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Bruce Himelstein

Business Strategy Expert; Former Chief Marketing Officer, Loews Hotels & Resort; Dynamic Leader Behind the Revitalization of The Ritz-Carlton Brand

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 Bruce Himelstein Biography

Recognized as one of today's foremost sales and marketing innovators, Bruce Himelstein is credited with leading the revitalization of the The Ritz-Carlton Company brand and is currently serving as Cheif Marketing Officer for Loews Hotels.

Himelstein was named corporate vice president of sales and marketing for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company in 2002, following nearly 30 years with Marriott. Over the course of the next seven years, he renewed and transformed the trusted luxury brand--both for its longtime clientele and for a new generation. Updating the image of a three-billion dollar brand and a pillar in the luxury marketplace isn't easy. Himelstein implemented remarkable new branding strategies, showcasing Ritz-Carlton in innovative ways critical for staying relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Himelstein's versatile background also includes serving as president of Oceania Cruises, heading Sales & Marketing for Marriott's Senior Living Service division, and serving as a board member for Shady Grove Adventist Hospital. His experience in healthcare, coupled with hospitality, brings an exciting combination of skills and expertise to his audiences.

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  • Build (or re-build) Your Brand

    How do you flip the switch and make your brand more relevant? Bruce Himelstein, the brains behind Ritz Carlton's award-winning campaign to "blow the dust off the lion and crown", reveals strategies to elevate your brand while staying true to it's core character. How do you sell change internally? How do you harness the talents of your team, and find the most talented vendors? And how do you garner the guts and resiliency to stay the course? Himelstein uses the gift of a natural storyteller to give solid solutions and inspiring ideas for any organization.

  • Create a Customer Experience

    Why do travelers chose Ritz-Carlton? Because the customer experience at the Ritz is unmatched by any other hotel. But customer experience is not just a concern of the luxury sector. Any organization looking to win loyal customers and convert brand evangelists must pay attention to this concept. Bruce Himelstein, former SVP of sales and marketing for Ritz-Carlton, is an authority on using customer experience to elevate a brand and capture market share. His case studies and influential techniques are vital for bolstering any kind of brand.

  • Sales and Marketing in a Slump

    When the economy ground to a halt, "luxury" became a dirty word. Bad news for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, who immediately faced declining occupancy. Good news for Bruce Himelstein, former SVP of sales and marketing for Ritz-Carlton, who proved his mettle by quickly reacting with smart strategies. He's been praised by The Wall Street Journal for helping Ritz-Carlton be the first luxury brand to reveal a solid marketing plan after the economic collapse. How did he do it? And how can his strategies work for your company? This presentation is not about luxury, but about gathering a talented team, making swift decisions, and staying true to your brand.

  • Blowing the Dust off the Lion and Crown: Staying Relevant in a Changing Marketplace

    How do you make your brand relevant? Bruce Himelstein, the man behind the Ritz-Carlton's journey to the top of the luxury world, reveals the secrets behind his award-winning and groundbreaking strategies to revitalize the brand, while staying true to its roots. From harnessing the talents already within your organization to embracing new ways of thinking, Himelstein reveals the secrets to brand success.

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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Bruce Himelstein for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Bruce Himelstein for your next private or corporate function.
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Bruce Himelstein

Business Strategy Expert; Former Chief Marketing Officer, Loews Hotels & Resort; Dynamic Leader Behind the Revitalization of The Ritz-Carlton Brand

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Bruce Himelstein Biography

Recognized as one of today's foremost sales and marketing innovators, Bruce Himelstein is credited with leading the revitalization of the The Ritz-Carlton Company brand and is currently serving as Cheif Marketing Officer for Loews Hotels.

Himelstein was named corporate vice president of sales and marketing for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company in 2002, following nearly 30 years with Marriott. Over the course of the next seven years, he renewed and transformed the trusted luxury brand--both for its longtime clientele and for a new generation. Updating the image of a three-billion dollar brand and a pillar in the luxury marketplace isn't easy. Himelstein implemented remarkable new branding strategies, showcasing Ritz-Carlton in innovative ways critical for staying relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Himelstein's versatile background also includes serving as president of Oceania Cruises, heading Sales & Marketing for Marriott's Senior Living Service division, and serving as a board member for Shady Grove Adventist Hospital. His experience in healthcare, coupled with hospitality, brings an exciting combination of skills and expertise to his audiences.

Bruce Himelstein Videos

  • Bruce Himelstein: Breaking Down Organizational Silos
    Hospitality expert and keynote speaker Bruce Himelstein is available through Keppler Speakers bureau....
  • Bruce Himelstein: Updating the Ritz-Carlton Brand
    Hospitality expert and keynote speaker Bruce Himelstein is available through Keppler Speakers bureau....
  • Bruce Himelstein: Customer Service and New Perspectives
    Hospitality expert and keynote speaker Bruce Himelstein is available through Keppler Speakers bureau. ...

Bruce Himelstein Speaking Topics

  • Build (or re-build) Your Brand

    How do you flip the switch and make your brand more relevant? Bruce Himelstein, the brains behind Ritz Carlton's award-winning campaign to "blow the dust off the lion and crown", reveals strategies to elevate your brand while staying true to it's core character. How do you sell change internally? How do you harness the talents of your team, and find the most talented vendors? And how do you garner the guts and resiliency to stay the course? Himelstein uses the gift of a natural storyteller to give solid solutions and inspiring ideas for any organization.

