Whether it is because you have never come to Affiliate Management Days before, or because you are looking for help in pitching the idea of attending to your boss, I trust you will find the below testimonials of help. I have arranged them by the ten points they clearly illustrate. I have also decided to use testimonials of real attendees for you not to take my word for it, but see what others experienced first-hand.

So here are the ten reason why every online merchant/advertiser (with or without an affiliate program) should seriously consider attending the upcoming Affiliate Management Days 2015 in San Francisco:

1. Connect & Catch Up

“The Affiliate Management Days conference is a great chance for me to connect with other Affiliate managers in the industry while getting caught up on the latest trends. I found the speakers to be of high caliber and the sessions relevant to the many different swathes of affiliate programs out there.” — Ned Farra, Online Partnership Extraordinaire, Zappos

2. Get Inspired by Thought Leaders

“I found the AM Days conference to be well worth my time and a must attend conference in the future. I had the opportunity to network with smart people in the affiliate industry with varying points of view. The information presented during the conference sessions was relevant, informative and inspiring. Much of what I learned I was able to implement immediately. I look forward to attending the conference again next year.” — A’Lisa Tomatis, Sr Manager, Online Business Marketing, Symantec Corporation

3. Learn from Successes of Others

“The content of the sessions at Affiliate Management Days was far better than most shows I’ve attended – they provided a real, actionable value, and weren’t merely a plug for the speaker’s company..” — Sheena Jacobson, Affiliate Team Manager, OFFERweb

“AM Days is a fantastic conference for performance marketing professionals. The speakers offered detailed insights into optimizing current performance programs, but also gave impassioned talks and examples on how to grow the industry. Within 2 weeks the connections and learning’s have already “converted’ into new business. I look forward to attending again.” — David Burke, Head of Partnerships, iNC Network

4. Concentrate / Focus

“It was great to strictly focus on affiliate management topics and issues, without any distractions. The topics dealt with current industry opportunities, such as mobile, video and complex fraud detection, all taught by experts in those areas. Networking was outstanding!” — Jeannine Crooks, Account Manager, Affiliate Window

5. Get Fascinated (Again)

“Fascinating topics in affiliate industry.” — Ryota Kojima, Vice Group Manager, Rakuten Affiliate Network

6.  Awaken to Possibilities

“There were some techniques presented that I was already subconsciously aware of but might not have put into practice, yet. This conference helped shed light and awaken my senses to the endless possibilities for growing our Affiliate Program.” — Brian Schwartz, Affiliate Manager, LivePerson, Inc.

7. Perfect Your Strategy

“I attended AM Days and can’t rave about it enough. As I’m new to the affiliate world, the 12+ hours of concentrated learning has made all the difference in our development and strategy.” — Deborah A. Cincotta, Founder and CEO, Totefish

8. Invest (to Gain in Return)

“The information gained from this conference was well worth the investment to attend.”— Benjamin Louie, Advertising Executive, PlentyOfFish

9. Network with the Best of the Best

“Affiliate Management Days, is one of the most important and under-rated shows in the affiliate marketing industry. Every affiliate manager on the planet should be flocking to his show to learn, grow and network with the best of the best. The conference organizer goes above and beyond to make sure everyone has a high value experience” — Sarah Bundy, CEO, All Inclusive Marketing

10. Be a Part of One-of-a-Kind Conference

“There is really only one conference that provides top-notch strategies and information for Affiliate Management professionals, and that is AM Days. After going to the conference, I left with proven strategies, ideas, and tips to help my current and future affiliate programs. Really, I have never seen another event that leaves the participants with so much good knowledge.” — Taylor Barr,  Affiliate Manager, A Small Orange

Our upcoming show is set to take place on March 31 – April 1, 2015 in San Francisco. The agenda may be (re)viewed here. Will you be there or will you miss out on the opportunity to grow?

There is still time to register at Early Bird prices. Hurry as the Early Bird period ends on February 6, 2015.