European Golden Link AwardsRewarding excellence and innovation across our European network, the Golden Link Awards have become a key event and celebration for our affiliate network.

Our 2022 awards had 10 categories spanning all areas of performance marketing as well as two new categories including the Social Impact Award and Best Managed Affiliate Programme for our self-managed clients. Nominations were open to all our European advertisers, publishers and agencies as well as our client services and network development teams.

The standard of entries this year has been outstanding, and we had over 50 entries submitted from across Europe. Read on to find out who is in the running for each of the accolades:

Best Advertiser & Publisher Collaboration

  • 24S x MyAmexShopping
  • Dealmoon x Estee Lauder
  • Honey x Weekday
  • Gucci x Lyst
  • Hangzhou Duomai E-commerce Co., Ltd


Affiliate Team or Manager of the Year: Advertiser

  • Abigail Lewis, NET-A-PORTER
  • Tom Pawley, Matches Fashion


Affiliate Team or Manager of the Year: Publisher

  • Josephine Nieh, 55Haitao
  • Hollie Dunn, Honey
  • Media Team, Klarna
  • Team Stylink
  • Team TopCashback


Best Managed Affiliate Programme: Managed

  • River Island
  • ToolStation


Best Managed Affiliate Programme: Self-Managed

  • Brook + Wilde
  • Threadbare & Customer First Digital
  • Face the Future & Customer First Digital
  • SpaBreaks


Best International Strategy

  • BorderX Lab – the Beyond App
  • Shoplooks
  • Space NK


Innovation Award

  • Hangzhou Duomai E-commerce Co
  • RevLifter


Social Impact Award

  • Bravo Savings Network
  • Fashiola
  • RevLifter
  • TopCashback
  • Savoo


In addition, the finalists for our Network’s Choice of Advertiser and Network’s Choice of Publisher awards were submitted during our Golden Link Awards submission process. The winner will be determined by a network-wide vote. The deadline is the 31st May.

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This year, our judging panel consists of three industry experts who will determine the winners of each of the categories:

  • Matthew Wood, Founder of PerformanceIN
  • Robin Langford, Premium Content Editor at Performance Marketing World
  • Lauren Wakefield, Marketing & Industry Programmes Director at IAB Europe

The winners of the awards will be announced at our awards ceremony which will take place in the afternoon of DealMaker Europe. The cocktail style ceremony is included in all DealMaker Europe tickets. If you’re not already registered for DealMaker Europe and the Golden Link Awards, you can do so here.

A big thank you to everyone who has participated in our awards and huge congratulations to our finalists!