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Acceleration Partners attends and presents at many major digital & performance marketing, retail, and e-commerce events around the world. The goal of our participation is to keep up-to-date with latest industry trends, network with current and prospective partners and to represent our clients. Below is a comprehensive list of upcoming events you can find us at as well as and past events that we have attended.

Upcoming Events

  • Affiliate Summit West

    Las Vegas, NV

    January 7-9, 2018

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Creating a World-Class, Performance-Based Culture

    More than 6,000 digital marketers from over 70 countries will gather in Las Vegas for the performance marketing industry’s premier global event, Affiliate Summit West 2018.
    Join Robert Glazer’s session on company culture: Is your company culture admired or does it need improvement? Learn how to combine core values, open feedback and a performance focus to attract top talent and get recognized as a best place to work.

Past Events

  • Genius Network 2017

    Scottsdale, AZ

    November 3-4, 2017

    Visit Acceleration Partners in the Exhibit Hall! At the Genius Network® Annual Event you’ll gain access to strategy, wisdom, collaboration, contribution, and connections not available anywhere else that will exponentially grow your business. The Genius Network only opens to the public once a year and attendance is invitation-only.
  • PI Live

    London, UK

    October 24-25, 2017

    Speaker: Helen Southgate

    Topic:Lessons from 15 Years in Affiliate Marketing

    PerformanceIN Live is a two-day event packing in 2,500+ attendees for an international celebration of all forms of measurable marketing. Attendees benefit from an expertly crafted agenda offering wisdom on how to measure, learn and optimize all areas of performance.
  • PI Live

    London, UK

    October 24-25, 2017

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:The Evolving Cross-Channel Landscape of Digital Partnerships

    PerformanceIN Live is a two-day event packing in 2,500+ attendees for an international celebration of all forms of measurable marketing. Attendees benefit from an expertly crafted agenda offering wisdom on how to measure, learn and optimize all areas of performance.

  • 2017 ScaleUp Summit in collaboration with Fortune

    St. Louis, MO

    October 17-18, 2017

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Performance Partnerships

    2017 ScaleUp Summit helps you out-learn and out-think the competition in the fields of leadership, strategy, marketing, sales, operations and finance. Join leaders from FORTUNE’s “Fastest Growing Companies”, along with hundreds of CEOs and the executive team members of leading mid-market firms ($5 million to $500 million), for two days of intense interactive learning, networking and idea-generation.

  • TAP

    New York, NY

    September 28, 2017

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Learn how the best brands are capturing users’ delight, intent, and attention on mobile. TAP is back for the third year in a row on Thursday, September 28th at New World Stages in New York City. Early bird tickets are officially on sale, for a limited time only, so register now to secure your spot for TAP.

  • Influencer Marketing Days

    New York, NY

    September 25-26, 2017

    Speaker: Alison Chew

    Topic:Stories of Success with Influencer Marketing

    IM Days is the must-attend event both for marketers responsible for their company’s influencer marketing campaigns, and for influencers looking to optimize monetization of their clout. Whether you already run influencer marketing campaigns or you’re investigating ways to leverage this powerful type of marketing, Influencer Marketing Days will equip, educate, and inspire you to make the most of your efforts. Acceleration Partners’ Alison Chew will moderate a panel discussion with Jennifer Dwork (Book of the Month), Mike Filbey (ButcherBox), and Nick Lamothe (Reebok).

  • Shop.org

    Los Angeles, CA

    September 26, 2017

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Retailer Roundtable Luncheon - Affiliate Marketing Evolution: How top brands are redesigning their affiliate programs

    Join Bob at the Retailer Roundtable Luncheon on September 26th and discuss the Affiliate Marketing Evolution: How top brands are redesigning their affiliate programs. Energize your lunch hour by networking with your retail industry peers! Lunch will be provided – RSVP when you register for Shop.org.

  • Global Entrepreneurship Export Exchange (E3)

    Boston, MA

    September 20, 2017

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic: Panel Discussion: Global Business Success Strategies

    E3 is enabling entrepreneurs and small to medium-sized businesses (SMEs) to connect with global markets.  E3 events designed to provide businesses with an intimate, in-depth opportunity to gain the insights needed to navigate global growth, and engage with US and foreign trade officials.

  • Brighton SEO Conference

    Brighton, UK

    September 15, 2017

    Speaker: Helen Southgate

    In just a few short years BrightonSEO has become one of the most popular and respected natural search conferences in the UK. This isn’t an event that just tells you ‘content is king’ or ‘don’t translate your site, localise it’ and all those other conference cliches. It’s hands on. It’s detailed and it’s practical.

  • eTail East 2017

    Boston, MA

    August 14-17, 2017

    eTail is where the top minds at America’s most successful retailers meet and learn. With the most disruptive content and focus on technology, eTail designed to help you optimize the profits from your business.

