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2017 Golden Link Award Finalists and Choice Awards!

Posted on Thu, May 25, 2017 @ 12:05 PM by Jamie Rademacher

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The 2017 Golden Link Awards are almost here! With a month until our award show we are excited to share with you the 2017 finalists and the opportunity to vote for the Choice Awards!

Vote for the Choice Awards!

(Voting ends June 9th)

A big shout out to all of our finalists and an enormous thank you to our judges! We can't wait to see who takes home the gold!

2017 Finalists:

  • Best New Advertiser: Hilton Hotels, Ann Inc, Spring, Shopbop/East Dane, Zales
  • Best New Publisher: Allume, Beyond Fashion Discovery App, Brighter, Darling, Buzzfeed, FITZ
  • Affiliate Manager of the Year (Advertiser): Diana Gee-Calingo - Foreo, Kim Doud - Bon-Ton Stores, Ceres Cueva - Macy's, Katie Brehm - New York and Company, Sara Koura - Walmart
  • Affiliate Manager of the Year (Publisher): Eric Peck - Cartera, Alexis Caldwell - rewardStyle, Vadim Beleckis - TopCashBack, Jen Goodwin - Quotient/Coupons.com, Fay Rabinowitz - Metziahs
  • OPM/Agency of the Year: OPM Pros, AM Navigator, PartnerCentric, Blue Cherry Group, Blue Moon Digital, iProspect
  • Advertiser and Publisher Collaboration: Chase & ThePointsGuy, Macy's & Savings.com, Spring & SMZDM.com, HBC (including Saks Fifth Avenue, Sake Off Fifth, Lord & Taylor) & Ebates, Jet.com & Wikibuy, Neiman Marcus & Dealmoon
  • Rising Star Advertiser: Ashley Homestore, Bon-Ton Stores, Estee Lauder, Finish Line, Wells Fargo
  • Rising Star Publisher: Cools, Giving Assistant, Keep.com, LYST, Rank & Style
  • Best Multi-Channel Performance: 7 for All Mankind, Dr. Brandt Skincare, JanSport, Lacoste, PacSun, Smartwool
  • Best Influencer Monetization: KickGenuis/Eastbay, Dealmoon, Madison Avenue Spy, MagicLinks, Merrick's Art
  • Best Global Strategy: Aldo Shoes US, CA, UK, Forzieri, MATCHESFASHION.COM, Saks Fifth Avenue (US, UK, CA, AU/APAC), Microsoft
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Jennifer Wang - Dealmoon, Gus Brito - FlexOffers, Aldo Bukit - Walmart, James Little - TopCashBack, Mike Chin - Macy's
  • Publisher's Choice: Bloomingdale's, Nordstrom, Walmart, AT&T, Carter's, Aldo Shoes, Sephora
  • Advertiser's Choice: Ebates, KickGenius, TopCashBack, Cartera, CouponCabin, Honey

Want to attend?

Tickets to attend this event are $175 and can be added on to your Symposium New York registration! Register here or email events@mail.rakuten.com to add a ticket to your registration. 

To find out more about Symposium New York visit the page in our events section of the website. 

Good luck to all our finalists! 

Tags: Golden Link Awards, Symposium New York

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