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Optimism sponsorships aim to deliver value and drive results for partners of all types within the Rakuten International ecosystem. Whether your goal is to drive brand awareness, source leads, build and cultivate partnerships or inform peers of your company offerings, we're confident we can help you find a package that is  right for you.

Packages at a Glance



INSPIRATION
Packages designed to help you shine.


 


PLATINUM
$75,000 - EXCLUSIVE

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • Six (6) all-inclusive passes to Optimism 2024
  • Logo feature on official event website linking back to company chosen URL
  • Access to live attendee preview
  • Emcee to thank sponsor during Thursday morning content on main stage
  • One (1) reserved private meeting room (Eclipse 1 or 2), located indoors inside the high-traffic Connection Hub area
    • Area to be available to sponsor for use during the entire conference at times when the Connection Hub is designated as open
    • Sponsor has the ability choose desired setup of room
  • One (1) turnkey kiosk with waterfall table in the high-traffic Connection Hub area
    • Includes:
      • Two (2) counter stools
      • Lockable cabinet
      • Fully customizable fabric back-wall
      • Option to add audio/visual for an additional cost
  • Sponsor logo advertised on the back of each attendee name badge
  • Sponsor logo to be featured on branding of large columns between keynote room and Connection Hub

  • One complimentary three (3) night stay at the Omni La Costa Resort (May 29 - 31)

  • Sponsor may provide a handout or item for Rakuten International to place on each seat in the keynote room (Note: Item subject to Rakuten International approval)

  • Sponsor logo featured on each sign created and placed around event space

  • Prominent logo listing in event communications, website and event networking community and event mobile app

  • Spotlight in email to all attendees

  • Dedicated banner ad in official event networking community as well as event app
    • Banner ad to include call to action/redirect to sponsorship company profile
  • One (1) sponsor designated storyline on main page of event mobile app
    • Stories live within storylines, sponsor to be able to provide up to 3 stories to be included within storyline (text or image only)
  • Custom tab with sponsor name to be included in the dropdown hamburger menu alongside other important pages in the event networking community & event app
    • Tab will link to sponsor company virtual booth/listing
  • During the event, sponsor will be mentioned in one (1) push notification /announcement sent out via the event app

  • One (1) large virtual sponsor booth/listing placement within the official networking community and event app


GOLD
$50,000 - 1 OF 2 AVAILABLE

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • Five (5) all-inclusive passes to Optimism 2024
  • Logo feature on official event website linking back to company chosen URL
  • Access to live attendee preview
  • Dedicated banner ad in official event networking community as well as event app
    • Banner ad to include call to action/redirect to sponsorship company profile
  • Choice of either:
    • One (1) reserved private meeting room located within the Upper East Wing of the Coastal Events Center
    • One (1) reserved Huddle Lounge located inside the Connection Hub
      • Area to be available to sponsor for use during the entire conference at times when the Connection Hub is designated as open
      • Sponsor has the ability choose desired setup of space
      • Area to be available to sponsor for use during the entire conference at times when the Connection Hub is designated as open
  • Emcee to thank sponsor during Thursday morning content on main stage
  • Prominent logo listing in event communications, website and event networking community and event mobile app

  • Spotlight in email to all attendees

  • Prominent logo exposure on one highly visible sign in meeting space

  • One (1) large virtual sponsor booth/listing placement within the official networking community and event app


SILVER
$25,000 - 3 AVAILABLE

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • Three (3) all-inclusive passes to Optimism 2024
  • Logo feature on official event website linking back to company chosen URL
  • Access to live attendee preview
  • One (1) reserved table with four (4) chairs in one of the main Connection Hubs
    • Table will be available to sponsor as a location for booking meetings within the official event meeting scheduler/networking community
    • Includes tabletop signage showcasing sponsor logo and marking table as reserved

    • Table to be available to sponsor for use during the entire conference at times when the Connection Hub is designated as open

