Winners of the Affiliate Summit West 2018 Pinnacle Awards

The twelfth annual Affiliate Summit Pinnacle Awards were presented on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Affiliate Summit West 2018, which took place at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel.

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.

Pinnacle Awards at Affiliate Summit West 2018

Below are the finalists for the Pinnacle Awards at Affiliate Summit West 2018 and the winners are in bold:

Affiliate of the Year

  • Business Insider
  • Greg Kim/Slickdeals
  • Ziff-Davis

Affiliate Manager of the Year

  • Adam Riemer
  • Greg Hoffman
  • Mike Nunez

Affiliate Network Employee of the Year (* new category *)

  • Chad Waite/AvantLink
  • Mark Walters/Awin
  • Tiffany Tse/ShareASale

Exceptional Merchant of the Year

  • HP
  • Snake River Farms

Affiliate Marketing Advocate

  • Pat Grady
  • Robert Glazer
  • Sarah Bundy

OPM/Agency of the Year

  • Acceleration Partners
  • Apogee
  • PartnerCentric

Tool/Service of the Year

  • Mediarails
  • Slack

Affiliate Marketing Legend

  • Carolyn Tang Kmet

Nominations for the Pinnacle Awards are open publicly, and then the Affiliate Summit Advisory Board votes on the nominations to determine the winners. The Affiliate Marketing Legend is not given every year, and it is selected by Affiliate Summit Co-CEOs, Missy Ward and Shawn Collins.