Hello, we're Cvent | Kapow
Kapow, a Cvent company, is a fast-growing event platform that allows companies to find, book and manage memorable corporate meetings and events. Our technology connects planners + marketers with 1,000's venues and pre-packaged experiences to save them hours of time and boost success.
Why Work with Us?
We have a culture of ownership and innovation, fun workspace combining the latest technology and a built-in bar, a prime Chicago location on the river at Wacker & Wells just steps from the CTA and Metra, weekly team lunches, engineering teams using the latest tech and cloud solutions and fun off-site adventures, changing corporate events forever.
An Insider's view of Cvent | Kapow
What are some social events your company does?
We have event experts and experienced planners on staff and we partner with many of the country's best restaurants, retailers and venues. So, our quarterly team outings have included rock climbing, rooftops, murder mystery parties, escape races, game nights and more. We also have monthly happy hours at our in-house bar and impromptu karaoke nights.
What's the biggest problem your team is solving?
Right now, my team is focused on scaling our marketplace. It’s been a really exciting initiative for us all to collaborate on prototyping concepts and implementing the right solution for us. It is so satisfying to work on such a tenacious team whose attitude and curiosity truly reflects in the benefits our product provides our clients.
What makes someone successful on your team?
Successful members of our engineering and product team have an insatiable sense of curiosity - wanting to understand how something works, how it’s used and how it could be better. This drive for continuous improvement leads Kapeeps to develop amazing features and propose innovative ideas they are proud to work on and unlock meaningful results.
What is your vision for the company?
Kapow is a leading corporate events technology company, backed by the leader in the industry, Cvent. However, at our core, we are powered by real event experts, melding innovative technology with flawless execution and a sense of fun. Our mission is to save our customers time, create awesome experiences and make events easy to plan and execute.
What projects are you most excited about?
Our product team is ambitious and imaginative, so Kapow is moving fast on lots of exciting projects. As we expand the volume and types of inventory we offer, we're revisiting and refining everything behind how we build and relate our marketplace listings. It's a fascinating challenge that's also preparing us for some very cool future features.
Where we are
Located on the Chicago River across from Merchandise Mart, Kapow’s offices are close to public transportation, bars and restaurants.
Perks + Benefits
Health Insurance & Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Retirement & Stock Options
Child Care & Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off
Paid Sick Days
Promote from within
- One of the things I love about working at Kapow is the camaraderie around your team and company goals. You are encouraged to take ownership of your performance and customer relationships while also contributing to bigger company goals.EmmaEvent Specialist
- Some things I've learned while at Kapow are that using a product yourself is the best way to learn; hardworking, smart and kind people are the best to work with; mistakes happen every day so its best to learn and move on; and to voice your opinion.KatieOperations
Jobs at Cvent | Kapow11 open jobs
Dev + Engineer
Technology we use
- Ruby on RailsFrameworks
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- Salesforce InboxEmail
- PardotLead Gen