Glasgows Future Goals

July 31st, 2018

Now we have Josh, our new Business Development Manager, his role is to target the private sector for us and Josh has already generated some video production leads. Last year two of our directors, Paul and Paul announced that they would be taking a step back, moving to 4 days a week. Soon they will […]

FAREWELL SOPHIE…

June 22nd, 2018

We’re sad to say that our Project Administrator, Sophie Knapman has now completed her student placement with us. Sophie played a key role as part of the Projects Team over the past 12 months. Mainly in assisting Project Managers with the planning and delivery of events, from venue searching to event registration, Sophie was often the […]

Glasgows Interview Tips

June 13th, 2018

Here at Glasgows we are all about helping you in any way we can! We hope this helps anyone seeking employment or anyone at all as these are some of the do’s and don’ts we believe in and will take further than you think. To succeed in a job interview it’s important to make a positive first […]

Glasgows Glossary

June 4th, 2018

We thought to create this Glasgows Glossary for you to really understand the different sorts of language we use on a day to day basis. We want our clients to really feel a part of Team Glasgows and not only get to know us on a greater level but our sector of business too!   […]

GDPR and Glasgows

May 22nd, 2018

There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding the General Data Protection Regulation, commonly known as GDPR, which is a new data privacy law that will be enforced starting May 25th, 2018. This new law means important changes for many of us in the events sector, so it’s crucial to be prepared. While it may feel […]

What’s on your desk?

May 15th, 2018

We asked almost everyone in the office (who has a desk of course) this question and put together a list of the most reoccurring items.   1. At least one working pen- always handy. 2. A pencil case- filled with pens; that we then forget exist because we use the same one every time… 3. […]

What’s your family like?

May 4th, 2018

Would you like to get to know our Glasgows team at a more personal level? Well here you go…. The table below shows more detail about each member of our team. Everyone has been put into one of two columns to answer questions about our team that you might not already know.   Time served? […]

What Team Glasgows really thought about #CHOGM !

April 24th, 2018

What is CHOGM? CHOGM stands for Commonwealth Heads of Government Meetings, which is a biennial summit of meetings for the governments from all 53 Commonwealth nations. This year is the first time since 1977, the year of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee, that the meetings have been held in London. Since then CHOGM has been held […]

Communication is KEY

March 23rd, 2018

The staff at Glasgows have recently had a conversation with our kitchen fridge. Yes, we know what you’re thinking, they’re lying, you can’t do that, what are you even talking about? Let us show you what we mean… Although this may not be the best way of communicating or even make sense at all… Glasgows LOVES to […]

30 Fun Fast Glasgows Facts

March 9th, 2018

#FunFactFriday As Glasgows has been around for 30 years, we thought it was only fair for you to know 30 fun facts about us! 1. Glasgows was born July 29, 1987 2. We have two office dogs but as we like to call them our mascots. Leo and Bramble. 3. At present we have 27 […]

A Delegates Ideal Check List…

February 26th, 2018

Helping you with tips of what you may need at an event… • A pen • A note pad • Your badge • A hotel booked (if required) • A pocket full of business cards • A charger/charging device • Transport booked/sorted there and back • Technical device e.g. phone/tablet • Snacks • Water • A […]

10 things you wish you knew when starting your new job on the first day…

February 20th, 2018

#TuesdayThoughts Here is a list we thought everyone could relate to, about sitting down at your desk on your first day at your new job. It’s strange because some will be things you know like the back of your hand now but the things you didn’t, you might not have known them until after your […]

Events, Digital and Film Industry Motivation

February 14th, 2018

We all need some #wednesdaywisdom , right? Events “It is very rare or impossible that an event can be negative from all points of view.” – Dalai Lama “Confidence and enthusiasm are the greatest sales producers in any kind of economy.” – O.B Smith “Unity is strength… when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things […]

Welcome David and Sonja!

