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Competition among high-end venues is fierce in the corporate event industry. Award-Winning restaurants, trendy bars, and designer retailers are all competing for the same clients. Learn more about Kapow’s tips for making a venue and experience more attractive to corporate clients.

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Virtual Event Strategy: What Are The Benefits Of Going Online?

There’s no denying it: a virtual event strategy is a must-have for event marketers. As we adjust to the new normal of shelter-in-place and self-isolation, it’s more important than ever that we seek out moments of human connection. Still, it can be difficult to make the change, even for seasoned professionals. So why change up…

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Thoughtful Events For International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day might be this coming Sunday, March 8th, but here at Kapow we believe there’s never a wrong time to celebrate the women in your organization. If you’re looking to host an event for the female-identifying members of your office, we’ve got a curated list of events that fit the bill perfectly. Focus…

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Networking Conversation Topics to Avoid This Year

If you’ve ever found yourself at a corporate networking event having an awkward conversation, we feel your pain. There are just a few taboo topics that create tension so thick, not even an open bar can lighten the mood. Here’s a list of the most important things to not talk about at your next cocktail party.

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Sneak Peek: Kapow’s 2020 Multi-Event Program Trend Report

Using events as a sales and marketing, while imperative to get right, can be a little tricky to execute. But they are beyond worth it to invest in, even as event prices rise. 65% of brands confirm that experiential marketing and events directly correlate to sales. Even better? According to Chaos Theory Games, 98% of…

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How To Crush Your Next Event Promo

Marketers know that event marketing is a full contact sport from the moment you concept your idea until the dust settles after the event is over. Which is to say: it’s a lot of work. A lot of rewarding work, but work nonetheless. If there’s one place where any marketer (yes, even us) can stand…

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What Event Data Should You Track?

There are more opportunities than ever to utilize technology in events. You can use it to check guests in and increase your event security; you can use tech to explore a venue when you can’t see it in person; you can use tech to make a first impression or enhance an event with AV equipment.…

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What Rising Event Costs Mean For You

As we move into 2019, it’s important that we get out in front of the fact that event costs are rising as we go into the new year. According to Skift, increased meeting demand has led to increased travel and hotel costs as demand outstrips supply. As we move through the year, chances are good that…

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How To Boost Your Onsite Productivity During Events

It’s a new year and we’ve already hit the ground running with 2019 events and conferences. As we’re consulting our calendar and scheduling who is going to be onsite at which event, we’re thinking about ways to maximize our time. We’ve adopted a “road warrior” state of mind to ensure that we’re as efficient as…

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Whip your event strategy into shape in 2019

There are only a few weeks until the holidays, and the end of 2018 is fast approaching. You might still have a few weeks to put off figuring out your personal resolutions, but we’ve got some suggestions for how to make sure your 2019 event strategy is in fighting shape and ready to go. Check…

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Why You Should Host A Retail Event

The days of hosting events without being accountable for ROI have come and gone. This means, we, as marketers, have more jobs than ever before. We have to highlight customer profiles, scan event trends and clue stakeholders in to the event decision-making. All this, while also maximizing event attendance. Research shows that people — especially millenials…

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How To Effectively Use AV Equipment

Nothing makes an event or presentation fall flatter than sound, lighting or tech issues. Without sound and light, the presenter is just standing silent and alone in the dark without an audience they can see. So, when planning your offsite meeting, reception or large-scale event, few things are more important than your audiovisual equipment. Utilizing…

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How Kapow Solves Event Planning Pain Points

Coordinating events can be a lot. You have to pick an event based on client profiles and current trends. Then there’s actually coordinating the event proper. Afterward, you need to follow up with attendees (and no shows) and track your return on investment. When executed properly, events are a powerful addition to any company’s marketing…