Creative, ambitious, our driving force
Greg is a creative, ambitious entrepreneur who drives his team to deliver to the best of their potential. After a successful career in the restaurant industry, Greg and business partner, Roger Beaumont, formed Lawson Beaumont, the UK`s largest Christmas and New Year`s Eve party operator in 1992.
Premieres, product launches and Marco Pierre White
Specialising in film premieres, high profile car launches and bespoke events, the company hosted some of Britain’s most high profile events including the launch of British Airways’ new colours in front of Concorde at Heathrow, Eraser and Broken Arrow film Premieres, the opening of the London Eye and working with Marco Pierre White in a nationwide launch of the Land Rover Discovery.
A perfect Christmas party
In 1991 Greg set up The Christmas Company, when he hit upon the idea of providing everything for the perfect Christmas Party under one roof. In 1996 Lawson Beamont became part of Gardner Merchant Leisure, securing resources for further growth, enabling Mr. Lawson and his partner, Garry Scovell, to form Quantum Leap Events with the purpose of initiating its own independent activities and creative events.
We are Smart
Greg is now CEO of the Smart Group, a dynamic collection of hospitality and event management businesses, incorporating Smart Christmas Parties (formerly Quantum Leap Events), Smart LIVE and Smart Hospitality. He is also a director of ESP UK Ltd (theatrical hire company), Battersea Evolution,Hawthorn Anagram Production Services and Harlequin Event Management.