CJ Affiliate Honors 2015 “CJ You Awards” Winners

Awards dinner celebrates successful affiliate marketers

SANTA BARBARA, CA, October 15, 2015—Last night CJ Affiliate by Conversant announced winners of the 2015 CJ You Awards. The award ceremony took place during an evening banquet hosted during their CJ University (CJU) conference at The Fess Parker – A Doubletree by Hilton Resort’s Plaza Del Sol, located in Santa Barbara, CA.

The annual awards recognize advertisers, publishers, and agencies chosen for their outstanding network performances. Sponsored by Coupons.com, the CJ You Awards Dinner included a few new accolades, including “Strategic Partner of the Year” and category-specific honors, as well as musical entertainment.

“I’m impressed by the incredible contributions of all of the nominees,” said Waleed Al-Atraqchi, president of CJ Affiliate. “CJU has become the premier annual affiliate marketing event and I’m honored to have the opportunity to highlight the year’s best achievements.”

2015 CJ You Awards Winners

New Advertiser of the Year: American Eagle Outfitters
Highest total revenue generated, joined the CJ Network between July 2014 and June 2015.

New Publisher of the Year: One Mile At A Time
Highest total revenue generated, joined the CJ Network between July 2014 and June 2015.

Advertiser of the Year: Express
Best year-over-year growth.

Publisher of the Year: Offers.com
Best year-over-year growth.

Agency of the Year: OPMpros.com
Growth based on client sales, publisher votes, and CJ relationships fostered and delivered.

Innovator of the Year — Advertiser: Citi
Most creative use of new ideas, methods, or technologies to shape the affiliate world.

Innovator of the Year — Publisher: ShopStyle
Most creative use of new ideas, methods, or technologies to shape the affiliate world.

Strategic Partner of the Year (New Award): Yahoo!
Excellence in accelerating customer success via collaboration with CJ to deliver innovation to the marketplace.

 

CATEGORY AWARDS:

Advertiser of the Year – Travel (New): Hotels.com
Best year-over-year growth by category.

Advertiser of the Year – Retail (New): Express
Best year-over-year growth by category.

Advertiser of the Year – Financial (New): American Express Company
Best year-over-year growth by category.

Publisher of the Year – Travel (New): Ebates
Best year-over-year growth by category.

Publisher of the Year – Retail (New): Offers.com
Best year-over-year growth by category.

About CJ Affiliate by Conversant 
CJ Affiliate by Conversant (formerly Commission Junction) is the leading global affiliate marketing network, specializing in pay-for-performance programs to drive results. The network helps to create connections amid millions of online consumers daily by facilitating equitable, lucrative relationships between advertisers and publishers. Many of the world's most recognized and specialized brands run their affiliate programs on CJ's platform.
www.cj.com

About CJ University (CJU)
CJ University, commonly referred to as CJU, is an annual conference that provides unique networking and information sharing opportunities for the fast-growing affiliate marketing industry. It is designed to empower all stakeholders in affiliate marketing—including senior marketing leaders, affiliate experts, and leading publishers—with tools, insights, and ideas to propel their businesses.
www.cjuniversity.com

About Conversant, LLC
Conversant, LLC is the leader in personalized digital marketing. Conversant helps the world’s biggest companies grow by creating personalized experiences that deliver higher returns for brands and greater satisfaction for people. We offer a fully integrated personalization platform, personalized media programs, and the world’s largest affiliate marketing network—all fueled by a deep understanding of what motivates people to engage, connect, and buy.
www.conversantmedia.com