Rakuten Marketing are excited to announce the finalist for the 2018 Golden Link Awards Asia-Pacific. Held in conjunction with Symposium Sydney, the Golden Link Awards celebrate excellence and innovation in the performance marketing industry, and we’re thrilled to be hosting these in Sydney for the third consecutive year. Response to this year’s awards were overwhelming and we would like to congratulate all those who entered and those who have been listed as finalists.



Advertiser of the Year

  • G Adventures
  • Microsoft
  • General Pants

Publisher of the Year

  • Shopback
  • UNiDays
  • Goxip
  • Finder
  • Qantas

Affiliate Manager of the Year (Advertiser)

  • Matthew Todd – G Adventures
  • Malin Davidsson – Microsoft
  • Hanna Maria Tuchnitz – STYLEBOP
  • Emma Caldicott – Lorna Jane

Affiliate Manager of the Year (Publisher)

  • Hayley Corwick – Madison Avenue Spy
  • Simo Figuigui – Global Savings Group
  • Monisha Bhogal – Finder
  • Grace Alexander – Cashrewards

Best Creative Strategy

  • Forever New
  • Sigma Health
  • Travel Insurance Direct

Best Display & Retargeting Strategy

  • Tiffany & Co
  • City Chic
  • Travel Insurance Direct

Best Mobile Strategy

  • Shopback
  • Goxip

Best International Strategy

  • Microsoft
  • Goxip
  • Cotton On

Campaign of the Year

  • Microsoft
  • ShopStyle Australia – Allure Media
  • Cellarmasters
  • Qantas

Innovation Award

  • Honey
  • Goxip
  • Qantas

The Golden Link Awards will be judged by our panel of industry judges:

  • Denise Shrivell, Founder of MediaScope
  • Pippa Chambers, Editor at AdNews Australia
  • Grant Arnott, Publisher of PowerRetail
  • Andrew Gilbert,  Director of Sales, Australia and New Zealand at Integral AdScience

Have you registered to attend Symposium Sydney and the Golden Link Awards yet? Visit our event website today: http://bit.ly/symposydney2018