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 to align its portfolio of companies under a new master brand, beginning with Freeman AV Canada. Freeman AV Canada was included in the Encore acquisition by PSAV last year and was required to change its name by March 31, 2020.
“We are excited to be bringing the Encore brand to the Canadian marketplace,” said David Campbell, Managing Director, Encore Canada. “Our adoption of this new name will better reflect the full suite of event capabilities we can provide to our clients and venue partners.”
The Canadian division of Encore will continue to service their clients and venue partners as before with David Campbell leading the organization.
The PSAV family of companies serves as a global leader in event experiences, providing creative, production, advanced technology and staging services to help meeting professionals deliver more dynamic and impactful experiences at their meetings, trade shows and events. The team consists of approximately 14,000 professionals across 2,100 on-site venue locations and more than 50 regional warehouses. The company operates in more than 20 countries across North America, Europe, the Middle East, Australia and Asia. It is the trusted partner and exclusive on-site provider of choice at leading venues worldwide. PSAV was recently named to the Forbes 2018 and 2019 America’s Best Employer list. The company is headquartered in Schiller Park, Ill. www.psav.com
About Encore Canada
Encore Canada, previously Freeman Audio Visual Canada, is a leading provider of event technology, staging, creative and production services. Encore serves as the in-house provider at more than 120 properties across Canada including hotels, convention centres, and unique venue. The production division of Encore is a full-service creative production company helping clients tell their stories around the world. For more information, visit: www.encore-can.com
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