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March 31 - April 3, 2025  |  Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa - Austin, TX


SISO Summit

Lisa Hannant

Lisa Hannant

Clarion Events

Lisa Hannant is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Clarion Events. Lisa joined Clarion in 2008 and since joining has been part of the senior management team that has led and delivered a strategy of expansive growth, diversifying the Clarion business and portfolio mix substantially in recent years.

Lisa joined the Board and was appointed Group Managing Director in 2013, and become CEO in 2022. With over 30 years’ industry experience working across a broad range of sectors and international markets, Lisa has extensive experience of building market leading brands and positions, both organically and through acquisition and also across a wide range of customer driven formats including large scale live events and digital products.

Prior to joining Clarion, Lisa held a number of senior management positions within the exhibition and conference industry and was integral to the success of two start-up businesses that were later successfully acquired by major UK organisers.

Lisa also serves on a number of industry boards, including UFI, SISO, and the AEO.