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Freeman Audio Visual Changes Name to Encore

[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″ shape_divider_position=”bottom” bg_image_animation=”none”][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_link_target=”_self” column_shadow=”none” column_border_radius=”none” width=”1/1″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid” bg_image_animation=”none”][vc_column_text]Freeman Audio Visual Changes Name to Encore Toronto, ON – March 31, 2020 – Freeman Audio Visual Canada announced today it has changed its name to Encore. Earlier this year, PSAV announced plans … Read More

A Message from our Managing Director: Meeting with Care

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As a global company of 14,000 employees operating in 23 countries, we are learning, along with the world, the impacts of COVID-19 for our industry, our communities and our teams. We are proud to be a part of an incredibly resilient hospitality and events industry. We are actively engaging with our many venue partners and ... Read More

Resources Available for Our Valued Customers and Partners

As a company, PSAV remains steadfast on delivering incredible experiences that ‘connect and inspire’ people in all of our markets and countries throughout the world. We want to reassure you that our first focus is, and will always be, the health and safety of our customers, venue partners, and team members. Our team is closely ... Read More

Confidence: How Women Can Find it in the Meetings Industry

Happy International Women’s Day! With women making up nearly 77% of the meeting, convention, and event planning industry in the U.S.,* today is a great day for self-reflection. How did I get where I am? Where am I going? What will my future be? One of the subjects I hear the most about from women ... Read More

PSAV® Announces Plans To Move to New Master Brand

Growth and capabilities support change to acquired company name SCHILLER PARK, Ill., March 3, 2020 – PSAV, a global leader in event experiences, announced today that it will align its portfolio of companies under a new master brand and will assume the name Encore. With a global footprint reaching more than 20 countries, PSAV has ... Read More

Can’t Meet in Person? Bridge the Gap with a Virtual Events Team

When unexpected challenges threaten to disrupt meetings and travel plans, having a specialized team that enables you to keep event objectives on track is mission critical. Virtual events can connect your presenters and attendees online from nearly anywhere in the world. But when most people think of virtual events, they think of it from the ... Read More

Exclusive Interview! How CPHR re-invented the sponsorship experience.

Exclusive Interview! How CPHR re-invented the sponsorship experience. FMAV INTERVIEWS ERIN RODDIE ON HOW THEY REDEFINED VALUE FOR THEIR SPONSORS USING AV TECHNOLOGY We continue to enjoy annual increases in registration numbers and profits for our annual conference, says Erin Roddie, an association planner at CPHR Yukon and BC. Download this interview to learn how ... Read More

Webinar Replay - Key Trends Driving Venue Selection

[vc_row row_height_percent=”0″ override_padding=”yes” h_padding=”0″ top_padding=”3″ bottom_padding=”3″ overlay_alpha=”0″ gutter_size=”100″ shift_y=”0″ style=”inherited”][vc_column column_width_percent=”100″ position_horizontal=”left” position_vertical=”middle” gutter_size=”4″ override_padding=”yes” column_padding=”1″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”100″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ zoom_width=”0″ zoom_height=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Venue of the Future: Key Trends Driving Venue Selection The needs of today’s planners and groups are much more complex than they were 10 years ago. Planners are ... Read More

Venue Sales Strategies to Stay Ahead of Competition

[vc_row row_height_percent=”0″ override_padding=”yes” h_padding=”0″ top_padding=”3″ bottom_padding=”3″ overlay_alpha=”0″ gutter_size=”100″ shift_y=”0″ style=”inherited”][vc_column column_width_percent=”100″ position_horizontal=”left” position_vertical=”middle” gutter_size=”4″ override_padding=”yes” column_padding=”1″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”100″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ zoom_width=”0″ zoom_height=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Venue Sales Strategies to Stay Ahead of Your Competition Venue Sales Strategies to Stay Ahead of Your Competition Chris Kelly, Owner, Sandler Training Toronto, provided an honest, no-nonsense, ... Read More

Designing GoWest 2019: The Story

Collaborating with the Timewise and One West Event Design, FMAV wanted to create an immersive experience that would welcome and accommodate high calibre speakers and keynotes. While also providing a warm welcoming space that encouraged networking and conversation. The designing of the main room (the Process) The team (FMAV & Timewise) met in the Edmonton ... Read More