Garry – Events Management
Garry is the Events Manager for Time Off and one of the founding team members, having worked for the brand since Autumn 2018. Although this years Festival is a one day event, it needs to project the dynamics and passion of House Music, comprising of three stages – and will bring some of the best DJ Acts and Producers to a large greenfield site.
Garry’s work surrounds many partnerships and relationships that are key to creating, building, delivering and safeguarding an event like this. This involves specialist businesses including ticketing, security, medical services, food and drink supply, production, staffing, structures, site facilities and infrastructure – and the list just keeps on going!
Events like these need much in the way of licensing, event management plans, health and safety requirements and traffic and transport structures – once again, it’s Garry who shoulders this burden for Time Off. Having done the same for the three festival events we delivered in 2019, he should know what to do by now!?
Garry was responsible for organising the string of great Club Events we had arranged at the start of the 2020 (4 cancelled due to lockdown) featuring some notorious DJ’s, and is also the driving force behind our weekly two hour Live Streams – which captures a large House Music audience which is ever growing.
So this is what Garry had to say about this hectic role:
“I have experienced an amazing journey over the past two years, organising events of scale and quality; something that was all new to me. There is always so much to do in terms of putting on the show, meaning I don’t normally get as much time as I would like to take in the acts and the great atmosphere on the day – often missing the fruits of our labour! I am lucky to work within a great team at Time Off, which makes my role and all of its challenges all the more enjoyable.”