Events Industry Opinions

How Does the Environment Impact on the Events Industry? Over the last few decades, our environmental awareness has grown massively, evolving from a small movement to a global initiative that affects every aspect of day to day life. With this change, there has been an increase in the public consciousness of how we are collectively affecting the environment. Additionally, indust ...

As with many of the UK’s thriving sectors, the events industry has faced issues surrounding gender inequality and in some areas continues to do so. However, while some female workers still feel limited by the stereotypes related to women in events (not everyone wants to be a wedding planner!), many are striving to break through the industry’s ‘glass ceiling’ and are paving the ...

Gallowglass were awarded the Best Crewing Supplier at The Event Production Awards 2019 at the Hotel Novotel West London last Thursday 14th March. Nick Grecian, Managing Director of Gallowglass, shares his delight and comments on the reasons why it was so special;   "Hello, It was particularly satisfying to be awarded the Best Crewing Supplier at this year’s Event Production ...

As well as being the capital city, London is also renowned for being the events capital of the UK and for good reason too. Not only does this vibrant metropolis play host to a wide array of events ranging from business conferences and product launches to art exhibitions and live music performances, but the selection of venues offered here is phenomenal with the choice continuin ...

If you’re looking to find out a little more about what life is like working for Gallowglass, our ‘Meet the Team’ series is a must-read! Over the last year, we’ve chatted to several members of our team from general crewmen right up to regional senior crew chiefs, all with the aim of providing a snapshot into what becoming a part of the Gallowglass crew is like. This month, we i ...

Happy New Year!  As we throw ourselves into 2019, we can’t resist taking one last look at the highs and highs of the last 12 months. Last year, not only did we work with almost 1,900 different clients on over 7,400 individual projects, but we were lucky enough to have played a part in some of the year’s most prominent events. From concerts, shows and festivals to film, TV and s ...

Already one of the most thriving and exciting sectors to work in, the events industry has seen momentous change in recent years. This is down to a variety of factors: from the advent of new venues to shifting consumer preferences. However, one overriding influence that has continued to drastically revolutionise events is technology. Here’s a round-up of some of the most recent ...

International awards programme Eventex has named the UK second-best location in the world for meetings and events.   Last month, the UK was narrowly beaten to the top of the Eventex Top 20 Destinations for Meetings and Events Index by the USA, tying with the Netherlands in joint second. Several others were close behind; however, the UK took the second top spot with 670 points ...

As the UK’s most successful event crew providers, we are always on the lookout for recruits to join us here at Gallowglass. But, as many of our team will tell you, working in events is a challenging yet rewarding occupation, one that requires a necessary skillset to ensure success within this dynamic industry. Consequently, if you are aspiring to a career in events, whether as ...

Gallowglass offering event crew jobs in the UK is one of several leading UK events companies to have collaborated on the The UK Events Industry Board Talent Taskforce to create a programme of research that will report directly to the UK Government on how the events industry attracts, develops and retains its talent. Gallowglass Group Chairman Paul Grecian said: “From product l ...

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