President & CEO | Trends Analysis Projections [TAP] LLC
Jeff Eastman, President & CEO, has been in the industry for 30 years. He has directed the sales and marketing efforts for major convention hotels such as the Sheraton Washington Hotel (now the Marriott Wardman Park), the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers, and the Westin Crown Center Hotel. Prior to forming TAP in 2004 he served as the Senior Vice President of the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Greater Kansas City. In that role he was instrumental in the successful campaign to expand the Kansas City Convention Center. Mr. Eastman has received numerous awards for sales excellence.
Mr. Eastman is nationally recognized as a travel industry expert. He has done numerous presentations to convention bureau boards, convention sales committees, and other stakeholders. For the past three years he has been invited to speak at the annual conventions of the American Society of Association Executives, Convention Sales Professionals International, and Destination Marketing Association International. He has also spoken at numerous regional American Hotel Association conferences.