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Thomas Ovesen

COO,
Done Events
Dubai Media City, Dubai, UAE
With more than 13 years of live event management & concert promotion experience, specializing in the Middle East, Africa and Sub Continent markets, more than 8 years of which heading up the success of Mirage Promotions, followed by almost 3 years at the helm of AEG Live Middle East and since 2010 as COO of Done Events, this multi-award winning concert promoter (and for a 2 year stint a few years back the Middle East and Africa rep of Beyonce Knowles and several other international artists) has a proven track record of professional entrepreneurship, start-up business management and the ability to successfully operate at the highest level within a very complex region and business environment.
This is no clearer when looking at the success Thomas achieved with opening and operating the Middle East operation of US event giant AEG Live and since in partnership with Arab Media Group expanding on the business portfolio of Done Events, the regional market leader across various event management services, talent brokerage and large scale live concerts.
Thomas now heads up a team of experienced events professionals producing more than 100 events annually including some of the biggest concerts in the region, festival bookings, large scale event management bookings for the likes of Dubai International Film Festival and delivering worldwide event and talent management services for corporate clients like Emirates.
Thomas has produced, promoted or booked more than 500 concerts across the globe and worked with international stars like Alicia Keys, Aerosmith, Beyonce, Bon Jovi, Backstreet Boys, Duran Duran, Eagles, Enrique Iglesias, JLO, Joe Cocker, Kasabian, Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, Mariah Carey, Nicole Scherzinger, Phil Collins, Rod Stewart, Sheryl Crow, Shakira, Usher and many more and upcoming Done Events Dubai concerts include The Stone Roses, Bruno Mars and Justin Bieber.

About Done Events
DONE Events, a subsidiary of Arab Media Group and based in Dubai, was established in 2005, and works locally, regionally and internationally offering a turnkey solution to any live entertainment or corporate event management requirement. As of medio 2013 DONE Events will manage and program Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, a 14,000 capacity open air concert venue.
In association with sister company Arabian Radio Network (9 radio stations including Virgin Radio, Dubai Eye, Dubai 92, Al Arabiya etc.) DONE Events produces concerts and family events for its UAE listeners. For the 2012/13 season DONE Events has teamed up with Dubai Events & Promotions Establishment to help promote Dubai Calendar, a city wide initiative to promote Dubai as a top regional and international events and entertainment destination.
Recently the DONE Events team has produced great concerts with Usher, Joe Cocker, Amy Winehouse, Kasabian, Duran Duran, Eagles, JLO, and Katy Perry and with plenty more to come fans can stay in touch by visiting www.doneevents.com, find us on Facebook and Twitter, and contact us via info@doneevents.com.