The Golden Link Awards - Powered by Rakuten MarketingLast night, Rakuten Marketing hosted the 4th annual Golden Link Awards, Asia-Pacific, celebrating excellence and innovation in the performance marketing industry.

Held in conjunction with DealMaker 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 2019 Golden Link Awards:

  • Best Creative Strategy: Rodd & Gunn
  • Best International Strategy: Cotton On
  • Best Mobile Strategy: ShopBack
  • Innovation Award: rewardSnap
  • Affiliate Manager of the Year (Advertiser): Juan de la Pava, Coles Liquor
  • Affiliate Manager of the Year (Publisher): Gal Dagan, Fashiola
  • Campaign of the Year: American Express Korea
  • Best Display & Retargeting Strategy: 2XU
  • Advertiser of the Year: Coles Liquor
  • Publisher of the Year: Cashrewards
  • Advertisers Choice: ShopBack
  • Publishers Choice: Microsoft

Talking about the Golden Link Awards, Rhiannon Farrar, Senior Manager of Marketing at Rakuten Marketing, said: “The Golden Link Awards celebrate the dedication and innovation of our clients and publishers and we’re excited to provide them with the recognition for the great work that they do. Our 2019 winners showcase the power of performance through affiliate partnerships and programmatic advertising, and the value performance marketing brings to the 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, Former Editor at AdNews
  • Grant Arnott, Publisher of Power Retail
  • Christian Manie, Director of Content at IAB Australia
  • Julie Van Ullen, MD of America at Rakuten Marketing

Want to find out how you can be part of the 2020 Golden Link Awards Asia-Pacific? Email