Awin and ShareASale are excited to reveal the nominees for our third ThinkTank Network Awards, taking place this June in Chicago.
Below, please find our represented categories and a complete list of nominees, with a brief explanation of our selection criteria. All current clients with an active program on either Awin or ShareASale were eligible to receive a nomination. Winners will be selected internally after thorough review of program performance on one or both networks.
Advertiser of the Year
This category is dedicated to active retailers on either the Awin or ShareASale platform. These brands have established a strong reputation for quality and integrity in their affiliate engagement, creativity in their campaigns, exemplary dedication to the channel and overall strength in program performance over time.
- Under Armour
Publisher of the Year
These publisher nominees are active members on either the Awin or ShareASale platform and have exhibited remarkable growth over time by establishing strategic brand partnerships, showing commitment to the channel, and program optimization.
- Hearst Magazines
Partnership Technology of the Year
This category recognizes a standout technology within the affiliate and influencer marketing industry that helps Awin and ShareASale’s brands, creators and/or publishers meet their channel goals.
- Envolve Tech
Agency Team of the Year
Nominees in this category are recognized for their creative and strategic use of technology and tools within the affiliate marketing channel and specifically on Awin or ShareASale.
- Gen3 Marketing
- DMi Partners
- Today’s Business
- Advertise Purple
- LaRue PR
Most Innovative Use of the Channel
Regardless of budget, the size of your company or number of individuals on your affiliate team, nominees in this category are recognized for the best performance marketing campaign in terms of creativity and innovation. The winner will be able to showcase linear, out-of-the-box thinking and a desire to move away from the norm for strong ROI, and can demonstrate a bigger return in the long run.
- Snow Consulting + PartsVu
- Optics Planet
Best Content Marketing Campaign
This category spotlights mass media and editorial content publishers as well as brands that can demonstrate how they successfully hit KPIs with a performance-based model. Notable efforts can include partner recruitment and acquisition tactics, engagement strategies and unique content-focused promotional opportunities.
- Gen3 Marketing + Recess
- Shoplooks and LookFantastic
- eAccountable + Parks Project
Best Use of Influencer Marketing
This category showcases successful influencer marketing tactics from brands and creators in the affiliate channel, demonstrating how they effectively blended their affiliate marketing and influencer marketing efforts for more sales and revenue.
- lululemon + CreatorIQ
The ThinkTank Network Awards will also feature our attendee choice awards – Advertiser Choice of Affiliate Partner, Affiliate Partner Choice of Advertiser, and Attendee Choice of Agency Team – recognitions exclusively afforded to ThinkTank US 2023 attendees.
Congratulations to all of the nominees and good luck!