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An experiential advertising company can help you approach marketing from a different, more personal angle. Searching for and vetting potential partners, however, can be an exhausting process.

That's why we've created this list of the best experiential marketing companies for you to review. Read through company descriptions, former clients, and notable projects to find the best fit for your business. (And, if you want personalized recommendations, tell us about your project.)

List of the Best Experiential Marketing Agencies

  • 1
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chesterfield MO

    Pro Motion Experiential Marketing is a St. Louis-based marketing firm. In business since 1995, the 20-person team has provided various services related to event marketing and planning, PR, and social media marketing. They work primarily with enterprise businesses in consumer products, health care, and manufacturing industries.

    Clients
    Disney Parks and Entertainment
    Tractor Supply Co
    Duck Tape
    UTZ Snacks
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Pro Motion Experiential Marketing provided an alcohol beverage importer with experiential marketing services. They created glassware and draft sampling programs. The results were excellent, and their partners were pleased. Their experienced team was helpful and communicative. 

    “Having a central hub and a portal that could talk to Pro Motion directly was a really nice touch.” – Brand Manager, Alcohol Beverage Importer

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  • 2
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Amplify is a London-based experiential branding agency founded in 2007. Their team of approximately 100 employees specializes in event marketing and planning. Mostly serving enterprise-level and some mid-market clients, the team also provides marketing strategy. 

    Clients
    Google
    PlayStation
    Spotify
    Notable Project

    Working for a premium alcohol brand, Amplify helped design activations for a music festival. They handled everything from the ideation to the physical builds of the activations. The client had a fantastic experience working with them.

    "The deliverables are 1,000% perfect." — Manager, Alcohol Brand

  • 3
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Leeds United Kingdom

    iMP Experiential is an experiential agency with a team of 14 founded in 2008. They are headquartered in Leeds, United Kingdom, and have an office in Guildford, United Kingdom as well. The company lends its event marketing & planning, marketing strategy, and branding services to small businesses and midmarket companies. They have worked in the consumer products & services and automotive industries.

    Clients
    Rolls-Royce
    Kellogg's
    Cadbury
    Industries
    Notable Project

    iMP Experiential was commissioned by a water utility company to build, manage, and staff an escape room-type experience for one of their campaigns. The utility company has seen a reduction in hotspot blockages and domestic callouts since iMP Experiential's services.

    "After proving themselves time and time again we entrusted iMP with some of our largest campaigns. They’ve done nothing but facilitate some of our most creative ideas, where most have said, 'That’s not going to be possible.'" - Campaign Lead, Water Utility Company

  • 4
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Backlash is an events agency founded in 2017 with more than 10 employees. Based in London, they offer event marketing and planning services for clients in the fields of consumer products and retail.

    Clients
    Mattel
    Hasbro
    Lego
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Backlash set up a PR show stand for a wedding shopper business. The business wanted to take their presence to another level and maximize PR exposure. Backlash helped the business provide an interactive experience for visitors.

    “Their solution far exceeded our expectations, raised our profile at the Wedding Shows, and positively changed customer perception.” - Retail Services Manager, Wedding Shopper Business

  • 5
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    NEXT/NOW is a Chicago-based creative technology agency founded in 2011. The team of around 20 pride themselves on creating digital brand experiences for physical spaces through AR/VR development, marketing services, and custom software development. 

    Clients
    Audi
    Intel
    McDonald’s
    NBA
    Industries
    Notable Project

    NEXT/NOW created a website and motion graphics for a consumer goods company's trade show interactive photo booth. NEXT/NOW built a website to host a virtual competition and developed an LED screen. The project was received well and the client felt that the team was extremely dedicated.

    "[NEXT/NOW] is able to use technology creatively, finding unique ways to incorporate digital tools into interactive, real-life presentations." – Digital Manager, Consumer Goods Company

  • 6
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Dallas TX

    Groove Jones is a mobile app, AR/VR, and custom software developer based in Dallas. Founded in 2015, this 10+ team of digital experts builds the interactive tools that give brands a competitive edge.

    Clients
    Amazon
    AT&T
    HP
    McDonald’s
    Industries
    Notable Project

    From filming to final production, Groove Jones developed a complete VR experience to entertain consumers. The successful project earned favorable press and 65,000+ views on YouTube, while the client valued the team’s timeliness and communications.

