Anne Finzer, Chief Event Architect and President brings over 27 years of dedicated event industry management experience. Her experience is diversified amongst special events, meeting management, tradeshows and conferences. Anne’s education in business and marketing benefits all of her clients while CEO Events is developing any event model. Anne has worked at the corporate level within an event management department and has independently produced events since 2000. Anne’s unique approach to ensuring the guests have an experience rather than just an event increases the success of event objectives and ensures many repeat clients. Anne completed 5 terms of association management with the Edmonton MPI chapter. In 2006 she co-chaired the MPI Western Canadian Event Industry Conference and was awarded the Edmonton Chapter MPI Event Planner of the Year. Anne is working towards completion of the MPI Experiential Events Series. In 2011 Anne led a committee to start a International Live Events Association (ILEA) chapter in Edmonton. Anne received the ILEA J. Robert Graves award in 2016 - the first Canadian to receive this award in 30 years. She is Chairing the International conference for ILEA to be held in Calgary, Canada for the 2nd time in 30 years!