Case Study

Live Physical Event Registration Promotion Campaign

With 25 years of experience in the enterprise open source solutions technology category, our representative brand conducts annual summits across the regions. The summit is the open source technology event for thousands of IT professionals to innovate and focus on high-performing Linux, cloud, automation and management, and container technologies.

As the world’s third largest economy, Japan is brimming with possibilities for the company taking a global leap. The client aims to hold this summit in Tokyo to drive brand awareness, stimulate the local industry, ignite dialogue and build authentic engagement with the Japan market.


The client understands that IT is an industry that doesn’t stand still, and neither does the people involved in the industry. The client’s products and services provide the essential building block of open source, and the summit is where it comes to life. It’s a place to learn, network, and experience open source.

Through the summit, the client seeks to add value to the IT community and build an even stronger network of IT professionals in each region. And inform a wider range of audience that open source core gives the proven advantages and flexibility we all need.

KKBC has been managing the client’s advertising campaigns since 2018 and for this particular project the client asked us to promote the event and get the right people to register. Bringing measurable results in conversions was squarely in mind. Thus, KKBC devised an integrated advertising program to take advantage of digital media channels that were the best match to our client’s target audience.

– Promoting event
– Getting people to register



Facebook Display Advertising

KKBC mapped out the target audience into few categories:

DV360 Display Advertising

KKBC ran the display advertising campaign on the DV360 platform, based on 1st hand client audience data.

KKBC leveraged visitors data acquired from ad campaigns that KKBC had previously successfully executed for the client.

EDM Campaign



Time Range

16 Days


JPY 5060000

Total conversion across platforms was 154% of expected goal
CPC, On DV360
Event awareness
CTR, On DV360
For Awareness
Registrations from EDM Campaign
On Japan Business & IT Media
Registrations, ¥2,645 CPL
On Facebook
Total impressions from DV360 Campaign
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