KiKi L’Italien

VP of Marketing and Commnity Relations

KiKi L’Italien, Vice President of Marketing and Community Engagement at Big Red M, is a seasoned leader in marketing and digital strategy, with over 22 years of experience. She is renowned for her dynamic digital strategies and community-building expertise. KiKi continues her influential role as the editor-in-chief of Association Chat, an essential media outlet in the association industry, featuring a vibrant online community, award-winning podcast, newsletter, and live events.

Her speaking engagements focus on innovative digital strategies, effective community engagement, and cultivating trusted leadership in the association world. KiKi’s accolades include recognition by Cvent as a top event professional to follow and being named a Meetings Trendsetter by Meetings Today Magazine. Her influence is further acknowledged by BizTech Magazine, listing her among the ’30 Nonprofit IT Influencers to Follow.’

KiKi’s leadership extends to her contributions to ASAE section councils, concentrating on membership and component relations, and her impactful role as a founding board member of SocialOffset. Her achievements have been honored with the Hall of Fame award for Organizational Leadership from the Association for Women in Events and recognition in BizBash’s Top 1000 People in the U.S. Event Industry. She is a recipient of the 2024 AWTC Technology Champion Award.

As a trusted voice in the association industry, KiKi exemplifies leadership and innovation, driving forward digital strategy and community engagement in her multifaceted roles.


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