Freeman Wins 2024 Top Workplaces Culture Excellence Awards by Energage

April 24, 2024

Dallas, TX (April 24, 2024) – Freeman, the global leader in events, has announced today that it is a 2024 Top Workplaces Culture Excellence winner from Energage, a purpose-driven organization that develops solutions to build and brand Top Workplaces. Freeman was also recently named a 2024 Top Workplaces USA winner.

“Being honored with Culture Excellence awards is a true testament to our employee’s dedication and passion to living by Freeman’s own values every day,” said Bob Priest-Heck, CEO of Freeman. “The awards reaffirm our commitment to fostering a culture of excellence, collaboration, and empowerment. Freeman will continue to remain committed to creating an environment where everyone can thrive and succeed.”

Top Workplaces Culture Excellence awards recognize organizations that excel in specific areas of workplace culture with Freeman earning honors in five areas including:

  • Innovation: For embedding innovation into its culture and creating an environment where new ideas come from all employees.
  • Work-life flexibility: For providing options for employees in how and where they work, as well as having managers who care for employee concerns.
  • Compensation + benefits: For offering employees not only with material rewards but also with the appreciation for their work.
  • Leadership: For inspiring confidence in their employees and in the direction of the company. Freeman’s leaders understand the needs of customers which front-line what employees hear every day.
  • Purpose + values: For both embedding Freeman’s mission and values into its culture and are efficient in their work to bring it into reality.

The Top Workplaces program has a 17-year history of surveying and celebrating people-first organizations nationally and across 60 regional markets with the Culture Excellence awards recognizing organizations that excel in specific areas of workplaces culture. Top Workplaces awards are based on feedback from a research-backed employee engagement survey. Details about how Freeman builds a great workplace culture are available on Top Workplaces.

“Earning a Top Workplaces award is a badge of honor for companies, especially because it comes authentically from their employees,” said Eric Rubino, Energage CEO. “That’s something to be proud of. In today’s market, leaders must ensure they’re allowing employees to have a voice and be heard. That’s paramount. Top Workplaces do this, and it pays dividends.”


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Freeman is a global leader in events, on a mission to redefine live for a new era. With a data-driven approach and the industry’s largest network of experts, Freeman’s insights shape exhibitions, exhibits, and events that drive audiences to action. The integrated full-service solutions leverage a 97-year legacy in event management as well as new technologies to deliver moments that matter. For more information, please visit

Making the world a better place to work together.Energage is a purpose-driven company that helps organizations turn employee feedback into useful business intelligence and credible employer recognition through Top Workplaces. Built on 18 years of culture research and the results from 27 million employees surveyed across more than 70,000 organizations,  Energage delivers the most accurate competitive benchmark available. With access to a unique combination of patented analytic tools and expert guidance, Energage customers lead the competition with an engaged workforce and an opportunity to gain recognition for their people-first approach to culture. For more information or to nominate your organization, visit or

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