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Celebrity Events


Charity & Silent Auctions


Golf Events & Charity Fundraisers


Exclusive Travel Experiences


Bespoke Concierge Service

About Us

ConnectVIPs is an exclusive “connections” company, dedicated to providing extraordinary and curated services for our clients worldwide.

Founded by Karen Thornton-Brown. Karen has a background of working at the forefront of prestigious international events, high-end property projects for niche contractors, sourcing luxury timepieces and rare gemstones, and has delivered unrivalled executive assistance to directors, CEOs, Celebrities & HNWI for over 20 years.

Our services span the full spectrum of individual and corporate requirements. Every day and every client request differs…often challenging but always fun.

We are who discerning clients turn to when they want the impossible made possible.

What we do

Celebrity & Charity Golf Events

Superb courses to play on, both here in the UK and Europe. Help raise funds for your charity, or promote your business, with our impressive Golf Events – with optional Evening/Gala Dinner. View our work with the Sir Bobby Robson Charity.


We host, run, and source products and experiences of various values, from simply providing an item to enhance an auction to setting up the entire auction and have organised many charity events across the UK and Europe.


Effortless corporate and private concierge services, dedicated to orchestrating the best in lifestyle management, executive travel, exclusive venues, those “gold dust” tickets, superlative hospitality, VIP Experiences and more.


Wine tasting in Florence, Luxury Charter Flights to Barcelona, the best Golf experience at Les Bordes in the Loire, stunning Castle Spa breaks, your dream wedding in the perfect location – we cater to your heart’s desire.



In partnership with Carob Premier we have sourced truly one-of-a-kind diamonds. Our diamantaires study each gem to determine if it has the potential to make the most beautiful and dramatic stone possible – worthy of the Carob name.

Crème de la crème events & weddings

Whether it’s Corporate or Private Event Management – orchestrating your main event of the year, a very special anniversary or engagement, or perhaps your dream wedding at the perfect destination – we cater to your every wish.

Our News

Sports World Magazine – New Columnist

I’m so excited to announce that I’m now writing a regular column for the fabulous Sports World Magazine!  I’ve been an avid reader of this exclusive publication since it's inception, and have been lucky enough to write for them about our luxury destination wedding...

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Charity Auctions – No Risk…No Cost

  WHAT WE OFFER ConnectVIPS offer a comprehensive  fundraising service and provide auctions for charity events across the UK and Europe. We host, run, and provide products and experiences of various values, from simply providing an item to enhance an auction to...

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Raise More. Do Less

Charity Fundraising - Event Planning     Fundraisers & Charities - does this sound familiar?   You'd like to launch or refresh a special fundraising event like a golf tournament or an auction. You have a major milestone anniversary approaching and...

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Sir Bobby Robson Foundation Celebrity Golf Day — Karen is the best organiser and has the best contacts in the whole of the UK & Europe.  Her private contacts know no bounds.  She will leave no stone unturned in making your golf day whether medium sized or large an extremely successful and memorable day. Our Foundation Day at Rockliffe Hall fulfilled all its objectives and more.  All those involved left with great satisfaction and enjoyment.  A job brilliantly done!

Andrew Robson

Trustee, Sir Bobby Robson Foundation