Corporate Charity Golf Days

When I spend time in Scotland my mind and my body wonders to Golf. Scotland is of course the birth place of this sport. For over 600 years men and woman (Mary Queen Of Scots was a very keen Golfer) have knocked a white ball over fairways and greens. Corporate Charity Golf Days have been […]

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A pragmatic approach to association events

When I’ve run event departments in associations I have always found success from events came in many forms. Large conferences and exhibitions can be successful association events but so too can events where every speaker session is paid for by sponsors and exhibitors. Association events with a long lead in-time and massive pre engagement from […]

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How to transform a scientific congress

In 2013 Gallus Events undertook to transform a scientific congress into a true learning experience. The event was the British Dietetic Association’s flagship event, now called BDA Live and Online. A very quick guide on how to transform a scientific congress This is the presentation for BDA Live and Online which we presented to the BDA […]

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Professional Conference Organisers need to be professional

From the moment I took up my post running an events department for a UK based association it baffled me why I was receiving calls from people calling themselves “professional conference organisers.”  I was running all my events quite professionally thanks. These approaches appeared to me to imply two things. Firstly f they were “professional” […]

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