Haiku poets are now available for corporate events and company parties in 10 cities, including New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington DC, Austin, Chicago, and more. The creators produce personalized haiku poetry using mechanical typewriters, adding an extra element of theatre.
More details can be found at: https://haikuists.com
The pandemic had a significant impact on the business community, and corporate events will play an important role in the recovery process. With the most recent update, Haikuists provides a novel new way to enhance such events using experiential marketing.
Corporate functions serve a variety of purposes, including the launch of new products, networking with other businesses, increasing customer retention, improving in-house relations, and reputation building. Whatever the purpose, the inclusion of some type of entertainment can help attendees relax, while also making the occasion more memorable.
A form of traditional Japanese poetry, haiku follows a set structure of 5-7-5 syllable lines. The free verse variety dispenses with some of the more formal requirements, allowing artists to utilize phrasings more similar to spoken language. Poets from Haikuists use the free verse format, and the recently updated service brings this unique art to corporate events.
Guests are invited to tell the poets anything they want, and a personalized haiku is then created in minutes. The poems are written using mechanical typewriters, and the completed haiku is then given to the guest as a keepsake of the event.
From its beginnings as a free haiku stand in Brooklyn, Haikuists became an event entertainment service in 2012 when Jeff Krasno invited the two founders to write free Haiku at Wanderlust. Since then, the company has expanded to include more than 30 free haiku poets who attend 200-300 bookings each year.
The company’s own representative explains people’s reactions: “Upon receipt, they laugh, cry, hug us, tell their friends to come over, tattoo their haiku on their bodies (yes, we have like six so far), frame it, put it on their wall/mirror/fridge/bedstand, and the list goes on.”
Interested parties can learn more by visiting: https://haikuists.com
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