Presenting the ThinkTank 2019 Network Awards nominees

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The Awin US Group is thrilled to announce the nominees for the second-annual ThinkTank Network Awards. 

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Below, please find our represented categories and a complete list of nominees, with a brief explanation of our selection criteria. All current clients with an active program on either Awin or ShareASale are eligible to receive a nomination. Winners will be selected internally after thorough review of program performance on one or both networks.

Advertiser of the Year

This category is dedicated to active retailers on either the Awin or ShareASale network. These brands have established a strong reputation for quality and integrity in their affiliate engagement, creativity in their campaigns, exemplary dedication to the channel and overall strength in program performance over time.

  • Deluxe
  • SimpleTire
  • Jane

Publisher of the Year

These publisher nominees are active members on either the Awin or ShareASale network and have exhibited remarkable growth over time by establishing strategic brand partnerships, showing commitment to the channel, and program optimization.

  • BuzzFeed
  • Ziff Davis
  • Giving Assistant

Agency Team of the Year

Nominees in this category are recognized for their creative and strategic use of technology and tools within the affiliate marketing channel and specifically on Awin or ShareASale.

  • DMiPartners
  • Snow Consulting
  • apogee
  • Acceleration Partners

Blogger  of the Year

These blogger nominees are active members on either the Awin or ShareASale network and have exhibited remarkable growth over time by establishing strategic brand partnerships, showing commitment to the channel, producing outstand content across their web and social platforms and through program optimization.

  • Money Saving Mom
  • Urban Tastebud
  • passionate penny pincher

Most Original Performance Marketing Campaign

Regardless of budget, the size of your company or number of individuals on your affiliate team, nominees in this category are recognized for the best performance marketing campaign in terms of creativity and innovation. The winner will be able to showcase linear, out-of-the-box thinking and a desire to move away from the norm for strong ROI, and can demonstrate a bigger return in the long run.

  • Booking.com + Honey
  • decluttr + RevLifter
  • SkinStore + 55haitao
  • HP Canada + NMPi

Campaign Strategy of the Year

Our selected nominees in this category have incorporated content and content affiliates into their performance marketing strategy. Notable efforts include affiliate recruitment and acquisition tactics, engagement strategies and unique content-focused promotional opportunities.

  • HP + Digital Trends
  • allbirds + American Media, LLC
  • Etsy + BuzzFeed

 Global Campaign of the Year

This category is dedicated to active retailers and agencies on either the Awin or ShareASale network who have successfully executed a global affiliate program. Notable efforts include affiliate optimization, strategic placement opportunities and maximum use of budget across multiple territories for a significant return on investment.

  • Viator, A TripAdvisor Company
  • Etsy
  • Under Armour
  • lookfantastic

Industry Disruptor

Nominees in this category have challenged the status-quo within the affiliate marketing industry, whether it be a technology, strategy or process. As the industry evolves and faces new challenges, so does consumer behavior and client expectations. The winner will be someone who has fundamentally changed the way they work to achieve a marked result.

  • Button
  • Increasingly
  • Global Savings Group
  • Monotote

We look forward to crowning the winners during the ThinkTank Network Awards Dinner on June 4 in Chicago. As part of this year's Network Awards, we will have two new categories that allow attendees to get in on the action with live voting at the event: Advertiser Choice of Publisher and Publisher Choice of Advertiser.


Congratulations to all of the nominees and good luck!

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