Hybrid Event Handbook

Expert Guide to Hybrid Events for Event Planners

Hybrid events are the new normal for the foreseeable future. With a hybrid event you can enjoy the engagement of an in-person event with the boundless reach of virtual. If you’re reading this, you’re one step closer to event success in 2021.

Not sure where to start when planning a hybrid event? The good news is, you’re not alone. The great news is, there are resources to meet you exactly where you are, like this guide.

What you can expect to learn from our expert guide – Hybrid Event Handbook :

  • A framework to help you plan any type of hybrid event
  • The 6 key drivers for a successful hybrid event – for both planners and attendees
  • How to tie it all together with different examples of event types


Download our Guide to Hybrid Event Success today and level up your hybrid game in 2021.

Proof the Hybrid Guide works

Encore applied our hybrid event framework when planning and producing these successful hybrid events.

AHICE Hybrid Event


Going hybrid meant AHICE experienced their largest event ever with 700 virtual and live attendees participating each day from around the world. The hybrid format enabled presenters and attendees around the world to experience a professional, engaging experience both in-person at Hyatt Regency Sydney and online. Encore’s innovative live streaming platform with interactive features enabled them to do just that.​

CEDA Hybrid Conference

CEDA (WA) Economic Forum, WA

Going hybrid helped CEDA (WA) increase their conference attendance by a staggering 182% and was such a success it’ll be part of their event calendar moving forward. Learn how you can replicate this success by partnering with Encore – where award-winning live production meets cutting-edge virtual technology.​

Hybrid Conference

Defence + Industry Conference, ACT

Going hybrid allowed the Department of Defence’s D + I Conference to engage 1000 attendees nationwide whilst the speakers presented live in the room together with full production support and virtual stage management by Encore. The professional studio set up broadcasted the event using Encore’s interactive live streaming platform creating the closes thing to a traditional in-person event.

The Key Drivers for a Successful Hybrid Event

Encore has broken down what makes a successful hybrid event into 6 key drivers for consideration when planning and designing the event. Our Hybrid Event Handbook goes into detail into how to leverage these drivers with examples of different types. It’s the kind of insight you only gain from experience delivering hundreds of hybrid events and we’re sharing it with you to give yours the best start possible.


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Are you ready to level up your hybrid event game?

Hybrid events allow planners and participants to reach more people. Having the ability to engage more businesses, thought leaders, and decision-makers has long-term benefits and immediate short-term benefits as well. In this guide, we’ve developed a framework to help you unlock and leverage those benefits!

Hybrid events have also increased in popularity simply because participants expect a certain amount of flexibility to attend a meeting in-person or have the option to attend the event virtually.

Knowledge is power so don’t waste another minute endlessly searching the web when everything you need to know to kick-start your hybrid event journey is in one handy little guide.