About the event 

DealMaker Australia brings together nearly 300 of the best (and best-performing) professionals from our tight-knit group of advertisers and publishers for a day of content, conversations, cocktails and more. Join us in Sydney this September to connect, learn, grow, deal anddare we sayparty with your favourite industry peers. 

Hundreds of meetings take place at DealMaker, making this the perfect event to jumpstart new partnerships and rekindle old ones. There are many exciting changes this year - we've moved back to the CBD to ivy Sydney and have a new meeting scheduler app!

It turns out networking doesn’t have to feel like work. Start building close relationships that close big deals right at DealMaker Australia!

Event Agenda

Timing subject to change

Thursday, September 12, 2024
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
ivy Ballroom
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
ivy Level 1
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
ivy Level 1
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
ivy Sunroom


ivy Sydney
330 George St
Sydney NSW 2000

ivy is a Destination

ivy is home to the best restaurants, bars, pubs, clubs, nightlife, event spaces and retail in Sydney’s CBD.  The event will take place in a grand, sweeping space that rises to every occasion, serving award-winning catering provided by Merivale.

Getting Here
The ivy Sydney is easily accessible through several forms of transport. View public transport options and directions here.

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.


The Golden Link Awards celebrate teams, companies and campaigns that make waves across the affiliate marketing industry in Asia-Pacific.

If you or your brand have been outthinking and outperforming the competition, be sure to submit your nomination!

  • Nominations open: 25th of June 2024
  • Nominations close: 1st of August 2024
  • Finalists announced: 21st of August 2024
  • Winners announced: Thursday, 12th of September 2024

The 2024 Golden Link Awards APAC ceremony will take place after DealMaker and will honour the best and brightest advertisers, agencies and publishers in the industry. It’s going to be a night to remember with food, drinks and the opportunity to network with the industry and celebrate with your team.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Our unique sponsorship packages allow you to place your brand front and centre at one of Australia's largest affiliate and performance marketing events. We're excited to offer a range of opportunities for you to choose from - all of which have been specifically designed to help you achieve your event goals.

Take a look here to see how you can make a splash or reach out to our team to develop a bespoke opportunity.  You can secure a DealMaker Australia sponsorship package starting Wednesday, June 26th at 9:00am AEST. It's first in best dressed, so set those reminders! The submission form link will be available here once launched. 

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Networking & Community

With DealMaker, it’s not just easy to find and build rewarding relationships, it’s a lot of fun, too. DealMaker is—you guessed it—made for making deals, connections and partnerships. Through our event app, you can view the agenda, see who's sponsoring and schedule 1:1 meetings with other attendees before the day. By the time you arrive, you will have a jam-packed networking schedule.

You must opt-in in during registration to gain access. Check your opt-in status here.

Hundreds of meetings take place at DealMaker each year. Opportunities abound!