Cascades 2024 Leaders Conference

Client: Cascades
Venue: Montreal Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel, Quebec
Date: February 2024


Encore was excited to partner with Cascades to produce their 2024 Leaders Conference, an annual hybrid event that they’ve had the privilege of working on four times prior. This year, Cascade was celebrating their 60th anniversary, and looked forward to another gathering of their managers, directors, and executives in Montreal.

As trusted collaborators since 2019, Encore’s Montreal team designed and drove the concept for the event, working to encapsulate the “Spirit of Being Together” and keep audience engagement high.


  • SI - Hosted in English, 3 streams (English, French, and “floor” / Original Audio)

  • Rigging – allowed us to maximize space to comfortably fit 250 ppl in venue

  • MediaLab Creative Services – Video editing, top & tails, playback through Chime, welcome video for opening of conference, lower thirds, intro and outro videos

  • Scenic Services – custom-designed staging with enhance engagement through scenic and décor, screens, rectangular Chronos decorative elements, and arc-tops

  • Chime – encouraged attendee interaction Q&A, Slido, polling, virtual lobby, agenda, speaker bios, 3 language choices, networking capabilities, and LiveSnap

  • Storyblocks – Royalty-free music through breaks + walkups

  • 260’ of LED strips rigged onto the ceiling and synced with the video signals

  • Team of 20 operators including Production Director, Creative Director, audio specialists, video and camera operators.


“The professionalism of the Encore team is undeniable. They are both creative and rigorous, and a pleasure to work with!”

Christine Beaulieu
Communications Director, Cascades

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