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How dedicated event internet services safeguard success

Internet service is the thread that weaves together various event elements to help deliver a... View

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Mastering ambiance: How to strengthen event impact with scenic solutions

Have you ever walked into a room and immediately felt a certain vibe? Our environments... View

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3 Strategies to crafting compelling event content 

Produce a memorable experience for your meeting participants In today’s ever-changing landscape, the way people... View

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3 Ways to simplify event complexity

Even the smallest event can involve surprising complexity: innovative technology, remote participants, not to mention... View

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

Encore values the power of inclusion. That’s why we’re proud to create spaces of belonging... View

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Inspire audiences with the persuasive power of color

How to leverage color psychology to Unlock the Unforgettable Colors play a vital role in... View

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How to leverage audio for greater event engagement

From sound effects to targeted audio, learn how to amplify participant experiences Sounds provoke powerful... View

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Boost learning and engagement with multisensory experiences

How to enhance learning, memory and mood with the cross-connection of senses   Marcel Proust’s... View

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Decode event impact: Planners' guide to ROI & ROE

Reporting on the intangible moments that added to an event’s magic can feel daunting. What’s... View

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The Dual Event Mindset

As many as one out of every five meetings you plan in 2023 might be... View

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Case Study - Social Wedding Webcast

Love Never Ends – Hybrid Wedding Host a virtual wedding and broadcast your nuptials to... View

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How to create immersive event experiences with audiovisual technology

You’ve heard the term ‘immersive experiences.’ But what does that mean? Let’s go beyond the buzzword to look at... View

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Technical Supervisor, Hotel & Brand

From Critical Board Meeting to Standout Hybrid Event Success.  We See Solutions.™ “When you know... View

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How to create engaging, immersive experiences with LED walls

Over 70 percent of meeting and event organizers believe networking and engagement will be the... View

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Creating Healthy Event Ecosystems

Learn how to create healthy  event ecosystems Events comprise multiple components or ecosystems, where different... View

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Spring 2023 Planner Pulse

What’s in store for the events industry Meeting and event professionals are heading into the... View

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Planning for the Unimaginable

In the events world, sometimes we’re caught by an ask so big, it feels unimaginable.... View

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Case Study — Shareholder Annual Meeting

Shareholder’s Annual Meeting Rather than cancel their 2020 event, one of our corporate clients pivoted... View

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Winter 2022 Planner Pulse Report

Discover what’s in store for the  events industry  Want to stay in-the-know with industry trends?... View

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Professional Edge Webinar Series

Search Options Video Categories Hybrid Essentials Future of Events Digital Solutions & Platforms Participant Insights... View

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Designing Educational Experiences

Learn how to design educational experiences What attendees hope to learn—your—content remains one of the... View

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Taking Care of Your Well-Being

Meeting and event professionals wear ‘many hats,’ multi-tasking while managing greater responsibilities thanks to multi-event... View

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Case Study — Annual Leadership Institute

K-12’s Annual Leadership Institute Attending an annual meeting is often one of the highlights for... View

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Events as
Culture Keepers

Have you heard events referred to as ‘culture keepers’? The events you plan create space... View

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Papal Visit to Canada

Objective When Encore was approached to facilitate the Pope’s apology to indigenous communities across Canada... View

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How to deliver a big impact with your next small meeting

Small meetings have become an incredible source of growth and opportunity in the wake of... View

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Dior Annual Kickoff

Special Event Gala Dinner for Luxury Brand  Objectives DIOR held its annual kickoff event at... View

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Go West

Meetings and Conferences  Keynote Presentation, Event Design, Staging Design  Objectives Collaborating with the Timewise and One West... View

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Going on a Site Visit? Ask these 5 Key Questions!

