Leading Global Event Production Partner, Encore, Announced as Latest Member of the World Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

May 24, 2024
News Release

Encore, the leading global event production partner, proudly announces its affiliation with The World Sustainable Hospitality Alliance (the Alliance)– an alliance consisting of nearly 50 like-minded members, collaboratively addressing critical challenges impacting the planet, people, and places worldwide.

Encore has been working for decades to illuminate a brighter future by connecting and inspiring people to create experiences that have a positive impact on the environment. The event technology and production company is driven to care for the environment, promote inclusivity and uphold strong ethical principles. They believe that events have the power to transform and are dedicated to inspiring unity and meaningful action toward a more just and sustainable future.

As a supplier to the hospitality industry globally, Encore is dedicated to its vision to foster positive sustainable and social impact across global operations and events.

"Encore’s addition to the Alliance showcases how important suppliers to our industry are and the impact they can have on our journey to Net Positive. Providing a sustainable solution for event production is vital if we are to reach our vision of creating a prosperous and responsible hospitality sector that gives back to the destination more than it takes.

"I am extremely thankful for Encore’s contribution towards our two Summits this year. They are providing the technology and production for our biannual summits which will ensure that they are truly global, connecting our members and partners from around the world, both in person and virtually.”

Sustainable practices are an integral part of Encore’s operation, with clear and transparent ‘Spotlight’ programmes for Planet, People and Responsibility. These programmes align with the Alliance’s work to empower the hospitality industry to come together and collaborate to make a positive impact on the world.

"We are thrilled to join the World Sustainable Hospitality Alliance. This partnership provides an opportunity to connect with events industry leaders committed to responsible business practice and inspiring positive change. Our journey is to reduce environmental impact through innovative event experiences and look to share our expertise to contribute towards the advancement of sustainable event offerings.”

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About the World Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

The World Sustainable Hospitality Alliance brings together engaged hospitality companies and the wider hospitality value chain, along with strategic partners, to address key challenges affecting the planet, people and places around the world.

Through their strategic initiatives and global networks, they develop practical programmes and resources to create a prosperous and responsible hospitality sector that gives back to the destination more than it takes.

Their members represent over 50,000 hotels spanning 270 brands – totalling over 7 million rooms – and include world-leading companies including Accor, Choice Hotels International, Hilton, IHG Hotels & Resorts, Marriott International, and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, as well as regional brands. Their network also includes other parts of the hospitality value chain, including owners, investors, suppliers, and other partners to further drive joined up action on sustainability, and accelerate the industry on the path to Net Positive Hospitality.