How to Make Hybrid and Virtual Events More Accessible

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 … Read More

R U OK? Day

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 ... Read More

6 Steps to Engaging Attendees at Hybrid Events

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 ... Read More

Virtual Conference Stage

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

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 ... Read More


Cutting-edge virtual stage makes Annual Member Meeting possible

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 ... Read More


Why you need to rehearse a hybrid event

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 ... Read More

Encore designs a divine food and wine experience under the vines

The creative team at Encore in Adelaide developed a stunning food and wine experience at St Hugo in the Barossa Valley. The brief from McGrath Real Estate was to provide a styling and audio visual solution for the opening dinner of their multi-day Leadership Conference and Team Building getaway. The dinner at St Hugo was ... Read More

Virtual Medical Meeting

Virtual medical conference enjoys video networking success via event platform

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 ... Read More