While the pandemic had many troubles for our industry, Ann chooses to look at the bright side – and think about how we can use this opportunity to rethink how to provide value to both sponsors and members. We talk about her work in this niche, and also how Ann has helped the techsytalk team produce several events after connecting post-pandemic!
Ann Hollins, Chief Experience Officer, is often deemed the organizer, the proactive strategist, the creative thinker. These skills have enabled her to create a reputation of someone you want to do business with and learn from in the meetings industry.
Built on a foundation of 20 years in the hospitality and event industry, Ann has an extensive event know-how, established industry relationships, and a passion for events that empower her in the lead role for Events Outlined. She is often a source of expertise in the hospitality industry and sought out as a consultant for event professionals.
Ann understands and appreciates the big picture ROI not only when planning events with her corporate and association partner clientele, but in her niche for sponsor, member, and association management.
Ann was most recently named 2020 – 2021 MPI Ohio Planner of Year. She is an active member of OSAP, Ohio Society of Association Professionals , MPI, Meeting Planners International Ohio Chapter, serving on the Special Projects Committee with MPI Ohio, and well connected within the Ohio and national meeting and events community. As a Visit Westerville Board Trustee and Uptown Westerville Inc. Board Member, Ann is an advocate for her local community of Westerville, OH, a large suburb of Columbus.