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Lisa Holt

Lisa Holt

Founder, Zing Insights

Lisa Holt founded Zing Insights in 2011 following a career spanning almost 20 years working in media and events market research.  Since she launched Zing Lisa has worked with many of the leading exhibition organisers globally including; Reed Exhibitions, Ascential Events, UBM and Media 10, to name a few.  

Lisa has a focus on delivering commercial insights that can drive business development and help their clients to launch, acquire, grow, evolve and adapt to changing market conditions.  

Lisa is a champion of best practice standards in data and research and is a full member of the Market Research Society and the Association of Qualitative Research Professionals.

Lisa lives in Norfolk with her husband, son and Sproodle – Sprocket.


  • The AEO Awards is great at bringing the community and the industry all together
    Carolyn Mason
    Director, Experience Staff
  • It is so much fun to have a day out with the industry and to just talk to everyone that loves it and is so passionate about it
    Nico Stanford
    Senior Sales Manager, Olympia London
  • I wanted to congratulate you both, and the wider AEO team, on such a fantastic awards ceremony last week. I have not attended the AEO Awards for several years, and perhaps I forgot just how much of a special day it is… it was incredibly well organised, and it was such a wonderful occasion.
    Ashley Roberts
    Managing Director, CONNECT
  • What a fantastic AEO Awards last Friday; such a buzz and a brilliant afternoon all round. Thank you all for putting on such a fabulous event. What Else Events will be back next year with an even stronger case. For now, being a Finalist is a major achievement in such a competitive category.
    Tim Else
    Founder & Managing Director, What Else Events
  • It was lovely to see you and the team and we had a fantastic night thank you! Everything looked incredible and it was a great event to be part of. Thank you
    Becky Oldham
    Marketing Manager, NEC Group


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