Commission Junction Honors Performance Marketing Excellence with the 2007 Horizon Awards
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 11, 2007--Commission Junction, a division of ValueClick, Inc. (Nasdaq:VCLK), and the leading global provider of affiliate marketing solutions, announced the winners of the 2007 Horizon Awards at their annual client conference, Commission Junction University (CJU) 2007. Selected from Commission Junction's esteemed global network of advertisers and publishers, the 2007 recipients are: Shoebuy, Mr. Rebates, HP Home & Home Office Store, Liquid Apogee Designs, midPhase Services, move Marketing and MNP Enterprises. The Horizon Awards celebrate outstanding contributions and pay-for-performance industry achievements, and recipients are recognized for excellence in the categories of People, Greatness, Innovation and Global Vision.
"The Horizon Awards are based on our core values here at Commission Junction, and offer us the opportunity to recognize our clients who have proven to be adaptable and resilient in our ever growing and changing industry," said Tom Vadnais, chief executive officer of ValueClick, Inc. and general manager of Commission Junction. "There are so many exemplary Commission Junction clients, and each year it becomes more difficult to pick the very best. We are truly all partners in accomplishing great things and achieving great successes."
The Horizon Award for People was presented to advertiser Shoebuy and publisher Mr. Rebates, who have shown an enthusiastic commitment to pay-for-performance marketing. The Horizon Award for Greatness was presented to advertiser HP Home & Home Office Store and publisher Liquid Apogee Designs who have proven to have exceptional performance increases over the previous year and who inspire greatness in others. The Horizon Award for Innovation was presented to advertiser midPhase Services and publisher move Marketing in appreciation for their support to Commission Junction and their commitment to people in the industry. The Horizon Award for Global Vision was presented to MNP Enterprises, whose action, strategy and initiatives best reflect a commitment to realizing the global potential of affiliate marketing.
About Commission Junction
Commission Junction (www.cj.com) provides advanced performance marketing solutions that help marketers increase online leads and sales. By facilitating strategic relationships between advertisers and publishers, Commission Junction leverages its proven expertise in affiliate marketing and search marketing to drive measurable results for its clients.
About ValueClick, Inc.
ValueClick, Inc. (Nasdaq:VCLK) is one of the world's largest online marketing services companies, offering comprehensive and scalable solutions to deliver cost-effective customer acquisition for advertisers and robust revenue streams for publishers. ValueClick's performance-based solutions allow customers to reach their potential through multiple online marketing channels, including affiliate and search marketing, display advertising, lead generation, ad serving and email technology, and comparison shopping. ValueClick brands include Commission Junction, ValueClick Media, Mediaplex and PriceRunner. For more information, please visit www.valueclick.com.
This release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, trends in online advertising spending and estimates of future online performance-based advertising. Actual results may differ materially from the results predicted, and reported results should not be considered an indication of future performance. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements are detailed under "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission made from time to time by ValueClick, including, but not limited to: its annual report on Form 10-K filed on March 31, 2006 and an amendment to its annual report on Form 10-K/A filed on April 21, 2006; recent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and Form 10-Q/A; and other current reports on Form 8-K. ValueClick undertakes no obligation to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
John Ardis, 630-922-6423
Gary J. Fuges, CFA, 818-575-4677
SOURCE: Commission Junction