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THE LIVE EVENT SOCIAL MEDIA EXPERTS

We're Social Media Event Professionals

About Us

Isn't it interesting that in our 24/7 digitally connected world, people crave in-person experiences more than ever? The relationship between face-to-face business experiences and social media is rapidly evolving. We are social media pros committed to helping corporate conferences, B2B trade shows, and their exhibitors expand their approach to effective event communication. Our perfect clients are trade shows and their exhibitors' sales and marketing teams.

Erin Gargan

Founder

Erin is the Amazon best-selling author of Digital Persuasion: Sell Smarter in the Modern Marketplace and an international keynote speaker.  She sold her first two companies, PMS.com and Jump Digital Media, before the age of 30. Erin’s social media campaigns have been featured in Forbes, PCMA Convene, Interactive Media Awards, Shorty Awards, Stevie Awards and others. She is a 2018 Orange County Business Journal  “Women in Business” finalist.  She is the digital marketing advisor for Camp One Ventures. Since 2004, she’s quarterbacked social media and digital event marketing campaigns for over 100 brands.

Loves: Surfing, snowboarding, golf, tennis, yoga, guitar, airport lounges.
TV Show: No TV, only watches whenever the Baltimore Ravens or Maryland Terrapins are playing.
Favorite Social Media Format: Instagram Stories
Random Fun Fact: World Champion Irish Step Dancer back in the 90’s.
Quote: “Attitude of Gratitude.”

Kait Shiels

Managing Director

Kait is a digital marketing specialist and social media guru with a formal background in marketing and event management. Her years of experience in the sales and digital worlds saw her managing accounts for Fortune Global 500 companies and creating campaigns for esteemed brands throughout the US and Canada. Kait’s work at Socialite blends her love of event production with her passion for creating inspiring marketing with a purpose.

Loves: Cottage weekends, baking, hot yoga, her dog, Scout.
TV Show: Forever watching reruns of Friends.
Favorite Social Network: Instagram (especially Stories).
Random Fun Fact: Undergrad in Archaeology.

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According to the Event Marketing Institute:

70% of top B2B marketers ranked social marketing related to event programs as "extremely important." Yet only 16% of those same marketers say they are "very effective" at generating viral impact from their event and exhibit programs. That's where we come in.

Our Clients

50+ Events. 100+ Brands. 53,000+ Social Posts.

Here are a few examples of our award-winning social media work:

"This is our new event model. Social is the future."

- Shawn Holmes, Dir. Global Solutions, Innovation Marketing, VISA

"Socialite drove critical downloads of our app as the voice of the Academy Awards."

- Laura Allen, Sr. Production Manager, Disney/ABC Television Group

"Socialite helped increase registered attendees to our trade show by 24%."

-Kevin Traver, VP, United States Navy League

"Socialite helped with a significant increase in our booth traffic at RSNA."

- Raymond Wtulich, Marketing Communications Director, Hitachi Medical Systems America

"Socialite helped us source new real estate investor attendees."

-Faramarz Farhoodi, CMO, Homesearch.com

"Socialite helped us stand out from the social noise at one of the biggest events of the season."

-Angela Chittenden, CEO, Beach Bunny Swimwear

"Socialite positioned us as a thought-leader using dynamic, creative social content."

-Robert Friedman, Chairman, Auction.com

Socialites have been phenomenal. They do everything before we can even think of it.

-Mark Bogdansky, Sr. Director, Meetings & Events, Auto Care Association

Results

You Can Expect Increases In:

Event Awareness

Word-of-Mouth Marketing

New Audience Registrations

Influential Event Perception

Targeted Web Traffic

Crowdsourced Insights on Panel Topics, Speaker Preferences, and more

New Leads and Customers

Pre-Event Social Marketing

  • Promote Registration, Speakers, Sponsors and Event Info
  • Grow Quality Social Followers, Relevant Conversations and Exhibitor/Buyer Connections
  • Improve Your Digital Advertising Strategy

 

On-Site Live Event Social Coverage

  • Sponsor, Speaker, Attendee Interview
  • Exhibitor Demos
  • Live Streamed/Tweeted Keynotes and Sessions
  • Event Schedule Updates/Real-Time Attendee Help

Post-Show Social Insights

  • Data-Rich Social Reporting to Measure Impact
  • Attendee Polls, Feedback, Insights to Inform Your Next Event Decisions
  • Cultivate FOMO in Friends of Attendees

Year-Round Social Community Management

  • Engage 365 Community with Dynamic Content
  • Grow Social Following and Influence
  • Digital Marketing Synchronization Cross-Channel

Pricing

Social Event Expert-Online Course.

$299 lifetime access

  • Learn Socialite’s social media event-specific strategies, tactics and best practices
  • Customize your official social media event playbook
  • Educate and empower your team to elevate social coverage before, during and especially AFTER your event
Begin Course

Event Social Media Workshop.

$7500 flat day rate plus travel fees

  • Custom live workshop conducted at your office
  • Develop complete pre-show, on-site and post-show event social strategy
  • Expertly guided team collaboration/creative development
  • 10am-3pm, up to 25 attendees
Meeting Request

Social Event Complete Management.

Starting at $20K plus travel (based on event size)

  • Pre-Show, On-Site, Post Show Strategy, Creative, Execution, Reporting
  • Socialite Reporters, Creatives, Managers- Full-Service Support
  • Social Advertising Management- Registration and Community Building
  • Begins One Month Before Your Event (Additional Coverage $5k+ per month)
Meeting Request

"Fortune does favor the bold, and you'll never know what you're capable of if you don't try."

- Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook

Getting Started

Let's Talk

Whether you are looking for extra resources to complement your existing social media team, or need to build from the ground up- we'd love to help you. If your sales team needs social media training, or if you're ready to power your event towards the attendee of the future, we'll guide you into the next generation of experiential marketing.

356 Y Place
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
443.831.5946