CJ Affiliate Announces CJU17 “CJ You Awards” Winners

2017 CJ You Awards Dinner Honors Affiliate Marketing Success

SANTA BARBARA, CA, September 14, 2017— Last night at the annual CJ University (CJU) conference, CJ Affiliate by Conversant™ announced winners of the 2017 CJ You Awards. The awards ceremony took place during an evening banquet at The Fess Parker – A Doubletree by Hilton Resort, located in Santa Barbara, CA.

"CJ Affiliate is proud to support our advertisers, publishers and agencies—winners and finalists alike," said Waleed Al-Atraqchi, president of CJ Affiliate. "Their successes demonstrate their commitment and innovative strategy, and we are honored to recognize them at CJU17."

The annual awards recognize advertisers, publishers and agencies chosen for their achievements in affiliate marketing. The CJ You Awards Dinner included a few new accolades, including Technology & Services Advertiser and Publisher of the Year. Plus, as entertainment, CJ Affiliate staff surprised attendees with their rendition of “Carpool Karaoke” featuring special guests and internet sensations Tripp & Tyler, who also emceed the event.

2017 CJ You Awards Winners:

New Advertiser of the Year

Highest total commissions paid.

  • DIRECTV NOW

New Publisher of the Year

Highest total commissions earned.

  • The Motley Fool

International Advertiser of the Year

International advertiser with best year-over-year growth.

  • HomeAway

International Publisher of the Year

International publisher with best year-over-year growth.

  • TopCashback

Financial Advertiser of the Year

Best year-over-year growth by category.

  • Barclaycard

Financial Publisher of the Year

Best year-over-year growth by category.

  • CompareCards by LendingTree

Retail Advertiser of the Year

Best year-over-year growth by category.

  • Bed Bath & Beyond

Retail Publisher of the Year

Best year-over-year growth by category.

  • Honey

Travel Advertiser of the Year

Best year-over-year growth by category.

  • Booking.com

Travel Publisher of the Year

Best year-over-year growth by category.

  • CouponCabin.com

Technology & Services Advertiser of the Year

Best year-over-year growth by category.

  • GoDaddy

Technology & Services Publisher of the Year

Best year-over-year growth by category.

  • Wirecutter, A New Tork Times Company

Agency of the Year

Growth based on client sales, publisher votes, and CJ relationships fostered and delivered.

  • PMX Agency

Innovator of the Year – Advertiser

Most creative use of new ideas, methods, or technologies to shape the affiliate world.

  • Hotels.com

Innovator of the Year – Publisher

Most creative use of new ideas, methods, or technologies to shape the affiliate world.

  • MEREDITH

About CJ Affiliate by Conversant
CJ Affiliate by Conversant (formerly Commission Junction) is a leading global affiliate marketing network, specializing in pay-for-performance programs to drive results. Our 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. For more information, please visit 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. For more information, please visit www.cjuniversity.com.

About Conversant
Conversant is a 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. For more information, please visit www.conversantmedia.com.

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