3 Reasons to Book Private Screenings

By Kapow Staff | September 15, 2019 | Posted in Event Spotlights, Event Tips, Movies

Private screenings are tried and true corporate events. We love them here at Kapow and we’ve found they’re perfect for employee appreciation, client acquisition and client entertainment events. Here are a few reasons why our clients have had a big success with movie private screenings.

Entertain a large group without breaking the bank

movie-theater Movie private screenings are great because they tend to be fairly inexpensive—roughly $40 per person. This in turn allows you to entertain a larger group. If you’re entertaining clients, it means higher event ROI. If you’re hosting an employee appreciation event, you may have the opportunity to allows guests to bring their families, which helps boost workplace morale and camaraderie. When entertaining a group that may not know each other, a movie creates a talking point and bondable moment. The best part, despite the low price per head, you’re still able to roll out the red carpet for your guests. Your attendees will feel like VIPs as they enjoy a private screening.

Private screenings increase attendance

Private screenings also tend to increase event attendance because movies have universal appeal. This is especially true when must-see movies come out. Big blockbusters always have big turnouts, so allowing your guests to see it for free can be a big draw! This is an easy way to attract big decision makers for a comparatively low cost. And because the event revolves around viewing a movie, your can rest assured that your event is going to be a hit with minimal agenda deliberation.

Even better, Kapow offers options for pre-screening a showing the day before a movie gets released. This creates a truly VIP experience that touts a higher attendance rate than the already tempting blockbuster screening. Additionally, pre-screenings are only available on one day. This applies some pressure to your guests to show up on the specific date you’ve chosen. A true win-win for your event strategy.

Opportunities to showcase your brand


One major advantage of private screenings is that they’re, well, private. Your group will have reign over the entire theater, so you can give a presentation or welcome speech before the movie starts. You’ll also have the ability to brand the space or hand out company swag that relates to the movie. And because movie events are easily scaleable, you can run 60+ movie events concurrently and create branded collateral with a film-related theme easily.

And as always, when you book with Kapow you get an impressive suite of perks that easily and effectively solve your event pain points. So what are you waiting for? Get in touch and get planning today.

Ready to book your private screening? Click the button below to request your private screening or pre-screening event with Kapow. Then grab the popcorn and kick back with your guests.


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