- (among salespeople) a ceremony, especially one accompanied by magic, feasting and dancing, performed for the good of the company, in an effort to make rain, shake the money trees and stir up some revenue.
- a council or conference with clients, prospects or colleagues.
- (among salespeople) a shaman or closer.
- Informal: Any conference or meeting (incl. Webex or Skype).
- to hold a powwow.
- Informal: to confer.
Origin: Proto-Algonquian *pawe-wa he who dreams BIG, one who derives his power from visions, returned calls and commission checks.