The corporate website of First Gulf Bank, received the "Best Creativity Award" by the Banking Web Awards Committee. The bank’s online portal was awarded under the "Commercial & Corporate Banks" category during the 3rd Banking Web Awards Grand Finale Ceremony which took place on February 18, 2012 at the Phoenicia Intercontinental Beirut, Lebanon. The website has been designed and developed by Indigo Consulting.
The First Gulf Bank website has had a range of services added to the bank’s online portal. The purpose of revamp was to not only sport a new look & feel, but to create an enhanced user experience through simplified user navigation. This included a drilled down process of information design - making the products & service more understandable & approachable; thus aligned with FGB's strategy to better meet the needs of its clients.
Dean Gonsalves, Associate Creative Director, Indigo Consulting says, "The FGB win at the Banking Web Awards is a remarkable achievement as it reinforces our proficiency in designing great digital communication that is at par with international standards. Our work has again proved that it has universal appeal, across continents & cultures."
The Banking Web Awards is held by the Pan Arab Web Awards Academy in partnership with Microsoft and the Business Software Alliance (BSA) and aims to recognize outstanding e-services and websites by banks in the Arab region. It also works on encouraging innovation among the banking community with regards to facilitating and expanding banking services through new mediums.