House Party Named to 2012 Inc. 500|5000 List

Leading social media marketing firm ranks among fastest-growing U.S. companies

Irvington, N.Y. (August, 2012) - House Party, America's leading social media marketing company that drives consumer advocacy through experiential, in-home events, was recently named to Inc. Magazine's prestigious 2012 Inc. 500|5000 List of fastest-growing private companies in the United States. The company, which ranked #122 nationwide in the Advertising & Marketing industry, will receive its award at the 31st Annual Inc. 500|5000 Conference and Awards Ceremony in Phoenix, AZ on October 3, 2012. Out of the 5,000 companies recognized across the country, House Party is #1,259 nationwide and ranks #86 in the New York City metro area list. The Inc. 500|5000 list ranks companies by overall revenue growth over a three-year period based on industry, metro area, revenue, and number of employees. It has become a widely recognized symbol of entrepreneurial success, with many of today's most successful U.S. companies receiving their first national recognition when they appeared on the Inc. list, such as Microsoft, Timberland, Vizio, Intuit, Jamba Juice, Oracle, House Party puts America's top brands into the hands, homes, and conversations of consumer brand advocates through its passionate member-based community, signature in-home events, and proprietary digital platform. Since launching in 2005, the House Party community has grown to over 800,000 members. These social influencers spread authentic brand recommendations to millions, online and off, building brands and driving sales. “We are thrilled to be recognized for our success in the evolving landscape of social media marketing, fueled by a fast growing client list which includes brands such as Anheuser Busch, Kraft and Sony” explained the company's CEO, Chris Maher. "It's an honor to be in the company of other innovative, high-growth businesses." Recent House Party campaigns include the Lego Duplo Read & Build House Party, Seagrams Smooth Summer House Party and One Direction's Up All Night House Party. To learn about House Party's upcoming events and how to apply, visit Brands interested in joining the party and mobilizing millions of potential consumers can find out more at About House Party Established in 2005, House Party Inc. is the leading social media marketing company that drives consumer recommendations to build brands and increase sales. The company selects brand advocates from it's member based community of over 800,000 social influencers to host thousands of parties that spread brand recommendations to millions, online and off, for high ROI. House Party amplifies marketing initiatives by activating passionate advocates for the world's best loved brands, including Kraft, ConAgra, Kimberly Clark, Budweiser, Diageo, Fisher-Price, Lego, and Sony. House Party is headquartered in Irvington, NY, with offices in Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles. For further information, please visit Press Contact: Brittany Hohl Co-Communications 914-666-0066