STRATEGY CONSULTANT/ EVENT PRODUCER
Event Kit is directed by Rachella Thomas
Rachella Thomas is a major event expert and thought-leader with over 17 years experience producing high-impact events for business, government, not for profit and community.
Rachella brings a wealth of event leadership and practical expertise from her many years in senior roles with renowned organisations including: State Government of Victoria, Wyndham City Council, Royal Melbourne Show, Oxfam Australia, Arts Victoria, University of Melbourne, Melbourne Food and Wine, and St Vincent's Hospital.
Rachella achievements, as general manager of events for Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, gained recognition with multiple wins in the Victorian Tourism Awards 'Hall of Fame - Major Festivals and Events' 2010 and 'Major Festivals and Events' 2008/2009. In 2011, Rachella's work won 'CEO Award for Innovation and Customer Experience' in the Royal Melbourne Show Commercial Exhibitors Awards.
Event Kit has been shortlisted for Powercor Geelong Business Excellence Awards 2017.
Rachella has shared her knowledge in mentoring leadership roles including, Awards Judge for Service Skills Victoria's Developing Tourism Leaders Award, Director of Strange Fruit Company, and Program Director of Extravaganza Geelong, student mentor at William Angliss Institute.
As a side project, Rachella founded popular online food and culture showcase Eat Geelong.
EVENT MANAGEMENT team
Event Kit is a collaborations of industry experts
The Event Kit team is assembled to suit the requirements of each project. Directed by Rachella Thomas, each project is a bespoke collaboration of Event Kit event coordinators and preferred suppliers.
We pride ourselves on service agility and responsiveness.
Event Operations Team
Staff and Volunteer Coordinator
Communication and advertising agencies
3D concept renders/ graphic designers
Event infrastructure/ custom stands builders
Event design/ Soft furnishings stylists
Off-site kitchens/ Large-scale caterers
Live entertainment/ Booking agents
Public Safety/ Risk management consultants
Storage/ Ground logistics
Bachelor of Arts (History)
Grad. Cert. in Business (Event Management)
Cert.IV Training & Assessment