Taking place in London on the 18th of April at The Brewery, Symposium London is a large annual conference for marketing leaders to build their online initiatives and form new business relationships. Find out more and register for the event here.

Rakuten Marketing has a variety of exciting sponsorship packages which are designed to maximise your exposure at the event. Read on to find out more:

1. Connect with Influencers

All of our sponsorship options allow you to reach our entire attendee base and network –this includes hundreds of top executives and decision makers.

At our last Symposium, 100% of sponsors indicated the sponsorship opportunity provided an increase in value to attending the event.

2. Create a Buzz

Our sponsorships allow you to promote your platform or Rakuten Marketing programme directly to both your current and potential partners. You can even create exclusive deals for attendees to generate increased interest. Our data shows that sponsors generate more partnerships on our network.

3. Extensive Promotion of Your Brand

All our sponsors receive dedicated online, offline, and on-site promotion at the event. Whether it be to us across our social platforms, website or branding at the event, we focus on getting your name out there to potential partners

4. Built-in Networking

As a sponsor you receive a preview of the attendee list, our team’s assistance to schedule private meetings, and access to exclusive space on-site to ensure you get the most out of the event

5. Added On-site Visibility

Your branding at the event will help drive on-site connections and networking opportunities. Additionally, the Rakuten Marketing team are well-versed in our roster of sponsors, helping direct anyone looking for you to the right place.

6. Stand out from the Crowd

Our events team are happy to create bespoke sponsorships opportunities in order to suit your budget and requirements allowing you to be creative with your presence. Our packages are developed to build your brand and maximise your time at the event. You can also choose a combination of activities to enhance your partnership building potential.

Still not convinced? Over 92% of sponsors from our last Symposium indicated they were ‘very satisfied’ or ‘extremely satisfied’ with their sponsorship package. Read some of our previous sponsors’ feedback below:

“By taking part, we were able to announce the launch of our LIKEtoKNOW.it app to an engaged audience of advertisers within the Rakuten Marketing network and generate interest in the app. The Rakuten team were fantastic before, during and after the event to ensure a seamless and successful execution!” —Jessica Wong, Affiliate Networks Manager, EU – ‎rewardStyle

“Rakuten Marketing’s Symposium is the most effective networking event of the year! So beneficial to meet with a record number of publishers in one spot in one day!” —Kristy McClain, Marketing Manager, Vera Bradley

“Symposium was great, our team met a lot of great merchants and partners and struck some key partnerships. Very satisfied with the ROI on our sponsorship.” —Jeff Unze, VP Business Development, BorderX Lab (Beyond Shopping Discovery App)

[Click here to view the full sponsorship brochure or contact events@mail.rakuten.com for more details]

Featured Sponsorships

DealMaker Table

This sponsorship provides you with a table in the DealMaker room where attendees will come to further network and learn more about your company. There are two dedicated times for deal-making in the agenda therefore your brand will hold a strong presence at the event, encouraging maximum interactions with prospects and partners. The infamous DealMaker segments of Symposium are the most sure-fire way to get in front of both advertisers and publishers, and the best part is that they will come to you!

Goodie Bag Insert

This sponsorship allows you to include marketing material or a promotional item in the Symposium London 2018 goodie bag handed out to all event attendees. Each attendee receives a tote bag, so the brand exposure is huge, reaching up to 500+ people. Your brand will continue to be on attendees’ minds after the event. This is also a great opportunity to add a call-to-action!

Publisher Innovation Session

Our advertisers are always on lookout for new ways to diversify their affiliate revenue. By taking part in our Publisher Innovation session, you’ll have the opportunity to present and showcase your platform in front of our audience of over 200 engaged advertisers.

Blogger Opportunities

We can create bespoke sponsorships to allow you to meet top performing bloggers on our network that align with your brand.

 [Click here to view the full sponsorship brochure or contact events@mail.rakuten.com for more details]