  • Dedicated sponsor ad (text only) featured on networking community home page with CTA to sponsor company virtual booth
    • In the event mobile app home page, this listing will instead show a list of company representatives (% of display share)
  • One (1) small virtual sponsor booth/listing placement within the official networking community and event app


ON-SITE WELLNESS
$25,000 - EXCLUSIVE
 

Fuel on-site rejuvenation! Give Optimism attendees the chance to start their day off right by sponsoring our daily wellness series each morning.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • Two (2) all-inclusive passes to Optimism 2024
  • Logo feature on official event website linking back to company chosen URL
  • Access to live attendee preview
  • Official sponsor of select wellness activities taking place during the event
    • Each activity to accommodate 30-50 people
    • Sponsor to be allocated 5 reserved spots at each event
    • Wellness classes to be announced to all registered attendees prior to the event
    • Wellness classes to be listed on event agenda and include sponsor mention
    • Sponsor logo featured on all wellness activity related signage
    • Sponsor logo on custom branded sweat towels given to class attendees
    • Option to provide branded shirt for instructor to wear
    • Smoothie, tea or juice provided at class conclusion with branded napkins or cups
  • One (1) small virtual sponsor booth/listing placement within the official networking community and event app

 

Activities to include:
Outdoor Morning Yoga
8am Wednesday, May 29
Morning Bootcamp
 7:30am Thursday, May 30
Yin Yoga + Sound Bath
9am Friday, May 31


HOTEL KEY CARD
$17,500 - EXCLUSIVE
 

Say Hello! Sponsor the hotel key card at our host resort. You'll be the warm welcome that Optimism attendees will remember as well as the last impression as each day of the event comes to a close.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • Two (2) all-inclusive passes to Optimism 2024
  • Logo feature on official event website linking back to company chosen URL
  • Access to live attendee preview
  • Company logo and advertisement on each hotel guest’s key card given to attendees when checking into both the onsite and overflow hotels (sponsor to provide design)
  • One (1) small virtual sponsor booth/listing placement within the official networking community and event app


PICKLEBALL TOURNAMENT
$15,000 - EXCLUSIVE
 

Pickleball is all the rage! Sponsor the official Optimism pickleball tournament and help attendees ACE their game on and off the court.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • Two (2) all-inclusive passes to Optimism 2024

  • Logo feature on official event website linking back to company chosen URL
  • Access to live attendee preview
  • Official sponsor of pickleball tournament to take place during the event
    • Sponsor logo featured on all pickleball tournament signage both on and off the court

    • Sponsor logo on custom branded sweat towels offered to all participants

    •  Sponsor logo on pickleball paddles awarded to tournament winners

    •  Sponsor logo on custom branded pickleballs used during tournament (players are welcome to take home with them!)

  • One (1) small virtual sponsor booth/listing placement within the official networking community and event app

 


BRANDING
$3,000 - 5 AVAILABLE

 

Interested in having a presence at Optimism but looking to test the waters first? Our branding package is a great opportunity to do just that! Take part in the event by having your logo included on our event website, event app & networking community. You'll also have the opportunity to network, source potential leads and build brand awareness with your own virtual booth.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • Logo feature on official event website linking back to company chosen URL
  • Access to live attendee preview
  • Sponsored storyline on main page of event mobile app
    • Stories live within storylines, sponsor to be allocated 3 stories within storyline (text or image only)
    • Opportunity to purchase additional story to be added within existing storyline for $500 a piece
  • Ability to manage virtual booth and view relevant data through a dedicated Sponsor Admin Panel

  • Dedicated sponsor ad (text only) featured on networking community home page with CTA to sponsor company virtual booth

  • In the event mobile app home page, this listing will instead show a list of company representatives (% of display share)

  • One (1) large virtual sponsor booth/listing placement within the official networking community and event app


