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Rakuten Marketing’s DealMaker New York to Share Key Findings to Enable Better Online Performance for Marketing Leaders

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Rakuten Marketing will host another of its anticipated networking
events, DealMaker, on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 in Brooklyn, New York.
Together, marketing leaders from all over the digital world will gain
valuable insights from Rakuten Marketing executives, keynote speakers,
as well as learn from industry-leading panelists and presenters from
across the digital marketing landscape.

DealMaker New York’s content will educate audiences on a variety of
topics, from how to use data to better understand consumers’ shopping
behaviors to expert tips on how to create and increase
advertiser-publisher relationships. To keynote the event, Rakuten
Marketing has invited the Linda J. and Mark C. Smith professor and chair
of the School of Interactive Computing in the College of Computing at
the Georgia Institute of Technology, Ayanna Howard. Professor Howard’s
career focus is on intelligent technologies that must adapt to and
function within a human-centered world. Her work positions her to be an
expert speaker on AI and robot technologies. The keynote will focus on
how AI can and will drastically change jobs for the better, as well as
how to develop strategies that reciprocate trust between businesses and

“To remain an effective, successful marketer, it’s essential to keep
tabs on and fully understand the trends, topics and changes going on
within the industry,” states Julie Van Ullen, Rakuten Marketing’s
General Manager, US. “DealMaker gives our clients and partners the
opportunity to be savvy digital leaders for their brand by equipping
attendees with pertinent industry insights and tips, while also
educating them on what tools to leverage to continually improve online

This event not only delivers invaluable expertise but also gives the
chance for the over 1,000 attendees to see the affiliate network come to
life. During the event’s allotted networking time called DealSpace,
attendees are able to meet with potential business partners from Rakuten
Marketing’s immense client base of over 2,000 companies, and
representatives from leading and innovative publisher websites. Last
year, the event’s participants included hundreds of top executives and
online marketers, nationally and internationally. Advertisers in the US
Network who attended DealMaker New York in 2018 saw three times the
sales growth compared to those who did not attend.

DealMaker New York 2019 is being held at the New York Marriott at the
Brooklyn Bridge. Rakuten Marketing will award the best in performance
marketing at the Rakuten Marketing Golden Link Awards the evening of
June 11. The full Rakuten Marketing DealMaker agenda and open
registration for DealMaker New York can be found at
For more information about Rakuten Marketing, visit

About Rakuten Marketing

Rakuten Marketing is a digital advertising business uniquely positioned
at the intersection of adtech and agency. Harnessing the best of
strategy and technology, our products help global businesses seamlessly
expand into new markets, acquire valuable new customers and
authentically engage their existing audiences by delivering experiences
people love. Brands benefit with improved performance and efficiencies,
and results that align to real business objectives.

Rakuten Marketing is a division of Rakuten Inc. (4755: TOKYO), one of
the world’s leading Internet service companies. The company is
headquartered in San Mateo, California, with offices
in Australia, Singapore, Brazil, Japan, France, Germany, the United
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