Jeff Davis

Jeff Davis joined Emerald in January 2022 and currently serves as Group Vice President of Sales for the company’s Connections Division. He previously led Emerald’s Outdoor & Action Sports portfolio of events and participated in its acquisition of the Overland Expo series of consumer outdoor events.

Prior to joining Emerald, Jeff spent 10 years in a variety of leadership positions at Hanley Wood Exhibitions and later at Informa Exhibitions after Informa acquired Hanley Wood. Jeff began his career in media at the Tribune Company and also worked at Gannett and Belo Corp.

Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Baylor University and is an active volunteer with the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE), chairing its expo committee in 2024. Jeff resides in Dallas, Texas with his wife and two children.