Ashton Hald CMP, DES

Senior Meeting Manager, Association Headquarters

Ashton has been in the meeting and event management industry for 15 years planning meetings in the scientific and not-for-profit environments. Prior to Association Headquarters, Ashton worked for the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) where she was part of a team managing more than forty 250-500 person meetings, and a 15,000-person citywide conference annually. She joined AH in 2016 and is the Senior Meeting Manager for the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA) and the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI). She holds the Certified Meeting Professional and Digital Event Strategist designation. Most recently she has been extremely involved in educating and speaking to meetings and events industry professionals on the topic of "Returning to In-Person Meetings" and holding in-person events as we begin to slowly emerge from years that have put a dramatic halt to in person meetings and events.