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Ben Erwin

From the beginning of his career in business development to his current role as Encore President and CEO, Ben learned that becoming a leader is strongly rooted in doing right by both your employees and customers. Ben has a proven track record of developing global corporate strategies, leading organizations, and building high-performing teams

Face-to-Face Meetings – Can They Be Replaced?

Apr 16 2020
Ben Erwin
The current environment across the globe has presented the meetings and events industry with a clear focus on virtual opportunities. As a result, there are some natural questions that come to mind. Are virtual meetings the new normal? Will they ultimately replace live meetings? And, can people do without face-to-face events? The answer is understandably ...

Despite Technology, Face to Face Meetings Still Prevail

Jul 25 2019
Ben Erwin
Advancements in technology have certainly made our lives easier in many ways, including how we choose to meet. Thanks to videoconferencing solutions like Skype, Zoom, WebEx (among others), employees across the globe are able to connect without even having to take a step. But despite the convenience of virtual substitutes, in-person events are still the ...