  • Affiliate Summit East 2017

    New York, NY

    July 30 - August 1, 2017

    Speaker: Alison Chew

    Topic:Managing Micro-Influencers on a Performance Plus Basis

    During July 30 – August 1, 2017, more than 5,500 digital marketers from over 70 countries will gather at the New York Marriott Marquis for the performance marketing industry’s premier global event, Affiliate Summit East 2017. The conference and tradeshow is packed with affiliates, merchants, vendors, networks, technology providers, digital agencies, and traffic sources.

  • GrowCommerce

    New York, NY

    July 20, 2017

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Driving Meaningful Relationships Through Influencers and Partnerships via Next Generation Affiliate Programs

    GrowCommerce is the meeting place for e-commerce professionals charged with acquiring, engaging and optimizing customers across the range of digital channels. Acceleration Partners is excited to be a Gold Sponsor. The event features tactical, practical examples from leaders across a wide spectrum of e-commerce verticals. We will discuss the shifting dynamics in long standing, core channels like PPC and influencer marketing, as well as new, emerging channels including proximity marketing, content distribution and programmatic TV.

  • Tugboat Institute Summit

    Sun Valley, Idaho

    June 28-30, 2017

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Building a World-Class, High-Performance Culture

    Tugboat Institute, a membership organization, brings together Evergreen CEOs across industry sectors to share best practices and unique insights, and to develop trusted bonds for their respective Evergreen paths.

  • IRCE 2017

    Chicago, IL

    June 6-9, 2017

    Topic:Exhibiting - Booth 1613

    Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (IRCE) provides you with a conference full of industry experts and unrivaled agenda content, an exhibit hall filled with the latest and greatest solution providers, and a community made for networking with thousands of like-minded industry peers. IRCE 2017 will take place in the world-class city of Chicago, June 6-9, at McCormick Place West.

  • Affiliate Management Days 2017

    San Francisco, CA

    May 15-17, 2017

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Growing Your Affiliate Program with Performance Partnerships

    Affiliate Management Days is the must attend event for affiliate managers who are responsible for their company’s affiliate marketing strategy, management and operations. Whether you have an existing affiliate program or you are creating a new initiative, AM Days offers you the most valuable insight into how other online retailers are successfully implementing and managing their affiliate programs.

    SPEAKING DATE:  Tuesday, May 16th
    SPEAKING TIME: 11:05am – 11:50am, Track 1
    TOPIC:  Growing Your Affiliate Program with Performance Partnerships

  • [Webinar] Performance Partnerships: Driving Growth with Influencers and Partners

    Webinar

    March 23, 2017

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    In this webinar, Robert Glazer, Managing Director of Acceleration Partners and Todd Crawford, VP of Strategic Initiatives, Impact Radius, will share best practices and strategies for managing influencers and key partnerships at scale. They’ll also share case studies on how top brands have applied these strategies to drive results.

  • Shoptalk

    Las Vegas, NV

    March 19-22, 2017

    Shoptalk is the new blockbuster retail and ecommerce event. It covers the rapid evolution of how consumers discover, shop and buy—from new technologies and business models to changes in consumer preferences and expectations.

  • [Webinar] Best Practices for Visual-Centric Ads on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest

    Webinar

    February 2, 2017

    Speaker: Merove Heifetz

    In this webinar, Merove Heifetz, Director of SEO and Digital Strategy at Acceleration Partners and Brad O’Brien, VP of Social at 3Q Digital, will discuss key strategies for developing effective ad creative for the top social channels. Whether you’re running ads on desktop mobile or a combination of two, discover what elements ensure those ads successfully drive awareness and conversions.

  • Affiliate Summit West

    Las Vegas, NV

    January 15-17, 2017

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:How Affiliate Industry Giants are Building for the Future

    Affiliate Summit West is a 3 day conference taking place at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, NV. The conference and tradeshow offers attendees 3 tradeshow areas packed with affiliates, merchants, vendors, networks, technology providers, digital agencies & traffic sources; multiple tracks of relevant educational sessions delivered by industry experts; a variety of networking events; and online tools to help you connect with other attendees before, during and after the event.

    SPEAKING DATE: January 16, 2017, 10:00am PST
    TOPIC: Session 8C – How Affiliate Industry Giants are Building for the Future

  • [Webinar] Navigating Next Generation Affiliate Programs

    Webinar

    January 5, 2017

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Join our webinar where Robert Glazer shares best practices on how to elevate your affiliate channel so you can deliver on the promise of incremental revenue, new customers and raising brand awareness. He’ll also share case studies from leading retailers on how they have applied these strategies to improve results.

