Nov 11 2021
Tara Higgins

Installation will Reduce Power Usage to Zero By Tara Higgins and Scott Finlayson With the importance of sustainability as a collective responsibility, we can create a better future and do our part to create positive change and long-term opportunities for progress. With that in mind, we are thrilled to announce that Encore has entered into …

Attendees on the fence? Here's how to put them at ease

Nov 4 2021
Donna Hubley
Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes Everyone thought the pandemic would end once vaccines became available. But variants of the COVID-19 virus still have the power to disrupt in-person events. If you’re organizing an event with an in-person component, it’s essential to address your participants’ anxiety so they feel comfortable attending. Here are four things you can do to put attendees at ...

Top 10 Reasons Why It’s Safe to Meet With the Right Protocols in Place

Oct 18 2021
Craig Hill
If you’re starved for professional connection, you’re not alone. People everywhere are chomping at the bit to get back to business; yet, variants of COVID-19 cast doubts on whether it’s safe to travel and meet in-person. Being fully vaccinated, especially if you’ve been “boosted”, and maintaining the good habits and proper protocols you adopted during ...

The Show is Going On … Safely

Sep 22 2021
Ken Russell
Delta. Mu. It seems every time we turn on the news, there’s a new COVID-19 variant. So how safe is it to meet in-person? The answer is clearer than you might think. Would you believe that you are more likely to catch COVID-19 at your grocery store than at a 5,000-person event? We’ve been working ...

A Case for Production: A Partner’s Conference

Jul 15 2021
Madeleine Bart
How a Multi-National Professional Services Network Elevated their Attendee Engagement through Production Finding creative ways to engage attendees in a virtual setting has always been a challenge. Today, with virtual and hybrid meetings a new norm, and zoom fatigue on the rise, it has only become even more exacerbated. In late September, one organization was ...

The Value of Partnerships in Our (Re)Start

Jul 7 2021
Ben Erwin
The meeting and events industry clearly experienced a great deal of change over the course of the last 16 months. An industry filled with incredibly talented people who were singularly forced to be nimble and adaptable can now learn from each other to accelerate our industry’s exciting (re)start with the right event solutions. For Encore, ...

Planner Pulse on Industry Recovery

Jun 18 2021
Sue Burns
7 MIN
Top Trends and Insights for Planning Impactful Hybrid Events With 2020 thankfully in the rear-view window, the meeting and event industry is slowly recovering from the impact of COVID-19.   Planners and attendees alike are ready to get back to in-person events and optimism for a full recovery is growing.  In the meantime, demand for hybrid ...

Reflections on Pride 2021

Jun 16 2021
Encore Research
As we celebrate Pride Month 2021, many are reflecting on how far we’ve come in equality and inclusion for members of the LGBTQ+ community.  Others are reflecting how far we still have yet to go.  But just as we celebrate the unique and important differences between those in the LGBTQ+ community, Pride Month often holds ...