Top Incentives in Mexico City

Top Incentives in Mexico City

Hola! Welcome to Mexico City, the capital of beautiful Mexico! Built on the ruins of an Aztec city, this is a place like no other. From art, to gastronomy, to amazing architecture – this city has everything, not to mention the gorgeous weather! With so much to see and...

Top Venues in Rome

Top Venues in Rome

Ciao! Welcome to Rome, one of the most gorgeous and historic cites in the world. From beautiful weather to stunning buildings and excellent gastronomy – Rome makes the perfect destination for your next event! With so much to see and do here, we’ve written this handy...

Top Venues and Incentives in Rome

Top Venues and Incentives in Rome

Ciao! Welcome to Rome, one of the most gorgeous and historic cites in the world. From beautiful weather to stunning buildings and excellent gastronomy - Rome makes the perfect destination for your next event! With so much to see and do here, we’ve written this handy...

Top 5 Incentive Events in Lake Como

Top 5 Incentive Events in Lake Como

Caio! Welcome to Lake Como, one of the most gorgeous areas of the world! With good food, beautiful scenery and plenty to do, we think Lake Como would make the perfect destination for you to host your next event. However, with that being said, where do you get started?...

Top Hotels and Incentives in Milan

Top Hotels and Incentives in Milan

Ciao! Welcome to Milan! One of the fashion epicenters of the world and one of the most glamorous cities around. It's not all ultra modern though, Milan still holds onto some of that famous italian charm that makes you feel like you’re in an old movie! If you’re...

Top 7 Venues in Abu Dhabi

Top 7 Venues in Abu Dhabi

أهلا! Welcome to Abu Dhabi! The capital of the United Arab Emirates and one of its busiest cities! Like Dubai, Abu Dhabi is a city built around the principle of sheer luxury and is full of amazing experiences!  If you’re thinking of making your next event something...

Top 6 Hotels in Doha

Top 6 Hotels in Doha

أهلا! Welcome to Doha! The capital of Qatar, Doha is a bustling city that’s got it all going on, especially at the moment with Qatar gearing up to host the World Cup! A bustling hub of shopping, dining, business, and just amazing vibes, where better to base your next...

Top 5 Venues in Munich

Top 5 Venues in Munich

Hallo!   Welcome to Munich, a gorgeous city in beautiful Bavaria! With October coming and Munich ramping up to celebrate the famous Oktoberfest celebration, we thought what better of a time to cast a spotlight over this wonderful city. From Bavarian Beer Halls to...

Top 5 Incentives in Barcelona

Top 5 Incentives in Barcelona

Hola!   Welcome to gorgeous cosmopolitan Barcelona. Capital of Spain’s Catalonia region, Barcelona is a bustling coastal city famous for all the gorgeous art and architecture it holds. That’s not all that Barcelona has to offer though, it’s a wonderful city full...

Top Hotels and Incentives in Bangkok

Top Hotels and Incentives in Bangkok

สวัสดี! Welcome to Bangkok! The vibrant beating heart of Thailand. This is a city that never sleeps, that has a vibrant nightlife and is full of culinary delights waiting to be experienced. Whatever takes you to Thailand, you won’t regret visiting Bangkok! With so...

Panoptic Events’ New Addition

Panoptic Events’ New Addition

Meet Panoptic Events' New Addition!   Exciting news from Panoptic Events! After a string of successful events in the US and Europe, its time for Panoptic to announce a change in their team. The company are delighted to announce the recent hire of Panoptic Events...

New Episodes of The Event Makers Podcast!

New Episodes of The Event Makers Podcast!

New Episodes of 'The Event Makers' Podcast, Out Now! Here at Panoptic, we’ve been busy. Most of the office has been on their travels lately and our CEO, Craig McGee, is in the middle of one of his longest and most intense journeys yet ( You can read about some of the...

What Are The Top Venues in Bratislava?

What Are The Top Venues in Bratislava?