  • Internet Summit

    Raleigh, NC

    November 16-17, 2016

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Customer Acquisition Strategies for Startups

    Internet Summit is a premier digital strategies forum transforming the future of the digital commerce ecosystem – including Marketing, UX & Design, Search, Content, Mobile, and more. Internet Summit gives digital professionals an opportunity to learn directly from the world’s digital industry experts, network with your peers, and teach you how to turn your ideas into transformational solutions.

     

    SPEAKING DATE/TIME: Thursday, November 17th, 8:30am EST
    TOPIC: Customer Acquisition Strategies for Startups

  • Performance Marketing Insights London

    London, UK

    October 25-26, 2016

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Driving Results with Non-Traditional Partnerships

    From managing mid-sized business development opportunities to consolidating referral and PR initiatives, affiliate programmes are an effective way to standardise and measure these types of relationships and grow your network of performance-based partnerships. Robert Glazer, Founder and Managing Director of Acceleration Partners and Todd Crawford, Co-Founder and VP of Strategic Initiatives, Impact Radius, will discuss the changing industry and how the desire for measurement, new platforms and pricing models are driving the establishment of these new partnerships.

    SPEAKING DATE: Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
    TIME: 9-9:45am BST
    TOPIC: Driving Results with Non-Traditional Partnerships

  • TINYcon

    Seattle, WA

    September 19-21, 2016

    Topic:Panel: Becoming a "Best Place to Work"

    TINYcon gives professionalas the opportunity to connect with, learn from, and become a part of an amazing network of C-suite executives, line managers, and HR professionals who are on the forefront of reinventing employee engagement at their organization. Attendees gain actionable ideas, insights, and innovative perspectives on employee engagement, talent, and performance management

  • Affiliate Summit East

    New York, NY

    July 31 - August 2, 2016

    Affiliate Summit East is a 3 day conference taking place at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City. The conference and tradeshow offers attendees 3 tradeshow areas packed with affiliates, merchants, vendors, networks, technology providers, digital agencies & traffic sources; multiple tracks of relevant educational sessions delivered by industry experts; a variety of networking events; and online tools to help you connect with other attendees before, during and after the event.

  • Professional Development

    131 Dartmouth St., Boston, MA

    July 27, 2016

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Affiliate Marketing 2.0: How Top Brands Are Rethinking and Refocusing Affiliate Programs

    In this half-day workshop, marketing professionals will develop the expertise and skills for managing a Gen 2 affiliate program. We will provide participants with an overview of affiliate marketing, discuss who the players are in the market, as well as address common challenges, such as off-brand promotion, attribution and cross-channel cannibalization. We will also review how top brands are using new technology and tactics to create programs that drive more incremental and sustainable revenue by focusing on brand alignment, high-quality partners, mobile optimization and global expansion. As part of this session, Robert will share case studies from industry leading affiliate programs. He will also conduct two live affiliate program audits and offer real-time feedback and analysis.  

    SPEAKING DATE: Wednesday July 27, 2016
    TIME: 1:00 – 5:00 PM EDT
    TOPIC: Affiliate Marketing 2.0: How Top Brands Are Rethinking and Refocusing Affiliate Programs

  • IRCE 2016

    Chicago, IL

    June 7-10, 2016

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:The New Tactics Driving Affiliate Marketing Today

    Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (IRCE) provides you with a conference full of industry experts and unrivaled agenda content, an exhibit hall filled with the latest and greatest solution providers, and a community made for networking with thousands of like-minded industry peers. Robert Glazer and Nick Lamonthe from adidas will discuss “The New Tactics Driving Affiliate Marketing Today”.

    SPEAKING DATE: Wednesday June 8, 2016
    TIME: 10:30 AM CT
    TOPIC: The New Tactics Driving Affiliate Marketing Today
    BOOTH: Exhibition floor #1413

  • Performance Marketing Awards

    London, UK

    April 26, 2016

    Since inception in 2007 the PMAs have grown into the leading and largest awards ceremony in performance marketing, celebrating a landmark tenth year in 2016. The spectacular Grosvenor House Hotel will again play host to the industry’s leading names and brands, providing a platform to showcase exceptional work within the digital arena – a decade of celebrating the very best performance marketing.

  • Affiliate Management Days

    San Francisco, CA

    April 3-5, 2016

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Getting Your Affiliate Program Out of Its Comfort Zone

    Affiliate Management Days San Francisco 2016 – the must attend event for marketing managers and everyone responsible for their company’s affiliate marketing strategy, management and operations. Whether you have an existing affiliate program or you are creating a new initiative, AM Days offers you the most valuable insight into how other online retailers are successfully implementing and managing their affiliate programs. Robert Glazer will discuss “Getting Your Affiliate Program Out of Its Comfort Zone”.

