Thomas Staunton

CEO, Sold Out Events
Official Event Management Company of GC2018

Growing up in Sold Out National Event Management (Sold Out Events), Thomas has witnessed and lived first hand, the Sold Out team delivering iconic moments in Australian and international history for 25years, including: the Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games, 2002 Salt Lake Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, the 40th Anniversary South Pacific Games in Fiji, Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games and Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, to name but a few.

Since starting from the ground up in the now second generation family business and returning to Australia in 2012 after 7years working overseas, Thomas is now leading the Sold Out Events team on the next 25 years of successful world-class events and landmark moments in the Australian and international event landscape.

Thomas has a strong creative sense and applies concept and innovation development to transform brand activations, supported by integrated and effective strategy. Thomas successfully manages active relationships with local, state and federal Government offices; major and regional event facilities and key agencies, enabling clients to leverage Sold Out's holistic network to the benefit of project outcomes.

Alongside Kim-Daniel Voss, Sold Out Event’s Managing Director, Thomas cemented the company’s position as one of the leading, award-winning event management companies in Australia, by joining the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Sponsor Family as the Official Event Management Company and an Official Sponsor of the largest event held in Australia this decade.