Mastercard is clearly trying to create buzz -- and FOMO -- among specific customer segments. The PRICELESS experiential marketing effort signals to global travelers and foodies – including *aspirational* globe trotters and culinary adventurers – that Mastercard knows who they are, knows what they want and knows how to bring it to them.
The Stacks House interactive exhibits – complete with backdrops for selfies, of course – aren’t just fun and games. They are designed to cut through the financial services marketing “noise” and present financial education in an engaging, experiential way to Millennial and Gen Z women.
Not so long ago, marketers created a bright line between experiential and social marketing...
But the line is beginning to fade.
Let's take a closer look at what experiential marketing looks like in the age of social media.