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Affiliate Summit West 2012 Las Vegas – Adsimilis Dinner and Party

Steven 13 responses Internet Marketing

Yesterday I finally got the chance to meet with some people from the affiliate industry during a private invite-only dinner held by Adsimilis.

To be honest this invitation came a little as a surprise since I haven’t really been pushing big traffic to Adsimilis lately, but as I’m always interested to discuss new business opportunities, I accepted the invitation.

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I should add that since I’m not used at all to live events, going to a private dinner with only a few people is way easier than networking in a crowded room. Moreover, english not being my first language, when a lot of people are speaking at the same time it gets quite hard to keep up and understand everything. For both these reason, this dinner was just perfect.

There were 3 people from Adsimilis: Naomi Aguero (my Affiliate Manager), Eleah Portillo (Director of Affiliate Management), Michael Ossendrijver (one of the Founders of Adsimilis), and 5 successful affiliates.

The dinner took place in a fancy restaurant called Botero located in the Encore hotel. The food was awesome and the wine was pretty good as well. Congratz Eleah, you made a good choice for the wine ;).

When all the persons around a table are working in the same industry, one would expect the discussion to be focused on business. Well, to my surprise, the discussion was almost not business-oriented at all. I thought there would be a lot more information about affiliate marketing being shared during this dinner, but it didn’t happen.

After the dinner, Sean Mulkeen (the second Founder of Adsimilis) joined us on our way to the XS Club where DJ Tiesto was performing. As if the dinner was not enough, the guys from Adsimilis had booked a table at the club! I can’t even remember the number of vodka bottles that were on our table, but I can assure you that there was a lot of them!

At that point, we were joined by some other people working in the Affiliate space. It was a great opportunity to keep the networking going, even though the place was crowded (as you can see on the following picture).

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Once again, I’d like to thank Adsimilis for this amazing night. It was a lot of fun! If you guys are not already running some campaigns with them, you should definitely signup for an account and start pushing traffic to their offers. These guys clearly know how to take care of their affiliates!

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  1. Mitch

    So, SO jealous right now!! That sounds like it was an absolutely incredible night! Congrats, man, you’ve definitely earned it. Just make sure to take me with you next time!

  2. Liz

    Talk about living the glamorous life!!! I wish something like that would happen to me! I’m glad it all worked out though, I can understand how much harder it would have been as a non-native speaker to have to network in a crowded room, but it sounds like you really did great! :)

  3. Gorman

    I feel very naive, I’ve never heard of Adsimilis before, but I’m definitely going to have to check them out now! Gratz, bro. You are a lucky guy and an inspiration to all of us bloggers and internet business people. Can’t wait to see where you go next!

  4. Mike

    It’s always funny when big-wig important and successful businesspeople get together people expect them to talk nothing but business, but it’s definitely not the case. We are all just people at the core, and everyone likes to talk about film, and family, pets, music, current events and little things like that. It’s not all business.

  5. Chris

    Way to represent! Live it up my man!

  6. Michelle

    The glamorous life indeed! How wonderful for you, what a great time in your life, I wish you all the best!

  7. Kyle Constantin

    XS was awesome….had a great time meeting you. Hit me up on facebook when you get to HK!

    1. Was awesome meeting you too man! I’ll be there tomorrow morning.

  8. Buysellwordpress

    That’s really great that you spent your evening like this! Sometimes we all need such kind of relax

  9. Shad

    Playing with the big dogs now, bro! Congrats, hope someday I get to do half of the things you get to do. :)

  10. Sarah

    After being stuck at home with a newborn for so long, Vegas sounds like a friggin’ DREAM. haha Glad you got to go and are getting the star treatment you deserve! Just make sure to have enough fun for all of us ok?

    1. Liz

      Yeah, and take me with you next time! ^_^

  11. Samie

    Sounds like you’re off to a great start at this event! I wish you luck for the rest of your endeavours there. Cheers!