    SPEAKING DATE: April 4th, 2016
    TIME: 11:20 AM – 12:05 PM • Track 1
    LOCATION: Salon 10-12

  • Affiliate Summit West

    Las Vegas, NV

    January 10-12, 2016

    This three day conference includes an exhibit hall with affiliates, merchants, vendors, and networks, as well as multiple tracks of educational sessions covering the latest trends and information from affiliate marketing experts. Robert Glazer will discuss “Why Your Affiliate Program Is Obsolete & How To Fix It“. 

    SPEAKING DATE: January 11, 2016
    TIME: 4:15 PM – 4:45 PM
    LOCATION: Champagne Ballroom 4

  • Internet Summit

    Raleigh, NC

    November 18-19, 2015

    Internet Summit is a premier digital strategies forum transforming the future of the digital commerce ecosystem – including Marketing, UX & Design, Search, Content, Mobile, and more.

  • Performance Marketing Insights London

    London, UK

    October 29-30, 2015

    Performance Marketing Insights: London is the industry’s leading conference, packing actionable advice on a range of topics and thought-leadership content into an unrivalled agenda, with an abundance of opportunities to network in between. There is no better place for marketers to learn and connect.

  • Pubcon

    Las Vegas, NV

    October 5-8, 2015

    Speaker: Sarah Johnson

    Topic:SEO Renovation : Pressing the SEO Reset Button

    Pubcon, the premier social media and optimization conference and expo, will hold its multi-track Las Vegas event on October 5 – 8, 2015 at the Las Vegas Convention Center South Halls in the sunny entertainment capital of the world.

  • FutureM

    Boston, MA

    October 6-8, 2015

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Content's Influence in the Path to Purchase

    Celebrating its 6th year – FutureM brings together marketing and technology innovators for 3 days to contemplate and celebrate the future of marketing. We bring together the most relevant content and thought leaders, both locally and nationally, to create an environment of new ideas, connections, and inspiration. Named one of the “Must Attend Marketing Conferences for Leaders” in Forbes, this year’s event will be hosted at the Hynes Convention Center.

  • Shop.org 2015 Digital Summit

    Philadelphia, PA

    October 5-7, 2015

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Under the Attribution Lens: Redefining Affiliate Marketing

    In 2015, more than 5,400 professionals will gather in Philadelphia for the Shop.org Digital Summit, a 2-1/2 day event specifically for digital and multichannel retailers. Discover new ideas, get actionable takeaways and build strong relationships with the brightest and most innovative players in the digital retail world.

  • &THEN

    Boston, MA

    October 4-6, 2015

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Agency vs. In House Marketing: What’s Right for You?

    &THEN is the DMA Annual Event reinvented for you. Everything about this new experience is designed to maximize your marketing mojo. Created by marketers for marketers, &THEN features bold thought leaders who will shift your perceptions of marketing.

  • Affiliate Summit East 2015

    New York, NY

    August 2-4, 2015

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Going Global the Right Way: How to Take Your Program Abroad

    This three day conference included an exhibit hall with affiliates, merchants, vendors, and networks, as well as multiple tracks of educational sessions covering the latest trends and information from affiliate marketing experts.

  • IMW 2015

    New York, NY

    June 9-10, 2015

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Agency vs. In House Marketing: What’s Right for You?

    Now in its second year, IMW is where 1500 of the most senior marketing leaders meet to share their integrated marketing successes, road test the new tech, meet the top vendors and make decisions about the tools and partnerships that can help them deliver across all channels.

  • IRCE 2015

    Chicago, IL

    June 2-5, 2015

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Why Second-Generation Affiliate Programs Are Producing Better Results

    The trailblazers of e-commerce come together at the world’s largest e-commerce event to share their expertise. This diverse group of 200+ experts represents all areas of the industry, ensuring the agenda at IRCE has wide appeal. The editors atInternet Retailer magazine hand select each topic and speaker to ensure the sessions presented at IRCE are unbiased and timely to the challenges your business faces.

  • ad:tech San Francisco

    San Francisco, CA

    May 20-21, 2015

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Incrementality and the Updated Rules in Affiliate Marketing

    ad:tech is a conference and exhibition where the marketing, technology, and media communities come together to share new ways of thinking, build strong partnerships, and define new strategies to address the key industry challenges and opportunities.

  • Outreach Marketing Virtual Summit

    Online

    April 28, 2015

    Speaker: Alison Chew

    Topic:Using Affiliate Programs to Maximize Blogger Outreach and Brand Advocacy

    Join over two thousand of your marketing peers as we all tune in to over 40 thought leadership presentations in the world of outreach marketing. Case studies, strategies, actionable tips and more!

  • Imagine Commerce 2015

    Las Vegas, NV

    April 20-22, 2015

    Imagine Commerce 2015 is the premier Magento and eBay Enterprise commerce conference. Now in its 5th year, this event brings together 2,400+ commerce experts from merchants, agencies and technology providers across 40+ countries to network, exchange ideas and build relationships.