When it’s time to select your venue, a site visit is one of the most... View

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PCMA Convening Leaders '22

A Signature Hybrid Event Encore partnered with PCMA to produce Convening Leaders 22, a signature... View

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Event Platforms Guide

All Events – Made Easier Our team members have the technology and expertise to help... View

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LED Wall Technology Guide

Illuminating Insights Into LED Walls Looking to rejuvenate your event space? Vibrant LED walls offer... View

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Audio Streaming Solutions Guide for Planners

Don’t let audio issues disrupt your event When speakers are presenting their message, it’s crucial... View

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Top 3 event trends for 2023

Every year, Encore surveys thousands of meeting and event professionals about meeting/event patterns and formats,... View

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TIBCO NOW 2020

Hybrid Event Custom Broadcast Studio at TIBCO headquarters, Presentation Stage, Virtual Event Design, Creative and... View

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Adobe Summit EMEA 2019

Meetings and Conferences  Global Summit  Objectives Europe’s largest digital experience conference, the Adobe Summit EMEA, returned... View

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6 Key Drivers to Ensure Your Hybrid Event's Success

The Importance of Hybrid Events Stays While we all look forward to the day when... View

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Facebook Global Sales & Marketing Meeting

Meetings & Conferences Meeting, Video Conferencing, Live Stream  Objectives Facebook wanted to celebrate their 10-year... View

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Are You Covered? Determining Wi-Fi Needs for Your Meeting

This post is the first in a series on event internet from Matt Harvey, VP... View

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Out and Equal Workplace Summit

Meetings and Conferences Event Strategy and Design, Creative Content, Staging, Scenic, Breakouts  Objectives Out &... View

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Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center Grand Opening

Gala Opening Celebration  Thematic Content and Venue Capabilities  Objectives The stars aligned for a gala... View

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Hybrid+ Essentials Workbook for Small Meetings

Determine which technology features you need for a successful event In this workbook, you’ll discover... View

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What are the benefits of a hybrid event?

‘Hybrid’ is defined as the combination of two different elements. In the context of hybrid events, it’s;... View

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10 tips to make your hybrid event a success 

Learn how to create the most successful hybrid meeting With so many organizers opting to... View

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The SUPERPOWER of Zero

Hybrid Event – Leadership Conference Objectives Consulate Health Care needed to pivot their annual 3-day... View

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Camera Solutions Guide for Meetings & Events

Discover what camera options work best for your meeting Video cameras play an integral role... View

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PHILLIPS 66 POWER AHEAD MARKETING CONFERENCE

Challenge Phillips 66 was looking for a partner for their Marketing Conference that could elevate... View

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Party in the Park

 Music Festival Amphitheatre concert with Popular Musical Acts  Objectives Popular music festival, Party In The Park, returned... View

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BBC Studio Showcase 2019

Special Event Gala and Dinner Objectives For the 13th year running, we supported BBC Studios... View

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Help Participants Learn

Planning a meeting? Strengthen the power of your programming by incorporating adult learning strategies! Whereas... View

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Hybrid Essentials for Small Meetings

Let us worry about the setup. All you need to do is show up. You’re... View

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5 Key Questions All Small Meeting Planners Should Ask

Learn which questions can make all the difference in your small meeting planning and experience... View

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Director, Event Technology

From Make-A-Wish Dream to Make-A-Wow Extravaganza.  We See Solutions.™ “There is no problem without a solution”... View

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Rigging Request

For the best user experience, please use Google Chrome.... View

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Associate Director, Content Production

From Typical Corporate Conference to Multi-Dimensional Immersive Experience. We See Solutions.™ “Every client has a story.... View

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MeetSAFE™

MeetSAFE™ Meetings and events support more than ten million jobs worldwide. To help get the... View

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Mapping the Attendee Journey

Learn how to map the attendee journey  Do you know the 5 key steps in... View

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Practicing Radical Inclusion

Learn how to practice radical inclusion Attendees’ feelings of belonging and inclusion at events are critical... View

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Next Steps in Sustainability

Environmental sustainability is one of the Top 3 attributes most meeting and event professionals look... View

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Case Study — Financial Sales Meeting

Financial Sales Meeting Hybrid meetings accommodate those that are unable to attend your event in-person.... View

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How CPHR re-invented the sponsorship experience.

