DALLAS – March 7, 2016 – Freeman, the leading global provider of brand experiences today announced that Encore Event Technologies, its leading hospitality provider for advanced event technology solutions, and Omni Hotels & Resorts recently announced a seven year renewal of the current exclusivity contract for Encore to be the sole provider of event technology for Omni properties in North America.
The renewal agreement comes as Encore implements “Wireless Display Technology” as a new Omni meeting standard at each location, in addition to OmniLink™ as a free customizable app for meeting planners at any Omni location, and customized monitor stands, decor matching technology podiums and executive screens. Additionally, Encore has installed state of the art Wi-Fi systems in Omni’s meeting space allowing for unprecedented customer networking experience abilities.
Encore strives to provide a consistent, exceptional AV customer experience as standard from hotel to hotel and for conferences, meetings and conventions of all sizes. “We value our partnership and appreciate the confidence demonstrated with this renewal,” said David Smith, Vice President of Strategic Accounts at Encore. “We look forward to providing continued creative and innovative solutions to Omni Hotels and their guests.”
Encore currently provides dedicated event technology support in 40 owned and managed Omni locations and is currently assisting Omni with AV and technology design in new Omni builds in Georgia, Texas and Kentucky.
“We have enjoyed a successful partnership with Encore over the last six years,” said Andrew Casperson, Vice President of Operations, Omni Hotels & Resorts. “Omni provides innovative technology that helps simplify meetings and ultimately makes the jobs of meeting planners more seamless. We understand the needs of our customers, and through our partnership with Encore, we will continue to provide exceptional services and experiences for planners and their attendees.”
Encore Event Technologies is the leading provider of unique, creative and technically innovative in-house audiovisual services for hotels, conference centers and resorts throughout the United States. A part of Freeman, the world’s largest brand experience company, Encore partners with hotels and event planners to develop optimum ways to deliver event experiences with maximum impact utilizing cutting-edge technology. With state-of-the-art equipment and hospitality minded, technology professionals, Encore sets the event technology pace for all competitors in the industry. For more information, visit www.encore-us.com or call 1-800-836-8361.
Omni Hotels & Resorts creates genuine, authentic guest experiences at 60 distinct luxury hotels and resorts in leading business gateways and leisure destinations across North America. With over 20 world-class golf courses and award-winning spa retreats, to dynamic business settings, each Omni showcases the local flavor of the destination while featuring four-diamond services, signature restaurants, Wi-Fi connectivity and unique wellness options. Known for its distinguished, personalized service, Omni leaves a lasting impression with every customer interaction, with a heightened level of recognition and rewards delivered through its Select Guest loyalty program and the company’s “Power of One” associate empowerment program. The brand is frequently recognized by top consumer research organizations and travel publications and was ranked “Highest in Guest Satisfaction Among Upper Upscale Hotel Chains” in the J.D. Power 2015 North American Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index StudySM. To get additional information or book accommodations, visit omnihotels.com or call 1-800-The-Omni.
Recognized by Advertising Age as the world’s largest brand experience company, Freeman uses the power of integrated digital and live brand experiences to move markets, connect people, support growth and generate revenues for the world’s leading organizations. A design-driven company, Freeman generates insights that define program strategies, target audiences and deliver messages that generate meaningful results. Through its expansive global network of offices, talent and partnerships, Freeman has the reach and access that is unmatched in the industry. A family and employee-owned company, Freeman is known for its 89-year history of stability, strength and customer service achievements. Freeman is a values-driven company with a strong and purpose-built culture that is dedicated to connecting people in meaningful ways. This is accomplished through a process of continuous innovation and improvement. Freeman produces more than 5,000 expositions annually and 12,500 other events worldwide. Freeman has been awarded six consecutive J.D. Power awards for the excellence of its Customer Call Center. For more information, visit www.freeman.com