  • AM Days 2015

    San Francisco, CA

    March 30 - April 1, 2015

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Why Independent Program Representation Is More Important Than Ever

    Affiliate Management Days San Francisco 2015 is the must attend event for marketing managers and everyone responsible for their company’s affiliate marketing strategy, management and operations. Whether you have an existing affiliate program or you are creating a new initiative, AM Days offers you the most valuable insight into how other online retailers are successfully implementing and managing their affiliate programs.

  • Affiliate Summit West 2015

    Las Vegas, NV

    January 18-20, 2015

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Putting the Brand First, De-Coupling Services & Technology

    This three day conference includes an exhibit hall with affiliates, merchants, vendors, and networks, as well as multiple tracks of educational sessions covering the latest trends and information from affiliate marketing experts.

  • DMA 2014

    San Diego, CA

    October 25-30, 2014

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Affiliate Marketing Grows Up: How Reebok and Other Top Consumer Brands Re-Ignited Their Affiliate Channel

    The DMA Conference and Exhibition is a global event for data-driven marketers that delivers everything you want to know about data, customer engagement, and accountable marketing.

  • ShareASale ThinkTank

    Charlotte, NC

    October 19-21, 2014

    ShareASale ThinkTank is an annual event designed to bring together top clients as well as new, up and coming affiliates and merchants. This year’s event will bring together 100 bloggers/affiliates and 30 retailers/merchants for 1-on-1 education, small workshops, and numerous networking events.

  • Inc. 500|5000 Conference

    Phoenix, AZ

    October 15-17, 2014

    The biggest players in business, successful entrepreneurs, headline-making trendsetters, and out-of-the-box innovators come together for three days to learn how to continue to drive business growth in the new economy, to set trends, not just follow them and to develop new, valuable contacts and resources.

  • Shop.org Summit 2014

    Seattle, WA

    September 29 - October 1, 2014

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    In 2014, 5,200 professionals will gather in Seattle for the Shop.org Summit, a 2½ day event specifically for digital and multichannel retailers. Get the rush of discovering new ideas, getting actionable takeaways and building strong relationships with the brightest and most innovative players in the digital retail world.

  • AMA Webcast

    Online

    September 25, 2014

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:The Evolution of Affiliate Marketing Management Strategies

    Learn how affiliate marketing management strategies have evolved from early Gen 1 tactics all the way to cutting edge Gen 3 strategies.

    It’s time to up your game and take your affiliate program to the next level.​

  • Affiliate Summit East 2014

    New York, NY

    August 10-12, 2014

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Affiliate Storefronts and the Future of Digital Fundraising

    This three day conference includes an exhibit hall with affiliates, merchants, vendors, and networks, as well as multiple tracks of educational sessions covering the latest trends and information from affiliate marketing experts.

  • BlogHer '14

    San Jose, CA

    July 24-26, 2014

    The BlogHer Annual Conference turns 10 years old this year, and we’re thrilled to be bringing BlogHer ’14 back to the Bay Area, where it all started. Join us, July 24-26, 2014 in San Jose, CA!

  • FitBloggin’14

    Savannah, GA

    June 26-29, 2014

    For bloggers interested in fitness, wellness, good food and a healthy lifestyle. Two days of education, networking, friendship and fun.

  • Performance Marketing Insights Europe

    Berlin, Germany

    June 24-25, 2014

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Making Affiliate Programs Brand Supportive  

    An exclusive two-day, content-led conference bringing together senior marketing professionals, knowledge sharers, technology adopters, and collaborative partners for a smarter Performance Marketing Conference in Summer 2014.

  • The 2014 Annual National PTA Convention and Exhibition

    Austin, TX

    June 19-22, 2014

    The convention—June 19-22 in Austin, Texas at the Austin Convention Center—is your opportunity to network with more than 1,000 PTA members and partners and hear from experts in the PTA and education community in a robust offering of inspiring education sessions and special guest speakers.

  • Internet Retailer 2014

    Chicago, Illinois

    June 10-13, 2014

    Internet Retailer is the world’s largest e-commerce event and the premier place to learn the latest practices and tools for connecting with the 21st Century consumer via in-depth examinations of such topics as social media, mobile commerce, e-marketing, web merchandising, improving back-end operations, boosting conversions and profitability, and much more.

  • Affiliate Management Days

    London, UK

    May 13-14, 2014

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Crossing the Pond: Growing Affiliate Programs in Europe vs. U.S.

    Affiliate Management Days London 2014 is the must attend event for affiliate managers who are responsible for their company’s affiliate marketing strategy, management and operations. Whether you have an existing affiliate program or you are creating a new initiative, AM Days offers you the most valuable insight into how other online retailers are successfully implementing and managing their affiliate programs.

