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TEDxKāpiti Tickets

We are super excited to announce that ticket sales for TEDxKāpiti are now on sale! What is TEDx?TEDx is a program of local, self-organised events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. Every TEDx event is given a theme, and in 2022 Kāpiti and Horowhenua will be embracing the theme “Emerge” for its inaugural event. With wonderful speakers from across the re...

May 17, 2022

COVID and Events

With Aotearoa shifting to the orange traffic light setting, the events industry is waking up from a long hibernation! The team here at PomPom Events & Marketing are looking forward to getting back out into the community and providing memorable events in a safe environment. As with many small, in-person focused businesses the past two years have come with a multitude of pressures, bottlenecks and obstacles. The constant shifts and uncertainty have meant that we as a business have had to make sure...

May 3, 2022

TEDXKāpiti Emerges!

The first-ever TEDxKāpiti event is due to take place on the 25th June 2022 and we are part of it! With the theme Emerge, the full day event to be held at Te Raukura ki Kāpiti is focussed on sharing new ideas!  For those of you that have yet to come across TEDx, TEDx is a program of local, self-organised events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience.  At a TEDx event, TED Talks, videos and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small grou...

March 31, 2022

Meet our giveaway winner!

At the end of 2021, we got into the festive spirit and gave away our full Event Management 101 course to one lucky winner!  Meet Leonie, we had the pleasure of interviewing her to see what makes her tick! What made you interested in events?I'm not entirely sure, from as long as I can remember I have had an interest in organising events from events for friends such as baby showers and hens nights, to my time in a work social club where I worked up to being the vice-president! What do you do ...

March 8, 2022

New Year = big plans!

After a very relaxing break, the PomPom team are super excited to ring in the new year with huge plans in the works! From a super-sized Work Ready Kāpiti #EmployerMeet coming up in March to taking on more responsibilities with EVolocity as their Event Managers’ for the National competition and Coordinator roles for the Waikato, Manawatu and Wellington regions, we are definitely hitting the ground running for 2022!  The #SuperMeet will be focusing on connecting youth and employers in the ...

February 3, 2022

2021, what a year!

For PomPom, 2021 has meant staying on our toes and working hard to make sure we can continue to provide excellent service to clients and guests alike.  The last few months of this year have been some of the most intense, with four of our largest events, the Work Ready Kāpiti Annual Awards, the Electra Business & Innovation Awards and both the Wellington/Manawatu and Taranaki EVolocity Regionals all in October and November! With COVID’s constant influence we were on our toes and ensuring ...

December 19, 2021

Supporting our next generation!

Here at PomPom part of our core business practice is to support not-for-profits and charities! We’re also super passionate about providing top-notch service to those with a passion for supporting youth! Currently, we’re working alongside Work Ready Kāpiti and EVolocity in this space. Work Ready Kāpiti’s focus is on Helping Kāpiti Youth transition into work, with the skills local employers are seeking. We’ve been working with Work Ready Kāpiti for 2.5 years acting as the Operational M...

October 29, 2021

Woo Hoo! We’re Finalists!

Last week the finalists in the Wellington Gold Awards in association with the Dominion Post were announced and we are super proud to be one of them! This year was the largest group of entrants in the Gold Awards 23-year history so that makes it even more special. PomPom Events & Marketing has been selected as a finalist for the EMERGING GOLD - SERVICES award! It’s both reassuring and extremely motivating to be recognised alongside so many other amazing local businesses. We are excited (and a l...

June 18, 2021

Charity work and our course participants thoughts so far!

At PomPom Events and Marketing we love working for clients that are making a positive impact on the world around us! Part of our mission statement when starting with PomPom was to get to a stage where we could provide charities with top-of-the-line event management and we’re definitely on the road to this goal. Each client we work with helps us get that little bit closer to this!  We want to work with these charitable organisations to assist them in reaching their goals and through this c...

May 10, 2021

Our new course, try it out today!

We've been beavering away in the background creating an elearning course for you all to enjoy! We're so proud of the outcome and both of us are super excited to be able to share this knowledge with anyone and everyone that wants to upskill in events planning and managing! As part of the course we've developed a teaser lesson for you all to try before you buy!  Learn how to bring to life amazing events via our specially curated resources based off our years in the industry! This trial lesson...

April 16, 2021

Making charitable work our every day

At PomPom Events & Marketing we love working for clients that are making a positive impact on the world around us!Over three years ago over birthday brunch PomPom was born and one of the main reasons we chose to leave our corporate day jobs and start our own business was so that we could use our skills and experience to truly make a difference.  We started the business with a clear aim to help as many not for profits as we could and three years in we are still going strong! We pride ourselv...

March 2, 2021

End of one year and onto another!

As one year ends we take this chance to reflect on all the amazing opportunities that gave 2020 some of its high points. It might've been a tough year but below are some of the reasons we are looking forward to the New Year! Work Ready Kāpiti #EmployerMeetsOver the course of August and September the Kāpiti Coast was host to the much anticipated #EmployerMeet Events. The #EmployerMeets saw local students meet with Kāpiti based employers from a range of businesses to partake...

January 19, 2021

How to Scope a Successful Event is now live!

The PomPom team are excited to announce the launch of our brand new online offering!  The programme offers you all our knowledge and insight gathered over the years of designing and forming the perfect event. This 6 week offering provides you with all of our collective knowledge gathered over 25+ years of experience within the events industry.  You’ll have access to our top tips, worksheets, templates and videos providing you with all the information and key elements you need to help...

September 23, 2020

The PomPom Story

The PomPom team are first and foremost friends. We met through family and soon became great mates.We both worked in the same line of work and seemed to approach projects and challenges with a similar attitude, we then crossed over in a couple of roles and decided it was time to chat!Over brunch one morning the conversation developed that we both wanted to work smarter and work for projects that we felt made a positive impact on either the communities we lived in or the environment. We decided th...

July 1, 2020

Love where you live!

PomPom started out in the Waikato of New Zealand and with changes due to both life style and new opportunities relocated the partners to opposite ends of the north island. With the available technology working remotely became the new norm about 2 years ago for our team. This meant that the Covid-19 lock down had little impact on the way we internally manage our work-flow and communications, meaning we could focus on client delivery and adapting in what was a challenging time for many businesses!...

June 11, 2020

PomPom is expanding!

We have an exciting opportunity for a person wanting to start their career in communications and marketing. This position would suit someone who is currently studying that wants a part-time role over summer, or perhaps someone with the right skills who is looking for part-time work that works around their family! We are needing support for a 3 month period for 10 hours per week initially - don't worry we break for Christmas and New Years! Tauranga or Kapiti Coast location essential! You must pro...

November 25, 2019

Project of the month - LJ Hooker Cancer Society Ball 2019

Every month we like to support a project that is doing something good in our community. Whether that be working with children, wildlife, social issues, health or simply sharing positive ideas! This month and for the past seven months, PomPom Events & Marketing have been working as event managers for the LJ Hooker Cancer Society Ball 2019. As part of our agreement with the Cancer Society we offer a discounted sponsor rate as this is a cause close to our hearts! This event is a...

July 26, 2019

PomPom supports TEDxTauranga for a sellout event in 2019!

TEDxTauranga was a sellout event with close to 700 people present!It was a day of engaging speakers sharing ideas worth spreading, delicious food by The Honest Platter and a gathering of like-minded individuals open to new ways of thinking and positive change for the communities we live in.Did you know TEDx events are run solely by volunteers? We wanted to support this amazing global platform and in doing so led the marketing team to its sell-out success for 2019!For a full recount of the day se...

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