Bank's awards

Sparkasse Bank Makedonija is among the first banks in the Republic of Macedonia that has introduced new and innovative offers of financial products and services such as the Mastercard contactless, innovative ATMs with a currency exchange and deposit functions as well as the technically advanced mobile banking application S-Banking with the unique option "Snap and pay", first and unique in the market.

Sparkasse Bank Makedonija in its wide range of products and services has created new and modern offers according to the needs of the clients, their age, habits and lifestyle. For this purpose, special packages for elderly customers have been created in the offer, providing "Pension on 1st each month" service as well as packages for the youth, students and employees up to 26 years old, who select a bank for the first time to manage their finances. STUBRAND awards for 2016 and 2017 confirm the Banks’ innovation and customer oriented approach.

Following the basic mission of our owner Steiermärkische Sparkasse from Graz, Republic of Austria, which has had almost 200 years of banking tradition and at the same time contribution and care for the community where it operates, Sparkasse Bank Makedonija is the first bank to implement corporate social responsibility within its business strategy . With great dedication, the Bank has realized numerous projects within the SPARKASSE Life platform. Numerous awards and recognitions are a confirmation of the multi-year strategy and active efforts to create value added for the society in which we operate.

Sparkasse Bank is among the first banks to actively communicate with the public through social networks, with profiles on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube. Active communication in the media space is filled with innovative and creative campaigns for promotion of banking services, where the Bank stands out from other advertisers and has a high Brand and Advertising Awareness in accordance with the researches conducted by local agencies.

Sparkasse Bank Superbrand for 2022

The best and most influential brands in Macedonia have been honored with the global Superbrands award this year, and Sparkase Bank has been awarded the prestigious award - Superbrand in the category of financial institutions for 2022.

Superbrands is an international organization that aims to recognize great brands in different markets and promote branding culture. In the organization of Superbrands Macedonia, the strongest brands in our country are selected every year, and only the most successful from each area are allowed to participate in the selection.This year, for the first time, Sparkasse Bank has been declared a Superbrand in the category of financial institutions in the country, fulfilling the four basic criteria necessary to receive this award: quality, reliability, recognition and the emotional attachment of users to the brand. The selection of the best and strongest brands is organized by and overseen by the international organization Superbrands, a global authority in the field of branding.The selection is conducted in more than 90 countries around the world and over 22,000 different brands have participated in it so far. An expert jury with a large number of carefully selected experts with their own evaluations, as well as consumers, participates in the selection process. The selection for the Superbrand of Macedonia for 2022 is another confirmation of the consolidation of Sparkase Bank's brand as a recognizable brand that creates trust among consumers, as well as the aspiration to be the first choice of bank for customers. The main goal of the Bank remains the offer of quality service and innovative products with the aim of improving the user experience and satisfaction of our customers, who are the focus of operations.

Sparkasse Bank with the best campaign "Happy VISA Weekends"

Sparkasse Banka received the recognition 🏆Best in class Activation for the "Happy VISA Weekends" campaign by our long-term partner Visa! It is a great honor for us that Visa, the world's leading company and global authority in digital payments, has recognized Sparkasse Bank's initiative to offer innovative card products and create additional value for its customers when making cashless payments.The "Happy VISA Weekends" marketing campaign conducted by the Bank during 2021 was rated as the best in class VISA Activation! "Happy VISA Weekends" was a prize game intended for all users of payment cards for natural persons from the VISA brand, and the condition for participation was that the users had to make at least one single transaction at the points of sale and e-commerce transactions in the country and abroad, in the amount of minimum 500 denars.The luckiest participants were awarded 70 travel vouchers to R.S. Macedonia and the main prize - a KIA SPORTAGE car. We are proud of all the successful projects and collaborations over the years with VISA - one of the largest payment networks in the world and a partner with whom we have a long-term cooperation. We are extremely grateful to Visa for the recognition received, but also to our customers for their trust and loyalty, and the fact that they chose exactly Sparkasse Banka as a financial partner. We remain committed to offering innovative products, quality services, but also providing additional value to our customers and supporting the community in which we operate!

Sparkasse Bank Macedonia winner of two awards "Fastest Growing Corporate Bank in North Macedonia 2019" and "Fastest Growing Retail Bank in North Macedonia 2019"

Based on the conducted ranking of the banks in the Republic of North Macedonia, Sparkase Bank Makedonija AD Skopje was awarded the awards "Fastest Growing Corporate Bank Macedonia 2019/Fastest Growing Bank in the segment of legal entities in North Macedonia 2019" and "Fastest Growing Retail Bank Macedonia 2019". / Fastest growing Bank in the segment of individuals in North Macedonia 2019" by The Global Banking and Finance Review Awards.

