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Bruce Himelstein

Globally Recognized Brand Marketing Expert & Chief Marketing Officer of Ritz Carlton

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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.

Speaking Topics
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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  • How do I book Bruce Himelstein to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Bruce Himelstein for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability 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 speaking fee information and check availability for Bruce Himelstein or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Bruce Himelstein

    Speaking fees for Bruce Himelstein, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Bruce Himelstein are $20,000 - $30,000 for live events and $10,000 - $20,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Bruce Himelstein, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Bruce Himelstein speak about?

    Bruce Himelstein is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Business, Celebrity Chefs, Culture, Customer Service, Food, Innovation, Leadership Speakers, Lifestyle, Virtual Speakers.
  • Where does Bruce Himelstein travel from?

    Bruce Himelstein generally travels from Florida, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Bruce Himelstein’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Bruce Himelstein for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker 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. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, 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 speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Bruce Himelstein or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
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Globally Recognized Brand Marketing Expert & Chief Marketing Officer of Ritz Carlton

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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 Speaking Topics

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Bruce Himelstein Videos

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  • Bruce Himelstein Keynote

FAQs on booking Bruce Himelstein

  • How do I book Bruce Himelstein to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Bruce Himelstein for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability 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 speaking fee information and check availability for Bruce Himelstein or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Bruce Himelstein

    Speaking fees for Bruce Himelstein, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Bruce Himelstein are $20,000 - $30,000 for live events and $10,000 - $20,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Bruce Himelstein, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Bruce Himelstein speak about?

    Bruce Himelstein is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Business, Celebrity Chefs, Culture, Customer Service, Food, Innovation, Leadership Speakers, Lifestyle, Virtual Speakers.
  • Where does Bruce Himelstein travel from?

    Bruce Himelstein generally travels from Florida, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Bruce Himelstein’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Bruce Himelstein for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker 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. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, 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 speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Bruce Himelstein or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Bruce Himelstein is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Blowing the Dust off the Lion and Crown: Staying Relevant in a Changing Marketplace, Sales and Marketing in a Slump, Create a Customer Experience and Build (or re-build) Your Brand. The estimated speaking fee range to book Bruce Himelstein for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. 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 Daymond John, Dr. Jackie Freiberg, Gary Bradt, PhD, Alexandra Wilkis Wilson and Barton Seaver. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Bruce Himelstein for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Bruce Himelstein Speaking Topics

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Bruce Himelstein Speaker Videos

  • Speaker Bruce Himelstein - Expert in Professional Wellbeing
    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...
    Bruce Himelstein Keynote

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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.

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If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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