  • E3 Conference: Entrepreneurial Experience at Emerson College

    Boston, MA

    April 19, 2014

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    At the E3 Conference we will spend a day with Boston’s entrepreneurial community, top innovators and investors, and forward thinking residents from across our city.

  • 2014 Pacesetters

    Boston, MA

    April 17, 2014

    Acceleration Partners was honored to be named the third fastest growing privately held company in Massachusetts by the Boston Business Journal. Read the recap of the event on our blog.

  • eMetrics Summit San Francisco

    San Francisco, CA

    March 16-20, 2014

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Affiliate Marketing Under the Attribution Lens

    eMetrics Summit is “Big Data for Marketing!” From early adopters leading the effort to those still in discovery mode, this is the only comprehensive event dedicated to digital analytics and marketing optimization. As the leading conference covering the impact of data & technology on marketing, eMetrics Summit focuses on driving business results through data analysis and technology adoption.

  • Affiliate Management Days

    San Francisco, CA

    March 19-20, 2014

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Affiliate Marketing Grows Up - Inside the Industry's Latest Transformation

    Affiliate Management Days San Francisco 2014 is the must attend event for affiliate managers who are responsible for their company’s affiliate marketing strategy, management and operations. Whether you have an existing affiliate program or you are creating a new initiative, AM Days offers you the most valuable insight into how other online retailers are successfully implementing and managing their affiliate programs.

  • Affiliate Summit West 2014

    Las Vegas, NV

    January 12-14, 2014

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Ensuring Incremental Growth in Any Affiliate Program

    Affiliate Summit was founded by Missy Ward and Shawn Collins in 2003 for the purpose of providing educational sessions on the latest industry issues and fostering a productive networking environment for affiliate marketers.  This three day conference includes an exhibit hall with affiliate merchants, vendors, and networks, as well as multiple tracks of educational sessions covering the latest trends and information from affiliate marketing experts.

  • ad:tech New York 2013

    New York. NY

    November 6-7, 2013

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:A New Definition of Success: How to Win in the Changing Affiliate Landscape

    ad:tech is a digital marketing and technology conference and exposition with 9 shows in 7 countries. ad:tech’s roster of speakers, sessions and exhibitors make it the favorite resource and destination for digital marketers around the globe. It provides advertising, media, marketing and technology professionals with the tools and techniques needed to succeed in a constantly changing and increasingly digital world.

  • Performance Marketing Insights London 2013

    London, UK

    October 29-30, 2013

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Heading West: Performance Marketing in the USA

    Performance Marketing Insights is a two-day, content-led performance marketing conference aimed at ‘C’ level executives and marketing professionals. Delivering world-class international speakers, programmed within an advanced-level agenda comprising of the latest industry innovation, technology, collaboration and new revenue stream opportunities coupled with unrivaled networking.

  • ShareASale ThinkTank 2013

    Denver, CO

    October 23-25, 2013

    Speaker: Robert Glazer

    Topic:Affiliates: Will You Be Successful?

    ShareASale ThinkTank is an annual event designed to bring together top clients as well as new, up-and-coming Affiliate and Merchants. This event is a wonderful blend of class and camaraderie, and all attendees are certain to benefit from the free-flow exchange of ideas and information.

  • Inc. 500|5000 Conference

    Washington, DC

    October 12-14, 2013

    The biggest players in business, successful entrepreneurs, headline-making trendsetters, and out-of-the-box innovators come together for three days to learn how to continue to drive business growth in the new economy, to set trends, not just follow them and to develop new, valuable contacts and resources.

  • Shop.Org Annual Summit

    McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

    September 30 - October 2, 2013

    The Shop.org Annual Summit is digital retail’s most influential annual event. Our attendees are some of the brightest and most innovative players in the digital retail world, and they come to the Summit to build relationships, exchange ideas, share knowledge and discover the next big thing.

  • Type-A Parent Conference

    Atlanta, GA

    September 27-29, 2013

    Type-A Parent Conference, in its fifth year, is the world’s top conference for mom and dad bloggers. The conference has a well-established reputation for outstanding learning with actionable takeaways. It features power networking with the best and brightest parents who blog plus the major brands and firms who want to engage them.

  • C3 Conductor Collaboration Conference

    New York, NY

    September 17-19, 2013

    C3 is the largest enterprise SEO customer conference held anywhere. Held in mid-September in the SoHo district of New York City, the goal of C3 is to bring Conductor customers and leading marketers together for several days of collaboration, education and training. With leading industry speakers, panel talks, workshops, and keynotes, hundreds of attendees experience the best search marketing has to offer each year.

