Creating Inspiring Experiences with Encore

Encore’s dedicated on-site team seamlessly integrates with all property departments to provide an efficient event planning experience. Our team members’ unique knowledge of the venue and their passion for blending creativity and innovative technology will ensure your event is brought to life.

Unmatched Resources
In addition to our on-site resources, you receive the expert support of thousands trained professionals and the unmatched creative and technical resources of Encore. We’ll ensure your event receives the individual attention, creative direction and research-based solutions for maximum impact. With its onsite office, Encore is most familiar with the hotel’s meeting and event rooms, and ready to handle all of your rigging requirements.

Encore is proud to serve as the exclusive, onsite rigging contractor for:

The Hotels are equipped with permanent rigging point systems in the Ballrooms. As part of a comprehensive overhead safety and risk management program, the systems are annually load tested and inspected.

Encore is required to approve all rigging designs and provide all rigging labor, truss and chain hoists for your event. We look forward to providing you with outstanding service and equipment.



Contact us soon to start the rigging-planning process and we’ll discuss:

      • Permits
      • Ballroom Rigging Standards
      • Rigging Equipment Guidelines
      • Best practices

Here’s how to plan with Encore for your rigging needs:

      • Rigging Advances must be submitted with a scaled rigging plot 21 business days prior to load in. See “To Order Service:” at the bottom of this page to learn more.
      • Rigging plots must contain all flown equipment in addition to a reflective ceiling plan with hang-points. Please use our CAD file (available for download below) as your design template.
      • All drawings must be received via email in a .dwg or .dxf format. Hard copies will be accepted in a scale of no smaller than 1/8″-1’.



      • Please refer to the CAD files for exact locations of the rigging points.
      • No rigging is allowed from the air-wall tracks.
      • Encore must make all connections to the ceiling or supporting structure of the hotel.
      • Only a Encore rigger may move flown equipment.
      • Additional weight cannot be applied to flown equipment after Encore riggers leave the room.
      • Under no circumstances may a person be suspended, walk or climb upon any point or supporting structure attached to the ceiling.



      • Encore retains exclusive rights to all rigging services and rigging equipment.
      • Late schedule changes will result in additional charges.
      • Encore will make all connections to the ceiling and assist staff in attaching those connections to truss and equipment. Please contact our offices for clarification of what services and equipment we offer to assist you in a safe and cost effective event.
      • Encore will not “dead hang” items over 100lbs or 10′ in length with a scissors lift. Chain hoists or crank towers must be used.
      • Cable bridge truss is required when cable bundles exceed four (4) Soco.



      • A scissors lift is required for all rigging calls at the hotel. Encore has lifts on site and available for rental. All lifts used in the hotel must have white, non-marking tires and be in good repair. Construction or outdoor lifts will not be allowed in the hotel.
      • All equipment and materials flown must pass ANSI guidelines and be approved.
      • Any dynamic (moving) element requires an arrester device.
      • A steel “safety” is required on each individual item suspended with a nylon sling.
      • All nuts and bolts used overhead must be rated and all wire rope clips and overhead hardware (eyebolts etc.) must be forged, unless approved by Encore.



Motorized Point Charge (greater than 100 lbs.)
      • Day Rate = $330 each (includes .5 ton hoist)
      • Week Rate = $660 each (includes .5 ton hoist)
Non-Motorized Point Charge (less than 100 lbs.) (6-point minimum)
      • Day Rate = $90 each
      • Weekly Rate = $180 each
Scissor Lift Rental
      • Day Rate = $410
      • Weekly rate = $820
Rigging Labor Rates
      • Advanced rate = $120 per hour

* Additional charges may apply for atrium equipment
* Equipment Rental Rates are subject to a 25% service charge.
* Please contact Encore Sales Manager for pricing on Truss and Truss bolters

Overtime Conditions
      • Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5p.m. = Straight Time
      • Monday – Friday, 5 p.m. -Midnight = Time and 1/2
      • Monday – Sunday, Midnight – 8a.m. = Double Time
      • Saturday, 8 a.m. – Midnight =Time and 1/2
      • Sunday, All Day = Double Time
      • Holidays**, All Day = DoubleTime

**Holidays = New Year’s Day,Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
**Please note, above rates do not include any applicable Florida State Sales Tax



Follow the links below to download CAD files of Disney Event Group’s meeting spaces in the Orlando, Florida area.

BoardWalk Resort

Yacht and Beach Resort

Contemporary Resort

Coronado Springs Resort

Grand Floridian Resort




Reedy Creek is the local governmental entity that reviews all floor plans for safety and egress. Below is their contact information. Submit your room floor plan drawing to them for review and approval. You will then need to forward the Reedy Creek APPROVED drawing to the Hotel Convention Services Manager for review and final approval. Any other questions regarding the room layout, staging or house equipment should be discussed with the Hotel Convention Services Manager.

Laurie D Brandon CFPE 18-0127
Fire Plans Examiner
Fire Inspector/Arson Investigator/EMT
Fire Department

Reedy Creek Improvement District
Office (407) 828-3295
Cell (407) 468-0962

Reedy Creek Main E-Mail Address:





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      • Contact your local Encore team for questions.