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Lee Johnson

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The 2 Questions You Should Ask To Avoid Guest Book Disaster

Posted by Lee Johnson |
February 06, 2019
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One of the many assumption regarding photo booth hire is that it is used at weddings and parties as a source of entertainment and not much else.

Should this be your experience you’ve definitely chosen the wrong photo booth hire provider!


The 3 Reasons Why Businesses Will Fail At Exhibitions This Year And The 5 Steps To Ensure You're not One Of Them

Posted by Lee Johnson |
February 05, 2019
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The Exhibitor Industry Is Big Business

£19.2 billion is generated each year at trade shows and exhibitions. This traditional marketing method is still a key pillar in driving brand awareness, retaining existing customers and building relationships.

what you need to know before hiring a photo booth for your event

Posted by Lee Johnson |
February 05, 2019
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Planning A Wedding or Party Can Be  A Stressful Experience

 71% of people getting married worry about having to cancel their wedding

52% of people worry about problems with their supplier or venue

The average cost of a wedding in the UK has now...

 Glasgow Photo Booth Hire

Posted by Lee Johnson |
January 23, 2018

Topics: photobooth


Smiley Booth Glasgow Photo Booth is run by husband and wife team Alan and Louise McLardie.  Alan is no stranger to the events industry having run a successful luxury vehicle hire business for 8 years, chauffeuring the likes of Bono and Sting to...

how to get the most out of a wedding fair

Posted by Lee Johnson |
September 29, 2017
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we love wedding fairs!



Over the years Smiley Booth is no stranger to wedding fairs and this year is no different. We're attending the national wedding shows across the UK as well as lots of smaller local shows. They really are one the best ways...

Growing A Business  

Posted by Lee Johnson |
September 13, 2017
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Today we stumbled across an old interview with Tom Daily of Bdaily ( www.bdaily.co.uk ) with Lee and Kate Johnson back in April 2012. 

It's a great little flash back to when Smiley Booth was growing rapidly in the shadow of a recession - 



The whole customer journey

There are a huge number of hurdles to overcome when starting a business and then growing it over the following months and years. 

There's the usual stress of service delivery, product sourcing, finance management and relationships to name a few,...

Learning about franchise opportunities through a discovery day

Very recently we delivered a "Discovery Day" to several franchise candidates who had driven and flown in from far and wide to attend.

It was a fast paced, social day that gave our candidates the opportunity to really get under the skin of the...

the value of business awards

Posted by Lee Johnson |
September 01, 2017
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As a business owner it can be a long and lonely road to success. 

The stress of the roller coaster ride of managing cash flow, delivering to customers, building strategy, managing implementation and continued innovation can be exhausting. 


The Stars Come Out for Smiley Booth

Posted by Lee Johnson |
August 30, 2017
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Sometimes life has a way of connecting you to places where you never would have thought you'd be. 

It's often the case with events. A chance encounter, random introduction or friendly network can see you meeting people and being in places that are...

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