Events Industry Opinions

In order to run a successful event, it is essential to know what the purpose of the event is. Of course, creating a great event is the aim, however understanding what the broader business drive is, should be established from the beginning. From understanding this, it should be easier to decide where you can narrow down your costs. Depending on the event, some aspects are comple ...

Now more than ever, the importance of UK based events using UK based suppliers is coming to the fore- front. With Brexit ominously looming over the horizon and the deadline of 31st October creeping into view, predictions from across the board are highlighting the importance of the UK’s future reliance on homegrown business. But does this come with any real benefit? In short, ye ...

Choosing a suitable venue will make or break your event, so it’s vital that you make the right choice. To help guide you in making this tough decision, we’ve put together some considerations that you should bear in mind during the planning stages of your event. Location, Location, Location When organising an event, you should already have an idea of the rough location in whic ...

Whether you’re looking to make a flying start to your career or have experience and are looking for a change of scenery, the events industry offers a challenging and friendly environment. At Gallowglass, we’re constantly on the lookout for more people to join our expanding teams. Our event crews come from diverse backgrounds, each with different experiences and expertise they c ...

Here at Gallowglass Crewing, our bread and butter is providing high quality crews for events, however, we’re always looking to branch our blog out into new industry areas. Thankfully, our friends at Gallowglass Security, specifically the Managing Partner, Giles Turnbull, has been kind enough to let us pick his brains. Giles has a wealth of experience and knows the world of Secu ...

How to Use Experiential Marketing at Events The term ‘experiential marketing’ has been around for a while now, with many of the world’s largest brands leading the charge in the area. There are countless examples of how companies have used experiences to grow their customer base, improve ROI (return on investment) and increase brand awareness. Many of these campaigns are run in ...

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 ...

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