InfoComm 2018: What's Hot, Trends and more

InfoComm 2018
For devotees of Event Technology there is just no bigger event on the calendar than InfoComm. It is the largest, most exciting industry event in North America focused wholly on the pro-AV industry. It features over 1,000 exhibitors, thousands of new and existing techie products, and sees 44,000 attendees from over 100 countries every year. InfoComm 2018 was held at Las Vegas Convention Center, in Las Vegas, Nevada in the first week of June this year. Our Director of Technology, Andrew MacColl joined Encore’s Global Innovation team at this year’s annual AV geek fest to see what’s hot… and what’s not. 

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How to create a spectacular stage set for your gala dinner

Nothing brings an empty function space to life like a custom set design. Working with the theme and identity of the event, the physical limitations of the space, and the functionality needed for the show will bring your creativity to the fore, and ultimately achieve stunning results for your next big night.  

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Christmas Party Styling Trends

You blink and it's already Christmas! Christmas is the time of year for company leaders to recognise all the hard work and dedication their staff have given over the year by rewarding them with one hell of an office Christmas party. It's a key event on the calendar that requires a lot of smart event planning and preparation. One of the most crucial elements of any corporate Christmas party is styling and theming; it can help break the ice, create a festive vibe and leave lasting impressions on your staff. If your company prides itself on its culture than nailing the Christmas party styling is something you should focus on. 

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6 Conference Trends You Need To Know

If you haven’t been to a conference in a few years you’re in for a big surprise. These once stiff, white-collared, corporate events are changing, and have seriously raised the bar on everything from styling to attendee engagement. 

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Avoid These 6 Staging Mistakes That Make Your Audience Lose Interest

6 Staging Mistakes To AvoidThere are 5 fundamentals of staging a successful event. Audio, Lighting, Vision, Staging, and Content. With all eyes on the stage, it's one of the most important elements you need to get right because unlike AV, you can't just 'tweak' it on the day. The stage is a major element when planning successful corporate events. Everyone will eventually look towards the stage, and your intent is to keep the audience focused on the message you’re delivering. While an involved audience is the goal, we know there are various factors that can make the audience lose interest - causing you to lose out on money, prospective customers, and possible partnerships. 

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A Scrumdiddlyumptious themed gala for the Adelaide Crows

Adelaide Crows Gala 2017Every year supporters of the Adelaide Crows Football Club flock to the Adelaide Entertainment Centre for their annual Gala Dinner. It’s a chance for the Club’s devoted members to get up close and personal with some of the players. The main aim for the evening to is raise funds to support the club’s forthcoming season, and they do this by putting on an extravagant gala dinner complete with fantastic live performances and a high-end silent auction. As the Crows’ official audio visual partner, our Adelaide team go above and beyond to make each year better than the last.  

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