MEETING POINT
$12,500 - 4 AVAILABLE
 

Interested in having a presence at Optimism but looking to test the waters first? Our branding package is a great opportunity to do just that! Take part in the event by having your logo included on our event website, event app & networking community. You'll also have the opportunity to network, source potential leads and build brand awareness with your own virtual booth.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • Two (2) all-inclusive passes to Optimism 2024
  • Logo feature on official event website linking back to company chosen URL
  • Access to live attendee preview
  • Sponsor logo feature on all Meeting Point signage
  • Sponsoring company name within in event app as meeting location (ie Meeting Point: Break the Ice, Sponsored by Rakuten)
    • The meeting location to show in all individual attendee schedules when booked at your location
  • Sponsor branding on all food & beverage items served at the Meeting Point
  • One (1) small virtual sponsor booth/listing placement within the official networking community and event app

The perfect hub for new event attendees, looking to network with industry peers. This station will be fueled with ice cream and ice breaker prompts, helping drive connection. Ice cream will be available for 2 hours daily.

An outdoor location, living room style where you can enjoy the beautiful Southern California sun (with umbrellas should you choose)! Fresh juice will be served for 2 hours daily.

Head to the on-site coffee shop for comfortable outdoor seating at a lower frequency. Coffee will be available for 2 hours each day, up to 1 free coffee per attendee within time window.

*The onsite coffee shop is located by the main hotel lobby, about a 3-5 minute walk from the main content & networking halls. 

An outdoor location, near a walkable path to host a moving meeting. This station will be fueled with spa water and trail mix for 2 hours daily.



CONNECTION
Elevated opportunities tailored to support you in fueling meaningful connections.


 


PREMIUM WI-FI
$30,000 - EXCLUSIVE
 

Sponsor the event Wi-Fi and give Optimism attendees strong & reliable internet access throughout the event space. They'll know who to thank each time they login!

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • Two (2) all-inclusive passes to Optimism 2024
  • Logo feature on official event website linking back to company chosen URL
  • Access to live attendee preview
  • Official sponsorship of the events premium wi-fi offered to all attendees
    • Sponsor logo and wi-fi info listed on the back of every attendee name badge
    • Signage near registration and check-in desk to include wi-fi information and promote official wi-fi sponsor
    • Ability to designate custom password for logging into the wi-fi network (min. 8 characters)
    • Ability to provide either custom URL or splash page as a redirect for when attendees log into the network
  • Sponsored storyline on main page of event mobile app
    • Stories live within storylines, sponsor to be allocated 1 story within storyline (text or image only)
    • Opportunity to purchase additional story to be added within existing storyline for $500 a piece
  • One (1) small virtual sponsor booth/listing placement within the official networking community and event app


RESERVED PRIVATE MEETING ROOM
Premium Location
$30,000 - SOLD OUT
 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • One (1) all-inclusive pass to Optimism 2024
  • Logo feature on official event website linking back to company chosen URL
  • Access to live attendee preview
  • One (1) reserved private meeting room, located indoors inside the high-traffic Connection Hub area
    • Private meeting room to be available to sponsor for use during the entire conference at times when the Connection Hub is designated as open
  • One (1) medium virtual sponsor booth/listing placement within the official networking community and event app

 

Eclipse 1 & Eclipse 2

Room Size: 1,073 sq ft  | Dimensions: 32x30x14

 

EVENT NETWORKING COMMUNITY

$20,000 - EXCLUSIVE
 

Attendees are going to be in for a treat with our new and improved app & 1-1 meeting scheduling experience. Don't miss out on your opportunity to promote your brand all over it!

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • Three (3) all-inclusive passes to Optimism 2024
  • Logo feature on official event website linking back to company chosen URL
  • Access to live attendee preview
  • Official sponsorship of the Optimism event app and networking community
  • Sponsor logo to be featured in the hamburger menu alongside other important app pages
    • Logo to link to sponsor virtual booth
  • One (1) medium virtual sponsor booth/listing placement within the official networking community and event app


MOBILE CHARGING STATION
$15,000 - EXCLUSIVE

 