Ahoj!   Welcome to Bratislava - the breath taking capital of Slovakia. Found along the banks of the picturesque Danube River and surrounded with vineyards and the Little Carpathian Mountains, this city has so much beauty on offer! This gorgeous city is not just...

What are the Top Luxury Restaurants in Madrid?

What are the Top Luxury Restaurants in Madrid?

Hola! Welcome to Madrid! The capital city of Spain, Madrid is a bustling metropolitan hub of a city absolutely teeming with life and is just waiting to be explored! Cheerful and constantly alive with energy – here at Panoptic, we love Madrid! With how beloved Spanish...

What Are The Top Ten Incentives in Porto?

What Are The Top Ten Incentives in Porto?

Olá!   Welcome to glorious Porto – one of Portugal’s gorgeous cities! Found on the coast – Porto is Portugal’s second biggest city and is absolutely teeming with life. From Port Wine to historic bookstores, we’re here to take you on a whistle stop tour and show you...

What are the Top Hotels in Paris?

What are the Top Hotels in Paris?

Bonjour! Bienvenue to one of the most beautiful cities in the world – Paris! The City of Love has rightfully gained its reputation due to its picturesque setting and romantic vibe, stroll through its gorgeous parks, take in the jaw dropping architecture or take a...

Top Wellness Hotels and Incentives in Lake Bled

Top Wellness Hotels and Incentives in Lake Bled

Zdravo! Welcome to Lake Bled! A gorgeous part of Slovenia surrounded by the picturesque Julian Alps. Only a short while away from the capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Lake Bled makes for the perfect wellness retreat away from the hustle and the bustle of the city. Lake...

Top Hotels and Incentives in Perthshire

Top Hotels and Incentives in Perthshire

Hello! Welcome to beautiful Perthshire! A gorgeous countryside retreat just bursting with life and history nestled in the heart of Scotland! Only an hour from the major hubs of Edinburgh and Glasgow – Perthshire is the perfect place to host a getaway from the hustle...

Top 3 Hotels and Incentives in Brussels

Top 3 Hotels and Incentives in Brussels

Salut/Hallo! Welcome to the heart of Europe! A busy, metropolitan city, where every street has 2 names! This city is bursting with life and culture just waiting to be explored! Stroll along gorgeous, cobbled streets, look in awe at the amazing architecture or sample...

Eilidh’s Trust- Case Study

Eilidh’s Trust- Case Study

Eilidh's Trust Tartan and Tiara's Ball   Founded in memory of Manchester Bombing victim Eilidh MacLeod, the Eilidh’s Trust Charity works to create and maintain a lasting and permanent memorial to Eilidh on her home on the island of Barra. Furthermore, the charity...

Top 10 Best Things to do in Glasgow

Top 10 Best Things to do in Glasgow

 Fàilte! Check out Panoptic's Picks for The Top 10 Best things to do in Glasgow! A city that is known for its warm and friendly people, with the famous slogan ‘People Make Glasgow’. Ask your average Glaswegian for directions and they will likely chat to you for...

Top 3 Hotels in Andermatt

Top 3 Hotels in Andermatt

 Grüezi! In the shadow of the gorgeous Swiss Alps lies the stunning and charmingly authentic village of Andermatt. Andermatt is set in some of the most breath-taking natural enviroment that Switzerland has to offer. With glistening white alpine ski runs and...

How Much Does an Event Company Cost?

How Much Does an Event Company Cost?

So, you’re putting on an event and wondering 'How much does an event company cost?' Maybe it’s your first event, maybe it’s your hundredth event, either way, you still can’t get your head around all the costs. Well, Panoptic are here to guide you through the world of...

Panoptic Events take on America!

Panoptic Events take on America!

Panoptic Events Take on America!   Exciting news at Panoptic today as the Scottish based events company has just undertaken its first event on US soil! This is undoubtedly a triumph for Panoptic as they expand into America for the first time ever. The event took...

