The Ideas Director

Kristen Goldup is the brainchild behind Local Tickets.   She’s known for her constant ideas and lightbulb moments while brushing her teeth.   Her career as a Marketing and PR consultant, specialising in events tourism, was the catalyst for the ticketing company.

 Kristen manages strategic direction, marketing, software development and clients.

The Eventful Director

Jan Martin is a founding director of Local Tickets and is known in the office as a social machine for her love for events. 

Her career in events and tourism provide clients and tourism regions with invaluable ticketing advice.

Jan manages clients, event payments, corporate affairs, strategic direction and is a wizz in the kitchen!

The Ticketing Ninja

Zoe Anderton is our operations ninja who's a ticketing master of our software. 

Zoe started with us as an intern while completing her Diploma of Events, and is banned from ever having holidays or days off.

Zoe assists clients who need ticketing advice, equipment hire and customer ticketing enquiries.

Gold Coast Trailblazer

Carly Snodgrass is the GoldCoastTickets.com.au business owner. 

She is a trailblazer in her own right with an enviable black-book of influential locals, a successful publishing business and a Bond Uni degree.

Carly assists Gold Coast events and venues with ticketing advice.

The Technical Gurus

Luke and James are the coding kings behind the Local Tickets software. 

They are part of the founding team and have been eating and sleeping ticketing with us for the last five years. 

Luke and James manage our online security, payments processing, coding, development, reports and any number of Kristen's ideas.

Our Money Maestro

Simon McDonald is our Money Penny (CFO) who balances the books.

Simon is a winner in our eyes with his background in tourism and knowledge of Xero, having led the company to efficient accounting practices. 

He loves high growth businesses (and the 99 phone calls/emails we make to his office each month?).

The Leagle Eagle

Simon Fifield started the journey with Local Tickets as a Queensland Government Business Mentor and he has been our company solicitor since 2014. 

Simon loves writing ticketing T&C’s. 

His consulting business specialises in E-Commerce and Start-Up businesses and is also an Industrial Engineer.

Ambassador of Buzz

Talking up events is the job of our social media and PR consultants.   

Both Frankie and Briana are masters of storytelling and crafty campaigns.  We are ramping up our profile in social and mass media.

What other client do they have that has 49 brands to manage?

Chief Colouring In

Chris Brunton has tickets on himself as the chief colouring in expert.  

He is a master illustrator and has a publishing background. 

His eye for detail, typos and a love of Pantone Orange 152, makes sure we stay on brand and provide a visual feast of exciting events.

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