Ashley Hilsman, events director for the New Orleans Chamber, led the planning of the first collaborative Women’s Conference in New Orleans. The conference had over 550 attendees, 17 partners and 40 sponsors and is just one of 140+ chamber events held each year.
What is Ashley’s biggest tip when it comes to large-scale event planning? Draw it out.
As a visual learner, Ashley said visual elements play a huge role in helping her stay organized. Having a visual representation of your ideas is the best way to keep track of details big and small without being overwhelmed by information.
– Haley Pegg, New Orleans Chamber