Omnichannel sampling that’s turnkey, scalable, and measurable.

Recess is the brand activation marketplace to help brands discover unique experiential partnerships and omnichannel sampling opportunities to drive retail sales.


Experiential partners and venues in our marketplace

University Housing

Endurance Race

5k Run

Music Festival

Beer Festival

Food Festival

Apartment & Condo


Drive-In Movies

Holiday Drive-Thru

Haunted House

Youth Sports

Ski Mountain

Trails & Hiking

Botanical Garden

Farmers Market

Flea Market

Retail Worker

Pumpkin Patch

Holiday Tree Farms

Partnership opportunities
Audience reach
Advertising partners

Find the right audience in your target markets

Our geotargeting tools and multi-layered audience demographic filters help you identify the right buyers, in your target markets. You can even designate proximity to retailers, quantity of samples, and more.

Get matched with sampling and sponsorship opportunities

With over 120+ partnership categories, you can get specific about who you want to target for sampling AND see results. Our top partners include WeWork, Equinox, OrangeTheory Fitness, college apartments, luxury condos, family festivals, and more.

Turnkey activations and packages make logistics and setup easy

Our platform streamlines contracts, logistics, and payments between you and our partners to save you time and resources. Everything is turnkey, so you know exactly what to expect.

Turn sampling into an integrated, omnichannel campaign

Sampling is more than just hands-in-cans for us. Include a retail or e-commerce driver like QR codes, coupons, and more to track conversion from trial to purchase.

Dedicated managed services - at no additional cost

Your dedicated Recess team handles everything you need to strategize, discover, execute, and report on your brand activation campaign–all included in the platform cost. No hourlies, no hidden fees.

Experiential partnership opportunities

Turnkey sampling

Pick your audience, location, proximity to retailers, and sampling capacity. Our partners handle 100% of item distribution.

Onsite activations

No need to hire or send brand ambassadors. Our partners have trusted community members who will rep your products.

Digital advertising

From jumbotrons to screens, most of our partners offer brands an option to play videos or display QR codes to promote their brand.

How it Works


Define your audience and location targeting


Get matched with event and venue opportunities


Recess streamlines contracts, logistics and payments saving you time and energy


Your target customer engages with your promotion and is encouraged to convert


Campaign reporting and measurement helps to optimize your next campaign

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Who Do We Work With?


From startups to big enterprises, our experiential partnership opportunities - including turnkey sampling and on-site brand activations - are leveraged by field, retail, and brand marketing teams.

"Recess allows us to reach more consumers through their turn-key sampling without spending as much time or money."

VP of Marketing
at Brownie Brittle


By partnering with us, agencies leverage our platform to power experiential partnerships - including turnkey sampling and on-site brand activations - for their clients and drive results.

"We have continued to use the Recess platform because it's so easy for us to select, compare and find the right events."

Program Director
at Alienware Live


Our event/venue partners enjoy the Recess benefits when working with brands, such as streamlined logistics, communications, and payments.

"Recess makes it so easy to generate extra income and streamline all of the logistics. Would highly recommend taking 2min to list on their platform!"

at Silverlake Flea Market

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