“In working with Ann for a high profile event for the University, she provided excellent customer service with high quality delivery. I knew we were in great hands noting her previous collegiate event planning experience, her meticulous eye for detail, and her calm manner to handle all our needs and desires. Ann works with the customer’s vision to outline options for meaningful and lasting memories. You will have a very pleasant, reliable and responsible collaborator working with you. I highly recommend Ann for your next event planning experience.”
"Ann is extremely organized and professional and helped us to execute a fantastic statewide virtual conference. She pays very close attention to the details, always having a "triple backup" to ensure everything goes smoothly. I would highly recommend Ann to help you plan any meeting or event."
"Ann’s knowledge and experience working with collegiate teams is phenomenal. Her attention to the details and ability to create a world class experience is her priority. She is very instrumental with ensuring all the athletes have a memorable experience. "
“I cannot rave enough about Ann. There are a lot of planners but only one Ann. I have never worked with anyone as competent as Ann. She makes all the difference for us.”
"I have worked with Ann as both her client and as an event partner and she is one of the best. I especially appreciate her attention to detail and communication with me and the clients events we have worked on together. She brings a wealth of knowledge to her clients, having detailed hundreds of events during her time working in hotels. Ann also has a great reputation for her professionalism and positive attitude among our colleagues and her former hotel clients. I’m so grateful to have her as an industry partner I can count on!"
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. As an only child growing up, she learned to start the conversation. As an artist she has the knack to think creatively and appreciate the big picture. A graduate of the University of Dayton, with a degree in Communication Studies, she knows communication is key to success.
Built on a foundation of over 19 years in the hospitality and event management industry, Ann has an extensive event know-how, established industry relationships, and 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 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.