To work with brands to provide a one-on-one interaction with the majority of eventgoers.
Why Choose Social Power Hour
Our Experience + Creativity
We offer full-service event production and marketing services. Anything from staffing to sponsorships, public relations, and event ticket sales, we've got you covered!
Dedicated Venues & Arrangements
We have worked with dedicated venues, brands, restaurants and beverages for years and can provide solutions with our connections.
All Types of Events
While we focus on food & beverage events, we're able to produce any event of any size.
Events Marketed and/or Produced
Social Power Hour Team Members
We make your events smart & impactful by personalized event management services.
Founder & Director
Matt Hensler is an award-winning public relations and marketing professional. He has worked with small businesses, startups and Fortune 500 brands, including notable brands StarKist, Hershey’s, DISH Network, USA Today, Wells Fargo, Marriott and Chick-fil-A.
Shannon McDonough is the Events Coordinator at Social Power Hour. She has been instrumental in planning Say Cheese Fest, Cheers + Drink Fest and TrEat Me Fest. In addition, she has helped secure media placements on WGN Radio, WCIU’s The Jam, WGN TV, Chicagoist, The Local Tourist and Food New Today.
Amanda Paddor is the Events Assistant at Social Power Hour. She started as an events intern but quickly learned the ropes. Amanda assists in event planning and logistics.