Eric Naftulin is an accomplished entrepreneur, marketer, and consultant with a passion for helping summer camp professionals improve their marketing strategies. With over 35 years of experience, Eric is a certified SEO and content marketer who has dedicated himself to sharing his expertise through his marketing blog, Camp Marketing News, which he founded in 2009. He also administers the popular Summer Camp Marketing Tips Group on Facebook, which has over 3,000 active members.
Eric has served on several Camp Fair Marketing Committees and previously held the role of Public Relations Chair for the American Camp Association’s Southern California/Hawaii Section. He is also an American Camp Association Ambassador where he helps promote the value of the camp experience to the public and community-based groups.
As the owner of Naftulin Cassidy Partners, a professional event organizing company, Eric produces the largest family of in-person summer camp expos in Los Angeles and San Diego, including events at prestigious locations such as UCLA, Dodger Stadium, Calabasas, and Balboa Park. These expos bring together hundreds of camps under one roof, giving parents and families a chance to explore different summer camp programs.
Eric is also the publisher of CampSearch.com and lasummercamps.com, two top online directories that help parents find the best camps for their kids. His online Camp Fair, vCampFair.com, is the highest-rated in the world according to Google’s search result rankings.
In addition to his impressive marketing accomplishments, Eric is a seasoned summer camp professional who has operated and administered numerous day and overnight sleepaway camps since 1999. He has been retained to improve struggling camps, and has helped them through major management improvements, cost savings, and other strategies.
Eric is the proud owner/operator of Aloha Beach Camp, an American Camp Association Accredited summer beach and surf day camp for kids and teens ages 5 to 15 in Los Angeles, CA, and Hawaii overnight camps on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. He also owns and operates two additional camps in Los Angeles and Malibu.
Eric is married with three adult children and lives with his wife and two dogs in Los Angeles, CA.