Emerald Expositions


Lori Jenks

SVP – Trade Show Operations

Lori joined Emerald in 1992 and serves as Senior Vice President of Trade Show Operations, with responsibility for the operational fulfillment of over 85 trade shows and conferences. She served as our Vice President – Operations from 2008 to 2014. From 2000 to 2008, she served as Group Operations Director of VNU. From 1992 to 1999, she served as Operations Director of Miller Freeman. Lori has more than 24 years of trade show industry event/conference experience. She is certified in Business Process Improvement from Nielsen and is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt. Lori holds a B.A. from California State University, Fullerton.

Lori’s interests include spending time with her husband James and their three children, gardening, cycling and enjoying the beach lifestyle. She lives in Dana Point, CA.