Yesterday Rakuten Marketing held the 3rd annual Golden Link Awards, Asia-Pacific, celebrating excellence and innovation in the performance marketing industry.

Held in conjunction with Symposium Sydney at the Four Seasons, more than 300 of Rakuten Marketing’s valued clients and partners were in attendance to celebrate this year’s Golden Link Award winners – the best-of-the-best in performance marketing innovation and advancement.

We’d like to congratulate all the winners of the 2018 Golden Link Awards:

  • Advertiser of the Year: Microsoft
  • Publisher of the Year:
  • Affiliate Manager of the Year (Advertiser): Hanna Tuchnitz – Stylebop
  • Affiliate Manager of the Year (Publisher): Grace Alexander – Cashrewards
  • Best Creative Strategy: Forever New
  • Best Display & Retargeting Strategy: Tiffany & Co
  • Best International Strategy: Microsoft
  • Best Mobile Strategy: Goxip
  • Campaign of the Year: Cellarmasters
  • Innovation Award: UNiDAYS
  • Advertisers Choice: Qantas
  • Publishers Choice: Cotton On

Talking about the Golden Link Awards, JJ Eastwood, MD APAC at Rakuten Marketing, said: “The Golden Link Awards recognise the innovation and hard work of our clients and publishers and we’re excited to provide them with the recognition for the great work that they do. Our 2018 winners showcase the value that affiliate partnerships and programmatic advertising  brings to the marketing and e-commerce industry.”

The Golden Link Awards judges panel is composed of leading industry influencers and thought-leaders in the performance industry, including:

  • Pippa Chambers, Online Editor at AdNews
  • Grant Arnott, Publisher of Power Retail
  • Denise Shrivell, MediaScope
  • Andrew Gilbert, ANZ Sales Director, Integral AdScience

Want to find out how you can be part of the 2018 Golden Link Awards Asia-Pacific? Email