Aug 28 2022
Encore Research

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% of 461 survey respondents, who represent a diverse swath of corporate, association, administrative, marketing, third-party, independent and special event producers and organizers. More than …

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The future of event tech and production in hotels

Aug 16 2022
Encore Research
Industry trends and technology never stand still for long. This means that to produce the best possible events, every party involved will have to change with the times. Such a major shift may seem daunting, but it’s really just a question of getting in step with new expectations to craft great, memorable experiences. By Scott ...

The Future of Hybrid Events

May 10 2022
Encore Research
Although face-to-face events are back in demand, hybrid events are going to be a part of the events landscape for good, say Michael Magafa, Encore Event Technologies’ National Sales Director and Brien Keys, the company’s Regional General Manager for the South West. The desire is to have an in-person element to events wherever possible. But ...

How to get the right audio for hybrid events

Apr 28 2022
Encore Research
Audio Checklist for Hybrid Events How wonderful would it be to attend a virtual or hybrid event without someone saying, “Can you hear me now?”. Audio is one of those critical elements that attendees don’t pay attention to until it doesn’t work. So when you’re organizing a hybrid or virtual meeting, it needs to be ...

Navigating Lockdowns Mid-Event: What you can learn from this last minute pivot to virtual

Aug 15 2021
Encore Research
An unexpected lockdown during a multi-day event is the new nightmare keeping event planners up at night. So when this situation arises during your event, what should you do? That was the dilemma the team at Hanson Australia were faced with when a sudden COVID outbreak caused a state-wide lockdown during their 5-day event in ...

COSPAR Conference pivots to outer space thanks to cutting-edge virtual stage

Jul 25 2021
Encore Research
Encore rocketed into action with only four weeks to turnaround a completely virtual event for 10, 000 attendees registered for the 43rd Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) Scientific Assembly. The event organiser, ICMS Australasia, was tasked with delivering the annual event in Sydney which was originally planned to be a week-long and Sydney’s largest conference ...

Cutting-edge virtual stage makes Annual Member Meeting possible

Jul 5 2021
Encore Research
The Australian Catholic Superannuation Annual Member Meeting for 2020 was forced to pivot online due to COVID restrictions. One of the biggest challenges now was delivering a virtual solution that legally required all board members to attend despite being located in different cities across the eastern States. Having delivered many in-person, virtual and hybrid AGMs, Encore ...

Encore delivers a winning combination for Connect Macquarie Park & North Ryde’s annual event

Jun 16 2021
Encore Research
In the peak of a national lockdown is the last place you’d want to start planning your annual event. That’s the uncomfortable position the team at Connect Macquarie Park & North Ryde were placed in late June, 2020. Each year the group, who are responsible for managing businesses and precinct usage within the region, organise ...

Virtual medical conference enjoys video networking success via event platform

Apr 12 2021
Encore Research
Encore delivers fully virtual pharmaceutical and medical conference with industry leading online networking solution Encore delivered the Movement Disorder Society of Australia and New Zealand (MDSANZ) conference 2021 in a fully virtual format on behalf of Westmead Hospital Neurology Department. The team utilised their leading range of virtual technical solutions to ensure the event could ...