About the Philip Berners Event Management Blog

Philip Berners is an event management professional whose clients include the Queen of England, Prince Charles, Bon Jovi, Shania Twain and Jennifer Lopez,

Corporate clients include Xerox, British Airways, Virgin, Diageo, Panasonic and Mars.

Philip has worked with London Fashion Week, the MOBO Awards and he has provided event services at the Brit Awards for three consecutive years.

He has organised events in England, Italy, Portugal and Poland.

As a venue manager, Philip has managed The London Hippodrome, Camden Palace, Sugar Reef, Red Cube and Thorpe Park. His specialities are the implementation of event management procedures in venues and increasing events revenue to core businesses, such as nightclubs, theme parks and newspaper publishers.

Philip has also taught event management at the University of West London and Collegium Civitas.

Philip is also the author of “Happy Event”.

He hopes this blog will be interesting and helpful to anyone who organises events or is studying event management as a career choice.


Queen Elizabeth II, Garden party in Windsor

Prince Charles, VIP & artist hospitality at Party in the Park, Hyde Park

Prince Charles, Royal film premiere parties at Sugar Reef and Red Cube

Princess Diana, Royal visit at Thorpe Park

The BRIT Awards, VIP & artist hospitality at Earl’s Court Arena (3 consecutive years)

The MOBO Awards, VIP & artist hospitality at the Royal Albert Hall

Xerox, Sales conference

Mars, Staff private hire nights at Thorpe Park

Panasonic, product launch

Formula 1, team launch

Philip Treacy, London Fashion Week

Home Entertainment Awards

Max Power Awards

PC Zone Awards

The Alternative Hair Show

Kent Institute, graduation fashion show

Guildford College, graduation fashion show

Saturday Night Fever, launch of the West End show

British Red Cross, premiere party

The Publican Awards, for 2,000 guests at the Grosvenor House Hotel

Schweppes, post-awards party

The Publican, annual business conference

The Publican Golf, corporate networking golf tournament in Portugal

Bon Jovi, worldwide album launch, Rome

William Hunt, Savile Row launch event

Jennifer Lopez, pan-European press launch

Reba McEntire, private dinner and film screening at London record label HQ

Travel Inns, launch of the Heathrow Travel Inn

Diageo, Christmas party

Shania Twain, post-Wembley party

Philip Berners was the event manager at The London Hippodrome, Camden Palace, Sugar Reef, Red Cube, Thorpe Park.

Lecturer at the University of West London, and at Collegium Civitas.

Author of “Happy Event”.


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