  • Affiliate Summit East 2013

    Philadelphia, PA

    August 18-20, 2013

    Topic:How Top Brands Ensure Affiliate Revenue is Incremental

    Affiliate Summit was founded by Missy Ward and Shawn Collins in 2003 for the purpose of providing educational sessions on the latest industry issues and fostering a productive networking environment for affiliate marketers.  This three day conference includes an exhibit hall with affiliate merchants, vendors, and networks, as well as multiple tracks of educational sessions covering the latest trends and information from affiliate marketing experts.

  • BlogHer '13

    Chicago, IL

    July 25-27, 2013

    Today, BlogHer is the largest community of women who blog: 55 million unique visitors per month (October 2012, Nielsen Site Census). Engaged, influential and info-savvy, these women come to BlogHer to seek and share advice, opinions and recommendations. BlogHer’s team works hard to bring you the best and brightest conversations, writers and speakers – online and in person

  • A4U Expo

    Amsterdam

    July 2-3, 2013

    Topic:Understanding the Future Customer Journey through Attribution

    a4uexpo Europe 2013 will see in excess of 900 delegates come together in Amsterdam, to learn, share knowledge, network and be at the forefront of digital evolution. There will be 30+ interactive conference sessions covering the very latest in performance marketing. Top industry experts will lead sessions on a wide spectrum of topics and debate including Search, Display, Affiliate, Mobile, Retargeting, E-Mail, Social, Mobile, Video, M-Commerce, F-Commerce, E-Commerce and more!

  • Savvy Blogging Summit

    Cincinnati, OH

    June 20-22, 2013

    The 2013 Savvy Blogging Summit is a three day blog to business event that will help you become a leader among your peers. With small classes, professional speakers, awesome partners, and a community unlike any you’ve experienced before the Summit can take your website to the next level.

  • Internet Retailer 2013

    Chicago, IL

    June 4-7, 2013

    Topic:Making Sure Your Affiliate Program Pays Off

    Internet Retailer is the world’s largest e-commerce event and the premier place to learn the latest practices and tools for connecting with the 21st Century consumer via in-depth examinations of such topics as social media, mobile commerce, e-marketing, web merchandising, improving back-end operations, boosting conversions and profitability, and much more.

  • Mom 2.0 Summit

    Laguna Niguel, CA

    May 2-4, 2013

    Speaker: Matthew Wool

    Topic:Affiliate Programs: What Should You Look For and How Can You Find Success with an Affiliate Relationship

    The Mom 2.0 Summit is a premier professional conference for influential mom bloggers and female entrepreneurs who create online content. Every year, leaders in media and industry converge at the Summit to compare notes, discuss ideas, and forecast what’s next for women online and in the marketplace.

  • Affiliate Management Days

    San Francisco, CA

    April 16-17, 2013

    Topic:The Role of the Affiliate Network

    Affiliate Management Days San Francisco 2013 is the must attend event for affiliate managers who are responsible for their company’s affiliate marketing strategy, management and operations. Whether you have an existing affiliate program or you are creating a new initiative, AM Days offers you the most valuable insight into how other online retailers are successfully implementing and managing their affiliate programs

  • ad:tech San Francisco 2013

    San Francisco, CA

    April 9-10, 2013

    Topic:Measuring Ad Value Across Channels and Devices

    ad:tech is a digital marketing and technology conference and exposition with 9 shows in 7 countries. ad:tech’s roster of speakers, sessions and exhibitors make it the favorite resource and destination for digital marketers around the globe. It provides advertising, media, marketing and technology professionals with the tools and techniques needed to succeed in a constantly changing and increasingly digital world.

  • SES New York 2013

    New York, NY

    March 25-28, 2013

    ES Conference & Expo provides marketing professionals, brand advertisers, agencies, and business leaders with the knowledge and tools needed to traverse the dynamic digital landscape. Designed for you by industry thought leaders and innovators, our instructional program will meet your needs whatever your experience level.

  • Performance Marketing Insights

    New York, NY

    March 12-13, 2013

    Topic:Where should Networks Invest their Resource in 2013?

    Performance Marketing Insights is a two-day, content-led performance marketing conference aimed at ‘C’ level executives and marketing professionals. Delivering world-class international speakers, programmed within an advanced-level agenda comprising of the latest industry innovation, technology, collaboration and new revenue stream opportunities coupled with unrivaled networking.

  • The Performance Marketing Summit 2013

    New York, NY

    March 12, 2013

    Topic:Should Last Clicks Still Rule?

    Performance Marketing Summit is an Affiliate Summit event. The focus will be on learning and networking. No panels – only short, 20 minute talks from a variety of folks in the industry on tactics, resources, ideas, and success. No exhibit hall or Meet Market, either. Everybody will be together in one room for a powerful, productive day.

