July 2021

5 Experiential Marketing Companies in Los Angeles

How do you hire a experiential marketing agency in Los Angeles for your business? To find the right company, follow these steps:

Experiential marketing provides businesses a number of benefits that may not be easy to achieve through more conventional marketing strategies. In particular, the benefits of experiential marketing include creating brand awareness, connecting with customers in the places where they live, work, and spend leisure time, placing a product directly into the hands of consumers, driving word-of-mouth recommendations to friends and family, and increasing the odds of viral marketing.

Compared to other marketing processes, the cost of experiential marketing varies significantly. A small event can cost less than $500, while some experiential marketing events cost more than $50,000.

With hundreds of experiential marketing companies to choose from, how do you get started? Our list of the best experiential marketing companies includes client reviews, minimum project size, team size, specialty services, and client focus. Define the services you need, project goals, and budget to begin narrowing your choices. If you need help creating a shortlist, tell us about your project and receive personalized recommendations.

List of the Best Experiential Marketing Agencies in LA

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    West Hollywood, CA

    Groove Jones creates immersive virtual reality content and engaging interactive apps for notable brands like Toyota, American Airlines, and McDonald’s. A content creation studio, they specialize in augmented reality, virtual reality, and interactive digital experiences.

    They helped Amazon use augmented reality at a health and wellness event attended by some of the top fashion social media influencers and bloggers. Using Apple’s new ARKit technology, the app allowed guests to select different workout routines and outfits, record, and share the look on a variety of social platforms.

    SERVICES
    • 40% AR/VR Development
    • 20% Mobile App Development
    • 10% Event Marketing & Planning
    • 30% Other
    Up Next in Commerce by Salesforce...

    Up Next in Commerce by Salesforce...

    Every day, online sellers of any industry must ask, “What’s next in commerce?” Even traditionally, in-person businesses are moving their physical stores to digital. The future is here. And e-commerce...
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    IBM Leverages AR and WebGL for...

    IBM Leverages AR and WebGL for...

    Full case study - https://www.groovejones.com/ibm-leverages-ar-at-think-event/ The THINK conference is the annual event held by IBM that is considered the premier hybrid cloud and AI industry event. Attendees to the...
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    The Whynauts – An Original...

    The Whynauts – An Original...

    Like most businesses, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science faces many challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In particular, schools are currently unable to take educational field trips and museum visits. The...
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    WebGL “Game Over” Experience

    WebGL “Game Over” Experience

    BASF’s agency, VMLY&R wanted Groove Jones to help them create an exciting Arcade game and online digital engagement that farmers could play and learn about Teraxxa. They wanted to play off the classic arcade games...
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    Atlantic BT is a custom software agency that helps brands around the globe reach their audience and increase efficiency. Since their founding in the U.S., Atlantic BT has helped everything from enterprise clients to brand-new startups on the path to improving their custom software in a way that leads to real business results.

    When their client was looking for an agency that would truly help them create new business opportunities through an e-commerce solution, they turned to Atlantic BT, who were able to work closely with their internal teams and develop a web design strategy that led to measurable results and excellent performance across a variety of metrics.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Branding
    • 20% Event Marketing & Planning
    • 15% Business Consulting
    • 30% Other
    Belcampo—Raising a new standard.

    Belcampo—Raising a new standard.

    OBJECTIVE Belcampo was ready for a Brand Refresh from Messaging to Design.   STRATEGY The way Belcampo does things shouldn’t be revolutionary— but it is. We stripped away the traditional facade of “wholesomeness...
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    Pinterest—The art of the Pin.

    Pinterest—The art of the Pin.

    OBJECTIVE Introduce brands, and the world, to the potential of the Pinterest and the Pin Collective—Pinterest’s network of content creators.   STRATEGY Bring the fun, creativity and humanness of the Pin Collective to...
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    #VoteTogether— A celebration for...

    #VoteTogether— A celebration for...

    OBJECTIVE Increase voter turn out at polls across the country.   STRATEGY When we learned that throwing community celebrations based on civic engagement raised voter participation by 2-6%, we cast our vote immediately....
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    Keds—Women made, women-led.

    Keds—Women made, women-led.

