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Middle East Event Show
Exhibition & Seminars: 15 - 16 June 2022 | Awards: 16 June 2022
Madinat Arena, Madinat JumeirahDubai, United Arab Emirates

Thomas Ovesen
Owner at T.O.P. Entertainment


Thomas Egholm Ovesen is the owner of T.O.P. Entertainment and since 1999 a regional events and concert promoter with more than 500 concerts under his belt, many of which award winning and record breaking.

A major player in the development of live entertainment with over 20 years experience in the industry across the Middle East, Thomas has worked for Mirage Promotions, AEG Live, Done Events, 117Live and Dubai Coca-Cola Arena staging both ticketed events with some of the biggest international artists, conceptualizing and promoting new event brands like Meet D3, RedFestDXB, Blended and Fiesta De Los Muertos and producing bespoke corporate and Heads of State evens and functions.

In his most recent UAE based role as Programming Officer and Chief Operating Officer at the Dubai Coca Cola Arena he created and booked the events programme for its opening in 2019 with artists like Maroon 5, Russell Peters, A.R. Rahman, Westlife and 1975 and then went on to head up the Events & Entertainment department at Diriyah Gate Development Authority in Saudi Arabia where he oversaw all events and entertainment activities and its strategy development until Spring 2022.

Throughout his career Thomas has secured the world’s most prestigious acts, staging sell out events with audiences of up to 35,000. His work has been recognised by the industry receiving many awards throughout his career including Best Gig, Best Festival and Best Comedy Gig (Time Out Nightlife Awards).

Thomas has worked with artists like Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Justin Bieber, Ed Sheeran, Eric Clapton, Guns’ N Roses, The Eagles and many many more

Re-joining the world of concert promotions Thomas and his T.O.P Entertainment team members will be staging regional shows with top performers, comedians and theater productions brining the best of entertainment to the Middle East market.