How CPHR Re-invented The Sponsorship Experience. Exclusive interview! Encore Canada (formerly FMAV) interviews Erin Roddie... View

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Bandwidth Calculator

How It Works: Step 1: Check the boxes for the categories that apply to your... View

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Case Study - Social Media Seminar

Women in Business Seminar An in-person seminar turned into a successful live networking event at... View

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Case Study - Higher Education Graduation Ceremony

Family Medicine Residency Graduation Graduating from Medical school is an amazing achievement. After years of... View

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Regional Director, Alberta Branches

From Open Spaces to Five Papal Events for 200,000 People. We See Solutions.™ “Our team... View

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Case Study - Social Memorial Service

Celebration of Life -Hybrid Event A virtual / remote memorial service was held at the... View

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Boundless Possibilities for Engagement

Boundless Possibilities for Engagement It’s exciting to watch in-person meetings and events return. According to... View

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The Hybrid Event Handbook

Hybrid events are paving new ways of doing business Hybrid events allow planners and participants... View

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Case Study - Florida Optometric Association

Florida Optometric Association Conference An annual medical association meeting was held as an in-person meeting... View

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How to Hybrid: Planning a Safe, Engaging Event

SITE Texas – How to Hybrid: Planning a Safe, Engaging Event In this session, “How... View

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Case Study - Georgia Motor Trucking Association Convention

Annual GMTA Live Convention Over 100 association leaders, members and sponsors attended a three-day annual... View

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Hybrid+℠ Internet Connectivity Checklist

Do you have the right infrastructure, bandwidth, and support for your next Hybrid event? As... View

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Hybrid+℠ Event Checklist

Ready to get more done, save time, and reach your hybrid event goals quicker? As... View

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General Manager

From Oversized Sponsor Display to Last-Minute Branding Save. We See Solutions.™ “Where there’s awill, there’s... View

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6 Ways to enhance your in-person events with an event platform

Humans are social by nature. We are inherently driven to connect and create moments of... View

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Director, Event Technology

From Lusterless View to Dazzling Jewelry Showcase Event. We See Solutions.™ “When better is possible... View

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Encore Proudly Participates In Go LIVE Together Initiative

When The World’s Ready To Meet We’re Ready The meeting and events industry is facing... View

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

Despite economic concerns, outlook remains optimistic for in-person events What are event planners doing this... View

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Encore Music sets the mood and enables planners to utilize properly-licensed music

Whether you notice it or not, music is everywhere. It plays in the background of... View

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Why Use a Presentation Stage?

Host a professional looking online event from one of our presentation stages™.   The only... View

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Why you should rent a laptop for your event 

When you’re organizing events, the desire to be a good fiscal steward means you should... View

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Director, Commercial Operations

From Multi-Venue Complexities to Flawless Tech-Enabled Experience. We See Solutions.™ “The right partnership transforms challenges... View

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Technical Supervisor

From Unexpectedly Ill Cameraman to Celebratory Commencement. We See Solutions.™ “Stay ready so you don’t... View

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Top 10 Tips To Elevate Your Next Virtual Event

Elevate Your Next Virtual Event: Top 10 Tips Virtual events are convenient but may preset... View

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Leveraging Event Technology for Engagement

The basic tools, technologies and best practices you need to engage dual remote and in-room... View

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Summer 2022 Planner Pulse

Discover what’s in store for the events industry The industry and in-person are bouncing back... View

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Monetize Your Virtual Events

Drive Value at Every Click The recent pivot to virtual in the meeting and events... View

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Fall 2022 Planner Pulse Report

Discover what’s in store for the  events industry  In-person events have come back in a... View

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Purposeful Meetings: Plan with deeper meaning, innovation & insight

Purposeful Meetings: How to plan with deeper meaning, innovation and insight in mind In partnership... View

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Why your hybrid event needs a wired internet connection

When you’re broadcasting content during a hybrid or virtual meeting, there’s a lot that can... View

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Keep attendees engaged with an interactive event platform

People are returning to in-person events. But the audience doesn’t look the same. One reason... View

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Keep attendees informed and engaged at in-person events

With a conference, content is king, and context provides value. That’s why agendas play such... View

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Boundless possibilities for engagement before, during and after events

In-person events are back. But there’s no ‘business as usual.’ “It’s evident that the events... View

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How To Elevate the In-Room Experience for Your Event Attendees

Are you tired of seeing attendees checking their phones during your event? It’s the surest... View

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How do you find the best event platform?

Hint: It depends on how much time you have to plan. You may not have... View

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