  • Create a Customer Experience

    Why do travelers chose Ritz-Carlton? Because the customer experience at the Ritz is unmatched by any other hotel. But customer experience is not just a concern of the luxury sector. Any organization looking to win loyal customers and convert brand evangelists must pay attention to this concept. Bruce Himelstein, former SVP of sales and marketing for Ritz-Carlton, is an authority on using customer experience to elevate a brand and capture market share. His case studies and influential techniques are vital for bolstering any kind of brand.

  • Sales and Marketing in a Slump

    When the economy ground to a halt, "luxury" became a dirty word. Bad news for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, who immediately faced declining occupancy. Good news for Bruce Himelstein, former SVP of sales and marketing for Ritz-Carlton, who proved his mettle by quickly reacting with smart strategies. He's been praised by The Wall Street Journal for helping Ritz-Carlton be the first luxury brand to reveal a solid marketing plan after the economic collapse. How did he do it? And how can his strategies work for your company? This presentation is not about luxury, but about gathering a talented team, making swift decisions, and staying true to your brand.

  • Blowing the Dust off the Lion and Crown: Staying Relevant in a Changing Marketplace

    How do you make your brand relevant? Bruce Himelstein, the man behind the Ritz-Carlton's journey to the top of the luxury world, reveals the secrets behind his award-winning and groundbreaking strategies to revitalize the brand, while staying true to its roots. From harnessing the talents already within your organization to embracing new ways of thinking, Himelstein reveals the secrets to brand success.

FAQs on booking Bruce Himelstein

  • How to book Bruce Himelstein?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Bruce Himelstein for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Bruce Himelstein, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Bruce Himelstein or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Bruce Himelstein?

    Booking fees for Bruce Himelstein, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Bruce Himelstein, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Bruce Himelstein?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Bruce Himelstein for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Bruce Himelstein for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Bruce Himelstein or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Bruce Himelstein or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Bruce Himelstein is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Bruce Himelstein for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Bruce Himelstein generally travels from FL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Gary Vaynerchuk, Mark C. Thompson, Barton Seaver, Seth Godin and Guy Kawasaki. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Bruce Himelstein for an upcoming event.

Bruce Himelstein Speaker Videos

  • Bruce Himelstein: Breaking Down Organizational Silos
    Hospitality expert and keynote speaker Bruce Himelstein is available through Keppler Speakers bureau. http://www.kepplerspeakers.com/speakers.aspx?name=Bruce+Himelstein
    Bruce Himelstein: Updating the Ritz-Carlton Brand
    Hospitality expert and keynote speaker Bruce Himelstein is available through Keppler Speakers bureau. http://www.kepplerspeakers.com/speakers.aspx?name=Bruce+Himelstein
  • Bruce Himelstein: Customer Service and New Perspectives
    Hospitality expert and keynote speaker Bruce Himelstein is available through Keppler Speakers bureau. http://www.kepplerspeakers.com/speakers.aspx?name=Bruce+Himelstein

Bruce Himelstein Speaking Topics

  • Build (or re-build) Your Brand

    How do you flip the switch and make your brand more relevant? Bruce Himelstein, the brains behind Ritz Carlton's award-winning campaign to "blow the dust off the lion and crown", reveals strategies to elevate your brand while staying true to it's core character. How do you sell change internally? How do you harness the talents of your team, and find the most talented vendors? And how do you garner the guts and resiliency to stay the course? Himelstein uses the gift of a natural storyteller to give solid solutions and inspiring ideas for any organization.

  • Create a Customer Experience

    Why do travelers chose Ritz-Carlton? Because the customer experience at the Ritz is unmatched by any other hotel. But customer experience is not just a concern of the luxury sector. Any organization looking to win loyal customers and convert brand evangelists must pay attention to this concept. Bruce Himelstein, former SVP of sales and marketing for Ritz-Carlton, is an authority on using customer experience to elevate a brand and capture market share. His case studies and influential techniques are vital for bolstering any kind of brand.

  • Sales and Marketing in a Slump

    When the economy ground to a halt, "luxury" became a dirty word. Bad news for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, who immediately faced declining occupancy. Good news for Bruce Himelstein, former SVP of sales and marketing for Ritz-Carlton, who proved his mettle by quickly reacting with smart strategies. He's been praised by The Wall Street Journal for helping Ritz-Carlton be the first luxury brand to reveal a solid marketing plan after the economic collapse. How did he do it? And how can his strategies work for your company? This presentation is not about luxury, but about gathering a talented team, making swift decisions, and staying true to your brand.

  • Blowing the Dust off the Lion and Crown: Staying Relevant in a Changing Marketplace

    How do you make your brand relevant? Bruce Himelstein, the man behind the Ritz-Carlton's journey to the top of the luxury world, reveals the secrets behind his award-winning and groundbreaking strategies to revitalize the brand, while staying true to its roots. From harnessing the talents already within your organization to embracing new ways of thinking, Himelstein reveals the secrets to brand success.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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