About the BREA

The topical focus of the Business Rules Excellence Awards (BREA) includes business rules, business vocabulary, and decisions.

We are looking for the best examples of business rules in use and BR supporting technology. Do you have an interesting case study? Submit it for the opportunity to win a prestigious award.

Qualify for 15% discount at Building Business Capability when you submit a Business Rules Awards entry. That’s a saving of up to $500 to attend BBC for each person in your team.

The Award program was founded by Business Rules Solutions headed up by BR experts Gladys Lam and Ron Ross.

The awards program is directed by Future Strategies Inc., who also manages the long-running and prestigious WfMC Awards for Excellence in BPM and WfMC Awards for Excellence in Adaptive Case Management.


The Business Rules Excellence Awards are the ideal way to be recognized by the industry worldwide, to publicly acknowledge and recognize the efforts of your team and to inject passion into your projects.

The mere process of entering the Awards shows your team and your organization that you are proud of your people and your projects. Our awards are the best way to be recognized by the industry, to acknowledge and publicly recognize the efforts of your team. 

  • Entrants will be judged by independent BR experts based on excellence in use of business rules in creating adaptable business capabilities. Entrants will submit use cases demonstrating such successful applications.
  • Regardless of size and industry, entrants’ use cases will be judged on innovation, impact, implementation, adaptability, manageability, etc.
  • The Business Rules Excellence Awards may be expanded such that entrants include teams, individuals and trailblazers based on specific criteria through nomination by peers.

We work with leading industry analysts who use these case studies to analyze BR service providers, technology suppliers, trends, industry growth, ROI and more ...

  • Do you have an interesting Use Case?  Submit it for the opportunity to win a prestigious award and publication in the next book on BR to be published within 12 months following the Awards Ceremony.
  • To help people learn and apply best practices within their own organizations, we annually invite practitioners, service providers and consultants to share their successful case studies.

Awards Logistics

Submissions are open worldwide and a vendor / consultant may nominate a customer and submit their use case and any company may submit their own case study. No product pitches will be accepted, however. This is not a platform to describe BR products, but to describe the successful use of BR in a real case study.

  • Winning organizations receive winner logos for web display and print media and printed certificates. Optional engraved trophies may be ordered with custom engraving.
  • Winners receive added recognition by having their award-winning case studies published in a new book on Business Rules to release within next 12 months.
  • Submissions are open to entrants worldwide and service providers and consultants may nominate and submit a customer's use case and any company may submit their own case study.

Award categories include, but are not limited to:

  • Customer Excellence / Customer Service /Customer Enrollment
  • Public Sector
  • Legal and Courts
  • Healthcare and Medical
  • Banking and Financial Services, including Insurance.
  • Transportation and Logistics
  • Media and Entertainment


Payment of your $250 entry handling fee is required when committing to enter your case study. Secure online payment here.

  • Note: If you consider that you have a highly relevant case study, and your organization has financial difficulty meeting this entry fee please contact us.
  • No entry fee is required for nominating US government agencies or case studies nominated by US government officials entering their own use case.