Chris Schimek

EVP, Event Delivery

Chris actively demonstrates exceptional leadership and brings a deep understanding of the Expo business, consistently delivering successful brand experiences.

Chris joined Freeman’s Atlanta office in 1997 as Assistant Director of Operations and was later promoted to Director of Operations and Assistant General Manager. He was then named Vice President and General Manager of the Las Vegas office, which ranks among Freeman’s highest-volume and highest-ranked customer service branches. In his current role, Chris oversees Freeman’s exposition operations throughout the California, Nevada, Pacific Northwest, South Central, and South East regions, as well as management of Freeman’s supply chain and logistics (Procurement and Distribution Centers) and corporate support departments (Freight, Material Handling and Exhibitor Transportation).

His diverse background in both operations and administration has helped Chris acquire the knowledge and experience needed to successfully implement Freeman’s operating processes, systems and standards, which are utilized to continuously improve operational efficiencies and customer service. Chris’ ability to successfully collaborate internally and externally creates opportunities for innovation, which ultimately helps clients create meaningful connections.

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