February 9th, 2018

With a very busy next few months for Team Glasgows, it only made sense we expand. We’re pleased to welcome David, as the newest member of the Development Team and Sonja, as our new Project Administrator. After their first couple of weeks they have settled in great, with David joining in on ‘pub lunch Fridays’ […]

Glasgows awarded London 2018 Commonwealth Summit Forums Contract

February 6th, 2018

Have you heard? If not, hit the links below to find out more!   https://t.co/vVbU61ZzFz https://t.co/8rfleTSnd4 https://t.co/Cn6WAUNbmu   Further details about the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting and the Forums can be found at: https://www.chogm2018.org.uk/     Accompanying photograph: Paul Morey, Joint MD Glasgows Accompanying logo: Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting   We can also […]

FAREWELL SIMON…

February 2nd, 2018

We’re sad to say that our Web Developer Simon Zurek has now moved on to pastures new. Simon played a key role as part of the Development Team over the past 18 months. Mainly in moving part of our interactive product forward, spending much of his time developing a polling system to be used seamlessly […]

What to expect on your student placement…

November 9th, 2016

  Lisa joined us from the University of Central Lancashire in July to start her 48 week student placement during her Events Management degree. Lisa was eased into her work with us as she started on our 30th birthday which meant an afternoon and evening of celebrations, a great way to start her placement! Four months […]

WE’VE MOVED

November 1st, 2016

WE’VE MOVED! Exciting times for us here at Glasgows! Due to our ever expanding team and services, we’ve moved into our shiny new offices. After 30 years of working across split offices and warehouses in Preston, we’ve now consolidated our operations on a single site. The new premises at Centurion Court, Leyland comprises 6,500 sq ft offices […]

The perfect venue

September 27th, 2016

Did you know we include finding the perfect venue for your event as a totally FREE extra? ‘Free?’ we hear you say, you heard correctly! Our venue finding team know that the right setting makes all the difference to your event and we have a long list of venue contacts across the UK. BUT what […]

A day in the life

August 23rd, 2016

This week it’s the turn of our Head of Projects, Andy Ray! Andy has been the lead Project Manager on a series of Breakfast Business Club meetings for Eleven Sports Media held at various venues across the country. Today’s Business Club was held at Worcestor Warriors Sixways Stadium- Over to you Andy… Monday 22 August […]

Two new Directors for Team Glasgows

August 12th, 2016

It’s been an exciting year for the team with our birthday celebrations and shiny new rebrand (Have we mentioned that we’ve got a new logo, strapline, website and showreel?) And now, we’ve got even more fantastic news as we’ve appointed TWO new directors; Liz Hindle and Tim Lowell will work with our current directors Paul […]

30 years of Glasgows

August 1st, 2016

Last Friday saw Team Glasgows celebrating our 30th birthday and wow, what a party it was! There was decorations… There was cake… And there was all round good cheer! And of course, we didn’t forget our Production Manager Jon who’s currently on holiday… A big thanks to Solita Preston for hosting us, we had a […]

Happy birthday to us!

July 29th, 2016

That’s right, it’s our birthday, and not just any old birthday… we’re 30! Today marks our official celebration and Team Glasgows  are ready to celebrate in style with food, drink, balloons, cake and questionable dance moves- well, we certainly know how to throw a party after all these years in the business. Whilst we set […]

‘The Future of Coaching’

July 26th, 2016

Our award winning video wizards have been at it again, this time producing a video for sports coach UK entitled ‘The Future of Coaching’. sports coach UK, a UK registered charity works with its partners in an aim to put coaching at the heart of physical activity and sport, enabling every child, player and athlete […]

A day in the life…

July 25th, 2016

In the second part of our ‘Day in the Life’ blog, it’s time to see what our Joint Managing Director Paul Leeks got up to whilst down in London for the Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) Bravery Awards earlier this month!   “It’s a bright and early start in London this morning as […]

A day in the life…

July 20th, 2016

In the first of our two Police Federation Bravery Awards blogs, our Production Manager Jon Barham gives us a behind the scenes look into Production! Whilst next week Paul Leeks, our joint Managing Director will be giving us an insight into the Project Management and filming side! Over to you Jon… “It all starts on […]

