Gallus Events Edinburgh International MAGAZINE Festival

The Edinburgh International Magazine Festival

The Edinburgh International Magazine Festival has the potential to re-imagine an international festival by focusing on the communities built around that most accessible of print media: the magazine.  For the past few months I have been supporting the Professional Publishers Association in Scotland to re-imagine “Magfest”, their annual conference, a great annual event held in […]

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meeting design fresh formats

Fresh formats for conferences

I spoke at IBTM in Barcelona (you can read the “review” here) at the end of November on one of my favourite topics, Meeting Design or fresh formats for conferences. The session was entitled “Fresh Formats and Engagement” and I thought it would be worth doing a blog post around the key points from my session […]

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tips on organising an amazing event

How to run an amazing event an overview of what the best events do

I would like to think that anyone can learn how to run an amazing event. Even if you are running an annual general meeting, a staff away day, an exhibition, product launch or a conference I see no reason that it can’t be an amazing event. As an industry we have to move away from […]

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creating an exhibition

Exhibition fundamentals and how to create the right type of exhibition

In this post I will cover the exhibition fundamentals that should underpin every exhibition.  I recently wrote a post for Exhibition News in which I said that adding an exhibition to a conference can add value AND increase profit. As well as encouraging event organisers to consider running an exhibition alongside a conference I gave some […]

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