Join the Awin Group for three days of education, program guidance and quality networking with top partners.

Our signature thought leadership, education and networking event brings together clients on Awin and ShareASale to support their business goals and drive more revenue through the affiliate channel. Across three days, attendees will enjoy educational sessions from industry experts, workshops and network tools trainings, one-on-one private meetings, numerous networking opportunities and more.

What to expect:

Expert Insights

Exclusive access to strategic insights and working examples shared by leading experts across the industry's most relevant topics.

1:1 Partner Meetings

Once registered, you gain access to our scheduling tool to connect with other attendees and arrange one-on-one meetings.

Welcome Happy Hour

Help us kick off another successful ThinkTank on Wednesday, May 13. With an open bar and lots of networking, this is one night you don’t want to miss.

ThinkTank Network Awards

For the third year, we will be hosting the ThinkTank Network Awards, which honor the esteemed Awin Group collective for innovation, performance and growth.

FAQ

FAQ

Event details

When is Awin + ShareASale ThinkTank US 2020?

ThinkTank 2020 will take place from May 13 - May 15, 2020.

Where is ThinkTank 2020 being held?

The Marriott Marquis in Chicago, Illinois. 

How many people will attend ThinkTank 2020?

We are expecting over 300 total attendees, with the perfect mix of bloggers, publishers, brands, agencies, service partners and industry experts.

Registration details

When can I register for ThinkTank 2020?

Now! Applications are now open and will stay open until ThinkTank sells out. Be sure to apply before December 31, 2019, to secure the early bird pricing.

Is there a group discount?

All ThinkTank ticket prices do not include a group discount. All individuals must register separately.

What is included in my ThinkTank all access pass?

Each pass includes 100% access to our private meeting scheduling and attending messaging platform, all sessions, workshops and networking opportunities. Additionally, each pass includes all meals and offsite excursions that are part of the ThinkTank agenda.

Please note, hotel rooms are not included in the ThinkTank 2020 all access pass. 

When is the last day I can apply?

Applications will stay open until ThinkTank sells out. Apply before December 31, 2019, to secure the early bird pricing.

What is the ThinkTank 2020 cancellation/refund policy?

All cancellations and transfers must take place prior to Friday, February 28, 2020,  to receive a full refund.

Can I get my own table for 1:1 partner meetings?

1:1 meeting tables are only available for advertisers, agencies and technology partners (during the Technology Partner Showcase.) This allows for attendees to benefit from the maximum number of 1:1 meetings, as advertisers/agencies/technology partners stay docked and keep the floor clear for publishers and bloggers to rotate tables.

There are still plenty of open spaces available for ad hoc meetings, including in the Networking Lounge and 1:1 partner meetings.

Can I nominate myself for a ThinkTank Network Award?

ThinkTank 2020 attendees are eligible to nominate themselves for an award in select categories. Categories and criteria to be announced in 2020.

Do I need to buy a ticket for the Network Awards dinner?

You do not need a separate ticket for the Network Awards dinner. Your meal and attendance is included as part of your all-access pass. 

Travel and hotel information

Do I need to book a hotel room?

Yes, you will need to book a hotel room as they are not included in each all access pass. We have a select number of rooms reserved at the Marriott Marquis where the conference is being held that are available on a first come, first served basis. To inquire about reserving a hotel room and the associated cost, please note this during your registration or contact our marketing team

Do I need to pay for my hotel room?

Yes, a hotel room and its subsequent cost is not included in your all access pass. We have a select number of rooms reserved at the Marriott Marquis where the conference is being held that are available on a first come, first served basis. To inquire about reserving a hotel room and the associated cost, please note this during your registration or contact our marketing team

Will parking be available at the hotel?

The Marriott Marquis Chicago offers limited valet parking services available on a first come, first served basis. Self parking is conveniently located for guests via Skybridge in Lot A of McCormick Place. Skybridge connectivity to the Marriott Marquis Chicago is located on the 3rd Floor of Lot A. Guests' room keys will provide in/out access for self parking in Lot A.
Marriott Marquis Valet parking fees:

0-1 Hours: $20
1-3 hours: $23
3-9 hours: $29
9-24 hours: $51 
Offsite self parking in McCormick Place Lot A:
2301 S. Prairie Ave Chicago IL 60616
0-16 hours: $23
16-24 hours: $36

What airport should I fly into?

Our guests can use either Midway International Airport or O'hare International Airport. Please see the hotel website for further direction on getting to or from either airport.

What should I wear to the event?

ThinkTank attendees have worn a variety of attire in the past, everything from suit jackets to t-shirts and jeans. There is no official dress code, but we do encourage business casual.

Can I bring a guest to the social events?

Due to the capacity restraints at our venues, we are not able to extend invitations to attendee guests.

Sponsorships and speaking opportunities

Are there premium sponsorship opportunities?

Yes! Want to host the Welcome Happy Hour? Prefer to provide coffee and snacks for attendees? Looking to do a combination of everything? Let us know  or visit our Sponsorship Opportunities section and we'd be happy to create a custom sponsorship for your brand.

Can I apply to speak at the event?

If you are interested in speaking during either the sessions or roundtables, please feel free to email us at thinktank@awin.com.