The categories used in the ETF Express European Awards 2022 were:

Service Providers:

Most Innovative EU ETF Issuer
Best Overall ETF Liquidity Provider/Market Maker
Best Market Maker/Authorised Participant – Equity ETFs
Best Market Maker/Authorised Participant – Fixed Income ETFs
Best Market Maker/Authorised Participant – Commodity ETFs
Best European Exchange for Listing ETFs
Best European Exchange for Trading ETFs
Best European Index Overall Provider
Best Index Provider – Equity ETFs
Best Index Provider – Fixed Income ETFs
Best Index Provider – Commodity ETFs
Best Index Provider – ESG ETFs
Best Index Provider – Emerging Markets ETFs
Best Capital Markets Team
Best Institutional ETF Broker
Best ETF Custodian
Best ETF Platform
Best ETF Distributor
Best ETF Back Office Tech Provider
Best ETF Middle Office Tech Provider
Best ETF Research Provider
Best ETF Law Firm
Best ETF Regulatory/Compliance Adviser
Best OTC/Dark Pool ETF Execution Venue
Best ETF Auditor
Best Overall ETF Administrator
Best ETF Administrator – Equity ETFs
Best ETF Administrator – Fixed Income ETFs
Best cryptocurrency index provider
Best Market Maker/authorised participant - cryptocurrencies
Best European exchange for listing cryptocurrency ETPs
Best ETP custodian for cryptocurrencies
Best European digital wealth platform using ETFs
Best European PR firm in ETFs

ETF Issuers:

Best Active ETF Issuer ($500M+)
Best Commodity ETF Issuer ($100M+)
Best Emerging Markets Equity ETF Issuer ($100M-$1BN)
Best Emerging Markets Equity ETF Issuer ($1BN+)
Best ESG ETF Issuer ($100M+)
Best International Equity ETF Issuer ($100M-$1BN)
Best International Equity ETF Issuer ($1BN+)
Best International Fixed Income ETF Issuer ($100M+)
Best Leveraged & Inverse ETF Issuer (Including ETNs)
Best Mixed-Allocation ETF Issuer ($100M+)
Best Thematic ETF Issuer ($100M+)
Best European Equity ETF Issuer ($100M-$1BN)
Best European Equity ETF Issuer ($1BN-$5BN)
Best European Equity ETF Issuer ($5BN-$50BN)
Best European Fixed Income ETF Issuer ($100M-$1BN)
Best European European Fixed Income ETF Issuer ($1BN-$10BN)
Best Crypto Issuer
Best Bitcoin Issuer