Ready. Set. Impact.
Events have power. The power to connect and inspire.
When people come together, ideas take root. Relationships are built. Real change happens.
With imagination and skill, the latest technology, and a passion for excellence, we create innovative event solutions.
Our global team of creators, innovators and experts, we transform events into immersive, collaborative experiences that deliver real results.
Encore. Events that Transform.
What We Do
We’ve been creating memorable event experiences that connect and inspire, and engage and transform organizations for decades. With a customer-first mindset and a hospitality focus, we have an unmatched breadth and depth of event production services to support our customers through every step in the event planning and management process.
In partnership with event planners, hotels, venues, agencies and staging customers, we create and execute thousands of events annually – in person, virtual and hybrid – of any size, at any venue, anywhere in the world. Our core values are embedded in our DNA, and our team members are innovators and collaborators at heart – highly trained experts that intuitively combine creative, production and technology services to deliver unparalleled service excellence for you.
We have aligned our portfolio of companies under a new master brand and assumed the name Encore. With a global footprint reaching more than 20 countries, we have experienced tremendous growth in recent years, extending the solutions we provide customers to create in-person, virtual and hybrid event experiences.
Global Reach. Local Insight
Our global and local network of industry experts allow us to offer something no one else can. You get the expertise of a partner that understands local nuances with the vast resources of a global leader to deliver the same level of service excellence, time after time, — no matter where your event takes you.
Whether it be a hotel, convention center, restaurant, museum, or other event space, we have global reach to deliver a consistent experience and measurable results
A World of Resources
- Thousands of industry leading experts
- 2,100+ In-house venue locations in 23 countries
- Global network of regional warehouses
- Global production capabilities
- 1.7 Million in-person, virtual and hybrid events produced annually
- #1 Provider to hotel chains
- #1 Casino/gaming provider
- A unified experience for you and your participants in any venue or location.
- A partner that has knowledge and understanding of your event goals.
- Saving time on on-boarding new team members for every event.
- A clear understanding of your brand and message.
Purpose, Mission, Values
The Encore brand is built on the foundation of our purpose, mission and values. We represent these ideals in the way we serve our customers and team members globally.
To connect and inspire people.
To be an invaluable partner on our customers’ journeys
To deliver world class service, see the big picture, value people, drive results and do the right thing.
We are Different
With the latest industry trends and thought leadership we consistently deliver award-winning hybrid, virtual and in-person event experiences.
We develop a unique and highly personalized approach to every event. We listen intently to ensure we deliver the magic that brings your objectives to life.
Our rich heritage is built on comprehensive creative, advanced technology, and staging services. We deliver solutions that set global standards.
No matter where you are in the world, our commitment to customer service and operational excellence is unparalleled
IN-PERSON, VIRTUAL AND HYBRID EVENTS PRODUCED ANNUALLY
YEARS SPECIALIZING IN HYBRID AND VIRTUAL EVENT PRODUCTION
IN-HOUSE VENUE LOCATIONS IN MORE THAN 20 COUNTRIES
Our leadership team of seasoned hospitality-focused experts define industry standards around the world.
Ben ErwinBen Erwin was named CEO of Encore in August 2020. This leadership role follows him becoming President in October 2018. He... Learn More
Becky SheehanBecky Sheehan joined Encore as Chief Financial Officer in January 2020. Sheehan is responsible for all global... Learn More
Whit MarkowitzWhit Markowitz joined PSAV in July 2000 as its Chief Legal Officer. He is responsible... Learn More
Charlie YoungCharlie Young joined Encore in June 2016 as its Chief Human Resources Officer. He is responsible for all areas of Human Resources, including recruiting, compensation, benefits, payroll,... Learn More
Cathy SchlosbergCathy Schlosberg was named SVP, Marketing, of Encore in June 2019. She is responsible for global... Learn More
Nick ChakirisNick Chakiris joined Encore in April 2015 as Corporate Controller and was promoted to Chief... Learn More
Phil CooperAs chief executive officer at Encore Productions for over 30 years, Phil brings strength, vision... Learn More
Bill DaytonAs Encore’s president of the Casino division for over 30 years, Bill couples innovation with... Learn More
Tara HigginsTara Higgins is a global business leader and branding legend. She has taken on massive... Learn More
Craig HillCraig Hill was named as Senior VP, US Venue Operations for Encore in September 2020.... Learn More
Nick MahmoodNick Mahmood joined Encore in September of 2018. In his role as SVP, Information Technology, he... Learn More
Annette MoodyAnnette Moody serves as Senior Vice President, Product Management for PSAV. She joined PSAV in... Learn More
Andy NicholsAndy Nichols has served as chief operating officer for Encore since 2008. His primary responsibilities... Learn More
John RissiJohn is the Senior Vice President, Customer, and Industry Relations. John’s focus is to create... Learn More
Ken RussellKen Russell serves as Encore’s Senior Vice President, Production Group. He came to Encore with... Learn More
Mike StengelMike Stengel was named Encore’s Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and Venue Relations in September... Learn More
Darius VaskelisDarius leads Encore’s global IT organizations and is responsible for expansion and development of Encore's... Learn More
Dustin WorleyWith more than 16 years of experience across consulting, investment banking, private equity investing and... Learn More
Tony ChamberlainAs Managing Director of Encore in the Asia Pacific Region, I am responsible for leading... Learn More
David CampbellDavid Campbell is Encore Canada’s most senior executive responsible for developing strategies, driving growth, maintaining operational excellence and ensuring customer and employee... Learn More
Neal TrittonNeal Tritton was appointed Encore Mexico’s Managing Director in February 2020. His extensive experience and ability as a leader... Learn More
Nicholas RudgeNik Rudge joined Encore in November 2018 as Managing Director – International, to lead and... Learn More
In celebration of Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID), we looked toward the future of the industry we love.
Many things will change but one will remain, the need for human connection.
Meetings and events will continue and we will continue creating events that transform.
Our participation and support is paramount to maintaining and strengthening the events industry.
We do so through engagement, volunteerism, board participation at global and local organizational chapters throughout the world, in-person, hybrid and digital event production, as well as thought leadership and education.
Global Leaders Cvent and Encore Announce Strategic Partnership to Offer Unique End-to-End Virtual and Hybrid Events Solution
Partnership combines Cvent’s leading event marketing and management platform and Encore’s global production capabilities to help organizations deliver more engaging and impactful experiences SCHILLER PARK, Ill., and TYSONS, VA., June 15, 2021 – Cvent, a market-leading meetings, events and hospitality technology provider, and Encore (created through the merger of Encore and PSAV), a leading global … Read More
As Industry Restarts In-person Events, PCMA and Encore Enter Three-year Partnership for Digital Event Strategist Program to Support Hybrid Future
SCHILLER PARK, Ill., June 2, 2021 – PCMA’s Digital Event Strategist (DES) certification for event professionals has secured a new partner to extend its impact on the industry recovery. Encore, a leading global event technology and production company, is partnering with PCMA as part of a three-year agreement to include scholarships and other direct benefits … Read More
ENCORE® LAUNCHES HYBRID+℠, SETTING A GLOBAL STANDARD FOR HYBRID MEETING & EVENT EXPERIENCES
Program to deliver innovative, consistent end-to-end solutions to its customers SCHILLER PARK, Ill., March 18, 2021 – Encore, a leading global event production company, announced the expansion of its hybrid meeting program to best serve customers integrating remote and in-person audiences. Under the new Hybrid+ banner, Encore combines its more than 2,000 venue global footprint … Read More