John Schryver

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John Schryver

Director, International & Special Events, Encore Event Technologies

PRESENTATION TOPIC: Encore Event Technologies, Winner 2017 MEA Special Event of the Year – Asian Paints presented with Michael Magafa


CONFERENCE TRACK: Best Practice Case Studies

John brings an extensive knowledge to his role as Director of International & Special Events. Whilst now skilled in all fields of production he started his career as an Audio Engineer touring with a wide variety of concert and corporate touring companies. He transitioned his leadership skills through operations departments. His skills grew to include work with experiential production companies and marketing agencies. During this period he developed a love for the customers experience designing and creating cutting-edge technological solutions to a range of premium advertising campaigns. John joined the Staging Connections/Encore team in 2012 and quickly become a trusted partner to their valued clients, taking advantage of his creative design thinking. John has led the Sydney sales team and is now charged to look after the International & Special Events team.
Always with a hands on approach, John is a key creative thinker at Encore, his never impossible attitude has seen our business take on some the most rewarding challenges to date. John understands production
and knows what it takes to make that customers journey complete and purposeful.
In recent years his integration into the Encore/Freeman family has seen him win an award for collaboration as he strives to make the globe his home. John’s focus on developing strong customer relationships and meticulous event planning with creative flair, gives his clients the confidence that they have a strong event partner working with them.

Session Overview

Gain an insight into how we delivered on one of Australia’s most innovative, award winning events of 2017. We will share how we took the brief for this incentive and translated it into an unforgettable experience which incorporated amazing stage sets, breath taking projection, gesture control and even helped unveil murals on buildings in India.

Three key takeaways from Michael & John’s presentation

  • An understanding of how we brought to life a major in-bound incentive.
  • How to apply technology in creative new ways for an engaging experience.
  • Advice on how to deal with challenges relating to:
    • Venue changes
    • Large groups of in-bound travellers
    • Logistics
    • Risk management
    • Events in unique/remote locations
    • Last minute changes

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