    OBJECTIVE Reestablish Keds as a women-led brand.   STRATEGY Changing a mindset requires inspiration. When Keds was ready to re-establish themselves as a women-led company, they approached us to help them articulate the...
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Laguna Hills, CA

    With a passion for both strategy and design, XPromos Marketing Mastery has provided direct marketing work for clients like Sage Software. Based in California, XPromos Marketing Mastery brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When Moen was just a brand looking to make a bigger impact, XPromos Marketing Mastery crafted the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by XPromos Marketing Mastery designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Direct Marketing
    • 25% Marketing Strategy
    • 20% Email Marketing
    • 25% Other
    XPROMOS Game Changing Marketing...

    XPROMOS Game Changing Marketing...

    This quick video recaps XPROMOS' history of innovation, through its campaigns that made significant impact for clients and industries.
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    Sage Be The Driver

    Sage Be The Driver

    To drive webcast registrations, XPROMOS created a bucket list sweepstakes, offering winners a chance to drive an exotic car on the open road at their annual conference. The program nearly doubled the number of expected...
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    Stremicks Take Your Team to...

    Stremicks Take Your Team to...

    Local Southern California brand Stremicks struggled to hold shelf space against major national competitors in the Organic Milk category.We created their marketing umbrella, declaring local, family-owned Stremicks as the...
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    Farmer John Supports California...

    Farmer John Supports California...

    To reinforce their legacy as a local thriving member of the Southern California community, XPROMOS developed a California Lifestyle branding campaign for Farmer John with the California State Parks. The comprehensive...
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    1,000 - 9,999
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    Jack Morton Worldwide counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this Boston-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted branding work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand. Jack Morton Worldwide helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 35% Event Marketing & Planning
    • 10% Branding
    • 10% Content Marketing
    • 45% Other
    Reebok ComplexCon Chicago 2019

    Reebok ComplexCon Chicago 2019

    Reebok continues to make great strides with the 18-25 year old fashion-conscious consumer. This time it was with a stand-out brand experience at ComplexCon Chicago.  For the brand’s second showing in the event series...
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    DockerCon - The world’s first...

    DockerCon - The world’s first...

    We decided to show everyone that Docker does enterprise differently, by building the world’s first 5,000-person, live multi-player video game!  For the full case study, visit: http://www.jackmorton...
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    Staples 'Work It. Live It' event...

    Staples 'Work It. Live It' event...

    Staples is a 30-year-old iconic American brand with a significant B2B business that was undergoing a major reinvention impacting the entire organization. Coming off a recent company acquisition by a private equity firm...
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    Ericsson Mobile World Congress 2019

    Ericsson Mobile World Congress 2019

    The Beat. At MWC 2019, we set out to create an immersive brand presence in which Ericsson’s most important customers could see, hear and experience Ericsson’s relentless beat of innovation; a visceral expression of 5G...
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    Many enterprise clients count OA Experiential as their dependable event marketing & planning experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With years of experience in their industry, this Los Angeles-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

    One OA Experiential client is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and OA Experiential has provided focused and wide-reaching services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes UX design, UI, overall brand presence and visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 75% Event Marketing & Planning
    • 25% Marketing Strategy
    NBC The Good Place SDCC

    NBC The Good Place SDCC

    This project won OA two awards: Best Production of a Consumer Event (2019) and Best Outdoor Environment (2018). NBC decided that for SDCC 2018, they wanted to go against the grain and bring some comedy to the Con to...
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    Hulu Castle Rock

    Hulu Castle Rock

    In honor of Hulu’s new show, Castle Rock, OA went all-out to create the iconic Bed and Breakfast from Stephen King’s famed novels. The experience was a horrifying and fully immersive walk through haunt that included...
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    Clif Bar - Burton US Open, US...

    Clif Bar - Burton US Open, US...

    Clif Bar partnered with OA to handle all logistics and ongoing production for their touring container because they needed to find a way to get it to as many cities as possible, while reducing overall costs. Because...
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    Immersive Core at OA

    Immersive Core at OA

    Everyone is looking to create the next "most talked about" immersive experiential marketing activation. The problem is, most agencies promise an experience that doesn't live up to the hype. We've moved beyond the lip...
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