Always putting things in motion.
Steven Kelly is a forward-thinking businessman and entrepreneur raised in a combination of business and entertainment environments from a young age.
Entrepreneur & Business
Steven Kelly is the owner/operator of new function centre in the Adelaide CBD – The Loft Adelaide, founding CEO of local IT company – Dollynet Pty Ltd, Director & CEO of entertainment agency Euroagency International and director of a public company – coffee shop/cafe brand project under development, Frappe ®. Steven is also a life-long patron and continues to represent, grow and support his family’s name legacy with the “Kelly” franchise dance studios; the first of which was established by his parents right here in Adelaide in 1964. The current Steven Kelly International Dance Studios operate with his name under licence. Aside from owning and operating his own successful businesses, in the past 4 years he has contributed to Adelaide’s nightlife and hospitality sector as General Manager, Consultant and Advisor to some of Adelaide’s most recognized businesses, providing a fresh approach and various business initiatives. As a passionate advocate for our city’s culture, he has also volunteered his time to assist other business owners during various business transitions, offering support, advice and solutions.
Steven Kelly was born in Adelaide, and is a strong, decisive leader who has run his own businesses since 18 years old; with many savvy and lucrative decisions, deals and projects along the way both nationally and internationally. He is an active do-er who doesn’t let the grass grow between his feet.
Resident & City Advocate
Steven believes that a true sense of community is at the heart of every city, and that Adelaide deserves to be a more vibrant, fun, safer city! Having lived as a resident and worked in the city for over 8 years, Steven’s life experience combines hard work, forward thinking and community spirit with creativity, a sense of enjoyment and a clear vision.
His personal interests include exploring the many unique experiences Adelaide has to offer, cycling, hiking, enjoying our Parklands, attending our festivals & street events, dancing, world history, theatre entertainment and shows, staying up to date with technology, travel, and cultural tourism. Steven Kelly has been with his partner Irina, for over 6 and half years; having met her right here in the Adelaide city! They have a dog together, Simba, who also grew up in the city and was a resident mascot on our streets.