Power up & stay connected! By sponsoring a mobile charging station you'll provide attendees the opportunity to power up throughout the event, and with custom sponsor branding they'll know who to thank.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • Two (2) all-inclusive passes to Optimism 2024
  • Logo feature on official event website linking back to company chosen URL
  • Access to live attendee preview
  • Four (4) mobile charging stations to be placed across high-traffic areas within the main space where the event is taking place
  • Sponsor may provide the creative design for custom wrapping each of the mobile charging stations
  • Sponsor has the option of providing a soundless commercial OR a series of images and/or videos that will play on loop on each mobile charging station
  • Sponsored storyline on main page of event mobile app
    • Stories live within storylines, sponsor to be allocated 3 stories within storyline (text or image only)
    • Opportunity to purchase additional story to be added within existing storyline for $500 a piece
  • One (1) medium virtual sponsor booth/listing placement within the official networking community and event app

🌱 The LockerPower charging station is designed with the environment in mind. Each unit draws less than 250 watts which is the equivalent to a desktop computer! When the kiosk is not actively in use, power save technology ensures higher efficiency.

HOW IT WORKS:

Users will gain access to the cell phone charging lockers by creating their own locker combination right from the touchscreen. The LockerPower charging station comes equipped with a 3M privacy screen and other features for added security.

FEATURES INCLUDE:

  • 19" LCD Touchscreen Display
  • 8 Charging Lockers
  • Red light to indicated occupied locker
  • Durable steel frame
  • Lockers can fit all smartphones, most tablets and smaller laptops


RESERVED SEMI-PRIVATE MEETING POD
Outdoors - Luna Lane
$15,000 (center) - 3 AVAILABLE
$17,500 (end) - 2 AVAILABLE

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • One (1) all-inclusive passes to Optimism 2024
  • One (1) 10 x 20 (approx. 200 sq ft.) reserved semi-private meeting pod space located on Luna Lane, right outside the high-traffic Connection Hub area
    • Includes:
      • Lounge furniture
      • Seating for approx. 8-10 people
      • Prominent standing signage that will showcase sponsor logo  and designate lounge area as reserved
    • Area to be available to sponsor for use during the entire conference at times when the Connection Hub is designated as open
  • One (1) small virtual sponsor booth/listing placement within the official networking community and event app


RESERVED PRIVATE MEETING ROOM
Coastal Events Center - Upper East Wing
$15,000 - 5 of 6 AVAILABLE
 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • One (1) all-inclusive pass to Optimism 2024
  • Logo feature on official event website linking back to company chosen URL
  • One (1) reserved private meeting room, located indoors within the upper east wing of the Coastal Events Center (located by the main hotel lobby)
    • The Coastal Events Center Upper East Wing is roughly a 3-5 minute walk from the main content and networking ballrooms
    • Private meeting room to be available to sponsor for use from 1pm-6pm on Wednesday, May 29th and from 8am-6pm on Thursday, May 30th
  • One (1) small virtual sponsor booth/listing placement within the official networking community and event app

 

Anna 1 or 2

Room Size: 650 sq ft
Dimensions: 26x26x10

Calliope

Room Size: 675 sq ft
Dimensions: 31x22x10

 

Allen 1, 2 or 3

Room Size: 550 sq ft
Dimensions: 26x23x10



Get excited!

Newly renovated rooms will boast coastal California vibes


 


RESERVED CONNECTION HUB LOUNGE
$10,000 - 8 AVAILABLE

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • One (1) all-inclusive pass to Optimism 2024
  • One (1) 10x10 reserved lounge space in one of the main Connection Hubs
    • Includes:
      • Fully furnished lounge space to seat 4-6 people

      • Prominent standing signage that will showcase sponsor logo and designate lounge area as reserved

      • Dedicated lounge area will be available to sponsor as a location for booking meetings within the official event meeting scheduler/networking community
      • Area to be available to sponsor for use during the entire conference at times when the Connection Hub is designated as open
  • One (1) small virtual sponsor booth/listing placement within the official networking community and event app


