Lisa Burton, CMP

Senior Vice President
As Senior Vice President of the meeting management business unit, Lisa Burton, CMP, is responsible for the day-to-day operational management and strategic direction of the group, which is comprised of meeting planners, registration staff and site selection/contract management staff. Her focus is on client oversight, continuous improvement and growth of the department, while maintaining proper service levels.


Lisa holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Louisiana State University.


Lisa joined Meeting Expectations in 1996 and has extensive experience with clients world-wide and has worked with client events ranging from customer/franchisee conferences, seminar series, sales and analyst meetings to city-wide conventions. Her customer portfolio includes industries such as high-tech, franchise, salon/spa and agriculture.


International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE)


In her time at Meeting Expectations, Lisa’s work has earned her ConventionSouth magazine’s Planner to Watch Award.

Fun Facts
  • Lisa has climbed to the top of the Sydney Harbor Bridge and the dome of the US Capitol.
  • Lisa graduated from Louisiana State University, and she is a huge LSU sports fan.
  • Lisa interned for a US Senator while in college and moved to D.C. after college to work in politics before she began planning conferences.

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