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Collaborate and Listen

“Every collaboration helps you grow.” Brian Eno Without collaboration? Greatness simply wouldn’t happen. There is power in acting together. We wouldn’t exist without our amazing network of contacts. Here are some of theSQUAD’s favourite collaborations. Swatch and the Smart Car “We are convinced that the changing nature of transport needs means there is a market…

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Event Catering 101

The quality of your cuisine can make or break an event. People will fondly remember delectable food, but serve them something stale or soggy and it’ll trend on social media with a damning hashtag. Here are some Event Catering 101 tips on event catering and hitting the sweet spot with your attendees. 1) Menu Tasting…

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Creating Event Magic

“Art leaves its mark, indelible and essential, and it helps us both understand what has come before, what will come again, and what’s happening right now. It gives context and inspiration.” Chuck Wendig theSQUAD Creative Events does crazy, magical work. We don’t do death by PowerPoint or school room seating. We do fun events. We…

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Night of 1000 Drawings: Crowdfunding for Charity

The event night of 1000 Drawings finally arrived on Thursday 19 November. All year long circles of talented people had been doodling, creating artworks to donate to exhibition night. We had spent six months finding the right location, sponsors and rallying guests. By Thursday 781 tickets had been issued, which was fabulous, but little did…

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5 Tips to Making Engaging Corporate Video

Often the idea of making a corporate video conjures up visions of an enormous budget, hours of pre-production, ever-shifting shooting schedules and numerous changes in the edit suite. But this doesn’t have to be the case. If you want to shoot a small budget, engaging video to be finished within a week, here are five…

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Think Different, Do Different

We recently created an Inspiration Day event in collaboration with a marketing team who truly inspired us and allowed us to inspire them. The kind of client you dream of, not because they had a big budget (they didn’t), but because they were keen to do things differently and boundaries were pushed. They engaged, listened,…

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Pirouetting with theSQUAD

Pirouetting with theSQUAD…  Event professional, Kelly McGillivray, is no stranger to taking on new challenges. Owner of eclectic events business theSQUAD, Kelly is also the founder of charity One Family at a Time, key player in Feast Food and Wine (Eat Good, Do Good) and successful entrepreneur of small business, Kelly’s Revenge – amongst other things.…

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Top 5 Event Tech Trends theSQUAD

We’re still drooling onto our keyboards in anticipation of the space-age gadgetry seen at CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas last week. Stiff competition, but the Chef Collection Tablet, helping ‘indulge your inner gourmet’, gets our vote. But how will new tech impact on executing events this year? Will the belfie stick take off…

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