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Freeman Overview

Dallas, TX
10000+ employees
Company - Private
Advertising & Marketing
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
As the world’s largest brand experience company, Freeman helps organizations connect with their customers by delivering seamless, innovative, and immersive brand experiences. Through comprehensive solutions including strategy, creative, logistics, digital solutions ... Read more

Mission: The company’s mission is to elevate the category of brand experience — by demonstrating the massive impact we can make when we connect people in ways that are meaningful and measurable.

Company Updates


    Spotlight Space: Designing an Anchor Booth Experience for Your Brand | Freeman

    How do you get to know your audiences better, understand your audiences' challenges, and also uncover new opportunities at the same time? By designing a focal point exhibit that provides a valuable and meaningful visitor experience. A long-time supporter of HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society), Allscripts enhanced its trade show floor presence with an anchor booth.


    Rigged for Success | Freeman

    So, whether it's simple signage or a massive overhead structure, here are some helpful hints to reduce costs, avoid delays, and ensure a smooth and speedy rigging process. Be strategic about what you want to be rigged. Some structures go up easier, some require more TLC to get into place and secured.

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Freeman – Why Work For Us?

We're a global company of thinkers, designers and doers. 

Make It Personal℠

A crowd of thousands is an audience of one

Our world thrives on personal connections. And our business is driven by them. It’s our mission to make the world a smaller place by creating moments that matter.
We believe meaningful experiences have the power to evolve brands, to build relationships, and to inspire action. The more connections that are made, the more impactful every experience becomes. We put people at the center — clients, partners, and attendees — and make it personal℠ for everyone.

Problem Solvers by Design

Thinking like designers starts with putting people first

Everyone on our team is committed to making a world of difference. How do we do it? By thinking like designers. Great design begins with empathy. We learn what makes people tick. We’re curious about the world around us. Careful observation into what motivates people informs how we design experiences for our clients.

Past, Present & Future

A history of service with an eye towards innovation

Our legacy in logistics is both our rock-solid foundation and the springboard to our future. We've been committed to staying ahead of the curve for our entire history. The accelerated pace of change means we’re on the move now more than ever before. We infuse technology with tenacity, and 90 years later we’ve emerged as a global leader in our industry. We're enthusiastic about the future and committed to making the world better for our employees, our partners, our clients, and the communities we serve.

Calling big thinkers, go-getters, get-it-done problem solvers. 

We're looking for the best and brightest talent to innovate the future of brand experience.

Inspiring others, every day
A culture of learning, growing, and innovating

From behind the scenes to client-facing and every stage in between, the hard work of thousands of employees contributes to our history of success. Our people look for every opportunity to learn and grow so we can deliver the best for our clients. The collaborative culture at Freeman attracts employees who enjoy working together to create meaningful connections between people and brands.

what to expect

An overview of our candidate journey

  1. Begin your Journey
    You’ve completed your candidate profile and submitted your resume. Now it’s time to discover what opportunities lie ahead.
  2. Discover your Opportunity
    You’ve found a position you are interested in and have applied. We will review your qualifications and if there is a match, we will call you to chat!
  3. Let’s Chat
    Your recruiter will contact you to discuss your qualifications and the position you applied to. We will also send you a quick ten minute assessment to learn more about your communication skills and working style.
  4. Further Exploration
    The hiring team has reviewed your qualifications. You may be contacted for an interview via phone, Skype, or onsite.
  5. Let’s Meet
    You’ll come to our offices and interview with the hiring team and your potential leader. Check out our facilities and meet some of your potential team members.
  6. You’re a Fit!
    Your recruiter will reach out to extend an offer and provide you with an offer letter to sign.
  7. Welcome to the Family!
    Upon your acceptance, you will begin the new hire onboarding process. Your first step will include completing a background check, drug screen, and other pre-employment documents to ensure a smooth transition.

Freeman Reviews

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    "Company that appreciates its employees"

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    Former Employee - Exhibitor Services Representative in Chicago, IL
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    I worked at Freeman full-time (Less than a year)


    Rewards employees more so than other companies. Took us to a rooftop Cubs game with food and drinks paid for, lots of employee appreciation activities.


    Hours can be long, as with any trade show job. Management has their favorites in every department and it is obvious.

    Advice to Management

    Newer employees to take over for the old timers who are stuck in their ways and not open to anyone working but their pals.

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Freeman Interviews



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    Easy Interview


    The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Freeman in September 2017.


    Had a brief hour long phone interview to discuss the role and what it would entail. I was told the hiring manager was determining next steps and I would hear back from them later. After several weeks I reached out for an update and was told the hiring manager was making a decision tomorrow so I would receive an update then. Nearly 2 weeks after that conversation I received an auto-generated email informing me they would be pursuing other candidates. Ultimately I'm very disappointed as I've heard good things about Freeman but their hiring process seems very slow and impersonal

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Freeman Awards & Accolades

  • Highest Customer Satisfaction, J.D. Power, 2016
  • ISO 20121 Event Sustainability Management System Global Certification, International Organization for Standardization (ISO), 2017
  • CIC Hall of Leaders, Convention Industry Council, 2017
  • Buyers Choice Award, Exhibitor Magazine, 2017
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