A day in the life

July 12th, 2016

A busy few days for our Project Coordinator Gillian last week as she worked on the MHRA PIC/S event at Manchester’s Science and Industry Museum. Our Gilly is highly experienced in co-ordinating all support functions including pre-planning and administration. Clients love meeting Gillian on site where she’s the fountain of knowledge on all things registration, venue […]

A day in the life

June 21st, 2016

This week, it’s our Production Manager Tim‘s turn as he tells us about his time working on this year’s Sports Coach UK #UKCoachingSummit! A busy couple of days with one of our fantastic clients… “All the kit was prepped ready to load on the Friday before the event with the exception of a few bits […]

25 years on Team Glasgows

June 14th, 2016

Glasgows is pretty unique y’know, not only do we have a fantastic team, but the majority of our staff have been here 8, 10, 12 and even 22 years! Then there’s Bernie, our Company Secretary/ Head of Business Services who joined us on June 14th 1991, which by our reckoning makes today her 25th Glasgow’versary! […]

A day in the life of…

June 13th, 2016

This week, it’s a Day in the Life of JP, our Creative Designer and video magician as he worked on this year’s Police Federation intro video for POLFED16… “Oh what a beautiful morning” – what a lovely sunny day to be holed up in a green screen studio!!   I set off bright and early to […]

A day in the life of…

May 26th, 2016

Ok, it’s actually a week in the life of James Ruane, our Warehouse and Logistics Coordinator! James travelled down to Bournemouth earlier this month along with the rest of our PolFed events team for the annual Police Federation of England and Wales conference. You can follow all the info from the conference over on Twitter using […]

Glasgows takes the gold

May 4th, 2016

Q: On a scale of 1-10, how delighted were we on Thursday night? A: At least 12… Thursday evening saw us dressed to the nines and winning the EVCOM Screens Awards 2016  Communications Effectiveness Gold Award  for a video we produced for the Police Federation, entitled ‘You don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone’. We worked with […]

An event app for that, and that, and that…

April 25th, 2016

Ok, stop for a second, we’re going to paint you a virtual picture… Can you imagine a world where your entire event is in the palm of your hand, are you imagining it? Good, sounds pretty cool right!   Ok, so how about having 24 hour access to your full event programme including all session […]

Happy 30th birthday!

April 14th, 2016

All together now, ‘Happy Birthday to us…’ What a year it is for us here at Glasgows! First up, it’s our 30th birthday, we know, we know, we don’t look a day over 21 but Team Glasgows has been conquering the world of event management since 1986! In fact, we had a quick google and […]

Team Glasgows – the unknown facts

April 5th, 2016

We’re a fascinating bunch, it’s true, just take a look at our staff profiles… BUT here’s some Glasgows facts you may not know!   -Our longest serving staff member is Bernie, our Company Secretary and Head of Business Services who’s been keeping us in check for the past 25 years! -We have an honorary mascot […]

A day in the life of…

March 10th, 2016

Assistant Production Manager, Scott Laywood  Event days are what we love! A hectic day from start to finish, but hey, that’s what we thrive on… Check out a day in the life of our Assistant Production Manager Scott whilst working on the Visit England Awards 2016, held on March 8th at The Winter Gardens Opera House, […]

What to expect on your student placement…

February 1st, 2016

Introducing Nicole Graveson! Nicole joined us in August 2015 on our 12 month Student Placement scheme from the University of West England where she’s studying a 4 year sandwich course on Business and Management! We managed to grab Nicole for a quick 5 minute chat on how she’s getting on… So Nicole, what does your […]

National Lottery Week – December 2015

January 4th, 2016

We were delighted to be appointed by the National Lottery to produce the National Lottery Week exhibition in the Houses of Parliament towards the end of last year. The aim was to highlight the work and funds provided by the National Lottery for small, medium and large projects across the country and to encourage others […]

Spotted in Stand Out Magazine…

December 2nd, 2015

We spotted ourselves in Stand Out Magazine as we approached the lead up to the Mayor of London’s annual education conference 2015. Another fantastic event we were delighted to work on! High five team!