Clarion Events acquires events group Affiliate Summit

By Doug Peck
Clarion Events has acquired Affiliate Summit for an undisclosed figure in a bid to reinforce its presence in the affiliate marketing sector.

The parent company of iGB Affiliate has purchased one of the largest affiliate marketing conferences in the world. Affiliate Summit is a three-day tradeshow including an exhibit hall with affiliates, merchants, vendors, and networking, as well as multiple tracks of educational sessions covering the latest trends.

The transaction also included FeedFront Magazine, GeekCast.fm, ReveNews.com, and the annual AffStat industry benchmark reports.

Veteran marketing expert and Co-Founder of Affiliate Summit, Shawn Collins commented: “Becoming part of Clarion will add value to our current brands and provide an opportunity to take new products to emerging markets.

“Bringing Affiliate Summit and iGaming Business together will deliver enhanced benefits to attendees and exhibitors alike.”

Alex Pratt, Managing Director of iGB Affiliate said: “This is a really exciting acquisition for Clarion, bringing together the biggest affiliate marketing events company with Clarion’s resources, expertise and successful affiliate shows in igaming and finance.”
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