    “Groove Jones worked within our budget constraints and produced a great film. … They made everything look as real as possible.” – Former Marketing Manager, Telecommunications Company

  • 7
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Simon Pure Marketing Inc. is a marketing agency, founded in 2009 and located in Toronto, Canada. They have 22 employees specializing in experiential and promotional marketing for small, midmarket and global companies typically in the arts and entertainment and consumer products. Services include guerilla activations, mobile tours, conference planning, tradeshow design, and pop-up exhibits.

    Clients
    The Walt Disney Studios
    Energizer
    Samsung
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Simon Pure Marketing Inc. created experiential marketing campaigns for an arts, entertainment and music company around two major films. Their marketing campaigns were very successful, producing 9,000 interactions and 3.4 million impressions for one film, and nearly 19 million social media impressions for the second film. 

    “Simon Pure Marketing Inc. is always open to feedback and input. They operate without ego and also put the good of the project and the long-term goals in mind. They reviewed all contingency plans, talking points, and training elements and took feedback and input to create an impressive final result.” – Former Publicity & Promotions Director, Arts, Entertainment & Music Company

  • 8
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Most Likely To is an advertising agency from San Francisco. It was founded in 2017 and now has a team of 6 that works on advertising, branding, digital strategy, media planning & buying, content marketing, and video production for companies of varying sizes.

    Clients
    City of San Francisco
    HBO
    airbnb
    Domino's
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A law firm needed help filling open positions and Most Likely To worked on the brand and online image in order to attract the right candidates. After that project, Most Likely To now conducts out of home advertising campaigns as well as managing their social media presence.

    "They keep us well-informed of all the metrics involved—from click rates to the number of impressions our outdoor advertising has seen. We have been very pleased with their results." — HR Generalist, Law Firm

  • 9
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Kansas City MO

    Bishop-McCann is an event planning agency headquartered in Kansas City, Mo. They also have offices in Lincolnshire, Ill.; Katonah, N.Y.; and San Francisco. Founded in 1997, they have about 117 employees that mostly serve enterprise and mid-market clients in a wide range of industries. Their services are specialized in event marketing and planning.

    Clients
    Bridgestone
    Actelion
    Anheuser-Busch
    Notable Project

    Bishop-McCann provided event planning services for a software company. Their team assisted with event registration as well as helped with venue selection and production. The event ran smoothly and the client is satisfied with the results.

    “The Bishop-McCann team really understands service.” – CMO, Software Company

  • 10
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Santa Rosa CA

    The Engine is Red is a full-service digital agency with locations in Santa Rosa, Calif., and Minneapolis. The agency was founded in 2008 and has around 20 employees who specialize in marketing strategy, branding, web design and development, and mobile app development, among other services. It serves clients in the health care, nonprofit, retail, education, energy, and financial industries.

    Clients
    Medtronic
    Guide Dogs for the Blind
    Swinerton Builders
    United Way
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A midsized California vineyard hired The Engine is Red to help with its digital strategy when it participated in a Google pilot advertising platform. The Engine is Red helped the client learn how to use the platform successfully and also developed its digital assets and monitored its website performance and metrics.

    "The whole process has been so collaborative and open that their team feels like an extension of our own. With the bigger picture in mind, I appreciate their attention to future opportunities for our business to succeed." - Digital Marketing Manager, California Vineyard

  • 11
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Sköna is a San Francisco based B2B creative agency. They were founded in 2003 and have a team of 17 employees who specialize in advertising, branding, and media planning for clients of all sizes in the entertainment, healthcare, and IT industries. 

    Clients
    Hydro66
    Greenbriar
    Figure Eight
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Sköna developed a marketing strategy for a food bank. They provided brand counseling, including developing and maintaining the client’s website, producing their annual reports, and running various advertising campaigns. The client reported that their traffic had been increasing by 60% each year since partnering with the team.

    “We've seen a huge jump in our web traffic after Sköna redesigned our website and helped us create an ad campaign that extended across all of our channels.” – Marketing Lead, Food Bank
     

  • 12
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    All Terrain is a marketing agency focused on event marketing and planning and branding services located in Chicago. Founded in 1998, they have a team of about 200 employees. They cater to clients in the advertising and marketing industry as well as the arts, entertainment, and music, and consumer products and services industries.

