Entertainment & Sports Insurance

The entertainment and sports industry covers a wide variety of occupations and businesses, including performing artists, authors, talent agents, composers, sports facilities and professional sports teams. Events can take place in small to large venues. Clients in this industry require customizable insurance solutions for their unique exposures.

We’re Entertainment & Sports Industry Experts 


Berkley’s experienced entertainment and sports underwriters, claims and risk management professionals have a singular focus on this industry. With a deep understanding of the unique exposures of the entertainment and sports industry and its various occupations, we’re able to provide tailored coverage and risk management solutions to address your particular needs.


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Helping to Provide Peace of Mind for the Entertainment & Sports Industry

Berkley understands the risks facing your industry and can tailor insurance coverages to meet your needs.  Our coverage options offer protection from a wide range of potential loss exposures, including slips and falls during a live event, damage to or theft of equipment and injuries to your employees during the course of their work. Our risk management professionals can provide guidance on how to protect your business from continuously evolving risks.


Berkley can provide a suite of insurance options to help protect your entertainment or sports business, including:

  • Commercial Automobile  

  • Commercial General Liability 

  • Crime 

  • Inland Marine 

  • Umbrella 

  • Workers Compensation 

  • Property  

Our specialized Entertainment Package includes protection for: 

  • Cast  

  • Negative, film and videotape 

  • Faulty stock, camera and processing 

  • Miscellaneous equipment 

  • Props, sets and wardrobe 

  • Third-party property damage 

  • Extra expense  

  • Civil authority and commotion 

  • Money and securities

The Types of Entertainment & Sports Businesses We Serve


  • Authors 

  • Booking agents 

  • Business managers 

  • Entertainers 

  • Composers/Lyricists 

  • Musicians 

  • Performing Artists and Groups 

  • Photographers 

  • Songwriters 

  • Talent Agents 


  • Professional teams 

  • Sporting facilities


  • Amphitheaters 

  • Arenas 

  • Civic centers 

  • Coliseum 

  • Concert halls 

  • Exhibition centers 

  • Road shows 

  • Theatrical stage (fixed and touring)


  • Advertising agencies 

  • Animation companies 

  • Distributors (Video, Film, Music) 

  • Equipment rental 

  • Film and Video Production 

  • Producers and Distributors (Music, Record, Tape, Dice, Commercial) 

  • Publishers 

  • Radio stations 

  • Recording studios 

  • Shell or “Loan Out” corporations 

  • Special effects 

  • Talent agencies 

  • Television productions


  • Assemblies 

  • Bazaars 

  • Concerts 

  • Conventions 

  • Exhibits 

  • Fairs 

  • Festivals 

  • Music & Stage Events 

  • Pageants 

  • Trade Shows

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