Event description


Affiliate Summit East 2018

During July 29-31, 2018, thousands of digital marketers will gather at the New York Marriott Marquis for the performance marketing industry’s premier global event, Affiliate Summit East 2018 (#ASE18).

These high-level decision makers are comprised of online publishers, bloggers, media owners, traffic sources, advertisers, global brands, networks, technology firms, agencies, and other solution providers.

They come from over 70 countries looking for new connections, innovative visions, cutting-edge technologies, and to get a better understanding of the ways in which the best businesses are leveraging them to grow and improve their bottom line.

There is no substitute for being here, demonstrating your solutions and building face-to-face relationships. The top companies and key decision makers in the space come to Affiliate Summit. Show them what you’ve got and what they’re missing. 

This 3-day event features:

  • An agenda crafted by the Affiliate Summit Advisory Board made up of the biggest stakeholders in the affiliate marketing industry – packed with engaging presentations and panels covering the latest industry trends, analysis, and challenges
  • three tradeshow areas packed with affiliates, merchants, vendors, networks, technology providers, digital agencies, traffic sources;
  • A variety of networking events in relaxed environments that encourage the exchange of open ideas and experiences
  • Access to online tools providing opportunities to arrange meetings with other attendees and speakers before, during and after the event

Get ready for unparalleled networking and inspiration while you discover what’s next on the performance marketing horizon.

Exhibitor & Sponsor Info

By sponsoring Affiliate Summit East 2018, you’ll have the best opportunity to meet top affiliates, advertisers, and agencies from around the world.

Whether your priority is lead generation, brand awareness or positioning, our Exhibitor and Sponsorship packages are designed to connect you with your target audience.

ASE18 Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities

This year we've created new sponsorship opportunities and added new benefits for sponsors. New options and benefits include:

  • The official Exhibit Hall Bar sponsorship giving you great brand exposure with your logo on stirrers napkins and signage, as well as the opportunity to collect hundreds of business cards as everyone helps themselves to a drink.
  • Treat our VIPs as the sponsor of the newly revamped VIP lounge.
  • The official app, used by attendees to arrange meetings, build their agenda, before, during, and after the event. At last year’s Affiliate Summit East the app had 34,817 visits!
  • Affiliate Summit now provides all top sponsors with a Networking Manager – they will work with you before the event to understand who you want to meet at the show, and then pre-arrange meetings for you on site.

Sponsorship opportunities start from as little as $1,500. Check them all out in our sponsorship brochure.

“It is not only the biggest affiliate marketing conference in the industry, but the attendees, information, and connections are integral to our growing business.” - Sarah Beeskow, Vice President, ShareASale

Check out our Exhibitor and Sponsorship Opportunities for descriptions of our available options and levels of exposure. There you can also view our existing exhibitors and sponsors.

If you're ready to reach the key decision makers in this landmark event, book your Exhibitor or Sponsorship package now.


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Five pass types are available for Affiliate Summit East 2018 -Networking, Networking Plus, VIP, Affiliate, and Exhibitor.
  • Networking Passes are best for industry professionals who want basic networking access to other industry professionals.
  • Networking Plus and Free Affiliate* Passes are best for industry professionals that want to network with other industry professionals and receive access to select content.
  • VIP Passes are best for industry insiders looking to connect with and learn from other industry insiders. VIP attendees also receive exclusive access to VIP events, food & drinks, swag and other additional amenities.
  • *Exhibitor Passes are included in many Exhibitor and Sponsorship Packages and the total number of passes included varies per package.

*Free Affiliate Passes require an invitation. Please submit your application here. This offer is available through July 11, 2018, or until we are sold out (whichever happens first).

Please refer to the Pass Comparison Chart below to view pass inclusives and then register here.

