ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gather, the leading events platform for the hospitality industry, today announced it has partnered with Cvent’s Kapow, a fast-growing online platform connecting unique venues with event planners looking to book tailor-made event experiences and corporate event space.
Through this partnership, Gather customers will receive complimentary listings on Kapow, which help venues grow their weekday revenue quickly by connecting them to Fortune 1000-company event planners through its online marketplace.
“We’re thrilled to partner with Gather and welcome their robust network of venues to our platform,” said JC Chang, general manager at Cvent’s Kapow. “We are committed to expanding the options available to the thousands of planners who use Kapow to find and book unique venues and curated experiences. This partnership allows us to enhance our offerings and opens new doors for Gather’s customer base to connect with more corporate planners than ever before.”
Gather’s first-of-its-kind marketplace allows restaurants and venues to reach a larger audience by providing more ways to promote their businesses in the top places where event planners and diners go to find and book events. In addition to helping Gather’s customers increase exposure, this partnership also streamlines the booking flow between the planner and participating restaurants and venues.
“At Gather, we’re committed not only to making the event management process easier for our clients, but getting them in front of as many planners as possible through our marketplace partners,” said Nick Miller, co-founder and CEO at Gather. “Through this exciting new partnership with Cvent’s Kapow, we’ll be able to connect even more people looking to book corporate meetings and events with their perfect venue.”
Kapow expands the Gather Booking Network, which includes Eventup, a Gather marketplace, and Gather’s partner marketplaces: OpenTable, Yelp, Wedding Spot, and Bizly, with more to be announced in the coming months.
Gather is at the forefront of bridging technology and hospitality, transforming the way events are booked, planned, managed and executed. Its event platform and first-of-its-kind marketplace help national brands, hospitality groups, and independent venues of all sizes increase exposure, streamline booking management, and power long-term growth. Since being founded in 2013, Gather has amassed a client roster of more than 5,000 venues nationwide and powered millions of events. To learn more, visit gatherhere.com.
Kapow is a fast-growing online platform connecting restaurants, hotels and other unique venues and vendors with corporate event and meeting demand. The Kapow online marketplace helps hotels, restaurant chains and other special event venues grow their weekday revenue quickly and at scale with pre-packaged event experiences marketed to Fortune 1000 companies. Kapow empowers venues and vendors to fill their spaces with corporate groups, while saving time and resources with streamlined contracting, invoicing and centralized communication. Kapow is owned by Cvent, a leading meetings, events, and hospitality technology provider with more than 4,000 employees, 27,000 customers, and 300,000 users worldwide. Visit kapow.com to learn more.