Developing Creative and Innovative Events

Gallus Events at EVENTIT, Glasgow, Thursday 9th March

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Strategic Event Consultancy

Strategic Event Consultancy

Providing a tailored strategic review of an event, series of events or an entire event department.

Event Management

Event Management

Working closely with clients to manage and create innovative, dynamic and cutting edge events.

Event Healthcheck

Event Healthcheck

Looking at the nuts and bolts, processes and procedures and the use of event technology within events.

In-house Training

In-house Training

Meeting Design. Helping organisations restructure and reinvigorate their conference programmes.

Our recent blog posts

My session at EVENTIT

Below you will see the slideshare from my presentation at EVENTIT from earlier this month. You can also see my review […]

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Giving speakers feedback total transparency is the key

Not every conference (or similar event) bothers with giving speakers feedback. And they should. It’s one of the easiest things to […]

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EventIT 2017 Review

EVENTIT is part of an interesting and growing trend in the exhibition world in the UK. Event companies within smaller […]

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Speaking at EVENTIT, Glasgow, 2017

“In everyday life being different is difficult, but in the world of events being different is exceptionally challenging. It is […]

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The reason we run conferences

I have event manager friends who, at the end of every event, receive hugs and high fives from their attendees. […]

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Creative Event Ideas

Here’s some more information, background and links to the second of the two sessions I delivered at IBTM in December. […]

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Testimonials

Andy Burman

Andy Burman

Chief Executive / The British Dietetic Association

We now have a new model for future events and demonstrated an ability to engage with our members in new and exciting ways. This was only achievable by working with William's team at Gallus Events.

Andy Burman

Andy Burman

Chief Executive / The British Dietetic Association

After many years of delivering a routine annual conference format, the BDA decided a complete review of its leading event was required. The feedback has been immensely positive and other associations are now asking us how we did what we did. This shows we have delivered something truly innovative and ground breaking, something we are very proud of.

Nicky Christmas

Nicky Christmas

Founder and Editor / Practically Perfect PA

"We wanted to create a dynamic, creative and innovative event that delivered top quality content. We wouldn't have been able to deliver this type of event without the support and direction from Gallus Events. I must say that working alongside their team I learned a tremendous amount”

Sallie Coventry

Sallie Coventry

Portfolio Director / IBTM Events, Reed Trave, Exhibitions

"Gallus Events detailed consultancy hit the nail on the head. By adopting their planned and strategic approach to the content, for all of our seven shows, the educational programme will play an important role in increasing the number of visitors and hosted buyers to our shows. It will also play a role in recruiting, recapturing and retaining exhibitors."

Marga Groot Zwaafitnk

Marga Groot Zwaafitnk

MD / CommGres

“I had an brainstorm with William about the meeting design of an international conference. In a very relaxed way, he let me see the program in a different light. By asking questions and giving examples of projects from his own considerable experience. This way he inspired me and we were able to improve our first concept to a next level.”

Debra Dawson

Debra Dawson

Chief Executive / Design Business Association

“William worked with the DBA to do our event consultancy in 2012 bringing his knowledge and experience to bear on our events programmes working with us to address the challenges when introducing new systems and processes to the way we work. I’m delighted to say that coupled with an extremely hard-working and talented events team at the DBA, 2013′s programmes are delivering against our strategic aims, attracting much higher numbers of delegates and generating far greater levels of profitability. Want to know the secret? Hire William. We recouped our investment on one event alone.”

Faye Levi

Faye Levi

Marketing Manager / The CFA Institute

"The CFA institute use UK event consultancy company Gallus Events: "We’re all so pleased to see the results of William's strategy come to fruition. We not only saw a big increase in the number of paid delegates, but also in the awareness and traffic to our event site. There's still a lot more that we can do, and I'm sure William's suggestions will be invaluable"

Laura Hardie

Laura Hardie

Event Co-ordinator / Association of Project Safety

"I just wanted to drop you a note to say thank you so much for the last couple of days. For the last 6 months I have felt like I am on a treadmill that I couldn’t get off, but now I can (well after some more hard work but I see the light at the end of the tunnel). You have put the fire back in my belly, so thank you and I am excited to see what the coming months bring working with your proposals"

Kathryn Clark

Kathryn Clark

Event Manager / NHS confederation

Whilst we have a successful annual conference, we are keen to bring in new ideas to keep the audience engaged and for them to come back year on year. William has delivered a number of workshops for us, giving staff the tools and confidence to plan new and innovative sessions. He has been able to adapt the workshops to meet the needs of the participants. We are still in the early days of planning the 2016 event, but the added value and impetus these workshops have brought to the table, will ensure the continued success and growth of our annual conference.

Nikki Simpson

Nikki Simpson

Business Manager / PPA Scotland

William was a massive help to me, giving a second, well-informed perspective not only my events programme but my approach to sponsorship. His fantastic ideas have made me rethink my strategy and I will be making a great deal of changes! I can’t recommend William highly enough and look forward to working with him again in the future.

Emma Bossom

Emma Bossom

Business Development Director / Royal Aeronautical Society

Thanks to support from Gallus Events we have been able to review the structure of our events team and our event management processes. We have been able to implement best practice models to achieve greater levels of success and deliver enhanced value for our members.

Fraser Allen

Fraser Allen

Managing Director / White Light Media

"I've been working with Gallus Events on an ambitious new whisky festival, to be launched off the back of our World Whisky Day project. I’ve been hugely impressed by the creative thinking that William and his team bring to the process – they have a wealth of ideas for turning every aspect of an event into a talking point that engages and excites the audience. They're also very strong on the practicalities of event management and have a refreshing commitment to delivering profit – as well as remaining flexible and able to tailor their service according to changing circumstances. Recommended!"