    Clients
    Ferrari
    Quaker
    Mango Board
    American Airlines,
    Industries
    Notable Project

    All Terrain created an experiential store to increase awareness of a brand for a global PR company. They not only provided interior architecture support but also acquired city permits. They hired caterers, security, and brand ambassadors to support the store, which experienced 78 million impressions and secured media coverage by notable outlets.

    "Their attention to detail, communication, and proactivity was impressive." – Associate Creative Director, PR Company

  • 13
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    West Hollywood CA

    RMNG is an experiential marketing agency based in Los Angeles. Founded in 2012, their team of around 10 employees specializes in event marketing and planning, primarily for the advertising and marketing industry.

    Clients
    Impossible Foods
    Target
    PF Chang's
    Warner Brothers Music
    Industries
    Notable Project

    RMNG created a food-truck event for a media company. Working with a publisher, the team planned and coordinated the event. They also handled licensing and paperwork.

    "Once we were dealing with them, they added a breath of fresh air to the engagement." – Creative Director, Media Company

  • 14
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Baltimore MD

    TalkingTree Creative is an event production company based in Halethorpe, Md., with an office in Washington, DC. Founded in 1993, TalkingTree Creative's team of 4 employees provides video production and AR/VR development services.

    Clients
    The Washington Times
    GSK
    Cal Ripken
    Sr. Foundation
    Industries
    Notable Project

    TalkingTree Creative was hired by a pharmaceutical company to produce video highlights of a medical conference. TalkingTree sourced all production equipment, crew, studio sets, and lighting, supplied innovative ideas for settings, and shot a series of 20 videos displaying interviews and panels with various experts. Within 24 hours of shooting, TalkingTree was able to edit, produce, and deliver the videos so that the client could distribute them over the next few days.

    "Thanks to their videos, we were able to reach a substantial number of external audience members in each respective market...We’ve worked with TalkingTree Creative for a few projects, now, and they’ve only continued to improve and evolve." – Medical Affairs Manager, Pharmaceutical Company

  • 15
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Evolve Activation is an experiential marketing firm from Sun Valley, California. Their services include event marketing and planning, logistics and supply chain consulting, and digital strategy. They work primarily with midmarket businesses across various industries. Established in 2013, they have 3 team members.

    Clients
    Equinox
    Cypress Grove
    Beyond Experiential, Inc
    The ID Agency
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Evolve Action created an on-site experience for a lifestyle fitness center, transforming the space into an engaging experience with a variety of activities. They handled procurement, design, creation, set-up, tear down, staffing, reporting, and execution. The experience was widely shared by social media channels, and they exceeded their participation goal. The team is friendly and hardworking.

    “They were extremely responsive and friendly and an overall pleasure to work with.” ­– Marketing Director, Lifestyle Fitness Center

  • 16
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Tigris Events is a brand experience agency founded in 2004 with a team of 162. Based in Toronto, the company lends its services in event marketing & planning, branding, and market research. Their event marketing services cover everything from experiential marketing and tradeshows to festivals, parties, and conferences.

    Clients
    L'Oreal
    Toronto Blue Jays
    St. Joseph's Health Centre
    Notable Project

    A fruit and nut bar company hired Tigris Events to facilitate their in-store demos and consumer events throughout Canada. They worked with Tigris Events from the initial planning phases down to the retailer deals and issues that came up.

    "When working with bigger companies, I feel like we could get lost be they have so many big clients that take precedence. Although Tigris Events Inc. has bigger clients than us, they made us feel like we were their priority.  It was also refreshing that they came in under budget for the work. " - Marketing Director, Fruit and Nut Bar Company

  • 17
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Heron Agency is a lifestyle communications agency based in Chicago and founded in 2000. They now have 20 employees experienced in developing strategic integrated marketing campaigns for companies in hospitality and leisure, business services, and arts, entertainment and music. They specialize in PR, SMM, and media planning.

    Clients
    Hyatt
    Marriott
    Hilton
    Ocean Prime
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Heron Agency managed a theater's media presence to spread awareness, successfully scheduling live appearances on radio and television, performance reviews, and feature articles. Thanks to Heron Agency, production attendance was higher than ever for the client. Industry peers also recognized stakeholders' widespread media presence.

    “Attendance at our current season is at an all-time high. I am also constantly being asked by other theater companies how we obtain the consistently excellent media presence our theater has, something that all but the largest theaters struggle to maintain.” – Executive Director, Theater Company

  • 18
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Revolver Productions is an event management company based in New York, N.Y. Founded in 2014, it has 4 employees and offers event marketing and planning.

