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Liz Irving

Liz Irving

Chief Marketing Officer, Clarion Events

Liz’s endless curiosity, desire for learning, and passion for building relationships infuse her responsibilities as the Chief Marketing Officer for Clarion Events. With over 20 years of experience in the events industry, she is focused on delivering results by creating brand strategies and providing innovative approaches that meet her customers’ needs.

In her current role, Liz oversees event and media marketing, strategy and insights, audience acquisition, digital products, data and analytics. She is responsible for driving a foundational focus on further propelling customer initiatives, product innovation, and technology enablement, with the end goal that Clarion North America is providing best-in-class events and products for current and future customers. She constantly has her eye on the customer experience and how to continuously evolve what our events offer to increase the value we provide face-to-face and digitally.

Before joining Clarion, Liz was with Reed Exhibitions for 14 years, in a variety of marketing leadership positions across several events, including the leading jewelry media brand, JCK.

Liz earned her bachelor’s degree from Niagara University and a master’s degree from the University of New Haven.Liz is a member of SISO’s Board of Directors and leads the Marketing Special Interest Group.