Press release

Gather Partners with Cvent’s Kapow to Expand Its Booking Network

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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

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.

About Gather

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

About Kapow

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
to learn more.