We received more than 1,000 submissions for the awards this year. We conducted more than 500 meetings related directly to the awards process. And, in the end, we recognize the best banks in the industry across 20 global categories, 70 regional awards, and awards in more than 100 countries around the world.
Through that exhaustive process, we learned a lot about the state of the global banking industry today. You can read more about that from the individual editors in our new-look comment section.