Award-winning experiential and influencer marketing agency

DCLA was in the experiential and influencer game before there was a game. Our groundbreaking efforts for brands like Gap, Nintendo, Levi’s and Citibank have been shared by tens of millions, delivering improved social engagement, awareness, sales and ROI. Read more

In an industry of fabricators and glorified party planners, DCLA brings unmatched strategic thinking and brand savvy to every project. From our offices in LA and SF, we create buzz-worthy experiences supported by content from our own curated roster of influencers. Our work has been recognized with Promo of the Year honors. And we were named Small Agency of the Year twice by Advertising Age. Let us be the X factor for your brand.

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SGX NYC | #hairgoals

SGX NYC wanted to increase awareness around winning two Allure Best of Beauty Awards and reinforce the brand’s positioning with cost-conscious consumers looking for premium products. We hit the bullseye with three well-known #hairgoals influencers.

Citi | “Citigrammers”

Citi wanted to increase awareness and favorability on social media, particularly within the music and dining categories. We assembled a team of influential visual artists to create the sort of shareable content the brand couldn't.

e.l.f. Cosmetics | Coachella

e.l.f. wanted to launch Beauty Shield, an all-new skincare line powered with antioxidants and SPF to help protect your skin against environmental aggressors. DCLA provided the perfect testing ground.

Beautyscape in the Bahamas

Created by DCLA for e.l.f., the fifth installment of the award-winning influencer program is now underway in the Bahamas. And garnering more heat than ever.

Nabela Noor for e.l.f.

DCLA created a can’t-miss launch event for Bangladeshi-American sensation Nabela Noor’s collaboration with e.l.f. Cosmetics.

40 over 40

Amy Cotteleer was tapped by Campaign US for its annual digital 40 over 40 list. The honor is bestowed upon those at the forefront of digital transformation.

Charlotte Russe | #CTGIRLSQUAD

Through targeted organic and paid social along with in-store announcements, we assembled the ultimate squad to help launch Charlotte Russe’s “New Beautiful” brand platform.

Jkissa collab with e.l.f.

Known for embracing true individuality, DCLA identified Jkissa as the ideal person for e.l.f.’s next big cosmetics collaboration.

Universal Orlando

Universal Orlando leveraged DCX’s stable of influencers to reach the difficult-to-reach teen and tween audience — and succeeded 40 million times over.


With the Be Bright campaign, we secured the rights for Gap to be the official concert tee at the summer’s hottest music festivals.


Citibank wanted to jump awareness of their new Double Cash credit card. So we enlisted the help of YouTube superstar devinsupertramp.

Pottery Barn

DCLA enlisted three influential NYC photographers to shoot Pottery Barn pieces and bring some 212 cred to the launch of the brand’s new flagship.

Shiseido relaunches

What better venue to make a grand re-entrance than Fashion Week? Shiseido’s pop-up experience drove huge engagement, reintroducing the brand in style.

Lagos Fine Jewelry

For the launch of Smart Caviar, the first fine-jewelry bracelet for the Apple Watch, Lagos wanted to reach a wide range of luxury consumers and highlight the versatility of the bracelet.

Talking community at SXSW

DCX’s Amy Cotteleer and Mara McCune from e.l.f. discussed the development of the cosmetic company’s lauded micro-influencer program, Beautyscape.


To celebrate a grand opening at The Grove, we helped Sephora surprise and delight consumers with our ‘Let’s Beauty Together’ mini-makeovers.


We had Nintendo send 50 consoles to creators we selected for their talent and love of gaming. They, in turn, made 50 movies about the Wii U and self-published and championed across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Gap | Dress Normal

Gap asked us to build consideration and generate trial for their newly launched “Dress Normal” brand platform. Thirty influential Instagram photogs helped us do just that.

Gap | 1969 Pico de Gap

Never underestimate the power of taco trucks to change the world — or at least the minds of fickle, fashionable millennials.

Bare Escentuals

Our Rethink the Quickie Tour for beauty brand Bare Escentuals brought fast, fun and free “makeunders” to busy women across America.

DCLA awards
If you were looking for an award-winning experiential and influencer marketing agency, Google steered you in exactly the right direction.
Two-time small agency of the Year
Best Event Series/Activation
Best Campaign Targeting Gen Z
Best Use of Social
Gold, Buzz Marketing & Influencer
Video Campaign of the Year
Two-time Best Social Community winner
Campaign of the Year
Best YouTube PR Campaign
Best Use of Social Campaign
Best Product Launch Campaign
Best Use of Video
Best Use of Social Video
Best Digital /Social Campaign
Best Use of Social Media
Best Twitter Campaign
DCLA clients
From fashion to finance, beauty to beverages, technology to travel, it’s hard to find a category we haven't crushed.

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