Join us in London this June to connect, learn, grow, deal and, dare we say, party with over 700 of the best (and best-performing) professionals from our tight-knit group of advertisers and publishers. It turns out networking doesn’t have to feel like work. Start building close relationships that close big deals.

Please join us in London, England at the Brewery, 29th of June.


The Venue

The Brewery
52 Chiswell St
London EC1Y 4SA, UK

This year's DealMaker Europe will be taking place at The Brewery, in the heart of London. The Brewery occupies the site of the former Whitbread brewery which shut its doors in 1976, leaving behind a premier event venue with historic roots.

Travelling to the Brewery by public transport is quick and easy. The venue is close to Liverpool Street, Moorgate and Barbican stations, and served by at least 10 bus routes. There are no car parking facilities on site at The Brewery. The nearest public NCP car park can be found at The Barbican. 


Citadines Barbican London | 7-21 Goswell Rd., Barbican, London EC1M 7AH

We’re pleased to offer 15% off the flexible rate at the Citadines Barbican London. To book your discounted room, contact corporate@the-ascott.com and mention Rakuten Advertising. To see current pricing, you can view rates on their website. The discounted rate is subject to hotel availability.

About The Attendees

Rakuten Advertising has spent two decades building a close community of publishers, advertisers, and innovative marketing leaders, and DealMaker is where we bring them all together. Meet representatives from hundreds of companies, make connections, and find out how much fun doing business can be.


  • 54% of the top 100 selling UK Advertisers attended DealMaker Europe in 2022.
  • The average growth by region:
    • by UK advertisers was 12% July & August 2021 vs July & August
    • by French advertisers was 73% July & August 2021 vs July & August 2022
    • by German advertisers was 40% July & August 2021 vs July & August 2022
  • The attending advertisers were up:
    • 21% year-over-year for UK
    • 113% year-over-year for France
    • 112%year-over-year Germany
  • The attending advertisers counted for a significant amount of network sales in July and August:
    • 6% of UK Network’s sales 
    • 18% of Germany Network’s sales 
    • 40% of France Network’s sales 


  • 66% of attending publishers were representatives from our top 100 EU publishers

The average growth by a publisher in attendance was up:

  • 6% July & August 2021 vs July & August 2022 in the UK Network
  • 119% July & August 2021 vs July & August 2022 in the French Network
  • 30% July & August 2021 vs July & August 2022 in the German Network

Sponsoring Publishers grew 9% YOY in the UK Network, beating out the average growth of a non-sponsor by over 4%


Now in its fourth year, our European Golden Link Awards celebrate and showcase all our advertisers, publishers and agencies who are out-delivering on their objectives to drive next-level performance.  

It’s going to be an event to remember with food, drinks, entertainment and the opportunity to network  and celebrate with your team and other industry leaders.  

The Golden Link Awards Ceremony is included in your DealMaker Europe ticket. The Ceremony will be hosted by  Sikisa, a three time Leicester Comedy Festival Nominee and critically acclaimed stand-up, writer and producer.

Please note, entries are now closed. You can view the shortlist here.

Useful Links

View the award categories and descriptions 

View our entry guidelines

Read the entry rules

Your wins are our wins and we can’t wait to celebrate with you!


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About Sikisa

Networking & Community

DealMaker is the event made for making connections! Through our event community you can view the event agenda, see who's sponsoring, and schedule 1:1 meetings with other deal-makers to ensure you have a jam-packed networking schedule by the time you arrive on-site at the event.

Over 1,500 meetings take place at DealMaker each year. Opportunities abound. The community will open at least 4 weeks ahead of the event. 

For opted-in registered attendees only

Sponsorship Opportunities

Showcase your brand! Maximise your exposure at DealMaker Europe 2023 by sponsoring the event. Take a look here to see how you can make a splash or reach out to our team to develop a bespoke opportunity. When you’re ready, we’re available at events@rakuten.com.


Sponsor Testimonials
“…we left the event with nothing short of at least 10 hot client prospects and as a relatively new player to the affiliate industry, RevLifter achieved amazing brand awareness. We also enjoyed connecting with Rakuten employees at various seniority levels and from around the world. A job well done Rakuten and looking forward to future events!"
- Simon Bird, Co-Founder at RevLifter

"DealMaker Europe is a great place to meet up with publisher and advertiser prospects, as well as catching up with our Rakuten Advertising friends. We won business directly from attending the event last year so it was a no-brainer for us to be involved again! We're looking forward to it!"

- Drew Cameron, Sales Director, Hello Partner

“DealMaker is a unique experience that help you to connect with new potential partners and also strengthen your existing ones. What I liked most is to connect a face to my contact emails with whom I write on a regular basis in order to get a stronger connection based on trust.”

- Eva Cecchinato, Head of Sales at Sparheld International GmbH

"Rakuten Advertising know how to throw a great event, and for a performance marketer, Rakuten’s Dealmaker event is the one to be at. It’s a great opportunity to upgrade your tech stack, network with future partners and see who’s getting the most attention – and how – in the industry. Performance Marketing World hope to see you all there!"

- Samantha Johnston, Commercial Director,  Performance Marketing World  

Thank You to Our Sponsors