Apr 17 2023
Encore Research

Ask the Expert Click to download our Event Staging white paper today. Download Ask the Expert is our thought leadership series featuring experts from around the business on a variety of topics to the events industry. In this edition we sit down with Katherine Pfahl, Director of Strategic Partnerships as she tackles the decisive question of …

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How to choose the best event platform

Jun 28 2022
Encore Research
A Guide to Finding the Right Platform for Your Event Spoiler Alert: It all boils down to how much lead time you have. Since the start of COVID, we’ve noticed event planners are juggling shorter lead times and tighter budgets. So whilst you mightn’t have the luxury of a generous planning window to organise your ...

How to produce a hybrid event on a budget

Jan 18 2022
Encore Research
Learn how to master your event budget for hybrid events By now we’re all well and truly familiar with the concept of a hybrid event. They became a life raft for many events throughout the COVID pandemic and continue to help forge the path back to recovery. For some event planners, the benefits of a ...

Event Trends for 2022

Dec 14 2021
Encore Research
Looking back at 2021, Encore shares predictions for what’s staying in 2022. Virtual and hybrid events aren’t going anywhere. Even after Covid, they’re expected to be a firm fixture of the event industry. 73% of event planners agree so. That means that any event planner worth their salt needs to know the top trends for ...

How to Make Hybrid and Virtual Events More Accessible

Sep 27 2021
Encore Research
We tend to think of hybrid and virtual events as being easier for people with disabilities to attend than face-to-face events. However, hybrid and virtual platforms present their own challenges and potential barriers to engagement. That’s why it’s crucial to implement a range of accessibility options in your event planning to ensure you’re accommodating for ...

R U OK? Day

Sep 7 2021
Encore Research
RUOK? Day is coming up on Thursday the 9th of September. The aim of this day is to normalise conversations around mental health and act as a reminder to check-in on each other, because a conversation could save a life. With everyone connecting online via Zoom/Teams, we thought a small way to help have the ...

6 Steps to Engaging Attendees at Hybrid Events

Aug 1 2021
Encore Research
A step-by-step guide to engaging attendees both online and in-person at hybrid events. Hybrid events are here to stay and they’re shaking up the event industry.  An Encore Planner Pulse study completed in April shows that ‘effectively engaging both in-person and remote attendees at hybrid events’ is the most important challenge facing meeting professionals. When planning a ...

Why you need to rehearse a hybrid event

May 11 2021
Encore Research
The importance of rehearsing for Hybrid Events: How, Why & Watch-Outs! The secret to a seamless hybrid event is rehearsing! Encore shares top tips for event planners on how to have an effective rehearsal to get the best results. If there’s something 2020 has taught us it’s that we can never be too prepared. Rehearsals ...