Registering 5 or more attendees? Check out our group discounts below then call 417-2SUMMIT (278-6648) for booking instructions:
  • Group discount for 5-9 Passes - 20% off
  • Group discount for 10 or more Passes - 25% off

  • Register now for Affiliate Summit West 2018
    • Pass inclusions:

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    • Admission to Meet Market, RevShare Roundup, Exhibit Hall & Exhibit Hall Pub Crawl, Networking Lounge, Keynotes, Early Birds of a Feather Networking Session, Demo Days Sessions & First-Timers Orientation
    • Access to the Networking App, Session PowerPoint Presentations
    • Streaming Access to Session Audio Recordings with Slides
    • Six (6) Session Tickets (Entitles pass holder to attend six sessions of their choosing across the three days of the conference)
    • Admittance to ALL SESSIONS with VIP front row seating
    • Opportunity to Exhibit in the RevShare Roundup*
    • Opportunity to apply to present in our Demo Day sessions.*
    • Access to the VIP Lounge, the Newcomer Program, Vertical Meet Ups, Keynote Q&A and Expedited Conference Check-in. *


The Affiliate Summit East 2018 Agenda is now live and packed with over 50 engaging presentations, and panels from over 60 speakers covering the latest industry trends, analysis, and challenges.

Get ready for unparalleled inspiration and networking while you discover what's next on the performance marketing horizon.

Don't forget that Affiliate Summit offers five pass types: VIP, Networking Plus, Affiliate, Networking, and Exhibitor.

Review the benefits included with each pass type here to ensure that you have purchased the right pass for the sessions and events that you wish to access.

Affiliate Summit East 2018 Keynotes

Mari Smith

Sunday, July 29: Dr. Sandra Matz, Assistant Professor, Columbia Business School

Dr. Sandra Matz is an Assistant Professor in the Management Division at Columbia Business School. Combining methodologies from psychology and the computer sciences, her work explores the question of how insights [Read more...]


Mari Smith

Monday, July 30:  Mari Smith, "Queen of Facebook", Mari Smith International, Inc.

Often referred to as “the Queen of Facebook,” Mari Smith is considered one of the world’s foremost experts on Facebook marketing and social media. She is a Forbes’ Top Social Media Power Influencer, author of The New Relationship Marketing and coauthor of Facebook Marketing: An Hour A Day. [Read more...]


Tuesday, July 31:  Brian Messenlehner, Co-Founder, AppPresser.com and David Vogelpohl, VP of Web Strategy, WP Engine

Brian, a former software developer for the United States Marine Corps, is the Co-founder of SchoolPresser.com, a web development company that specializes in building OpenSource solutions for schools.[Read more...]



David Vogelpohl is the Vice President of Web Strategy at WP Engine, a WordPress digital experience platform. WP Engine is a global leader in open source focused technology. [Read more...]




Hotel Info

Book the New York Marriott Marquis

Affiliate Summit East 2018 is taking place July 29-31 at the New York Marriott Marquis.

This year, we are working with Connections Housing, a housing bureau that will be facilitating hotel reservations at the New York Marriott Marquis for all attendees of Affiliate Summit East 2018.

They are the only housing bureau that is authorized to provide access to our negotiated rates and attendee block, so please make sure that you only reserve your room through them using the link to Reservation Portal below.



A block of rooms has been reserved for the nights of July 27-August 1, 2018. Rooms are available until sold out or July 15th, 2018 (whatever happens first).

Conference Rate

  • Single or Double Occupancy: $319* each night, per room and 14.75% city room tax per night subject to change without notice. 
  • Room rate includes complimentary "Wired for Business" in sleeping rooms.
  • Room rate is subject to applicable state and local taxes plus a $3.50 occupancy fee per room per night.

Reservation Procedures:

  • Book online using the Affiliate Summit East 2018 Reservation Portal.
  • Call the following dedicated Group Reservations phone number: Reservations: 702-675-6568, open Monday-Friday, 6am-5pm Pacific Time.
  • Rooms must be secured with a credit card valid through August 2018.
  • Cancellation Policy: 72 hours prior to arrival to avoid a charge of one night's room and tax or forfeiture of deposit.
  • Hotel also reserves the right to charge an early departure fee if applicable.

New York Marriott Marquis Info:

  • Address: 1535 Broadway New York, NY 10036
  • Hotel Direct Phone: (212) 398-1900. Please do not contact the hotel directly for new reservations, changes or cancellations. Instead contact Group Reservations at 702-675-6568.