Lily Wilson, Director of Events for ACCESS Boston has been named one of the top 40 women in travel by the WINiT organization.
In her role, Lily provides clients with innovative solutions for experiential events and destination management in the Boston market. Additionally, Lily is responsible for developing increased organizational efficiencies and streamlined management processes, as well as implementing team professional development to elicit strategic client-partnership growth locally and through the national ACCESS network.
As Acting Interim Manager of ACCESS Boston since November, Lily has been instrumental in increasing profit margins, managing revenue growth successfully, and restructuring staff roles for efficiency. She was responsible for the full execution of a 10,000-person city-wide summit, which included more than 30 events over four days, transportation to and from 19 hotels, conference center activities, a 5k run in the Boston Commons, and the summit final night concert. The summit was an unqualified success, thanks in large part to Lily’s guidance and leadership.
With more than 10 years of events industry experience, Wilson has a reputation for excellence with clients and vendors alike. Prior to ACCESS Boston, she was a respected and extremely prolific event planner in Rhode Island.
Top 2019 Achievements
- Adding positions and expanding growth potential internally – growing the team due to growing demand in programs, all while streamlining management processes
- Increasing profit margins and total projected revenue
- Responsible for the full execution of a 10,000-person city-wide summit, which included more than 30 events over four days, transportation to and from 19 hotels, conference center activities, a 5k run in the Boston Commons, and the summit final night concert.
Lily strives to be a catalyst to drive positive change for women not only in leadership roles but in the entire travel industry.
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A leading destination management and event production company, ACCESS Boston is one of 19 national offices under the ACCESS Destination Services (ADS) brand that has been an industry leader for more than 50 years. ACCESS sets the standard for destination management in North America, leveraging its long-established talent and experience to design and deliver exclusive, unique, and award-winning programs to satisfied clients from around the world.