2016 Golden Link Awards!

The Golden Link Awards will bring together more than 350 people representing leading Advertisers, Publishers and Agencies to celebrate excellence and innovation in the performance marketing industry. The annual Rakuten Marketing Golden Link Awards will be held the on Wednesday, June 22 during Symposium New York. The award ceremony and networking dinner will take place on the Red Hook waterfront at Liberty Warehouse. All finalists receive a free ticket to the awards ceremony!

Voting closed on June 10th, 2016.

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2016 Finalists:

Advertiser’s Choice55Haitao, Brad’s Deals, Coupons.com/Quotient, Ebates, Groupon, Retail Me Not, Shop Your Way, ShopStyle 

Publisher’s Choice: 1800Flowers.com, Bloomingdale’s, Farfetch, Kohl’s, Macy’s, Neiman Marcus, Swiss Watch International, Topshop

Best New Advertiser: Carters, Jet.com, Lord & Taylor, Sweaty Betty, UNIQLO

Best New Publisher: COOLS.com, CouponBox, Jak & Jill, Jet.com, Time Inc.

Affiliate Manager of the Year (Advertiser): Matthew Gordon - GameStop, Sara Koura - Walmart, Andrea Morgan - Sephora, Simone Parchment - MATCHESFASHION, Kana Roberts - Microsoft

Affiliate Manager of the Year (Publisher): Rose Blackmore - Dealmoon, Tom Brownhill - TopCashBack, Patrick Cronin - Upromise by Affinity Solutions, Carla Galvan - DealAM/55Haitao, Jennifer Goodwin - Quotient/Coupons.com

Advertiser and Publisher Collaboration – Optimization: Chase & Credit Karma, GiftsForYouNow.com & Brad's Deals, Kohl's & Coupons, Neiman Marcus & The Enchanted Home, Saks OFF Fifth & Groupon

Advertiser and Publisher Collaboration – Innovation: 55Haitao & OshKosh, Macy's & Ebates, rewardStyle & Starwood Hotels, ShopStyle & Farfetch, The Body Shop Canada & UpSellIt

Rising Star Advertiser: AHAVA, Anthropologie, Aveda, Birchbox, Sixt Car Rental

Rising Star Publisher: Giving Assistant, Honey Science Corporation, Keep.com, Project September, Shop Your Way

Lifetime Achievement Award: Craig & Bret Cassata - Mr. Rebates, Jeanine Cillo - Chase Bank, Kristen Mitchell - Hudson's Bay Company, Adam Stark - BH Cosmetics, Paresh Vadavia - OPM Pros

OPM Agency of the Year: Blue Moon Digital, eAccountable, Eight Horses, JEB Commerce, OPM Pros

Best Multi-channel Performance: Lacoste, Magazines.com, Smartwool, UNIQLO, Vans

Best Influencer Monetization: A Ross Girl, Diana Elizabeth, SHEFinds, The Enchanted Home, Windy City Blogger Collective

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