Reedexpo Sucks Customer Reviews and Feedback

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Reed Exhibitions is an event organiser, with a portfolio of approximately 500 events in 40 countries including UK, Austria, USA, France, Germany, Brazil, Russia, India, China, Australia, South Africa and the Middle East. Reed Exhibitions, which employs about 4,000 employees, is part of RELX, an information and analytics company which operates in four market segments: scientific, technical and medical; risk and business analytics; legal; and exhibitions. In 2017, RELX Group made an adjusted profit of £2,284m on revenues of £7,355m.

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Former Employee - Account Executive says

"As we are a trade show and event organizer, travel opportunities abound and we are glad that you appreciated this element of our culture. Work-life balance is valued and we seek to foster this through our summer hours program and our remote work policy. We work to improve our employee satisfaction rating and while ‘not as low’ as stated we strive for improvement. We constantly evaluate our compensation and benefit packages to stay competitive and make adjustments where necessary. If you would like to continue the conversation, please feel free to reach out to us at feedback@reedexpo.com"

Marketing Coordinator says

"Internal structure changes often, no training once hired, pay is very low"

Current Employee - Marketing Associate says

"low employee moral, low wages for incredibly high volume of work, consistently exceed normal work hours to complete daily workload, inconsistent promotional and growth scheme"

Former Employee - Account Manager says

"This feedback is disturbing and we take it very seriously. Our EEO philosophy applies to all aspects of employment including recruiting, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, job benefits, pay, and dismissal. I would welcome a ‘confidential call’ from you to better understand the nature of this complaint. Please feel free to reach me @ 203-840- 4800. I look forward to speaking with you. Nancy Walsh President, North America"

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee says

"They need to value their employees more. Unless you are in salesnor marketing there is a lack of appreciation or recognition for contributions."

Senior Manager says

"Bad management, horrible benefits, lack of career growth"

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee says

"Thanks for the review, we are working hard to listen and respond in fact this week we launched the 'drop by' lunch n learn sessions with our UK CEO and members of the leadership team - it was a great success and we're planning to make this type of informal exchange a regular diary event."

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"Commission percentages and the whole compensation structure needs to be reviewed. No sales leader. Company is run by finance department. Some people on Director-VP level are clearly over their heads so they naturally resort to micro-management making it a miserable place to work. V.P. of Sales has created a management v.s employee atmosphere that is hurting the business. Atmosphere is so political that there is no real assessment of talent. This stagnates any opportunities for mobility or increasing compensation for anyone who performs well."

Sales says

"Horrible culture at times Senior Management seems to know nothing about management or people. Very Political Senior Management does not have the respect of middle management or the employees. There are some giant egos that are systematically destroying the business There is no training or effective management - management is based on call volume alone"

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee says

"• COMPENSATION Outside of a sale position, Reed’s compensation starts on the lower end of the scale for area they are located, and annual increases do not usually match the cost of living increase. • WORK/LIFE BALANCE Reed is really working at getting this right, but I felt as though it needed to be mentioned. Depending on your workload, you may see 50 to 60-hour work weeks prior to an event. 60 to 80-hour work week at an event and then you may need to come home and pack to go back out again the following week. If you are working on 8 to 10 events a year, it is extremely difficult to maintain a healthy balance. • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Again, something Reed is working on, but it is a work in progress."