Hello, we're Kapow | Cvent

Kapow 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 4,000+ venues and pre-packaged experiences at restaurants, retailers and other special event venues to save them hours of time and boost event attendance, leads and 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.
We are

Passionate,

Agile &

Ambitious

An Insider's view of Kapow | Cvent

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.

Olivia

Marketing

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.

Addie

Technology

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.

Mehul

Technology

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.

JC

GM

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.

Jorin

Technology

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

Culture
Friends outside of work
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Open door policy
Health Insurance & Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Vision Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options
401(K) Matching
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off
Generous PTO
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Stocked Kitchen
Professional Development
Promote from within
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.
    Emma
    Event 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.
    Katie
    Operations
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