Where Should My Group Stay in Cape Town?

Where Should My Group Stay in Cape Town?

Howzit! Cape Town is South Africa's second most visited destination, what makes it magical? It is one of the most beautifully diverse cities in the world, rich in culture, wildlife and landscapes! South Africa is widely known as the 'Rainbow Nation' and Cape Town is a...

MadeBrave – Christmas Multi Venue Event

MadeBrave – Christmas Multi Venue Event

Launched in 2012, MadeBrave is an award-winning global strategic brand agency based in Glasgow, Edinburgh, and London. Fast-forward a few years, and MadeBrave has grown to have a team of over 60 people and a client roster including the likes of Nestle, VELUX, KPMG,...

Christmas Inspiration – Panoptic’s Event Guide

Christmas Inspiration – Panoptic’s Event Guide

It's the most wonderful time of the year... This time last year it felt like most Christmas plans had been abolished, families were separated, and Christmas parties were cancelled. This means that this year there is a huge push for a strengthened Christmas spirit, and...

Glasgow Hosts COP26!

Glasgow Hosts COP26!

Glasgow hosts the United Nations Climate Change Conference! All eyes are on Glasgow this week as the city hosts the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference -  known as COP26. With the ambitious target of achieving carbon neutrality by 2030 and being awarded...

Unique Venues in London – Panoptic’s Guide

Unique Venues in London – Panoptic’s Guide

Looking to host your next event in London? Being one of the oldest and most historical cities in the world, London’s two-thousand year-long history has made the city deeply cosmopolitan and culturally exotic. With thousands of venues available across the city, we...

Luxury Accommodation in Ibiza: Panoptic’s Guide

Luxury Accommodation in Ibiza: Panoptic’s Guide

Four nights in Ibiza… Panoptic Events have been extremely busy continuing with their European travels. Last week, Panoptic’s CEO, Craig, flew out for the Ibiza MICE Summit and has been doing a whole lot of exploring and learning more about what this magical island has...

Where to stay in Glasgow? Hotel Edition

Where to stay in Glasgow? Hotel Edition

Welcome to Panoptic's Guide to the best hotels in Glasgow! Whether it's a holiday or a few nights away, when we want to take some time off, the first thing we do is choose a city we want to visit. Naturally, the next step is to look for accommodation. From endless...

Where Are The Most Unique Venues in Glasgow?

Where Are The Most Unique Venues in Glasgow?

Searching for a unique venue? Whatever your event, it’s important to make sure you’re booking the right venue for you. The top things to consider are: Capacity Design Location Panoptic Events have put together our top unique venue picks in Glasgow. If you’re currently...

Panoptic Shortlisted for Glasgow Business Awards 2021

Panoptic Shortlisted for Glasgow Business Awards 2021

Panoptic Events make the shortlist! Last week, Panoptic Events received the exciting news that we have been shortlisted at the Glasgow Business Awards for ‘Excellence in Communications’. I also received the incredible news that I have been nominated for ‘Entrepreneur...

Accessibility at Virtual and Hybrid Events

Accessibility at Virtual and Hybrid Events

Accessibility Needs Attention The COVID-19 Pandemic has provided challenges for many but with social and physical interaction stripped out, day to day life changes had to be made. When a National Lockdown was placed upon us, continuing to engage with your audience...

What is Event Design?

What is Event Design?

It's Time to Discover Event Design... Event design comes in many shapes and sizes. It is the vision for your event and will define how the final product will look. There are so many different things to consider with design and many things can be overlooked. Here’s...

Where is best to eat in Edinburgh?

Where is best to eat in Edinburgh?

Take me to Edinburgh! With an ever-evolving, innovative and exciting culinary scene packed full of rich culture, heritage and only the finest locally sourced ingredients, Edinburgh has no shortage of culinary expeditions for those looking to immerse themselves in a...

Where is best to eat in Glasgow’s City Centre?

Where is best to eat in Glasgow’s City Centre?

