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Kapow Events

March 04, 2014 09:00 ET

Kapow Events Launches 'Get Connected, Get Rewarded' Social Media Sweepstakes Awarding Chicagoans Gift Cards to City's Best Restaurants

Every Client Wins With the 'Kapow Points' Rewards Program

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Mar 4, 2014) - Wouldn't it be nice to go out to eat and drink at Chicago's best restaurants for free? Kapow Events, Chicago's premier corporate events planning company, today launched the Get Connected, Get Rewarded social media campaign that is offering anyone the chance to win $100 gift certificates to Chicago's most in-demand dining establishments. 

Dozens of Chicago's trendiest restaurants and hot spots such as Le Colonial, all Lettuce Entertain You locations, Mercadito, Union Sushi, Trump Hotel, and more, are giving $100 gift certificates to lucky winners that will be rewarded through weekly random drawings. The campaign, which launched today, will run until May 30, 2014.

In addition to the Get Connected, Get Rewarded sweepstakes, Kapow Events makes all of its clients winners with the Kapow Points rewards program that gives 1% of the total cost of any event back to the individual who booked it; presented in the form of a gift card redeemable at any participating Chicago restaurant of their choice. More information on Kapow Points is available at

"We want to build on the excitement we've received from clients about our Kapow Points rewards program by giving everyone a chance to win a free dinner at the many awesome Chicago restaurants we work with," explains Michael Timpone, CMO and co-founder of Kapow Events. "The Get Connected, Get Rewarded promotion, coupled with our Kapow Points rewards program, is a uniquely Kapow way to surprise our members with weekly freebies."

"Kapow Events has planned many successful corporate events for me, which has helped me to save time and focus on the other aspects of my job. The added bonus of working with them is the Kapow Points rewards program where for every event I plan, I'm also earning free gift certificates to Kapow's amazing venue partners," said Melanie Reinhardt, who works for a Chicago management consulting firm.

Between now and May 30, 2014, people can enter to win once each week by going to Kapow's Facebook page,, or online at A different restaurant certificate will be rewarded to one winner for each week of the 12-week campaign. Winners will be contacted by email.

About Kapow Events:
Launched in 2012, Kapow Events is quickly transforming the way companies engage with their clients, prospects and employees using the combination of an online marketplace with the expertise of a local event planner to facilitate unique events that help companies achieve specific business goals. Kapow hosts hundreds of corporate events each month for Chicago's largest and most established public and private companies such as Accenture, HP, CDW, Google, and more. To learn more, go to

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