    Clients
    Yves Saint Laurent
    Giorgio Armani
    23andMe
    Luxottica
    Notable Project

    Revolver Productions organized a holiday party and grand opening for a law firm and its office. The team arranged the caterers, valet, and various party activities in addition to designing promotional items for the event. The client was pleased with how smoothly they ran the event.

    “Everything they do for us runs seamlessly, and we never have to worry about them or the other 
    vendors. They take care of all the logistics, and we have an easier time just enjoying the event.” –Founder & Partner, Law Firm
     

  • 19
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    Eat It Up Media is a small Montréal, Canada-based out of home design company. The team focuses on out of home design, event marketing & planning, and marketing strategy.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Eat It Up Media provides digital marketing services for an advertisement firm. The team is responsible for coming up with ideas for various marketing projects. One of them involved designing pizza boxes.

    “They are always very polite, very transparent, and honest.”

  • 20
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Orlando FL

    Avenue Event Group is an experiential marketing company founded in 2013 and located in Orlando, Fla. The team of fewer than 50 employees provides event marketing and planning services to mostly small and midmarket businesses.

    Clients
    Mopar
    3M
    Red Bull
    HBO
    Notable Project

    Avenue Event Group planned and managed a customer appreciation event for an equipment technologies company. The team was up to date with industry trends, and their work received positive feedback.

    “We expected to have 450 to 500 people, and we exceeded that.” – Global Manager of Corporate Events, Equipment Technologies Company

  • 21
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Full Fat is a communications agency located in London that specializes in web design, advertising, and SEO services. They were founded in 2011. They have a team of more than 20 employees who support clients in various industries including arts, entertainment, and arts as well as media, and hospitality and leisure.

    Clients
    Atopia
    Boiler Room
    Darwin & Wallace
    Backyard Cinema
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Full Fact conducted tests that identified a target audience for a feminine hygiene product company. After developing knowledge of the client’s selling proposition, they created strategic messaging. They managed multiple campaigns and tracked performance to decipher the audience’s interests. The targeted campaigns generated brand awareness and increased sales.

    “...they saved us money in doing the hard work and finding our niche demographic.”– CEO, Feminine Hygiene Product Company

  • 22
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Fort Worth TX

    Sector 5 Digital is a marketing and advertising company based in Fort Worth, Texas that was founded in 2014. Their team of around 25 employees provides a variety of services including event marketing and planning, AR/VR development, content marketing, and more. They mostly work with enterprise-level organizations in a large number of industries. 

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Partnering with a cosmetic healthcare company, Sector 5 Digital created a VR training tool. The tool has helped drive highly successful training seminars and demonstrations. 

    "Our customer base is definitely excited to engage with the tool and is looking forward to having it online so that they can learn more." – Dir. of Training and Education, Dermatology Company 

     

  • 23
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Laguna Hills CA

    Founded in 1989, XPromos Marketing Mastery provides enterprise companies with specialties in marketing strategy, direct marketing, and event marketing for client projects. Headquartered in Lagana Hills, Calif., a team of 9 focuses client efforts in IT, consumer products, and manufacturing industries.

    Clients
    Intel
    Sage Software
    Mattel
    MOEN
    Industries
    Notable Project

    XPromos partnered with a software company to build bring awareness and leads to a conference of 1500. They provided the research, elevated content, and guerilla tactics for attendees to gain retention for the client.

     

    “In that project and in pretty much everything else, they deliver the idea support that we needs all the way up to delivering the assets that we need to go to market with our products and everything in between that makes all of the work possible.” – Director of Field Marketing, Software Company

  • 24
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    København Denmark

    Essencius is a PR and communications agency based in Copenhagen, Denmark, with an office in Stockholm, Sweden. The agency, founded in 2005, has a team of around 20 that provides PR, social media marketing, event marketing & planning, branding, and graphic design services. Essencius serves small and mid-market companies in the consumer products & services, IT, and medical industries.

    Clients
    Coca-Cola
    Singapore Airlines
    Orkla
    Anthon Berg
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An appliance company hired Essencius to provide media and PR services. Essencius worked closely with the company to develop a marketing strategy for their region. They also helped with communications, influencer marketing, and other PR-related issues. In addition, Essencius created materials like press releases and blog posts, translated content for the target market, and provided other PR services. Overall, Essencius met all of the company's expectations with their work.

