Insurance for Event Planners

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Hiscox rated 4.7/5
Rated 4.7/5

Who needs event planner insurance?

Event planners, who handle all aspects of planning public, private and corporate events, from ideation to logistics and execution, should have professional and general liability insurance. Problems can pop up when working with clients who have issues with specific approaches and methodologies, or in case of an incident like an injury at an event. Obtaining insurance is a great way to protect yourself while continuing to provide beneficial services to your clients.

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Policies available for event planners

For most event planners, there are three main types of insurance policies that are worth considering, each of which provides its own unique aspects of protection to assist you in running your business smoothly and effectively.

Why do event planners choose Hiscox?

At Hiscox, we understand just how much work goes into being an event planner. Whether you've opened your own business or are working in a different capacity, we can help you grow your career by reducing risk with our insurance policies, allowing you to focus on what really matters—providing exceptional services to your clients.

Here are six reasons why event planners choose Hiscox above other providers for professional liability insurance and general liability insurance:

  • Flexible payment options: We offer you the option of making monthly payments (with no additional fees) to help you manage your cash flow.
  • Tailored insurance: We specialize in businesses like yours and tailor coverage to the risks in your field.
  • Claims responsiveness: When a covered claim is reported, we will immediately defend you—even if the claim has no basis—and, if necessary, appoint an attorney.
  • Coverage for contracts: Our insurance coverage satisfies most standard contract insurance requirements.
  • Worldwide coverage: We protect you for work done by your business anywhere in the world, as long as the covered claim is filed in the United States, a U.S. territory or Canada.
  • Passion for service: Agents knowledgeable about your business concerns will provide you with excellent service.

Ready to learn more about how Hiscox insurance can help mitigate risk with event planning small business coverage? Get a fast, free quote online. If you have questions, call us at 1-866-283-7545 and speaking with a Hiscox licensed agent, Monday – Friday, 7am – 10pm ET.

Hiscox Customer Reviews

Hiscox rated 4.7/5
Rated 4.7/5

Guy, Bentonville, AR 

“Professional caring service” 

The agency was vary helpful , professional and well informed they gave me a good fair rate! As I'm just starting a company this was most important!


Moses, Idaho Falls, ID 

“Friendly Approach and clear communication” 

They were Friendly and Communicated clearly. 


Jennifer, Vista, CA

“Happy New Business Policy Customer” 

Simple, easy to use online quotation system. I followed up with a live agent to amend the limits on a policy. The agent couldn’t have been more pleasant to deal with, and informative. Very satisfying experience, over all.


Pris, Grain Valley, MO

Easy and affordable


James, Hagerstown, MD 

“Easy online availability” 

Simple fast coverage online. 

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This information is provided to assist you in understanding the coverage we offer and does not modify the terms and conditions of any insurance policy, nor does it imply that any claim is covered. Coverages are subject to underwriting and may not be available in all states.