Where to eat? With well-established and much loved restaurants continuing to innovate and improve while trendy new restaurants pop up left right and centre, Glasgow’s city centre is home to some of the most unique dining spaces, vibrant and innovative menus, and...

Where is best to eat in Glasgow’s West End?

Where is best to eat in Glasgow’s West End?

Take me to the West End! Trendy, charming and full to the brim with gastronomic institutions serving up top-notch cuisine, the buzzing West End of Glasgow is not to be missed for those looking to immerse themselves in a culinary expedition. Home to an incalculable...

Dublin’s Calling: Where is Best to Go in Dublin?

Dublin’s Calling: Where is Best to Go in Dublin?

Dublin's Calling... Dublin - Ireland’s capital! This incredible city is situated on the East Coast of Ireland and is full to the brim with historic buildings, city parks, and a vast array of attractions you could spend a lifetime exploring.  Dublin is surrounded by...

Five Psychology Principles to Attract an Audience

Five Psychology Principles to Attract an Audience

How do you attract an audience for your event? When setting up an event, we often think about providing the best experience, however, sometimes we miss the part about attracting an audience in the first place. As event creators, we believe that there are certain...

How Can I Make My Event More Sustainable?

How Can I Make My Event More Sustainable?

The Importance of Sustainability within Events We love events. From designing them, managing them, to attending them and watching our wild ideas come to life, there really is no other industry we would rather be a part of. That being said, we also love the planet, and...

Common Mistakes Made When Planning Events

Common Mistakes Made When Planning Events

We all know that there are certain keys to success when planning events. These include things like providing value for attendees and enhancing accessibility. However, more than often, many event organisers tend to overlook some of the aspects that need to be...

Where, Where, Where? Panoptic Events Journey

Where, Where, Where? Panoptic Events Journey

I am always learning. I was one for learning by doing, latterly it has led to a number of mentors, accountability groups, lots of podcasts, and books. Last week I was listening to the Lewis Howes Podcast, the School of Greatness, which I do very regularly. The guest...

Who are Panoptic Events?

Who are Panoptic Events?

“Who are Panoptic Events?” This has, understandably, got to be one of our most frequently asked questions - and we can see why. As our team always says - no two days are the same here at Panoptic Events, and this is predominantly due to the fact that we cover a hugely...

An Irish Getaway

An Irish Getaway

Discover Ireland... With over 11.8 million tourists each year, Ireland is a top European visitor destination, blossoming into a top luxury destination across the globe. Visiting this unique island will allow you to discover amazing Irish landscapes, iconic...

Current State of the Events Industry

Current State of the Events Industry

The Current State of the Events Industry Last week, something very exciting happened here at Panoptic Events. I was delighted to be invited to be a panelist on the Delegate Wranglers Live Show, taking part in a ‘State of the Industry’ discussion. Since March 2020, the...

Men’s Health Week – Let’s Look at Mental Health

Men’s Health Week – Let’s Look at Mental Health

Did you know... Just over three out of four suicides (76%) are by men, and that suicide is the biggest cause of death for men under 35? Or that 12.5% of men in the UK are suffering from one of the common mental health disorders? On top of this, there are studies that...

Panoptic Events Has A Podcast

Panoptic Events Has A Podcast

That's right, Panoptic Events has a podcast! We have been working on this in the background for a while, it started as an internal joke and all of a sudden one day the joke became very real. Now here is ‘The Event Makers’ Podcast.   What is it about? We want to speak...

Trial Research for The Return of Mass Events

Trial Research for The Return of Mass Events

Research for the return of mass events has been all go! As we move out of lockdown, we are seeing infection rates begin to mediate and vaccination numbers are increasing. To ensure a smooth integration back into normality, in April 2021, the goverment began trial...

What Do Sponsors Really Want From Their Sponsorships?

What Do Sponsors Really Want From Their Sponsorships?

