The Top Industry Events & Conferences for Affiliate Marketers

The Top Industry Events & Conferences for Affiliate Marketers

In this day of online interaction, phone conversations, social and email communication, face-to-face conversations are still the absolute best way to forge meaningful business relationships, even in the online world of Affiliate Marketing.

There are many quality based conferences and events throughout the year for Affiliate Marketers to gather at, network, learn and build further relationships. Each have their advantages. The following is a list of such events that are relevant from a Canadian perspective.

GOAL: To meet/recruit Publishers/Bloggers

If you are an online retailer/business, an affiliate network or affiliate marketing agency and you wish to meet and recruit bloggers and publishers in Canada, then you have many events to select from. In fact, there are too many to list here.

PLEASE CONTACT US if you’d like to discuss your Affiliate Recruiting objectives. We can help determine the most effective avenues for you to focus on in order to recruit bloggers, publishers and other affiliate types.

 

GOAL: Meet Online Retailers/Businesses selling in Canada

If you are an affiliate network, an Affiliate Agency, blogger, publisher, affiliate technology company or affiliate service looking to sell your products and services to online businesses selling into Canada, then the following events make sense.

CANADA

 

rakutensymposium Rakuten Marketing Symposium

Rakuten Marketing Symposium events bring together executives from top companies doing business online, representative from leading and innovative publisher websites, and online marketers from the Rakuten Affiliate Network Advertiser client base. The event takes place in Toronto every October. The Affiliate Marketing Association of Canada has been a media/marketing partner for this event in the past.

 

 

CJ by Conversant Canadian event

CJ, of course, has their popular CJ University event every fall in the US. However they had yet produced an event in Canada until recently. Their first networking event was in May 2015 in Toronto. It was a great success. The Affiliate Marketing Association of Canada has been a media/marketing partner for this event in the past.

 

dx3DX3 Canada

Dx3 is Canada’s largest conference and trade show dedicated to digital marketing, digital advertising and digital retail. It brings agencies, brands, publishers and retailers together for two days of networking and education. Over 4000 attendees and takes place in Toronto every March. The Affiliate Marketing Association of Canada has been a media/marketing partner for this event in the past.

 

storeconference2Store Conference

The Retail Council of Canada produces the largest Retail conference in Canada. Over 1200 of the top uretail executives, suppliers and marketers gather to discuss and network about the Canadian Retail Industry. Store conference takes place every year in Toronto in June. The Affiliate Marketing Association of Canada has been a media/marketing partner for this event in the past.

 

etailcanadaeTail Canada

eTail Canada was launched as part of the eTail Conference series to speak to the unique challenges facing Canadian retailers and US retailers looking to expand into this market. What sets eTail apart from other conferences in Canada is the fact that it is focused on eCommerce only and places a high value on conference content. Content is guided by this research to ensure the conference reflects the latest trends and hottest topics in the industry. eTail focuses on larger eRetailers. eTail Canada takes place every year in May in Toronto. The Affiliate Marketing Association of Canada has been a media/marketing partner for this event in the past.

 

hopconferenceHOP Summit on Retail

Summit on Retail is the official annual retail industry conference produced by the CQCD (The Quebec Council of Retail Businesses). The conference is the largest of its kind in Quebec and showcases the retail industry in Quebec.  The CQCD is an association of more than 5,000 commercial establishments, representing nearly 70% of retail-related economic activity in Quebec. They are the largest Retail association in Quebec.

 

ecommerceQuebeceCommerce-Quebec

eCommerce-Quebec is a conference produced by the CQCD (The Quebec Council of Retail Businesses). The conference showcases retail technologies and retail methodologies. The CQCD is an association of more than 5,000 commercial establishments, representing nearly 70% of retail-related economic activity in Quebec. They are the largest Retail association in Quebec.

 

ecommtleComMtl

ecomMtl is an ecommerce conference in Montreal. The majority of the content is in French, with a good mix of speakers and exhibitors.

 

retailwestRetail WestThe Retail Council of Canada also produces a retail conference specific to the west coast of Canada. It is produced in the Fall every year.

 

dtlDTL-Quebec The French arm of the Retail Council of Canada produces DTL-Quebec. A digital conference for the Quebec Market.

 

 

 

clickzCLICKZ Conference Formerly known as a Search Engine conference, ClickZ has transformed to become a focus for digital and online marketers in Canada. Online marketers get together to learn best practices, network and move online marketing forward in Canada. The Affiliate Marketing Association of Canada has been a media/marketing partner for this event in the past.

 

 

UNITED STATES

The following are some of the tops events in the United States where you can network with retailers and online businesses. uMany of which already are or wish to sell into Canada.

Affiliate Network events

Where Affiliate Networks produce their own events inviting Advertisers and Affiliates that work within their network. All are effective and worthwhile events to build relationships with advertisers, affiliates and industry professionals.

CJ University
Rakuten Symposiums
Shareasale ThinkTank
Avantlink Expo

 

Affiliate Marketing Industry Events
Affiliate Summit East
Affiliate Summit West

 

eCommerce/Online Marketing Events
Internet Retailer Conference & Expo
Pubcon
NRF Retail’s Big Show
Shop.org Digital Summit
Adtech
eTail Conferences
Imagine Commerce/Magento Conference

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