Encore create giant, intricate ceiling installation for the Canberra Business Chamber Gala

November 15, 2018
News Release

The annual Canberra Business Chamber Gala Dinner is the premier event on the Chamber’s calendar and their team and attendees were wowed by a stunning installation created by our talented team at the National Convention Centre Canberra.

Encore were tasked with delivering a purple themed gala dinner with a central focal piece that “took their breath away”. Purple lighting effects, styling and set design elements were key components to creating this look.

The hero of the evening was a giant chandelier Encore constructed using hundreds of interlinked Scenic Panels in contrasting designs. When illuminated with purple lighting and gobos, the Scenic Panels’ laser cut shapes cast stunning reflections around the venue walls for a truly unique and impactful focal point. This was the first time the Scenic Panels had been rigged to the ceiling in a multi-layered chandelier formation and the vast ceiling of the National Convention Centre provided the perfect canopy.

Flowers and dramatic purple draping and lighting dressed the stage for a look befitting of the prestigious business organisation. Two giant screens at the back of the stage ensured all guests could clearly see the entertainment and presentations and a state of the art line array ensured everyone could hear every word of the performances and award presentations.

This was the third year that Encore has delivered the event for the Canberra Business Chamber. Kate Holland, Event Director commented,

“Just wanted to thank you and the team for a great night last night. You all did a fantastic job and the room looked amazing!   We really appreciate your work for the Chamber and your professionalism. “

Stuart Buchanan, General Manager of Encore ACT was delighted with the result,

“The team went over and above to deliver on the brief to wow guests. This was the first time we have created a giant chandelier using our beautiful Scenic Panels product. The team continue to come up with unique and beautiful displaying using them in different ways. The clients and guests loved the effect.”


We believe in turning ordinary events into extraordinary experiences. Encore Event Technologies is the largest event services company operating throughout Asia Pacific. For over 30 years we’ve maintained a reputation as a leading event production and technology company, offering unrivaled experience across audio visual, lighting, staging, styling, multimedia, through to the latest in event technology. It’s our passion for creating extraordinary experiences that drives our 750+ team. Whether you’re planning a conference, gala dinner, roadshow or incentive event, successful events start here.