Ready. Set. Impact.
Events have power. The power to connect and inspire.
When people come together, ideas take root. Relationships are built. Real change happens.
With imagination and skill, the latest technology, and a passion for excellence, we create innovative event solutions.
Our global team of creators, innovators and experts, we transform events into immersive, collaborative experiences that deliver real results.
Encore. Events that Transform.
What We Do
We’ve been creating memorable event experiences that connect and inspire for decades. With a customer-first mindset and a hospitality focus, we have an unmatched breadth and depth of event production services to support our customers through every step in the event planning and management process.
In partnership with event planners, hotels, venues, agencies and staging customers, we create and execute thousands of events annually – in person, virtual and hybrid – of any size, at any venue, anywhere in the world. Our core values are embedded in our DNA, and our team members are innovators and collaborators at heart – highly trained experts that intuitively combine creative, production and technology services to deliver unparalleled service excellence for you.
Global Reach. Local Insight.
Our global and local network of industry experts allow us to offer something no one else can. You get the expertise of a partner that understands local nuances with the vast resources of a global leader to deliver the same level of service excellence, time after time — no matter where your event takes you.
Whether it be a hotel, convention centre, restaurant, museum, or other event space, we have a global reach to deliver a consistent experience and measurable results.
A World of Resources
- Thousands of industry leading experts
- 2,100+ In-house venue locations in 23 countries
- Global network of regional warehouses
- Global production capabilities
- 1,7 Million in-person, virtual and hybrid events produced annually
- #1 Provider to hotel chains
- A unified experience for you and your participants in any venue or location.
- A partner that has knowledge and understanding of your event goals.
- Saving time on on-boarding new team members for every event.
- A clear understanding of your brand and message.
Purpose, Mission, Values
The Encore brand is built on the foundation of our purpose, mission and values. We represent these ideals in the way we serve our customers and team members globally.
To connect and inspire people.
To be an invaluable partner on our customers’ journeys
To deliver world class service, see the big picture, value people, drive results and do the right thing.
We Are Different
Through relentless research and thought leadership our designated teams set the industry standards in innovation.
Listening closely to our customers is key to developing a highly personalized approach to each event partnership.
With a rich heritage of end-to-end solutions and in-house capabilities, our passionate teams are highly skilled at delivering measurable results.
No matter where you are in the world, our commitment to customer service and operational excellence is unparalleled.
IN-PERSON, VIRTUAL AND HYBRID EVENTS PRODUCED ANNUALLY
YEARS SPECIALIZING IN HYBRID AND VIRTUAL EVENT PRODUCTION
IN-HOUSE VENUE LOCATIONS IN MORE THAN 20 COUNTRIES
In 2021, we aligned our portfolio of companies under a new master brand and assumed the name Encore.
Encore EMEA unites industry leaders; PSAV, Hawthorn, AVC Live, KFP and eclipse into one industry powerhouse. As a result, our combined industry leadership, end-to-end event capabilities, innovative technology and service excellence delivers world-class service to all of our stakeholders across the EMEA region.
Our leadership team of seasoned hospitality-focused experts define industry standards around the world.
Nicholas RudgeNicholas Rudge joined Encore in 2018 as Managing Director – EMEA, to lead and further... Learn More
Des McEwanDes McEwan is Chief Financial Officer for the EMEA region, with the Finance, IT and... Learn More
Fiona RobsonFiona is a customer-focused, strategic leader with extensive international industry experience, gained both in commercial... Learn More
Simon WoodSimon Wood joined Hawthorn over 20 years ago when the company employed only 5 people,... Learn More
Scott NodsleScott Nodsle is a 20-year industry veteran, starting his career as a lighting technician in... Learn More
Kara RevillKara Revill joined Encore in 2012 and holds the position of Group HR Director, EMEA.... Learn More
Ingolf ZschockeltIngolf Zschockelt joined Encore in August 2011 as Chief Financial Officer – DACH, to lead... Learn More
Simon RansomSimon Ransom was born in the UK, educated in South Africa with professional experience throughout... Learn More
Our participation and support is paramount to maintaining and strengthening the events industry.
We do so through engagement, volunteerism, board participation at global and local organizational chapters throughout the world, in-person, hybrid and digital event production, as well as thought leadership and education.