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David Brudney - Inspiration for tomorrow

I invited David as our guest speaker at the recent Cayuga Hospitality Advisors' (25th Anniversary) Annual Meeting. The role and position that David has created as an advisor, leader and coach in the field of hospitality Sales & Marketing is an inspiration to those wanting to develop successful consulting practices. He spoke to the group of Cornell hospitality consulting professionals on the 'tricks of the trade'. Having listened to the morning presentations, he put aside most of his planned presentation -and just 'told the story' about his recent visit to Columbia-then he volleyed back and forth between consulting fundamentals strategies and tactics; all wrapped-around real-life examples. I would highly recommend David as a dynamic and inspiring speaker for any group focused on the above topics.

Stephen M. Darling
Corporate Director and Hospitality Consultant
Vancouver, B.C.

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"Thanks again. You were highly professional, and very informative. I am confident that everyone took something away that will help them do their jobs more effectively."
Liana Haines-Smith, DOSM, Le Meridien, Beverly Hills
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David Brudney & Associates
2938A Luciernaga Street
Carlsbad, CA 92009
Phone: 760-994-9266

Testimonials from Clients & Readers

Read what David's clients and readers have had to say about his work . . .

David Brudney & Associates- Hospitality Marketing Consultants
David M. Brudney, ISHC, a nationally recognized spokesman for hotels and a veteran with four decades of experience, is the principal of David Brudney & Assoc. of Carlsbad, CA

On Consulting/Advising Service . . .

"I began working with David Brudney earlier this year. We were in search of a Sales and Marketing Consultant for our companies Hotel Division, the Town Pump Hotel Group of Montana/Idaho Falls. From the time we started working with David we found him to be very professional, knowledgeable and passionate about our industry. David began with a complete evaluation of our locations on a property level and a corporate level. This was a very in depth process in which David was able to identify many things that we were doing well and/or could improve upon as well as bringing many new ideas to the table. We have implemented these ideas and our hotels are having more success because of them. I would recommend David to any company or organization looking for a specialist in Hotel Sales and Marketing. He is a true expert in his field!".

Paula Ruark, Director of Sales and Marketing, Town Pump Hotel Division

"We wanted to validate a strategy that was in place and so we brought in a consultant, David Brudney. Brudney gave us an actionable report; many of the recommendations are being acted upon.".

Chad Crandell, President, Capital Hotel Management LLC

"We are experiencing demonstrable improvement in our business levels, due in no small part to Mr. Brudney’s analysis and recommendations".

August R. Colachis, Partner, The Colachis Companies (owner/operators, Rancho Bernardo Inn, Surf & Sand, Temecula Creek Inn)

"In this day and age there are many consultants. Not many have the "street savvy" that you possess in our industry. Again, my congratulations on your milestone".

E.F. "Ned" Snavely, Area General Manager, Marriott Hotels & Resorts

"In my opinion, hiring David Brudney as a sales and marketing consultant for our property (reflagging from Radisson to Doubletree) was an excellent decision, especially at the time of the conception of our new sales team. All of his recommendations are being implemented in the action plan. His visit was a very positive and rewarding experience for all. I look forward to the possibility of working with and being mentored by Brudney".

Donna Corallo, DOSM, French Quarter Hospitality, JFK

On the Sales Team Workshop Conducted by Brudney . . .

"This workshop was an eye-opening excellent experience enjoyed by all! All ideas and customized strategies will be implanted in the everyday sales operation and sales meetings. Key selling techniques and the "reversed" marketing plan will be exercised".


On Speaking, Conducting Sales Workshops, Facilitating . . .

"Your breakout session (on) 'Neighborhood Marketing' was superb! The compliments I heard on your session were many and sincere. I both congratulate you and thank you. Thank you for giving so much back to our industry".

Robert L. Hunter, Jr., Conference Chair, Hotel Investment Conference Atlanta

"I am particularly appreciative of your contribution to CLIA, and the seminar presentation you made. We have received many favorable comments".

