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Yancy Weinrich

Yancy Weinrich

President, North America, CloserStill Media
United States

Yancy Weinrich is President, North America for CloserStill Media.  CloserStill Media is one of the fastest-growing global events businesses, and her role will be to lead the growth in North America through acquisition, launch and organic growth of existing events over the next 2-3 years. 

She is a 17+ year award-winning, industry veteran, formerly at RX (formerly Reed Exhibitions), where she served as the Chief Growth Officer since 2019 where she led the organization in growth strategy, marketing, content, digital and activations for 25+ B2B events across a multitude of sectors. Prior to 2019, Weinrich had been in senior leadership roles, being recognized for growth with the Rock Star award for Fastest Growing Show in 2018, by Trade Show Executive, amongst many jewelry industry honors including the American Gem Society’s Triple Zero Award, a top award for leadership in that industry. She is actively involved in the events industry, as a new SISO Board Member, and currently serving on the Exhibitions and Conference Alliance (ECA), in addition to her continued commitment to serving in the nonprofit sector as treasurer for the Diamonds Do Good Organization which is a 501(c)3 organization. 


  • “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