U.S. Partnership Awards

April 17, 2024   |   Miami, Florida

2023 Shortlist

We are thrilled to unveil the 2023 US Partnership Awards shortlist recognising the very best in partnership marketing and celebrating innovation, creativity and success within the industry.

Click on the category below to see who was shortlisted for our 2023 awards



Best Affiliate & Partnership Strategy - Enterprise NEW

The Finalists Are

  • AIM & Oracle NetSuite

  • Clean Sweep for Litter-Robot’s Multi-Touch Affiliate Campaign with Partnerize

  • Disney+ & Neo: Disney+ Day – Affiliate Performance with an Enterprise Approach

  • Philips & iO: The Fundamentals of a Partnership

  • Strand Marketing

  • VistaPrint & Neo: OWNING THE NOW with VistaPrint

Best Affiliate & Partnership Strategy - SME NEW


The Finalists Are

  • impact.com & Merge & Mizzen+Main

  • LT Partners & GlassesUSA

  • Quince & BDBC

Best Always-On Influencer Campaign

The Finalists Are

  • Allbirds & Acceleration Partners: Ongoing Growth with Influencer Marketing

  • Buttermilk & Primark: US Takeover

  • Dove & Collectively: Dove 2022 Influencer Community

  • Inkbox & GRIN

  • ShopStyle Collective & Walmart

  • Surfshark

Best Brand Engagement Campaign


The Finalists Are

  • Dove & Collectively: Dove 2022 Influencer Community

  • impact.com & Bowlero

  • Mediaocean/Paramount+ utilize API for NFL and UEFA campaigns

  • Osmo Salt & GRIN

  • Post For Rent Pakistan, Viral Edge & Pepsi: #WhyNotMeriJaan? campaign

Best Content Partnership


The Finalists Are

  • AvantLink

  • Driving Greatness: A Tombras led partnership with Forbes Wheels & RealTruck

  • impact.com & Interparfums inc.

  • M. Gemi Elevates Performance with Dedicated Content on Partnerize Platform

  • P.volve & Acceleration Partners: Authentic Relationships through Partnership Marketing

  • Shoplooks & Bloomingdale’s: Harnessing Creator Stories to Impact Growth

Best Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Campaign or Initiative


The Finalists Are

  • Fire Bee: Celebrating CP Kelco on LinkedIn

  • Post For Rent & The Hello Group: DNCR academy with Matt Steffanina in Metaverse

Best Full-Funnel Influencer Campaign


The Finalists Are

  • Alka-Seltzer & Linqia Offer Hangover Relief with T-Pain

  • Amazon Music & Acceleration Partners: Higher Conversion at Lower Cost with Influencer

  • Inkbox & GRIN

  • Sakara’s Ambassador Program with Partnerize Achieves Wellness & Efficient CAC

  • Shoplooks & Neiman Marcus: Influencer Campaign Brings in Record-Breaking Sales

Best Multi-Channel Strategy


The Finalists Are

  • Awin: Etsy’s Cyber Sales Event UGC Ads Campaign Lights Up TikTok & Instagram

  • Goop & CJ’s Multi-Channel Mastery: Achieving Success Through TV & Tracking

  • impact.com & DMi & Rastelli’s

  • IZEA & TECNO: CAMON 19 Pro Mondrian Edition Launch

  • Vans & Rakuten Advertising: Putting the Sole Back in Prospecting

Best Partnership Optimization Strategy NEW


The Finalists Are

  • Afterpay & eBay

  • Philips & iO: A Blueprint for Expansion in North America

  • SitePlug & Shutterfly: Leveraging Alternative Search Strategies

  • UpSellit & L*Space

  • VEVE & Lowe’s: Performance Marketing Innovation for E-commerce

  • Wells Fargo & Rakuten Advertising Use Tech & Innovation to Grow 99%

Best Performance-Based Partnership


The Finalists Are

  • Afterpay & eBay

  • Allsaints, Neo, Rakuten Rewards & Rakuten Advertising: An Un-Four-Gettable Partnership

  • Assembly Partners with Cash App to Drive New to File Customers for Foot Locker

  • Quince & BDBC

  • SitePlug & Vitacost: Leveraging Alternative Search Strategies

  • Tredia & Webgains & Xcaret

  • UpSellit & Sideshow

  • VEVE & Lowe’s: Performance Marketing Innovation for E-commerce

Best Use of a Small Budget NEW


The Finalists Are

  • eAccountable & Parks Project

  • Gen3 Marketing: Small budget, big results

  • IZEA & Together for Safer Roads: World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