The question we all want the answer to - What do sponsors really want from their sponsorship? Partnering up with the right event is the perfect way for brands to place themselves in front of new and existing audiences and increase their long-term value and growth,...

Unique Venues in Scotland, Where Are They?

Unique Venues in Scotland, Where Are They?

Are you looking for a unique venue in Scotland to host your next event? When it comes to organising events, we tend to go for the option that differentiates us from the ordinary. It's no secret that extra efforts to find the ideal location go a long way in creating...

Panoptic’s Upcoming Partnership Opportunities

Panoptic’s Upcoming Partnership Opportunities

We Have Two Exciting Opportunities for Brands! After a year of tough restrictions and the long-anticipated wait for the return of events and festivals, things are finally looking up for the industry. With that, Panoptic Events are delighted to announce two very...

The Power of Storytelling – How To Master It

The Power of Storytelling – How To Master It

Where does it all begin... Growing up, we have all been exposed to stories. They have been utilised for years for everything from entertainment to lots of other purposes. As humans, it’s in our nature to be curious, especially when it comes to things that create a...

Event Failures, and What We Learn From Them

Event Failures, and What We Learn From Them

You remember these Event Failures right? We have all witnessed major event failures, from Fyre Festival to the 2013 Super Bowl blackout. These types of unfortunate outcomes are the ultimate nightmare for event professionals. However, accidents happen and mistakes can...

Event Design: The Influence of Scent

Event Design: The Influence of Scent

Picture this... Imagine you are walking down the high street. There’s people about and cars going past, you are going to a shop further down but walk past a bakery. When you pass this bakery you are met with the most incredible smell of freshly baked cookies, bread...

The University of Panoptic is OPEN!

The University of Panoptic is OPEN!

A Message from Our CEO... "I would like to start off with a huge thank you from myself and the team on the kind words we received about our new website which launched recently.  It had been a long time in the making... See just how long in our blog post here! While...

We Are Back – Our New Website is Here

We Are Back – Our New Website is Here

New website loading... After a year of hard work and effort, we are pleased to announce that our new website is up and running!  We’re back with a bang! Since 2014, we have been finding ways to create the most memorable events for our clients. From start to finish, we...

The Ways of Monetising Online and Hybrid Events

The Ways of Monetising Online and Hybrid Events

The 2020 digital surged led us to online and hybrid events With most industry events facing an uncertain future, it’s no doubt that the coronavirus pandemic has been causing serious disruption for event professionals. The current situation has been accelerating the...

#WELOVEEVENTS – Spreading The Love

#WELOVEEVENTS – Spreading The Love

This valentines day, we want to show you why we love events! On the lead up to Valentine’s day, we will be posting about why #WELOVEEVENTS. We love the learning experience. We cannot wait to get back out doing what we love the most. Working in the events industry has...

#WeLoveEvents – A Message of Love From Panoptic

#WeLoveEvents – A Message of Love From Panoptic

#WeLoveEvents and #Weloveyou... You may have noticed on our social media channels we are spreading the love to as many event sectors as possible on the lead up to the day of L.O.V.E. on Sunday. #WELOVEEVENTS is our way of showing how much we love what we do, and...

#WeMakeEvents Saving The Industry

#WeMakeEvents Saving The Industry

What happened to the Events Industry? With the unprecedented lockdowns, strict travel bans and social distancing measures, the events industry has inevitably taken a hard hit. Decimated by the impacts of COVID-19, event professionals have found difficulty in...

FOOTBALL IS BACK – We Have Signed A Deal!

FOOTBALL IS BACK – We Have Signed A Deal!

To coincide with the comeback of football this weekend in the German Bundesliga, we felt it was the best time to announce our latest signing. We have signed a partnership agreement with a Sports Management company, giving us access to sponsorship to Football Teams...

