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Massaoke: Just As Extra As It Sounds

Have you ever heard an entire venue full of people singing along to show-tunes, at the top of their lungs and with varying degrees of tunefulness?…Yeah, we hadn’t either. Mass karaoke is a thing, and it’s just as extra as it sounds…

Author:
Cameron

Venue Guide: SWG3

A stone’s throw from Finnieston, and just a short stroll down Eastvale Place, you’ll find the striking railway arches of SWG3 – a studio warehouse and multi-disciplinary arts/gig venue. From its industrial roots, SWG3 has grown over the past 15 years into a cultural hub…

Author:
Cameron

Venue Guide: The Old Fruitmarket

Wander through the Candleriggs area of Merchant City, and you’ll stumble upon The Old Fruitmarket – an absolute gem tucked in beside Glasgow’s City Halls. This unique venue began life in the 12th century as, you guessed it, a wholesale fruit market…

Author:
Cameron

Business is Booming: ECC Awards 2019

There are few things we love more than a good theme. And the 2019 Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Business Awards had a great one … Growth … A simple but powerful word which reflects Scotland’s thriving business landscape. And not only that – it also sums up the success of the awards themselves…

Author:
Cameron

GFF19: Screening Blair Witch in a Secret Location

The best events are innovative, immersive and unforgettable. #GFF19 definitely delivered. In 1999, The Blair Witch Project revitalised the horror genre with its found footage motif and vérité style. Even by today’s standards, it’s widely regarded as one of the scariest films of all time…

Author:
Cameron

Launching the new BBC Scotland channel

Sunday 24 February saw the explosive, celeb-filled launch of BBC Scotland’s new channel. The channel will offer hundreds of hours of Scottish drama and comedy, each reflecting (and probably parodying) Scottish life. You can also expect to see international, UK and Scottish news stories…

Author:
Cameron

To the disruptors

We love disruption. Not the kind of disruption that makes you late for work or distracts you from your Netflix box set. The kind that makes you check yourself and be thankful that you’ve witnessed something unique, surprising and special…

Author:
Cameron

7 festive events to get you in the Christmas spirit

We’ve already scoffed 6 advent calendar chocolates, we’re listening to Christmas music on repeat, and, as per tradition, we’re still in denial about our Christmas shopping. That can only mean one thing: the countdown to December 25th is well and truly on!…

Author:
Cameron

Event Review: David Byrne @ The SSE Hydro

Musical events and their impact are often determined by scale. Huge lighting rigs, walls of LED screens and elaborate sets. David Byrne’s performance at the SSE Hydro, Glasgow, was anything but. He dug up this formula and planted his own unique concoction of innovation, understatement and guile…

Author:
Adam Cameron

Creating the Courier Business Awards

Business is well and truly booming in Dundee. With a history of innovation and creativity, a thriving economic environment, and an abundance of opportunities for businesses across all sectors – the city is going from strength to strength…

Author:
Cameron

Cameron @ The Festival of Politics

Bored of Brexit? Tired of Theresa? Terrified to turn on the news?…Yeah, we know those feels. But, oddly enough, The Festival of Politics at The Scottish Parliament last week was the perfect antidote to our political blues. Now in its 14th year, the festival is designed to provoke and inspire people of all ages…

Author:
Cameron

#ThisIsWhyWeDoIt : Dougie Crosbie

I started working at Cameron 5 years ago as Stores Manager, working my way up to Hire Manager – overseeing the logistics and operational workings of the furniture hire process. But my route to Cameron started 16 years ago, when I kicked off my career in the events industry…


#MyFirstEvent : Campbell MacLeod​

I started working for Cameron straight from Strathclyde Uni, back in the days of the Glasgow Garden Festival. We had bought a video wall from Cameron for the university pavilion, and it was my job to write the programme, install and look after the wall for the duration of the festival…

Author:
Campbell MacLeod

Top tips for the September Weekend

With the long September Weekend upon us, we’re spoiled for choice for things to do and events to attend in Glasgow. So we’ve come up with a few suggestions to get you started, because we’re nice like that…

Author:
Cameron

Be like Barack: 6 handy hints for public speaking

Ever since Barack Obama stepped into the spotlight during his first presidential campaign, he’s been known as an exceptional public speaker. (An ability which jars remarkably with that of his successor. But we’ll try not to dwell on that.)…

Author:
Cameron

#ThisIsWhyWeDoIt : Gillian O’Neill

This is only my third job in 28 years – which isn’t very many by today’s standards! I first met Chris Cameron Snr in 1991, when I worked in the Commercial Department at Rangers Football Club. Chris Snr and his then associate, John Williams, began producing videos for the club…

Author:
Gillian O'Neill

A new era of Cameron

At Cameron, we don’t believe in standing still. From our early days in sound engineering, through to distribution and AV hire, and finally bespoke event production—we’ve always changed with the times…

Author:
Chris Cameron Jnr

Team-building @ The Arches

“Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team.” (Steve Jobs said that, but we’re pinching it.) The whole Cameron gang were at The Arches on Friday for a bit of team-building…

Author:
Adam Cameron

Change is the only constant

It’s no surprise that the events industry has changed over the last 10 years. Tastes have changed, technology has changed (drastically!). I’ve changed, you’ve changed. Hell, the whole world has changed. For better or worse? Well, you can decide…

Author:
Chris Lawson