Who We Are
Explore Brookhaven provides professional tourism leadership and expertise for the Brookhaven destination. Our mission is to enhance the image, perception and success for tourism activities and economic opportunity in the city of Brookhaven.
Explore Brookhaven is a nonprofit, 501(c)6 organization, contracted by the City of Brookhaven, Georgia. Also known as the Brookhaven Convention & Visitors Bureau, we began doing business in 2019.
Meet the Team
Renée Areng | Executive Director Elizabeth Thompson | Admin Assistant
Lizbeth Rangel | Marketing Manager Megan Brown | Marketing Coordinator
Contractors: Janice Jefferson and Tico Soto, Sales; Sharon Moskowitz, Arts
Explore Brookhaven is directed by a board of civic and business leaders within the community that represent lodging, food service, and arts and culture.
Budget & Funding
Explore Brookhaven receives funding from the hotel-motel lodging tax in Brookhaven, GA. The 2022 operating budget is $1.1M.
What We Do
Bring people together and create a genuine sense of belonging.
Drive visitors to Brookhaven through integrated marketing campaigns, advertising, social media, and public relations.
Create collateral including a map, brochure, restaurant list, and uber discount codes to assist hotels with booking group business.
Help guests explore the ways to dine, stay, shop, gather, and discover Brookhaven.
Promote Local Business
Drive business to the Brookhaven hotels, restaurants, and retail.
Support Local Events
Provide marketing support for local events like Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival, Taste Brookhaven, Light Up Brookhaven, and more.
Why It Is Important