Hard Rock Cafe Glasgow New Years Eve Party

Hard Rock Cafe Glasgow New Years Eve Party

We proposed an experiential New Year's Eve to Hard Rock Cafe Glasgow. They provided us with a theme of "Hard Rock Does Disco" for bringing in 2020. We went crazy with our experiential activity. Panoptic services included: Event Management, Event Design, Production,...

Lewis Capaldi’s Greggs Afterparty

Lewis Capaldi’s Greggs Afterparty

The agency representing Greggs got in touch with us reasonably last minute to discuss booking a DJ for a highly confidently experiential event which would be taking place in Glasgow one Saturday in December 2019. We were to sign a non-disclosure agreement where we...

ALLSAINTS x Flor De Caña

ALLSAINTS x Flor De Caña

Allsaints turns 25! Allsaints were turning 25 and they were looking to host 2 regional events - 1 in Glasgow and 1 in Leeds - to celebrate their birthday. Panoptic Events helped to create the Allsaints x Flor de Caña collobartion. Local influencers, talent, customers...

Panoptic Events – MICE – Experience London

Panoptic Events – MICE – Experience London

3 event experiences to make the most out of the city Panoptic Events - MICE - Experience London: London is defined by many as one of the greatest cities in the world. We invite you to live it by your standards, from Ritz to Rock Star experience to discovering the...

BoConcept

BoConcept

BoConcept approached Panoptic to help with the launch of their new product range, in their Edinburgh store and scope brand expectations. The brand is Stylish, modern & Chic. Our experience offering had to reflect this in the event design. We established what the...

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival

Panoptic has been working with the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival since 2016, and it has been great to watch this 40-year-old event grow every single year. Our first involvement was managing one of Edinburgh's most iconic venues, the Spiegeltent in George Square,...

Payfest 2019

Payfest 2019

On July, those who fought for 12 years to get equal pay had the chance to celebrate after their well deserved to payout at Payfest 2019. We were delighted to be the ones who have organised this event to celebrate long-awaited equality and there was no better place...

TEDxGLASGOW

TEDxGLASGOW

Since 2016, Panoptic Events have been involved with the fantastic TEDxGlasgow events, held at the Scottish Events Campus (SEC). The services we provide include Entertainment, Experiential Marketing and Artist Liaison.We have organised outdoor entertainment in the...

Beò Festival

Beò Festival

Beò Festival Panoptic Events were tasked with Full Event Management and Setup of the Inaugural Beò Festival in Skye. An event that attracted over 1000 people. About The Festival and Site Focusing on the best Scotland has to offer in all things traditional music...

Jordan Belfort UK Live Tour

Jordan Belfort UK Live Tour

We were approached and asked to source venues for Jordan Belfort's, 'The Wolf of Wall Street' UK Live Tour earlier this year. Panoptic were in charge of booking all venues for the tour, providing 5 star accommodation, transportation (including private jets and...

Motel One Launch

Motel One Launch

Panoptic Events were approached by Motel One to assist in launching Scotland's largest hotel. We were providing entertainment and sound production for the launch party in Glasgow. We were told that we were the only events company to be consulted on this project.The...

Glasgow Audio

Glasgow Audio

Glasgow Audio hosted an event in collaboration with two of the biggest names in British Hi-Fi - Naim Audio and Bowers & Wilkins, to showcase Naim’s uncompromising Statement amplifier with Bowers & Wilkins flagship 800 Diamond Series Loudspeakers.Panoptic...

Galloway Country Fair

Galloway Country Fair

A Panoptic Experience Case Study In 2015, Panoptic were awarded the Tender for Full Bar Production for the Galloway Country Fair. The bar was to be the main bar at the Festival site serving 30,000 attendees. We oversaw creating the Tender document, sorting suppliers,...

HOLI ONE Colour Festival

HOLI ONE Colour Festival

A Panoptic Experience - Holi One It was nearly 5:30pm on Thursday night, when we received a call from a London Agency regarding a bar production that Saturday in Glasgow. We knew they may have required staff. It turned out this was for Glasgow's HOLI ONE Colour...