The Global Banking and Finance Review Awards are presented to recognize institutions and companies of all sizes that excel in specific areas of expertise and quality within the global financial community. The awards are well-known and highly respected throughout the global banking and financial community. They reflect the innovation, achievements, strategy, progressive and inspiring changes taking place within the financial sector.

Best Small Bank in Republic of North Macedonia 2019 for the past 20 years

Based on the ranking of banks in South-Eastern Europe conducted by Finance Central Europe, Šparkase Banka Makedonija AD Skopje is the winner of the award "Best Small Bank in the Republic of North Macedonia in the past 20 years". 20 years". This award was introduced by Finance Central Europe as a new category on the occasion of their 20th anniversary and is awarded locally and regionally.

The award follows as a result of the Bank's overall performance over the past 20 years, its long-standing professionalism in operations, as well as its commitment and loyalty to customers. The award will be publicly announced in September in a special edition by Finance Central Europe.

Sparkasse Banka is one of the leaders of sustainable development goals

At the official gala award ceremony for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), organized by Konekt, Sparkase Banka Macedonia was awarded the Recognition as a Pioneer of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Global Banking Finance Review Award

Sparkase Bank Macedonia is the winner of the "Fastest Growing Corporate Bank in Macedonia 2018" award, based on the research conducted by Global Banking and Finance Review.

National award for best socially responsible practices.

Sparkase Bank Macedonia won the National Award in 2018 for the best socially responsible practice for the "Pet-friendly Bank" project and Recognition for the "Care for the Elderly" project.

Recognition from the Red Cross of the City of Skopje

Sparkase Banka Macedonia is the winner of the recognition "Golden supporter of projects and program activities of the Red Cross of the Republic of Macedonia", for the project "Care for the elderly". Through this project, Sparkase Bank provides support to the activities of the Day Center for the Elderly and the Center for providing assistance in domestic conditions, which are implemented through the Red Cross of the city of Skopje.

Recognition for Best Social Responsibility Practice 2017

The Ministry of Economy and the Coordinative Body for Social Responsibility of Enterprises awarded the Sparkasse Bank Macedonia "Recognition" for successfully implemented socially responsible practice in the category "Environmental Relations". Great gratitude to the Trade Union of the Bank, who, together with our employees, took an active part in the humanitarian operation for assistance to the flooded areas in Skopje, August 2016.


For the second year in a row, SPARKASSE BANK is the most beloved bank of Macedonian students and awarded with the prestigious STUBRAND award for 2017.

Acknowledgment from SOS Children's Village 2016

On the occasion of the celebration of the 15th anniversary of the organization "SOS Children's Village" in the Republic of Macedonia. Macedonia was awarded a Certificate of Sparkasse Bank Macedonia for many years of cooperation and support for children without parents and parental care, as well as for children from families with social risk.

Two awards for socially responsible practices - 2016

The National Awards for the best socially responsible practices of the Macedonian enterprises in 2016 was organized by the Ministry of Economy and the National Coordinative Body for Corporate Social Responsibility (CTAO). Sparkasse Bank Makedonija was awarded two statuettes for the proposed projects in two categories: "Environmental protection" with the project - Humanitarian work action of the employees of Sparkasse Bank in the Orphanage "11th October" in Skopje and The Infant and Young Children's Home in Bitola and "Venture in the Community" with the project "Social Impact Award - Social Entrepreneurship Award", introduced in the Republic of Macedonia. Macedonia for the first time in 2015 in cooperation with the NGO "Mladi info".

Sparkasse Bank Maкedoniјa won the prestigious STUBRAND Award for 2016

Sparkasse Bank Maкedoniјa is the recipient of the STUBRAND 2016 certification, becoming the first and only bank in the Republic of Macedonia to receive this prestigious recognition of the most popular brand according to Macedonian students.

The research carried out by STUBRAND Macedonia in 2016 measured the perception of the image of a total of 405 brands in 19 different categories among the student population. According to the results, Sparkasse Bank enjoys a positive image of the brand of 53%, that is, a great emotional attachment to the brand among students, and thus fulfilled the high criteria for acquiring the STUBRAND 2016 certificate.