    "They are thorough and knowledgeable about the current market situation within their PR work. We can rely on them to give advice on all of the different campaigns." - Marketing Activation lead, Appliance Company

  • 25
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    IN GOOD CO is a brand consultancy based in Venice, Calif. The consultancy, founded in 2015, has a team of less than ten that provides branding, event marketing & planning, marketing strategy, packaging design, business consulting, and corporate training services to enterprise and smaller-sized companies in the consumer products & services, retail, legal cannabis, hospitality & leisure, e-commerce, and other industries. 

    Clients
    Belcampo
    Pinterest
    #VoteTogether
    Keds
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A restaurant group hired IN GOOD CO to create an official brand guidelines book. To do this, IN GOOD CO interviewed key stakeholders to better understand the group's brand, proposing tweaks to the branding, presenting ideas for building the brand in terms of colors, advertising, packaging, and signage, and helping with the branding of their website and email templates. IN GOOD CO completed the project with a 40-page brand book for the group.

    "They respected the original intention of our brand, but added things we hadn’t thought about." - Former Chief Marketing Officer, Restaurant Group

  • 26
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Based in San Francisco, Demonstrate PR is a marketing and communications agency largely geared toward consumer products like technology and food & beverage. With a team of ten employees, their impressive track record boasts both high-profile clients and highly successful strategies. Among their services include conventional PR, influencer marketing, social media campaigns, and live branding events. 

    Clients
    Exit Reality
    Swisse Wellness
    The Walt Disney Family Museum
    Sensio
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A small kitchen appliance company partnered with Demonstrate to manage their release of a new line of products. Demonstrate created a campaign that relied on signature events such as product launches, graphic materials in print and online, and finding brand ambassadors to partner with. The firm has repeatedly partnered with Demonstrate since their establishment and worked with members of the team previously.

    " We feel wonderfully taken care of and their attention to detail makes me confident about the results. I can just show up at an event knowing they’ve executed everything." - Senior Marketing Director, Kitchen Appliance Firm

  • 27
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Thame United Kingdom

    Hyphen is a boutique live events and experiential agency located in Thame, U.K. They have a team of about 10 individuals, and their main service offering is event marketing and planning.

    Clients
    Bumble
    Mars
    Vodafone
    Shell
    Notable Project

    Hyphen led market research efforts and developed a pop-up advertising campaign for an outdoors company. The team also assisted with logistics. They had efficient project management, and they streamlined business operations.

    “We refined our operation and reduced the cost of running each event by 75%.” – Co-Founder, Outdoors Company

  • 29
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Saint Paul MN

    Mason Creative is a marketing and event planning company based in St. Paul, Minn. and founded in 2000. Their team of 6 employees specializes in using event marketing and planning. 

    Clients
    Bremer Bank
    JTH Lighting
    Embassy Suites
    Notable Project

    Mason Creative planned a gala for a healthcare foundation. They brought the client three proposals for themes of the gala, and once one was selected, they handled all the aspects of the event, including the vendor negotiation, the creation of custom artwork, and scripting of the show. The client was very happy with the running of the gala.

    “They made our event stand out. Their creative strategy and branding process was really beneficial.” – Foundation Coordinator, Healthcare Foundation
     

  • 30
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Washington DC

    LAI Live is a full-scale live and virtual event production company based in Washington, DC. The company, founded in 2013, has a team of around 40 that provides event marketing & planning, branding, marketing strategy, and graphic design services. LAI Live serves mid-market and other-sized companies in various industries.

    Clients
    ASAE
    Association Leadership Awards
    Certified Angus Beef LLC
    UniFirst
    Notable Project

    A nonprofit trade association hired LAI Live to help set up a digital environment that would enable them to hold virtual meetings with their members and board to achieve certain business goals. As part of the engagement, LAI Live integrated a third-party voting system that would enable the association to conduct and cast votes online. They also provided the association with metrics and key deadlines, as well as set up speaker practice sessions so that everybody was comfortable with it before the show. After a period of learning, the association achieved their goal of meeting online using the solution that LAI Live provided. 

    "We were particularly impressed with their responsiveness and their willingness to help me reassure people within my organization about how the system worked." - Director of Communications, Nonprofit Trade Association

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