The Freeman Company and PSAV have announced that they have entered into a purchase agreement for PSAV to acquire Encore Event Technologies.
Encore is a global provider of event technology, staging and production services. The transaction is expected to close later this year, the terms of which will not be disclosed.
Encore operates as both an in-house partner to some of the world’s leading resorts, hotels and casinos, as well as providing creative production company for clients around the world.
Mike McIlwain, CEO of PSAV, commented: “Encore is an ideal partner for the PSAV family of companies, given its shared commitment to meeting and event planners and strong alignment with our purpose and mission.
“I am excited about what this means for PSAV, and more importantly our customers, as we continue to focus on more ways to create amazing event experiences wherever an event is held.”
Joe Popolo, CEO of The Freeman Company, added: “We’re extremely proud of the success everyone at Encore – including our FAV Canada operations – have created in building one of the world’s leading in-house hospitality, event technology and production services businesses.
“At Freeman we continue our mission to provide powerful brand experiences, which include our audio-visual solutions, for association and corporate customers around the world.”