With the 2019 International Performance Marketing Awards commencing in less than a month, we’re excited to unveil the official shortlist for the awards. Once again, the best of the best global performing marketing campaigns competing for top prizes, which will be announced on the evening of October 21 at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms in London.

Our panel of judges deliberated and reviewed all the entries across 26 categories including new awards for Best Team in Performance Marketing, Best Retail Campaign, Best Technology & Telecoms, Best Finance Campaign and Best Native Advertising Campaign.

So without further ado, here’s who made the final shortlist for next month’s ceremony.

Regional Awards

APAC categories for Best Managed Affiliate Programme and Best Performance Marketing Campaign saw some outstanding entries across the board with Partnerize, Rakuten Marketing, GrowthOps and Optimise among others shortlisted for the former. Meanwhile, M&C Saatchi Performance, FowardPMX and Commission Factory made the shortlist for the latter.

Over to Eastern Europe, Best Performance Marketing Campaign – Savings United, Tradedoubler, Adequate and 404 Agency made the shortlist while Marriott International, TradeTracker and Grupo Xcaret will battle it out for Best Performance Marketing Campaign for LATAM. Meanwhile, ForwardPX and TradeTracker compete for the grand prize for MENA.

Vertical Awards

The next set of categories saw some top demonstrations and extremely competitive campaigns. For Best Paid Search, Merkle | Periscopix, NMPi, Adequate and Ikon step up while the likes of Mindshare, Ogilvy, and Harbingers are shortlisted for Best Content Marketing Campaign. Webgains, TopOffers, Interspace Co and Admitad compete for Best CPA Network while Awin, iProspect and Optimise Media compete with each other for Best Finance Campaign. 

On the creative side, the global networks compete in addition to Ogilvy, IM Agency and HYPRBrands for Best Influencer Marketing Campaign. Meanwhile, Webgains, Tradedoubler, CJ Affiliate and Awin are on the shortlist to claim the prize for Best Affiliate Network. Lastly, Acceleration Partners, Optimus, PartnerCentric and Harbingers are all in with a chance of winning Best Agency.

Awin, Resolution Media and Partnerize compete for USA Best Managed Affiliate Programme while the likes of Honey, NMPi and RevLifter will go head to head for USA Best Performance Marketing Campaign. In the same award for Western Europe, CJ Affiliate, Optimus and Rakuten Marketing all compete for Best Managed Affiliate Programme as Hype, Awin, vouchercloud and Partnerize are shortlisted for Best Performance Marketing Campaign.

Voting for Technology, Team & Agency Awards

With the shortlist unveiling, we’re excited to announce that voting is now open for the Technology, Team & Agency Awards. These include the following categories and will run from today (September 11) until midnight Wednesday, September 18:

Best Affiliate Network
Best Agency
Best CPA Network
Best SaaS Platform
Best Team in Performance Marketing
Best Technology

Head to the shortlist page on the IPMA website and cast your vote on your favourite to win. Remember, standard rules apply with one vote limited per company.

Book your table 

With anticipation building up for the ceremony and over 50% of tables and seats now booked, you must hurry if you want to secure the best seats in the house and see who is crowned an IPMA winner. 

To ensure you don’t miss out, drop the sales team a line or call them on +44 117 990 2960.

Visit the website to see all of those shortlisted for the 2019 International Performance Marketing Awards.