The 2018 Golden Link Awards are just around the corner and we wanted to extend a big congratulations to all our finalists this year! The award show will be held Wednesday, June 27th in the ballroom at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge.

Take a look below to see who’s made the list!

The Choice Awards are now open! Make sure to cast your vote between now and Friday, June 8th.

CAST YOUR VOTE

An enormous thank you to our panel of industry judges:

  • Melissa Campanelli – Editor-in-Chief and Content Director for Total Retail; Co-Founder of the Women in Retail Leadership Circle
  • Chris Trayhorn – CEO and Founder of mThink
  • Pippa Chambers – Online Editor of AdNews
  • Peter Figueredo – Partner & Head of Client Services of House of Kaizen and Affiliate Benchmarks
  • Tricia Meyer – Executive Director or the Performance Marketing Association
  • Susan Borst – Vice President of the IAB

 

Category Finalists
Advertiser and Publisher Collaboration Bloomingdale’s & Beyond Fashion Discovery App
Gilt & Dealmoon
Macy’s & The Krazy Coupon Lady
Robb Vices & CNN Underscored
Topshop/Topman (Arcadia brands) & Stylinity
Affiliate Manager of the Year (Advertiser) Jessica Joyner – Wells Fargo
Kristina Castaldo – Bobbi Brown (Estee Lauder Company)
Neil Baker – JPMorgan Chase
Rachel Brown – Hudson Bay Company, including Hudson’s Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, OFF 5th, & Gilt
Simon Hofmeister – ASOS
Affiliate Manager of the Year (Publisher) Bret Cassata – Mr. Rebates
Erin Mack – Clarus Commerce
Jillian Posada – TopCashBack
Laura Press – Dealmoon
Patrick Cronin – Upromise
Best Global Strategy ASOS
MATCHESFASHION.COM
Nasty Gal
River Island
Sephora
Best Influencer Strategy COACH
Free People
Lilly Pulitzer
Macy’s
Talbots
Best Multi-Channel Performance Bally
JanSport
Juice Beauty
PacSun
Peter Thomas Roth
Best Use of Data-Driven Marketing Hilton
Microsoft
Neiman Marcus
Nordstrom
RevLifter
Wikibuy
Lifetime Achievement Award Amandine Chow – UNIQLO
Herschel Thompson – Bloomingdale’s
James Little – TopCashBack
Kevin Joyce – Brad’s Deals
Kim Idom – Sam’s Club
Matthew Gordon – GameStop
Most Innovative Campaign iConsumer.com
PacSun
Sam’s Club
Tailored Brands
Walmart & Buzzfeed
New Rising Star Advertiser COS, part of H&M Group
Hulu
Kate Spade
Lyft
MAC Cosmetics (Estee Lauder Company)
Urban Outfitters
New Rising Star Publisher Beyond Fashion Discovery App
Button/Ibotta Mobile Web
JoinPiggy.com
Stylight
OPM Agency of the Year Affiliate Marketing Dynamics (AMDX)
Gen 3 Marketing
OPM Pros
PartnerCentric
PMX Agency
Publisher’s Choice ASOS
AT&T
Bloomingdale’s
JPMorgan Chase
Dyson
Macy’s
Saks Fifth Avenue
Sam’s Club
Advertiser’s Choice 55Haitao
Buzzfeed
Cartera
CNN Underscored
CreditKarma
Dealmoon
Honey
RetailMeNot
ShopStyle
TopCashBack

Need another reason to attend?

Saturday Night Live’s Alex Moffat will host the Golden Link Awards at DealMaker New York! Alex Moffat is a New York-based actor, stand-up, writer, and current cast member on Saturday Night Live. He hails from Chicago where he performed with The Second City’s Bizco and Boatco, The Annoyance, iO, Zanies, The Comedy Bar, and The Public House Theater. He appeared in NBC’s sketch comedy pilot and can be seen in the films “A Conspiracy On Jekyll Island” with Minnie Driver and “Uncle John” with John Ashton.

Tickets to attend the Golden Link Awards are $175 and can be added on to your DealMaker New York registration. Click here to modify your registration or email events@mail.rakuten.com.

You don’t want to miss this!