Rick Lawrance, Ex. V.P., California Lodging Industry Association

"The feedback we have received regarding your session, 'Getting the Most Profit for Your Hotel Asset from Those Hard to Measure Sales & Marketing Costs' was very positive. Thanks again for your participation and support".

James E. Burba, Conference Chair, ALIS Conference

"The sales retreat was an absolute success. Material, timing, presentation all impeccable. You gave the team the material we needed, you motivated us and you facilitated the bonding process. Thank you! Now it is my job to carry on where you left off".

Liana Haines-Smith, DOSM, Le Meridien Hotel Beverly Hills, CA

"Congratulations on your masterful job orchestrating the Omni retreat. It wouldn't have been the same without your guidance, vision and, most importantly, sense of humor".

Peter C. Yesawich, Chairman & CEO, Y Partnership


On Teaching/Mentoring . . .

"Susan has told me about the outstanding job you did on the sales management course. Bravo!! The feedback from the course has been excellent. It is apparent that your hard work paid off".

John Ebersole, Chair, Continuing Education Business and Management, University of California, Berkeley

"I just received my certificate in the mail for finishing the Travel and Tourism Management Program at U.C. Berkeley Extension and thought you might be interested in seeing a copy of it since you played a major role in my completion. I must say I thoroughly enjoyed your classes the very best. You have a great teaching style and so many ideas. After your sales class, we hit the road and did a ton of cold calls in Silicon Valley. I used your techniques in trying to get to the right person. We really worked the referral system. The marketing plan was indeed a great tool to learn. I refer back to my notes constantly while writing my department's plan. Thanks for all your encouragement and brains".

Lori Colvin, Charter Sales Supervisor, Red & White Fleet, Inc.


On Brudney's Hospitality Articles . . .

"I just had to comment on your wonderful article in my today's edition of The Daily Hotel Industry News…it was fantastic and as the Brits say, 'spot on'! Your article should appear in every newspaper and magazine in the country".

Nancy A. Norman, President, the Norman Group, LLC

"Great article. I sent it to all my asset-management GMs and DOSMs".

Peter D. Keim, ISHC, Sr. V.P., President, Capital Hotel Management

"This is a terrific article and so VERY relevant".

Maureen Callahan, V.P. Marketing, Destination Hotels & Resorts

"Love your article today".

Randy Crabtree, Mgr., Global Community Marketing Meeting Professionals International

"I read your article this morning on Bill Walsh leaving a legacy on HSMAI eConnect. Your article was of special interest to me as I am also an adjunct professor in the sport management program at Flagler College here in St. Augustine teaching the marketing and promotion of sport class. I encourage them to pay attention and adhere to ethical standards so that one day they can become mentors for aspiring professionals. I am going to pass along your article to my colleagues at Flagler as well as our HSMAI chapter board members. It's good to pause to reflect on the larger picture of how in work and in play, our day-to-day actions and dealings set the stage for lasting impressions; for leaving a legacy in no matter what the industry. Thanks for your article, David".

Margy Lang, Managing Director HSMAI N.E. Florida Chapter


About David Brudney & Associates

David M. Brudney has become a charter member of Laguna Strategic Advisors and was a founding member of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants. Brudney is a veteran sales-and-marketing professional concluding his fifth decade of service to the hospitality industry. Brudney advises lodging owners, lenders, asset managers and operators about hotel sales and marketing best practices and standards of care, and conducts reviews of sales-and-marketing operations throughout the world. Brudney is a professional speaker, teacher, mentor and sales trainer. Previously, Brudney held sales and marketing positions with Hyatt, Westin and Marriott.

Contact:  David M. Brudney, Principal
David Brudney & Associates
Carlsbad, CA 92009
Phone:  760-994-9266
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Web Site:   www.DavidBrudney.com

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