Rakuten LinkShare Symposium New York
This year we are changing the name of our biggest event of the year from "Symposium East" to "Symposium New York" to spotlight our home base - New York City! Join us June 25-26th at the iconic Waldorf Astoria Hotel and see the Rakuten LinkShare Network come to life! View the detailed agenda.
Register today and meet your Affiliate Marketing partners face-to-face. This event sells out every year - register today!
Monday, June 25 9:00am - 5:00pm
Get an early start on your networking by scheduling a meeting at a designated meeting room at the Waldorf Astoria from 9:00am - 5:00pm.
Golden Link Pre-Awards Celebration
Monday, June 25 6:00 - 8:30pm
Inside Park at St. Bart's (Located right next to the Waldorf Hotel)
Join the 2012 Golden Link Award Nominees, and your fellow attendees at Inside Park at St. Barts. This welcome reception and pre-awards party is open to all attendees of Symposium New York. Inside Park at St Barts is an expansive terrace that sits a story above Park Avenue and is located right next to the Waldorf Astoria. Full bar and lots of sumptuous food!
What people are saying about Inside Park at St. Barts:
“Cafe St. Barts is an oasis in the city, with a view that is delightful.”
“The ambiance IS amazing--a truly lovely only-in-New-York space.”
Tuesday, June 26th, 10:00 AM
The Value of Affiliate Marketing in 2012
Andy Hoar, Senior Analyst at Forrester Research, Inc.
Affiliate Marketing still remains one of the most important acquisition channels for retailers even after more than 15 years. How much will online retailers spend on performance marketing in the years ahead? How valuable are the consumers acquired through the affiliate channel? In this session, we bring you the latest results of brand new research commissioned by Rakuten LinkShare in coordination with Forrester Research about the value of Affiliate Marketing today.
Andy Hoar is a Senior Analyst at Forrester Research with a focus on eBusiness & Channel Strategy. He focuses primarily on B2B and B2B2C e-commerce, as well as issues related to channel partner businesses for manufacturers. Andy has a keen understanding of the evolution of e-commerce, online marketing and Affiliate Marketing. Obtain valuable information for 2012 planning and beyond.
Rakuten LinkShare Golden Link Awards
Celebrating excellence and innovation in Rakuten LinkShare Network, the Golden Link Awards will take place at lunch on June 26th. This year we are excited to announce that Michael Ian Black will be the host of the Golden Link Awards. Michael Ian Black is a Comedian, Actor and Author from such hits as Wet Hot American Summer, Stella! and The State! Keep up with Michael Ian Black on Twitter @michaelianblack.
Symposium New York After Party
The Sky Room
330 West 40th Street, 33rd Floor, NY, NY
Tuesday, June 26 7:00pm- 10:00pm
The Sky Room offers spectacular 360 degree views of New York City right above Times Square. Don't miss this quintessential New York experience!
The Sky Room is located just a 10 minute car ride or 25 minute walk from The Waldorf Astoria. Free Shuttle Service will also be provided from The Waldorf Astoria
You will have an option to purchase your ticket when you register for the main event.
If you have any questions about any part of the day please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.