CONNECTION HUB TURNKEY STATION
$7,500 - 8 AVAILABLE
 

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • One (1) all-inclusive passes to Optimism 2024
  • Logo feature on official event website linking back to company chosen URL
  • Access to live attendee preview
  • One (1) turnkey kiosk with waterfall table in the high-traffic Connection Hub area
    • Includes:
      • Two (2) counter stools
      • Lockable cabinet
      • Fully customizable fabric back-wall
      • Option to add audio/visual for an additional cost
  • Kiosk will be available to sponsor as a location for booking meetings within the official event meeting scheduler/networking community
  • Kiosk to be available to sponsor for use during the entire conference at times when the Connection Hub is designated as open
  • One (1) small virtual sponsor booth/listing placement within the official networking community and event app


RESERVED CONNECTION HUB TABLE
$5,000 - 12 AVAILABLE
 

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • One (1) all-inclusive passes to Optimism 2024
  • One (1) reserved table with four (4) chairs in one of the main Connection Hubs
    • Table will be available to sponsor as a location for booking meetings within the official event meeting scheduler/networking community
    • Includes tabletop signage showcasing sponsor logo and marking table as reserved
    • Table to be available to sponsor for use during the entire conference at times when the Connection Hub is designated as open
  • One (1) small virtual sponsor booth/listing placement within the official networking community and event app



CELEBRATION
Go beyond the typical meet & greet.


 


GOLDEN LINK AWARDS
$25,000 - EXCLUSIVE

 

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • Two (2) all-inclusive passes to Optimism 2024
  • Official sponsor of the Golden Link Awards
  • Sponsor logo promotion on all signage related to the Golden Link Awards
  • Special announcement/sponsor thank you during the Golden Link Awards show
  • Sponsor branded listing of event to be included in official agenda
  • Sponsor mention to be incorporated into any pre event email communications promoting the Golden Link Awards
  • All applicable push notification announcements from the event mobile app to include sponsor mention
  • Sponsor to have the opportunity to choose and name a custom specialty cocktail / mocktail that will be served at the Golden Link Awards bar
    • Rakuten to provide custom bar signage promoting specialty cocktail

    • Bar napkins at the Golden Link Awards to be branded with sponsor logo

  • One (1) small virtual sponsor booth/listing placement within the official networking community and event app

 


PARTY NIGHT 1
$40,000 - EXCLUSIVE

 

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • Four (4) all-inclusive passes to Optimism 2024
  • Official sponsor of Optimism Party Night 1

  • Sponsor logo promotion on all signage related to Party Night 1

  • Sponsor branded listing of event to be included in official agenda

  • Sponsor mention to be incorporated into any pre event email communications promoting the Party Night 1
  • Sponsor has the ability to provide custom branding for the space, as well as gifts for party attendees
    • Anything the sponsor chooses to provide will be subject to Rakuten Advertising's approval
  • Sponsor to have the opportunity to choose and name a custom specialty cocktail/mocktail that will be served at the bar during Party Night 1
    • Rakuten to provide custom bar signage promoting specialty cocktail
    • Bar napkins at Party Night 1 to be branded with sponsor logo
  • All applicable push notification announcements from the event mobile app to include sponsor mention
  • One (1) medium virtual sponsor booth/listing placement within the official networking community and event app


PARTY NIGHT 2
$40,000 - EXCLUSIVE

 

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • Four (4) all-inclusive passes to Optimism 2024
  • Official sponsor of Optimism Party Night 2

  • Sponsor logo promotion on all signage related to Party Night 2

  • Sponsor branded listing of event to be included in official agenda

  • Sponsor mention to be incorporated into any pre event email communications promoting the Party Night 2
  • Sponsor has the ability to provide custom branding for the space, as well as gifts for party attendees
    • Anything the sponsor chooses to provide will be subject to Rakuten Advertising's approval
  • Sponsor to have the opportunity to choose and name a custom specialty cocktail/mocktail that will be served at the bar during Party Night 2
    • Rakuten to provide custom bar signage promoting specialty cocktail
    • Bar napkins at Party Night 2 to be branded with sponsor logo
  • All applicable push notification announcements from the event mobile app to include sponsor mention
  • One (1) medium virtual sponsor booth/listing placement within the official networking community and event app