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Within the affiliate marketing universe, the Affiliate Summit’s count among the major conferences of the year.  Last week at Affiliate Summit East 2016 in New York, there was a whirlwind of activity. The event brought together merchants, publishers, networks and SaaS companies for three days of speaking, meetings and networking events. Beyond the chance to be in the same setting as some of the most influential people in the industry, the conference gave us a glimpse into the latest...
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Trying to figure out what affiliate marketing conferences to attend this year? Here’s our list of the top 18 affiliate-related conferences and events to keep top of mind this 2016. Be sure to follow us on Twitter to see which events we’ll be attending and perhaps even speaking at. We look forward to seeing and meeting you there! January Affiliate Summit West (1/10 – 1/12, Las Vegas, NV) - This three day conference includes networking with affiliates, affiliate managers, advertisers,...
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Connecting and engaging with the digital marketing community at the Shop.org Digital Summit is an annual highlight for the AP team. Here’s a roundup of some of the top trends we observed at Shop.org Digital Summit 2015 that are predicted to shape the industry over the next year: First-Mover Advantage with Emerging Technologies E-commerce is a technology-driven industry, so it is no surprise that emerging technologies were a recurring topic throughout the Shop.org Digital Summit....
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For four days every June the e-commerce world meets in Chicago to exchange ideas and get some much-needed face time. The AP team was there and founder and managing director Robert Glazer even spoke. Here’s a roundup of some of the top digital marketing trends we picked up on while at the conference. With the most innovative people in the industry talking about these issues now, they’re sure to be essential for all marketers over the next year. Personalization Is the Next Great...
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Acceleration Partners won the Outsourced Program Manager (OPM)/Agency of the Year category at the 2015 Affiliate Summit Pinnacle Awards! The Affiliate Summit Pinnacle Awards are affiliate marketing’s most prestigious, competitive honor for the leaders in the space. Award winners are recognized because they are innovative leaders with vision and influence. “We are honored to be recognized by our peers as an innovator in the rapidly evolving affiliate marketing industry and this is a...
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Exciting news! Acceleration Partners has been named a finalist for two Pinnacle Awards at Affiliate Summit West 2015. Acceleration Partners has been nominated for OPM/Agency of the Year with ebove & beyond and Schaaf-PartnerCentric. This is the second year in a row we've had the honor of being nominated for this award. Bob Glazer has also been nominated as Affiliate Marketing Advocate with Brian Littleton and Tricia Meyer. It’s an honor to be nominated alongside so many...
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Last month the AP team traveled to Seattle for the annual Shop.org Summit, where we had great conversations with marketers from all across the country. Over and over again we heard how e-commerce sites are tired of trying to game the system. There’s been a major sea change in digital marketing over the last few years. As the industry matures, digital channels are no longer seen as separate silos. They’re being integrated into overall strategy with a renewed focus on brand...
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If you’ve been to a major conference recently, chances are you’ve been scanned. Most conference badges now come equipped with QR codes that allow attendees with smartphones to scan your badge and capture your contact information. This often happens when you have a discussion with someone at a booth or in exchange for a giveaway. Other people may ask to scan you if you just look their way as they try to fill their ‘scan quota.’ Technology has changed marketing dramatically over the...
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