Born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Tom began his professional career as an architect. Moving to events in 1985, Tom continues to apply his design training to the creation of brand-building environments, events and promotions as President, Producer and Creative Director at Fireworks Marketing Group. Tom’s strong technical background, eye for detail and extensive experience offer a valuable resource for the creation of original and cost effective design solutions.
Tom has designed and produced a wide range of large-scale corporate and public events including events for IBM, Disney, BMW, Samsung, Nissan, and Ford; branded spaces for companies like Bell Canada, Coca-cola Japan, CTV, and Marsh; and targeted promotions for Telus, Toyota, Acura, BMW MINI and Ivanhoe Cambridge to name a few. His work has been recognized nationally and internationally with numerous awards for design and production excellence.
In 2007, Tom Started Loungeworks Furniture rental and Decor which has become Western Canada’s largest event furniture rental outlet. Under the Loungeworks brand, Tom pursues his passion for creating engaging spaces and helping corporations strengthen business relationships with events.
Tom is an active supporter of the event industry, has served on the boards of ISES and MPI, was honoured with the Supplier of the Year Award by MPI BC in 2011 and 2013, and up until recently, chaired the board of the Vancouver International Children’s Festival. He and his wife have two children and lives in Vancouver.
Learn more about Tom and Loungeworks Furniture and Décor at www.loungeworks.ca