May 23 2024
Emily Loftis

Explore ways to navigate common event tech pain points, with insights on cost-saving measures, event production, internet needs and more. … Read More

Reflections on Women’s History Month and equity in action at Encore 

Mar 23 2023
Emily Loftis
7 MIN
Encore values the power of inclusion. That’s why we’re proud to create spaces of belonging and work to proactively diversify our team. In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re excited to share a new way we’re putting our commitment to equity into practice with our Women in Audio Visual Technology (WAVE) program. We’re also delighted ...

In-person events are back in force, with attendee counts rising and most budgets increasing

Feb 9 2023
Emily Loftis
10 MIN
Key findings from the Encore 2022 Winter Planner Pulse With the world of events ever-changing, staying up-to-date on the latest industry trends is an essential tool for crafting successful experiences. To help ensure your event design, programming and format resonates with today’s audiences, Encore surveys meeting and event professionals quarterly to capture a closer look ...

Despite economic concerns, outlook remains optimistic for in-person events

Aug 3 2022
Kristi Casey
More meeting and event professionals are actively booking or sourcing new events now than any time since 2020. According to the Encore Summer Planner Pulse 2022 report, that number represents 71 percent of 461 survey respondents, who represent a diverse swath of corporate, association, administrative, marketing, third-party, independent and special event producers and organizers. More ...

Boundless Opportunities for Engagement

Jul 6 2022
Kristi Casey
10 MIN
It’s exciting to watch in-person meetings and events return. According to Blackstone Securities, group meetings and convention gatherings will return to pre-pandemic levels by the end of the year. However, in this post-lockdown environment, attendee expectations have changed. Event technology has advanced. Your audience will also look very different than it did pre-pandemic. Consider these ...

Post-pandemic meetings and events: What does the future hold?

Jan 27 2022
Encore Research
7 MIN
Since the arrival of COVID-19, thousands of events have been postponed, cancelled or moved to virtual platforms. While the vaccine has allowed many businesses to resume events and meetings as usual, breakthrough cases and the Omicron variant have continued to stall the ability for face-to-face encounters. So, what does all of this mean for the ...