ABOUT SCURRY STREET
Nann S. Philips,
Founder & CEO
CMP, CMM, DES, PMED
Home on Scurry Street
Big Spring, TX
Scurry Street Meeting Management, LLC, is an independent minority- and woman-owned
event management firm based in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas area, with Clients located
throughout the United States. We provide all levels of face-to-face and digital meeting and
event management, association management support, onsite event support, contract
negotiation, housing management, exhibitor and sponsor development, speaker relations,
and more. We take a very entrepreneurial approach to our work and are always mindful of
how our efforts, actions, and decisions will position our Clients for future growth.
Scurry Street’s founder, Nann S. Philips, CMP, CMM, DES, PMED, is an accomplished business
event professional with more than two decades of experience producing a wide range of
world-class events and experiences. Scurry Street’s portfolio of Clients includes industry-
leading organizations in the retail, non-profit, association, military, healthcare,
pharmaceutical, and technology sectors.
When not serving her Clients, Nann volunteers her time and talent with various charitable
non-profit and professional organizations and has volunteered on numerous boards of
directors and committees supporting the meetings and events industry. Scurry Street is
named after the home where Nann lived as a child, to honor her family and remember her
roots. She is an avid movie buff, travel enthusiast, and technology geek. Nann lives near
Dallas, Texas with her husband and two very spoiled rescue dogs.
Candace Wallner has dedicated her entire professional career to association management,
leveraging her expertise to support national and regional organizations in the medical,
human resources and retail sectors. She has a passion for improving processes, prioritization
and working smarter. Her breadth of experience includes managing technology solutions,
championing complex projects, copywriting, managing website content, creating
communication plans, documenting processes, customer service, ensuring brand integrity,
and managing volunteers.
Candace lives near Austin, Texas with her husband and their two young girls. Outside of work,
Candace is an avid live music fan and festival attendee. She loves to explore local breweries
and dives. She also enjoys growing veggies in the backyard, cooking and entertaining friends
and family. Volunteering on the school PTA board and coordinating the family’s schedule
keeps her very busy.
WHAT WE DO
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
Whether you need just a little extra support with part of your project, or a complete event management solution, Scurry Street provides a full range of services to make your conference, tradeshow, or corporate event a smashing success! Click on the images below to learn more.
Scurry Street staff and contractors participate in ongoing professional development and training to stay up-to-date and informed about ever-evolving industry practices and trends. We work hard to maintain the most respected industry-leading credentials including:
Certification in Pandemic Meeting & Event Design (PMED) – Event Leadership Institute
Certification in Meeting Management (CMM) – Meeting Professionals International
Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) – Events Industry Council
Digital Event Strategist (DES) – PCMA Digital Experience Institute
COVID-19 Contact Tracing Certification – Johns Hopkins University
Cvent Event Management Certification – Cvent
Hospitality & Tourism Management Certificate Program – Florida Atlantic University
COVID-19 Certificate Level A - Safe Sets International
Bringing the dynamics of an in-person event to life in a digital or hybrid setting requires rethinking every part of your event strategy. Scurry Street has produced and supported hundreds of virtual experiences reaching thousands of participants. From managing small VIP Zoom breakouts to building ground-up experience platforms for a global audience, we will work with your team to create an impactful experience to deliver the results you need.
Exhibitors bring significant value and revenue to your organization, and it takes a skilled touch to deliver a positive, productive experience for this critical segment of your customer base. Scurry Street has a long history of tradeshow experience - on both the exhibitor and organizer side. We can help you source, sell, and manage deliverables for your exhibitors and sponsors.
Creating the right environment to achieve your event’s purpose is certainly part of good meeting design. What they may not think about are the other elements of smart meeting design, including procurement strategies, an integrated communication plan, defining content and delivery methods, and analyzing outcomes. Scurry Street will work with your team to lead you through these steps.
Scurry Street has its roots in associations. We’ll work with your staff and volunteers to support your members with meeting management, communications, programming, registration, and social media.
Relationships cultivated over two decades in the meetings & events industry provide us with access to a robust community of destinations, venues, speakers, and other solutions and services, both domestically and internationally. Scurry Street can connect you with vetted professionals with the right expertise and experience for your event.
Scurry Street can work with your team to assess your current sponsorship strategy, redesign or refine your offerings, and help you develop new ways to build better partnerships. We can even help you market and manage your sponsorships, all the way through activation and fulfillment.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
Beth Brooks, CAE
Executive Director, Texas College of Emergency Physicians
“Nann has a great work ethic, is a great writer and communicator with excellent follow-up. She did a wonderful job selling our exhibit booths and sponsorships. Highly recommend her.”
Kathie Niesen, CMP
Chief of Staff, Pedorthic Footcare Association
“INann is great to work with. She is a true go-getter. She is very conscientious and has a great work ethic. No job is too big or small and she works to make sure the end product is what the client wants.”
Managing Director at Ramsee Consulting Group l Vistage
“I have collaborated with Nann on several different projects over the last seven years.
Nann is smart, creative, energetic, positive, and a pleasure to work with. She is a high-
character individual, and I cannot recommend her highly enough!”
Account Executive at Belo Media Group
“Nann has a comprehensive skill set which allows her to create long-lasting relationships
with clients at all levels. She is extremely detail-oriented and has excellent customer
service skills, as well as follow-up. When we worked side-by-side on many projects, Nann
was the person everyone looked to for guidance in completing the projects. If I were given
the opportunity in the future, I'd love to have her on my team again.”