Rakuten Advertising Golden Link Award Nominations Now OpenThe 2021 Golden Link Award nominations are officially open! Help us honor the best and brightest in affiliate marketing by submitting a nomination today.

The Rakuten Advertising Golden Link Awards bring together advertisers, publishers and agencies from across the United States to celebrate excellence and innovation in the performance marketing, retail and e-commerce industries.

Here are this year’s award categories:

  • Best New Advertiser
  • Best New Publisher
  • Affiliate Manager of the Year (Advertiser)
  • Affiliate Manager of the Year (Publisher)
  • OPM Agency of the Year
  • Advertiser and Publisher Collaboration
  • Best Use of Data-Driven Marketing
  • Best Multi-channel Performance
  • Best Influencer Strategy
  • Best Global Strategy
  • Most Innovative Campaign
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Advertiser’s Choice Award
  • Publisher’s Choice Award

Read through the full award descriptions and view 2019 winners.

Nominations close on Friday, August. 27th. Choice Awards will re-open on Wednesday, September 1st. Winners will be announced virtually on Thursday, October 7th, 2021 with comedian host Adam Mamawala. Event registration will open at the end of August.

Good luck!