  • LT Partners & Cameron Hughes Wine

  • Osmo Salt & GRIN

  • VEVE & Macy’s: Revolutionizing Performance Marketing with Browser Advertising

Best Use of Creator Content by a Brand


The Finalists Are

  • impact.com & Picsart

  • LT Partners & Madison Reed

  • Post For Rent Turkey, Rafineri & Pegasus Airlines Multichannel Ticket Campaign

Best Use of Data and Insights

The Finalists Are

  • Data-Driven Affiliate Keeps Sales Growing for Hilton & Rakuten Advertising

  • impact.com & Acceleration Partners & Allbirds

  • LIFT by LT Partners

  • PayPal Honey & SharkNinja

  • Tombras & RealTruck’s data-driven partnership is truckin on with Forbes Wheels

Best Use of Micro Influencers


The Finalists Are


  • Karma

Most Creative Campaign


The Finalists Are

  • AvantLink

  • Conversion Marketing

Partnership for Good NEW

The Finalists Are

  • Dove & Collectively: Dove 2022 Influencer Community

  • IZEA, Cactus & Colorado Crisis Services: LGBTQIA+ Community Mental Health Initiative

  • Partake Foods & Rakuten Advertising Drive Outstanding Profit and Social Investments

  • Walgreens Partners with Hilary Duff, Wilmer Valderrama for Red Nose Day


Best Affiliate & Partner Marketing Agency - Large NEW

The Finalists Are

  • Acceleration Partners: Creating Partnerships that Drive Exceptional Outcomes

  • Assembly’s Affiliate Marketing Team Drives Program to New Heights

  • Driving Good Growth for Neo Media World’s Clients and People

  • Gen3 Marketing

  • LT Partners

  • Matterkind Outcome Navigator

Best Affiliate & Partner Marketing Agency - Small NEW


The Finalists Are

  • BDBCreative

  • Beyond13

  • eAccountable

  • Hamster Garage

  • Klay Media

  • Strand Marketing

Best Influencer Marketing Agency - Small NEW

The Finalists Are

  • Collectively

  • Fire Bee

  • HireInfluence

  • Intuition Marketing LLC dba Intuition Media Group

Best Partnerships Team NEW


The Finalists Are

  • AP’s Global Partnerships Team: Not If, but How!

  • Capital One Shopping Partnerships Team

  • Conversion Marketing

  • FlexOffers.com, LLC

  • Rakuten Advertising Advanced Analytics

  • Strand Marketing

One to Watch


The Finalists Are

  • Carissa Flinders, Awin

  • Kaia Skillman, Hamster Garage

  • Katey Harrison, All Inclusive Marketing

  • Kimberly Smith, CJ

  • Taylor Radke, LT Partners

Partnership of the Year NEW

The Finalists Are

  • Dove & Collectively: Dove 2022 Influencer Community

  • impact.com for Walmart Creator

  • LT Partners & Glasses USA & Forbes

  • Strand Marketing

Together - We Solved That!


The Finalists Are

  • Gen3 Marketing: Identifying problems, providing solutions

  • impact.com & Rise Interactive & Ulta Beauty

  • LinkConnector & BoardVitals: Custom Setup Delivers 59% YoY Revenue Increase!

  • LT Partners & Moon Juice

  • PartnerForward Agency, Rakuten Network & Rakuten CLO: WINNING COLLABORATION for ANGARA

  • Post For Rent & The Hello Group: First Rabbi-certified Synagogue in the Metaverse


Best Platform for Partnership Success (Voted)

The Finalists Are

  • CJ’s Platform: Achieving Partnership Success through Innovative Solutions

  • impact.com

  • LTK

  • Post For Rent Influencer Marketplace platform

  • Rakuten Advertising Platform Delivers Innovation for Affiliate’s Toughest Challenges

  • The Partnerize Platform: Partner Marketing Lifecycle Automations That Drive Growth

Most Innovative Technology


The Finalists Are

  • Capital One Shopping’s Hotel Metasearch

  • Fuse by PartnerCentric

  • Innovating Affiliate Marketing: CJ’s Data-Driven Insights Platform

  • LTK Connect

  • Mavely

  • NEXT by Post For Rent – the ultimate Influencer Intelligence Software

  • Rakuten Advertising’s Insights & Analytics Portal and Data Labs Revolutionize Reporting

  • UpSellit’s Coupon Management System

The Hookup - Best Tech for Brands


The Finalists Are

  • Captiv8

  • impact.com’s Link Scanner

  • LTK Connect

  • Virus Positive Technologies