About the event 

Come to La Quinta Resort this May to connect, learn, grow, deal and, dare we say, party with 1,000 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—without a zoom call in sight.


Advertisers and Publishers who attended DealMaker do better in the network!

Attending advertisers represented nearly half of US network revenue, an increase of 4% year-over-year, and showed a collective 10.2% year-over-year boost in net sales.

Attending US publishers represented 75% of our Platinum Publisher base, a top designation. Overall, attending publishers saw revenue growth of 4.36% year-over-year.



Sunday, April 30, 2023
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Registration will open on April 30th in the hotel lobby. Check in for your hotel room and then pick up your badge in the room next door. You'll be all set for the week!

Monday, May 1, 2023
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Networking room open for meetings booked in advance of event via our networking community.

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

New to DealMaker? Spend 30 minutes with us to learn how to make the most out of your event experience!

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

In person seating for the Golden Link Awards is limited. If you plan to attend you must register ahead of time by selecting this session.

Tuesday, May 2, 2023
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Networking room open for meetings booked in advance of event via our networking community.

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

New to DealMaker? Spend 30 minutes with us to learn how to make the most out of your event experience!

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Our DealSpace session gives attendees the opportunity to network with current and future business partners. Browse our exhibition space and learn more about top brands and publishers, from fashion, luxury and beauty retailers to voucher, cashback and social shopping sites.

DealSpace will be held next to one of the main pools at the resort! Bring your best vacation gear for a few hours of delicious food and drinks, great music, and networking.

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us from 5:30pm - 7:00pm for drinks, food, networking and fun!

Wednesday, May 3, 2023
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Networking room open for meetings booked in advance of event via our networking community.

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sessions to be announced

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM


La Quinta Resort & Club
49-499 Eisenhower Drive
La Quinta, CA 92253


The La Quinta Resort & Club is a historic resort in present-day La Quinta, California. Designed by Gordon Kaufmann and built by Walter H. Morgan, the hotel opened in 1926 as a desert getaway. A hangout for star celebrities since its inception, La Quinta Resort's greatest claim to fame is as an inspiring location for film writers to escape to write movie scripts. in 1937.


We have locked in a special rate of $329/night. Rooms may sell out so we suggest you book as soon as possible.



Call the hotel at 760.564.4111 and mention the Rakuten Advertising rate.


Book online here. The rate of $329 should be automatically generated.





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. 


With DealMaker, it’s not just easy to find and build rewarding relationships, it’s a total blast! 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 4,000 meetings take place at DealMaker each year. Opportunities abound.


The Rakuten Advertising Golden Link Awards will be taking place on May 1, 2023. This is a ceremony aimed at celebrating and recognizing industry-leading advertisers, publishers and agencies within the Rakuten Advertising Network. 

This will be a night to remember with delicious food, laughter inducing entertainment, and a high energy atmosphere as the winners are announced. The event will begin at 6pm with a cocktail hour followed by a sit down dinner, entertainment and the awards beginning at 7pm. Dress attire is semi formal.

To Be Announced

Check out all the fun from the 2022 Golden Link Awards below!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Showcase your brand! Maximize your exposure at DealMaker USA 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.


Rakuten Advertising sponsors do better! On average, sponsors outperform the Rakuten Advertising network year-over-year. 

Sponsor Testimonials
"The sponsorship package was amazing - set us up for a great conference and make it super easy for retailers to find us and meet us. The event attracted an extremely high calibre of attendee - and looking forward to being a regular attendee at all future Dealmaker events!"
-Simon Bird, Co-Founder at RevLifter
"I found the day very useful it was great to see the brands and account team we always speak to in person. Great insights shared and attendees were very open to learning about new ways to market and how they can become though leaders within their space. Great event and will 100% sponsor again."
-Daniella Gregory, Global Partnerships Director at Yieldify

MEET Our Sponsors!