Affiliate marketing has evolved hugely since the early days of the internet and ecommerce. Amazon came along and changed the game of course. Far from a spent force, new trends in this field are driving its renaissance. These include: niche advertising, native ads, the rise of video, a more customer centric approach, improved analytics and harnessing new technologies for brands to reward affiliates for the purchases they drive. What does this all mean for companies and marketers? Where are the best trade shows and conferences to find out more about any of these topics? How do I find affiliate marketing experts and vendors. Here is the Tradefest pick for: The top 10 best affiliate marketing events to attend:
Which Affiliate Marketing Events to Attend?
Date: Jul 17-20th 2018
There is huge anticipation this year for the Amsterdam Affiliate Conference following the introduction of iGB Live!. Expect more delegates, more affiliates and more sponsors and exhibitors than ever before. You’ll be kept buys at the The Amsterdam Affiliate Conference from the moment you land in Amsterdam. In terms of networking,There are many opportunities pre-event and at the show. This closing party this year we will be taking place at Majestic and Europub following the venue refurb last year..Offering both indoor and outdoor space at the famous Dam Square. The final night of this affiliate marketing conference promise to be epic with everyone unwinding and celebrating all night until the following morning!
Date: Jul 18-20th 2018
AW Europe claims to be the largest affiliate marketing conference on offer at the moment. An event where thousands of industry people show up to take advantage of excellent networking opportunities, insights, and advice for increasing the bottom line. Over 3000+ top performing marketing professionals from around the world will be in attendance. Over 30 fantastic speakers who aim to inspire, encourage creativity and innovation to the audience of affiliate marketing industry marketers. Break out sessions will look at topics that center around constructing your affiliate campaigns learning with some of the biggest names in the affiliate space.
Date: Jul 29-31st 2018
Location: New York City
Literally thousands of digital marketers will gather at the Marriott Marquis in NYC for the performance marketing industry’s premier global event, Affiliate Summit East 2018. Amongst the attendees are important decision makers made up of online publishers, bloggers, media owners, traffic sources, advertisers, global brands, networks, technology firms, agencies, and other solution providers. A very international affiliate marketing conference with participants from 70+ countries aiming to network, learn about the latest innovations, newest technologies, and learn about the ways in which the most successful businesses are leveraging them to optimise their bottom line.
Date: Sep 12-14th 2018
Location: Santa Barbara
For many years now, Commission Junction University has provided the definitive affiliate networking and education experience to its attendees. An excellent event both for business development, strategy audits with long serving partners, or getting your hands dirty with expert training, CJU18 is the must attend event of the year. This affiliate marketing conference is the biggest its ever been, with unparalleled networking opportunities to find new partners, discover how to enlarge your consumer reach, find innovative ways to expand your affiliate program, and discover all that CJ Affiliate has to offer. Don’t forget to enjoy downtown Santa Barbara while you’re there.
Date: Oct 1-3rd 2018
This event will take place over 3-days. The programme will be created and tailored by the new APAC advisory board representing the biggest players in the APAC affiliate marketing sector. It will be made up of interesting speakers and workshops looking at the latest industry innovations, insights, and obstacles The ASAPAC Meet Market and Exhibition Hall will be filled with with affiliates, merchants, vendors, technology providers, partners and digital agencies. A relaxed environment perfectly suited to networking that encourages the sharing of ideas. Throughout this affiliate marketing conference online tools are available to allow participants to arrange meetings with other attendees and speakers.
Date: Oct 11-12th 2018
The most important event in India for affiliate marketers to meet up, you’ll find important stakeholders and thought leaders from the industry talking about the newest trends, how to benefit from them and a general overview of the state of this rapidly growing industry. This year is shaping up to be a pivotal moment for the affiliate marketing sector in India. Taking place over two days, IAS is specially designed with networking in mind encouraging a general sharing of ideas between industry peers, the affiliate marketing conference’s goal is to provide ample opportunities to socialize with fellow affiliates as well as businesses, check out Affiliate Street the perfect location to find business development opportunities.
Date: Oct 17-20th 2018
The Lisbon Affiliate Conference is all about SEO, social media, regulation and compliance, emerging markets and technical SEO. The conference will offer participants a great opportunity to learn about the newest innovations and opportunities in affiliation in igaming. The event is held within two conference rooms as the Financial Partners Expo is co-located within the Lisbon Affiliate Conference, it’s is the biggest dedicated expo for affiliates and introducing brokers within the retail finance sector. This affiliate marketing conference provides affiliates and introducing brokers with the opportunity to launch, grow and optimise their businesses in this rapidly growing and lucrative sector.
Date: Jan 6-8th 2019
Location: Las Vegas
6,000+ digital marketers will descend on Las Vegas for the 3 day Affiliate Summit West 2019. There will be influential decision makers working for online publishers, bloggers, media owners, traffic sources, advertisers, global brands, networks, technology firms, agencies, and other solution providers. Participants from 80+ countries will be looking to network, learn about the latest trends, newest technologies, and how all of that fits into growing their business’ profit margins. A very important affiliate marketing conference to attend in a fantastic location.
Date: Feb 6-9th 2019
The London Affiliate Conference is custom-designed conference content so the content for sessions and speakers are painstakingly selected which all makes for a wonderful line up.
The LAC’s agenda leaves plenty of room for networking opportunities. There is also the affiliate awards to look forward to as attendance is included in the price of your ticket. Important to mention as well that entry is free for all affiliates. The London Affiliate Conference also partners with the Financial Partners Expo. This affiliate marketing conference brings together brokers, affiliates and introducing brokers in the retail finance sector.
Date: Nov 28-30th 2018
Sigma is becoming bigger and better every year. Boasting 12,500 attendees with over 2,500 affiliates it’s quickly establishing itself as a key event for igaming. Located strategically in Malta which has stamped its authority on the industry as an international gaming hub. Over 400 exhibitors participate with a huge array of impressive looking custom built stands. A huge amount of respected industry speakers will do their best to diagnose the latest industry challenges as well as highlighting key innovations and trends not to mention the latest technologies businesses should invest in at this affiliate marketing conference.
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