Penny Barr is a dynamic event producer who was been producing large and small scale events for the past 15 years.
Penny began her career in event production at Along Came Mary Events as a coordinator and event producer for 12 years and then started her own company, Penny Barr Events, almost three years ago. Penny has a demonstrated ability to take a client’s idea and turn it into a memorable experience. She has a natural eye for the artistic aspect of event production, but also brings a logistical savvy to every event she produces. She is a natural-born leader, adept at managing a team but also comfortable working solo. Whether producing a movie premiere party for 800 or a backyard wedding for 60, she focuses on every detail.
Penny has had the pleasure of working with Macy’s, who have turned to her to design and produce Macy's Passport Glamorama afterparty for 1,000 guests, which benefits local AIDS charities. She has also helped produce the Grammy’s official NARAS afterparty for 5,000 guests.
Penny has also had the privilege of working with Film Independent, Focus Features, Fox Searchlight, NBC Universal, Nickelodeon, Showtime, Warner Brothers, Safe Kids Worldwide, Quinn Emanuel Law Firm, the Joyful Heart Foundation, and several high-profile private clients.
Penny also has extensive experience in gourmet catering and has helped run the front of house for as few as 50 guests to as many as 5,000. She has had the pleasure of working with some of the best in the business of catering, including Wolfgang Puck, Along Came Mary Events, Jennifer Naylor Catering & Events, Patina, and Seed to Plate Catering, to name a few.
"Penny Barr helped to transform our dream for Safe Kids Day Los Angeles into a reality - producing a spectacular success. Penny is an talented special event producer - from identifying the perfect venue, planning entertaining activities for the guests, providing excellent food and beverage menus, adhering to strict timelines and budgets - all to ensure that she delivers a flawless event."
— John Campbell,
Safe Kids Worldwide