Development
  • Best CPD Programme for Islamic Finance
  • Most Innovative Islamic Fintech Platform
  • Best Emerging Waqf Fintech Platform
  • GIFA Special Award for Contribution to Economic Development
  • GIFA Emerging Leader in Islamic Finance
  • Best Islamic Balanced Fund
  • GIFA Prudence Award (Islamic Asset Management)
  • GIFA Critics' Choice Award (Islamic Asset Management)
  • Best Islamic Socially Responsible Investors
  • GIFA High Performance Award (Islamic Funds)
  • Emerging Islamic Asset Manager
  • Best Emerging Brand in Takaful