From the inaugural World Rugby Cup to the opening of the America's Cup village, ticker tape parades to grand openings, from providing the creative resources and direction for some of the country’s largest entertainment and retail centres to international gala events, award ceremonies , private events and celebrations - they are all part of a day's work for Mike Stockham.
The founder and project champion for RED EVENTS with 30 years experience managing numerous high profile events conferences and special occasions, Mike understands the value his experience and creativity offers in presenting a well executed event. Mike is a founding member of the NZ chapter of ISES – The International Special Event Society.
Mike with his business partner formed the highly successful Eventmakers NZ Ltd before moving on to form Retail and Event Development NZ Ltd ( R.E.D.NZ Ltd ) to better reflect the vast number of projects also undertaken in the special event sector of the retail industry.
Mike has also given his time to many charitable fundraising events, provided industry input into the AUT Bachelor of Communications studies, Event Management module and helped other event professionals to establish themselves in the industry.
Mike's commitment to quality ensures every level of care and attention is taken so clients are relaxed knowing their project will present the right message at every touch point . His reputation for being a true multi-tasker and creative genius has helped build Red Events into the market leader it is today.