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Sandy Voss

Sandy Voss

SVP USA Operations, Informa Markets
United States

With the goal of connecting people in an efficient and meaningful way through live events and year-round environments, Sandy is passionate about creating significant experiences for Informa Global Exhibition’s event attendees, exhibitors, and sponsors.

As Senior Vice President of North American Operations, Sandy is accountable for operations and central services across North America as a whole, with a core focus on event operations, procurement, hospitality & housing, corporate compliance and strategic event initiatives.

Sandy has been in the Events industry since 1997, where she began in a sales role for the New Hope Network. She has held a myriad of leadership positions from sales to operations to group director and market leader of both domestic and international events.

Sandy is an active member of the industry and over the years has served on committees for International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) to the Society of Independent Show Organizers (SISO).

Sandy is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and events and has been interviewed about industry trends.

In 2017, Sandy received the prestigious honor of being named the TSNN Industry Icon Honoree.  In prior years, she was featured in the Trade Show Executive cover story as well as receiving the 2013 Expo Magazine’s EXPO Elite award. Under her leadership, the events and event teams she works closely with have received hundreds of awards for marketing excellence in digital innovation to fastest growth. 



  • “Without a doubt the most valuable three days of the year for networking, learning, and meeting colleagues.”
    Tony Calanca, Calanca & Associates LLC
  • “Two of the best acquisitions Access Intelligence had executed came directly from contacts and discussions held at the SISO CEO Summit. Beyond that important networking for transactions, I learn best practices from the best in the industry. The ROI for membership is immeasurable.”
    Don Pazour, CEO, Access Intelligence
  • “The impact of SISO is so much bigger than its size. It feels more like a global council of important tribes than a traditional trade association.”
    David Adler, CEO & Founder, Bizbash Media
  • “Our industry thrives on the personal relationships that face-to-face builds, and the CEO Summit is the ultimate place to build YOUR network!”
    Tom Mitchell, President, Messe Dusseldorf North America
  • “As busy, independent, for-profit organizer, SISO keeps our company connected to all the key players working in this industry and allows great relationships and ongoing learning of best practices from the best in the business. All invaluable assets to help move our business forward."
    Howard Hauben, CEO, H2 Events
  • “The SISO membership represents the entire for-profit tradeshow community and the annual SISO conferences are must-attend events for their educational and networking value.”
    Joel A. Davis, Founder & CEO, JD Events
  • Being a member of SISO has allowed me to navigate the dynamic landscape of our industry in the most effective way possible. Personally, it’s been a journey of continuous learning, networking, and collaboration that fosters deep relationships with industry leaders. Professionally, the insights I’ve gained, the resources I have accessed, and the collaborative initiatives and advocacy work have helped to take my organization to new heights. SISO, to me, is an indispensable asset for my career and business.
    Liz Irving, President, Clarion Events