Bruce Himelstein

One of The Top 25 Most Extraordinary Minds in Sales & Marketing

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Recognized as “One of The Top 25 Most Extraordinary Minds in Sales & Marketing” by The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI), Mr. Himelstein has transformed multi-billion-dollar companies into game-changing industry innovators.

During his illustrious career, Bruce Himelstein has been credited with leading some of the travel and hospitality industry’s most prestigious brands into the new era, including Loews Hotels, The Ritz-Carlton, and Oceana Cruises.

As Corporate Vice President of Sales and Marketing for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, he successfully implemented the renewal and transformation of the trusted luxury brand, with his groundbreaking “Blow The Dust Off The Lion and Crown” campaign.

This campaign effectively reinforced the hotel’s prestigious appeal to longtime clientele while opening up a whole new market by attracting a new generation of guests to the global brand. Mr. Himelstein and this campaign are featured prominently in Joseph Michelli’s New York Times bestseller, The New Gold Standard.

An inductee into the American Marketing Association Hall of Fame, Himelstein also sits on many prominent industry boards, including the Luxury Institute Advisory Board. In addition to a full book of speaking engagements, Mr. Himelstein participates in interviews such as those with the Wharton Business School on XM Sirius radio and as a part of the Forbes’ CMO Series.

Recognized for his ability to identify and implement strategies to maintain relevance in today’s rapidly evolving business world, Bruce Himelstein delivers valuable insight to help marketers, corporate executives, and diverse organizations in any industry build and maintain a successful brand, develop a culture of successful service, and efficiently harness talent to effectively foster innovation.

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Building Highly Successful Marketing Strategies

The Nuances of Comprehensive Branding Elements

Responsive Client Service Processes

Profitable Hospitality Models

Improving Customer Loyalty Programs

Sales Growth Strategies

Unified Organizational Approaches to Change

Top Down Executive Management

Remaining Relevant in a Constantly Changing Environment

Mr. Himelstein is able to explore a range of high-value topics customized to the theme or needs of your event.

Bruce Himelstein - Award Winning Marketing Executive
Take Your Work Serious, Not Yourself
As Noted Author Tom Peters States... "If you Don't Change, You Die"
Customer Service is Your Brand
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Bruce's presentation made us think about what is possible during times of DISRUPTION. His knowledge of Branding and Marketing had our attendees saying."The best speaker we have had in years!

The Long & Foster Companies

I know our Private Client Group Advisors valued Bruce's insights and perspectives. It was great learning about his wealth of Marketing

knowledge! GREAT speaker!!

Northwest Mutual

“Bruce Himelstein is one of the most innovative marketing

executives in the luxury industry. Bruce is a trusted

expert for top-tier brands and an engaging and prolific

speaker. His speaking and consulting engagements will

prepare you to tackle the present as well as the future

with proven best practices.”

Milton Pedraza
CEO of Luxury Institute, LLC

“Bruce challenged and encouraged us to identify

opportunities and to expand the use of proven

hospitality approaches into our healthcare delivery

settings." Thank you Bruce for sharing your talent with

me and the SGAH leadership team.”

Dennis Hansen
FMR Pres. Shady Grove Adventist Hospital