Ready. Set. Impact. with Encore Canada Event Provider

Events have power. The power to connect and inspire.

When people come together, ideas take root. Relationships are built. Real change happens.

With imagination and skill, the latest technology, and a passion for excellence, we create innovative event solutions.

Our Canadian team of creators, innovators and experts, we transform events into immersive, collaborative experiences that deliver real results.

Encore Canada. Events that Transform.

Our Story

What We Do

We’ve been creating memorable event experiences that connect and inspire, and engage and transform organizations for decades. With a customer-first mindset and a hospitality focus, we have an unmatched breadth and depth of event production services to support our customers through every step in the event planning and management process.

In partnership with event planners, hotels, venues, and staging customers, we create and execute thousands of events annually – in person, virtual and hybrid – of any size, at any venue, anywhere in the world. Our core values are embedded in our DNA, and our team members are innovators and collaborators at heart – highly trained experts that intuitively combine creative, production and technology services to deliver unparalleled service excellence for you.

About Us

We have aligned our portfolio of companies (including PSAV Canada, FMAV and Encore Canada which was previously Freeman AV Canada) under a new master brand and assumed the name Encore. With a global footprint reaching more than 20 countries, we have experienced tremendous growth in recent years, extending the solutions we provide customers to create in-person, virtual and hybrid event experiences..


Global Reach. Local Insight

Our global, national, and local network of industry experts allow us to offer something no one else can. You get the expertise of a partner that understands local nuances with the vast resources of a global leader to deliver the same level of service excellence, time after time, — no matter where your event takes you.

Whether it be a hotel, convention center, restaurant, museum, or other event space, we have global reach to deliver a consistent experience and measurable results

National Support

    • Hundreds of Canadian industry leading experts
    • 200+ In-house venue locations in more than 5 provinces
    • Regional Network of warehouses
    • 20+ production centre locations across.
    • 300,000+ in-person, virtual and hybrid events produced annually.

Global Resources

    • Thousands of industry leading experts
    • 2,100+ In-house venue locations in 23 countries
    • Global network of regional warehouses
    • Global production capabilities
    • 1.7 Million in-person, virtual, and hybrid events produced 
    • #1 Provider to hotel chains
    • #1 Casino/gaming provider


Consistency Means

    • A unified experience for you and your participants in any venue or location.
    • A partner that has knowledge and understanding of your event goals.
    • Saving time on on-boarding new team members for every event.
    • A clear understanding of your brand and message.

Purpose, Mission, Values


The Encore brand is built on the foundation of our purpose, mission and values. We represent these ideals in the way we serve our customers and team members globally.


Our Purpose

To connect and inspire people.

Our Mission

To be an invaluable partner on our customers’ journeys

Our Values

To deliver world class service, see the big picture, value people, drive results and do the right thing.

We are Different



Through relentless research and thought leadership our designated teams set the industry standards in innovation.


Listening closely to our customers is key to developing a highly personalized approach to each event partnership.


With a rich heritage of end-to-end solutions and in-house capabilities, our passionate teams are highly skilled at delivering measurable results.


No matter where you are in the world, our commitment to customer service and operational excellence is unparalleled.

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Our leadership team of seasoned hospitality-focused experts define industry standards around the world.

Jay Lanchbury

Jay Lanchbury

Starting with Encore Canada in 2004, Jay brings an impressive resume to the table. From working on both sides of the aisle to being proficient in deve... Learn More
Chuck Corrigan

Chuck Corrigan

With nearly 30 years of industry experience, Chuck is skilled at working with clients from concept to close. Whether he is providing on-site technical... Learn More
Serge Kijner

Serge Kijner

When Serge joined Encore Canada in 2016, he brought more than 18 years of leadership experience. He’s using that expertise in his current leadership... Learn More
Bernard Carignan, M.B.A.

Bernard Carignan, M.B.A.

As vice president of Encore Canada eastern region, Bernard strives every day to deepen the company’s relationships with executives and senior levels... Learn More
Nozer Bhathena

Nozer Bhathena

Nozer Bhathena is the Vice President of Encore Canada’s Venue operations. He is responsible for P&L management and provides hands-on leadership,... Learn More
Madeleine Bart

Madeleine Bart

Starting in the event marketing industry in 2011, Madeleine has a wide range of experience on both sides of the aisle. Joining Encore Canada in 2016, ... Learn More
Mark Bullen

Mark Bullen

As the vice president of information services, Mark creates target paths of innovation and service for the Encore Canada enterprise. He realizes that ... Learn More
Travis Cornell

Travis Cornell

Travis Cornell joined Encore Canada in 2024 and is responsible for the organization’s financial oversight, business insights, and strategic planning... Learn More
Simona Gamero

Simona Gamero

Simona Gamero joined Encore Canada as the Vice President of Human Resources for Canada in October 2023. Simona currently leads all HR initiatives whil... Learn More
David Campbell

David Campbell

David Campbell, Managing Director, International Operations, with oversight for Canada and Mexico, brings more than three decades of successful experi... Learn More

Industry Advocacy

Our participation and support is paramount to maintaining and strengthening the events industry.

We do so through engagement, volunteerism, board participation at global and local organizational chapters throughout the world, in-person, hybrid and digital event production, as well as thought leadership and education.  

Encore Team Members Receive Top Honors

February 2, 2024
News Release

The annual E2 Awards Ceremony is part of the company’s commitment to being a Great Place to Work ™  CHICAGO, IL Feb. 2, 2024 – Seven team members and a total of 21 finalists were honored at the Encore Excellence Awards this week after a committee reviewed over 400 nominations.  The annual awards program is … Read More

2024 Industry Trends for Venues

January 12, 2024
News Release

While the hospitality industry is anticipating growth in 2024, economists are cautioning about the back half of the year for the U.S., keeping CEOs on their toes about what is to come.  The Group Customer Pulse The results from the Q4 2023 Encore Planner Pulse survey show that 47% of meeting professionals are increasing budgets … Read More

2024 Outlook: Research & Insights Driving the Events industry

2024 Outlook: Research & Insights Driving the Events industry

January 9, 2024
News Release

San Diego, CA, January 8, 2024 — Live from PCMA Convening Leaders 2024, Encore is sharing key research insights that meeting professionals need to know, including: Hotelier expectations for event growth in 2024 How meeting professionals are sizing up this year’s budgets How meeting professionals are thinking about measuring events’ impact on their organization How … Read More