How can your event become greener?

How can your event become greener?

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...

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...

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...