Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” Roger Brooks lives by this motto. One of the world’s most sought after experts in place branding and marketing, tourism and economic development, Roger energizes audiences with exceptional content – using humor, stories and examples, rules and ingredients that inspire audiences to achieve incredible success.
As CEO of Roger Brooks International, Roger has assisted more than a thousand communities over the past 30 years in their quest to become outstanding destinations for residents, businesses, and visitors. Author of the book “Your Town: A Destination – The 25 Immutable Rules of Successful Tourism,” Roger provides communities with bottom-line solutions and fresh ideas that can be implemented today to make a difference tomorrow.
Roger’s insights and experience provide an incredible wealth of content for each of his presentations. He has been the top-rated keynote speaker at just about every conference at which he has presented for the past decade. His dynamic, enthusiastic style leaves audiences excited and energized, ready to take what they’ve learned and apply it immediately.
- The Art of Branding
- The Step-by-Step Guide to Branding Your Community
- Tourism for the 21st Century
- Recruiting Tourism Projects
- The Seven Deadly Sins of Destination Marketing
- Marketing on a Minuscule Budget
- Things You Can Do Today to Make a Difference Tomorrow
- Tell Me Why - Memorable Marketing Campaigns
- Seven Immutable Rules of Successful Tourism
- More Immutable Rules
Business, Performance, Branding, Communication, Customer Service, Marketing, Presentations, Success
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"Everyone - and I mean everyone - in attendance enjoyed Roger's presentation. Many, many of the Main Street managers came up afterward to express to me their enjoyment of the presentation and their appreciation for the state coordinating program providing them with this opportunity. Our e-mail group has been filled with comments about how great Roger was. I could go on and on, but the best way to sum it up is that the presentation was a complete success - not only from the enjoyment aspect but also from the learning aspect." - Louisiana Main Street
"Today"s event was awesome! Roger does a fantastic job, and the reviews from the attendees were excellent! This was our third summit and everyone said was by far the best yet and the best speaker we have had so far!" - Coeur d'Alene Dept. of Labor
"Awesome job, Roger! You were clearly our highest rated speaker at our Governor's Conference on Tourism. Thanks for a super job!" - Iowa Tourism Office
"The workshop was so well received. You cannot believe the number of things people are changing based on Roger's workshop! I can't tell you how often I hear "Roger said..." - California Visitors Bureau
"Roger, you're the man! Seriously your presentation was the best I've experienced in the last 10 years. Your passion gives us the confidence we can successfully create positive change." - Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center, Ottawa, Illinois
"He was fantastic! Everyone loved Roger. We have to have him again at another conference - soon!" - Georgia Association of CVBs
"I thoroughly enjoyed your presentation at the Nova Scotia Tourism Development Day conference. It was smart, quick, lively, humorous - I walked away with some great tips. Thanks!" - Halifax, Nova Scotia