corporate entertainment


corporate entertainment
   bribery
   When customers are given treats at the firm's expense. Also as corporate hospitality:
    The boxes [at Covent Garden opera house] are largely used for corporate entertainment, that is to say buttering up clients. (H. Porter, Daily Telegraph, 22 October 1994 — he also noted business entertainment, freebie, conference, jolly2, jaunt, concessionary fare, facility trip, sale preview, and hospitality as being indicative of bribery)
    He met the senior tutor of his old Oxford college in Newmarket, when both were enjoying the corporate hospitality of a merchant bank. (Rae, 1993 — and also enjoying the horse racing)

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