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MKTG 430. Experiential Marketing. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisites: MKTG 301, MKTG 330 and junior standing. This course will introduce the student to topics and strategies involving brand experiences and experiential marketing tactics. Students will explore experiential marketing, a marketing strategy designed to cultivate positive brand-consumer experience through products, communication and staged brand experiences. Additional concepts to be examined include brand strategy, marketing and the five senses, event marketing, mobile marketing, ambush marketing, guerilla marketing, venues and sponsorships, sampling, premiums, technology, social media, and data collection.