Dec 1 2021
Candice Beckman

While it is no secret that the pandemic has disrupted everything in the event industry, it also has provided some unintended benefits along the way. Before COVID-19 became a daily headline, think about what made the event industry unique in the minds of outsiders: Event organizers was ranked one of the most stressful professions, up …

The Show Must Go On!

Sep 13 2021
Have you ever managed a virtual conference from a hospital bed? It was a first for Heather Dow, senior manager at  Events & Management Plus, Inc.  When the potential to be sidelined by a life-threatening injury read out how our Encore Canada team helped her manage one of the biggest events of her career without ...

How to Plan a Hybrid Annual General Meeting

Apr 6 2021
4 questions to get you started  With majority of events turning to a hybrid format, so too are company Annual General Meetings. As of January 1, 2021, the Canadian government ordered the normal rules apply for calling an AGM and presenting financial statements, as opposed to last year’s extension deadlines.  This means that “by law, all federally incorporated businesses, not-for-profits ...

Creating Positive, Memorable Hybrid Experiences

Mar 5 2021
By: Encore Research According to Meeting Professionals International [MPI], over half of meeting planners say their next in-person meeting is contingent on the distribution of a safe and effective vaccine. In the February 2021 edition of The Meeting Professional, MPI shares results from their winter 2021 Meetings Outlook survey. Virtual Events and Hybrid – Keeping ...

3 Tips for a Versatile Hybrid Event Environment

Jan 31 2021
Encore Research
You’re planning an event and you select your venue. What’s next? In a venue, a floor plan provides limits to stay within the physical boundaries of the building itself. What happens when you introduce the digital environment of a hybrid event? How does that impact your participant experience? I’ve put together three easy-to-remember environmental cues ...