  • Not Your Father’s Customer Journey: "What’s Next” E-Commerce Summit

    Cambridge, MA

    February 1, 2013

    Topic:Measuring the Path to Purchase: Metrics that Matter

    At the MITX What’s Next E-Commerce Summit, marketing and e-commerce experts will share strategies for success in shaping the customer experience to maximize acquisition and conversion. Multi-channel and pure play e-commerce businesses will demonstrate how your business can thrive even when the customer journey is more complicated than ever.

  • Affiliate Summit West 2013

    Las Vegas, Nevada

    January 13-15, 2013

    Affiliate Summit was founded by Missy Ward and Shawn Collins in 2003 for the purpose of providing educational sessions on the latest industry issues and fostering a productive networking environment for affiliate marketers.  This three day conference includes an exhibit hall with affiliate merchants, vendors, and networks, as well as multiple tracks of educational sessions covering the latest trends and information from affiliate marketing experts.

  • ad:tech New York

    New York, NY

    November 7-8, 2012

    Topic:Affiliate Marketing Revisited

    Ad-tech features prominently in the list of important international exhibitions as one of the most well organized shows catering exclusively to digital marketing professionals.The event hosts some of the leading marketing gurus who attempt to equip participants with tips and tricks to compete on a global level.

  • Online Marketing Summit

    Santa Clara, CA

    October 22-25, 2012

    Topic:Wake Up, CMO (and CFO!): Your Affiliate Revenue Isn't Real, and What You Can Do About It

    Online Marketing Summit (OMS) connects marketers with the knowledge, experts and technologies that are transforming digital marketing and business. This four day conference includes 70+ conference sessions and workshops across eight tracks with the latest insights on analytics & big data, content marketing, demand generation, email, mobile, search, social, and strategy.

  • Pubcon

    Las Vegas, NV

    October 15-18, 2012

    Topic:Starting Affiliate Programs That Deliver

    PubCon is a premier new media conference held twice per year and features expert speakers from all over the world presenting in sessions covering everything from search engine optimization (SEO) to social media marketing and from web analytics to landing page conversion optimization.

  • Affiliate Management Days

    Fort Lauderdale, FL

    October 9-10, 2012

    Topic:Beyond the Usual Suspects: How Top Retailers Turned Their Affiliate Programs Into Powerful Salesforces

    Affiliate Management Days is where the affiliate marketing teams and executives come together to share case studies, insight and the latest tools and techniques to effectively and successfully manage affiliate programs.

  • SMX East 2012

    New York, NY

    October 2-4, 2012

    SMX East provides tactics to increase website traffic, conversions and sales through sessions on internet marketing topics including search engine optimization (SEO), paid search advertising, local/mobile search, social media marketing and semantic SEO.

  • CJU

    Santa Barbara, CA

    September 12-14, 2012

    CJU provides the definitive affiliate networking and education experience. Whether you are looking to create new business opportunities, refresh strategies with long term partners, develop initiatives for your business, or receive hands on training from our experts, CJU is the perfect place to experience The Network Effect.

  • Shop.org Annual Summit

    Denver, CO

    September 9-13, 2012

    A three-day event for the broad digital retail community, featuring big-picture keynotes from retail leaders, as well as strategic and tactical sessions.

  • Affiliate Summit East 2012

    New York, NY

    August 12-14, 2012

    Speaker: Matthew Wool

    Topic:Building Profitable Partnerships with Daily Deal Sites

    This three day conference includes an exhibit hall with affiliate merchants, vendors, and networks, as well as multiple tracks of educational sessions covering the latest trends and information from affiliate marketing experts.

  • BlogHer '12

    New York, NY

    August 2-4, 2012

    Topic:Affiliate Marketing Programs as an Additional Revenue Stream

    BlogHer is one of the largest blogging conferences with over 3,000 in attendance each year to improve their skills, increase their network and media relations to better serve their readers and the brands they represent.

  • Internet Retailer 2012

    Chicago, IL

    June 5-12, 2012

    Internet Retailer is the world’s largest e-commerce event and the premier place to learn the latest practices and tools for connecting with the 21st Century consumer via in-depth examinations of such topics as social media, mobile commerce, e-marketing, web merchandising, improving back-end operations, boosting conversions and profitability, and much more.

  • ShareASale Think Tank 2012

    Austin, TX

    May 16-18, 2012

    ShareASale ThinkTank is an annual event designed to bring together top clients as well as new, up-and-coming Affiliate and Merchants. This event is a wonderful blend of class and camaraderie, and all attendees are certain to benefit from the free-flow exchange of ideas and information.

  • Affiliate Summit West 2012

    Las Vegas, Nevada

    January 8-10, 2012

    Topic:Recruiting Non-Traditional Value Added Affiliates

    Affiliate Summit West is a three day conference including an exhibit hall with affiliate merchants, vendors, and networks, as well as multiple tracks of educational sessions covering the latest trends and information from affiliate marketing experts.