Phillip & Robyn Styles established Phillip Styles Marketing in 1982 following various public relations and marketing positions in the media and arts industries which included the role of Publicity Manager for the 1974-82 Adelaide Festival of Arts.
Phillip was the Sponsorship and Licensing Consultant for the South Australian Jubilee 150 celebrations and Sponsorship Consultant for the 84 and 88 Adelaide Festival of Arts.
Over the years they have created and developed the AFTA Sunday Mail Holiday Expo and Qantas Business Travel Shows in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra and Perth. Other management projects include the SA Electronics Expos, South Australia’s presence at World Expo in Brisbane, opening of Adelaide Convention Centre’s Exhibition Hall ‘SA on Show’ exhibition, the inaugural Australian Grand Prix Ball, Gala Dinner for the Adelaide Oval Centenary Test, the South Australian Tourism Awards, Adelaide Convention Centre Christmas in the Snow and the opening exhibition of Adelaide Convention Centre extension ‘World Stage’ to name a few.
For over twenty years Robyn managed all client liaisons, exhibition equipment hire and all accounting responsibilities. A little more flexibility in her routine these days Robyn divides her time between five grandchildren, keeps fit with her great group of gym girls and is a damn fine cook!
Phillip has held many board positions that included Chairman of the Adelaide Convention & Tourism Authority, Chairman of Australian Major Events, Deputy Chairman of South Australian Tourism Commission and Board Member of the Adelaide Convention Centre and South Australian Regional Tourism Board and was a Director of Exhibitions SA.
In 1998 Phillip received the ‘Chairman’s Trophy’ at the Australian Federation of Travel Agents Awards for Excellence and in 2002 the prestigious ‘Outstanding Contribution by an Individual’ at the Yellow Pages South Australian Tourism Awards.
Phillip is currently a Director of Adelaide Expotise (a Turnstyles preferred supplier), Chairman Westminster School, fabulous grandfather and prolific traveller promoting Turnstyles throughout the globe.