Phillip opened Phillip Styles Marketing now Turnstyles Exhibitions and Events in 1982, an exhibition and events business. He created the AFTA Sunday Mail Holiday Expo and in 2014 the 33rd Holiday Expo was presented.
The Qantas Business Travel Shows which he started, run in Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane and Canberra.
Phillip is a past Chairman of the Adelaide Convention and Tourism Authority and Australian Major Events past Deputy Chairman of the South Australian Tourism Commission and past Board Member of Adelaide Convention Centre, Barossa Arts and Convention Centre, South Australian Regional Tourism Board and the Adelaide City Forum.
He has received a number of awards including South Australian Tourism Awards “Outstanding Contribution by an Individual”, AFTA SA Awards for Excellence “Chairman's Trophy” and the AFTA National “Outstanding Service Award 25 years”.