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Reed Exhibitions Overview

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Richmond, London, England (UK)
1001 to 5000 employees
RELX Group
1968
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Publishing
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Informa, UBM
Reed Exhibitions is the world’s premier exhibition organizer, with a network of 41 offices worldwide, and a rapidly growing portfolio of events and partners in the economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and the Middle East. This global perspective enables us to ... Read more

Mission: We have over 50 years unrivaled experience in developing, marketing, selling and organizing exhibitions and events. We excel in creating brand leading, highly targeted events where people from around the world can come together to do business, network and learn. Our vision is ... Read more

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Reed Exhibitions CEO Chet Burchett
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  • "Sales. Great people but low pay and lack of growth"

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    Former Employee - Sales in Norwalk, CT (US)
    Former Employee - Sales in Norwalk, CT (US)
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    I worked at Reed Exhibitions full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people, fun travel, interesting and rewarding work. Great place for recent grads or for those in their second wind after having kids or to get off the road and have a more easy and comfortable sales job.

    Cons

    Flat structure, meaning there is no middle management. You have your directors and VPs, and then your sales reps. No opportunity for promotion and growth unless you stay at the company for years and years. Also the pay is below market. Average base and average to low commission.

    Advice to Management

    Hire smarter and more motivated people, invest in the good people by paying them more and rewarding their hard work, create a strong and realistic track for leadership or career growth.

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Reed Exhibitions Interviews

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    Development Team Lead Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond, London, England (UK)
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Reed Exhibitions (Richmond, London, England (UK)) in November 2017.

    Interview

    Woefully unprofessional. Had an initial phone interview with a senior engineer (I believe) that was promising, and was invited to a face-to-face at their Richmond office. Took an afternoon to go down there (about an hour’s journey). The company shares an office with Not On The Highstreet who seem to own/run the building. The receptionist didn’t have access to the Reed offices but kindly emailed to let them know I had arrived. After 10 minutes she emailed someone else in Reed and let me know she had done so and hopefully someone would be down soon. Later she tried calling (several times I believe) but nobody answered their phone. After half an hour - I think an extremely generous time to wait - I told her I had reached my limit and left. She was extremely embarrassed and apologetic as you might expect - even though she had done everything she could.

    20 minutes later I received a call from the Agent who handled the role. He told me the company was blaming the receptionist and she had contacted the wrong people. This was patently a complete lie as she was trying to contact the person due to interview me, with whom she was familiar. When I said that was nonsense the story changed to them blaming the Thoughtworks contractors they had with them not checking their emails, and then again to blaming an existing interview overrunning.

    Personally I would not want to work at such an obviously ramshackle, unprofessional and poorly organised company - but if after reading this you think this is the place for you, knock your socks off.

    And no, they never apologised for wasting my afternoon.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you keep an idiot in suspense?   1 Answer
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Company Updates

  • Congratulations to the Tiny House Team for successfully launching our first Tiny Houses and Simple Living Show last week in Arlington Texas!
    Exhibitors and fans enjoyed 3 days of sharing ideas for living large in tiny spaces.
    How can you get involved in this exciting business? Check out our opportunities at http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQH1z…/…/1172276

    Job Opportunities at RELX Group

    My company has a lot of open positions! If you are interested, click this link. If you apply to a job, you will be treated as a referral from me.

  • The NY Comic Con crew celebrated the launch of the Defender, the official beer of NY Comic Con this week in Brooklyn, NY.

    The event welcomed POP culture fans with photo opportunities, a costume contest, raffles and, of course, Defender beer!

    Passionate about POP culture events? Learn about career opportunities at http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQyBq.

    Home - ReedPOP - A Quirky Offshoot of Reed Exhibitions

    We deliver world class celebrations of pop culture View Our Events We boldly go where others have never

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