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HD / NEWH Site Visit - Mirage
Date: Tue. May. 15
Time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Meet outside Venetian Casanova 501

There are two new VIP experiences at the Mirage. Taking over the former JET Nightclub location, 1 OAK Las Vegas marks the first-ever partnership with ...(+/-)

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ISHP's 20 Questions with an Industry Icon: Leonard Parker
Date: Tue. May. 15
Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Location: Venetian Casanova 502

Speaker(s):

David Shulman principal, Project Dynamics

Leonard Parker Founder, Leonard Parker Company

Mitch Parker Partner, Parker International

Since founding the Leonard Parker Company in 1969, Leonard Parker has shaped the hospitality purchasing industry as we know it today during his 50-plu...(+/-)

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Design Spring: The Challenges and Opportunities of Developing the Middle East’s Hospitality Scene
Date: Tue. May. 15
Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Location: Venetian Casanova 504

Speaker(s):

Alia Akkam managing editor, Hospitality Design magazine

James C. Lehouiller, LEED® AP Managing Partner / CEO, DiLEONARDO

Jeffrey Ornstein chief operating officer, J/Brice Design International

Larry Traxler senior vice president, global design services, Hilton Worldwide

Meg Prendergast Principal, Gettys

Sue Firestone founder/chairman, sfa design

Tourism in the Middle East has long been precarious, but with the advent of Arab Spring in 2011, the future is even more uncertain—and promising. Get ...(+/-)

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Fabric to Frame: Getting the Upholstery Spec Right!
Date: Tue. May. 15
Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Location: Venetian 506

Speaker(s):

Darci Sassen vice president, director of contract sales, Fabricut Contract, S. Harris, Vervain & Stroheim

Irwin Gasner president, Wearbest Sil-Tex Mills

Jeff Lazar CEO/Founder, JLF lone meadow

Jerry Beale senior vice president & managing director, Wilson Associates

Mary Lee Roebuck senior purchasing director, Marriott International

The right fabric on the right frame is so important! Lessons learned from successes and near-disasters will be learned from some of our industry’s exp...(+/-)

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Hands-on Workshop: Pfister Custom: Making Your Plumbing Solution Unique to Your Project (free session)
Date: Tue. May. 15
Time: 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Booth #4820

Take this hands-on workshop taking place in the Pfister booth on the expo floor....(+/-)

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Green Conversations with the Experts: What are We Teaching Our Students and What Can They Teach Us? (free session)
Date: Tue. May. 15
Time: 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Booth #3832

Speaker(s):

Glenn Hasek publisher / editor, Green Lodgining News

Jeanne Varney lecturer faculty, school of hotel administration, Cornell University

Glenn Hasek interviews Jeanne Varney on the showroom floor in an informal setting. Audience participation and questions are encouraged.
Sponsored...(+/-)

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The Business of Nightclub Design: Marquee, the only Nightclub with a Harvard Business School Case Study
Date: Tue. May. 15
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Venetian Casanova 502

Speaker(s):

Jason Strauss partner, TAO Group

Lou Abin partner, TAO Group

Stacy Shoemaker Rauen executive editor , Hospitality Design magazine

What makes a successful nightclub? Learn from the best as the TAO Group partners delve into one of the most successful nightclubs of all time, Marquee...(+/-)

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The Importance of Engaging the Guest Experience: Successful Development of the Independent Resort
Date: Tue. May. 15
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Venetian Casanova 504

Speaker(s):

Jonathan Douglas, AIA managing principal, VOA Associates Inc

Architecture and interior design are essential ingredients for translating your “brand image” and conveying a successful, memorable guest experience. ...(+/-)

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Entrepreneur to Multi-Unit Operator: A Guide to Growth for Small and Emerging Restaurants
Date: Tue. May. 15
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Venetian Casanova 506

Speaker(s):

Archie Andrews vice president of design and construction, Zoës Kitchen

Eric Horsley managing partner, Brixx Wood Fired Pizza

Jim Verney partner, Bad Daddy's International and Kickin' Chicken International

Steve Starr, AIA, RDI partner, Tobin Starr + Partners

When masterly executed, restaurant design not only boosts sales but also defines and clarifies brand values and goals particularly in small and emergi...(+/-)

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Green Voice: NEWH Student Scholarship Awards Luncheon & Green Panel Discussion by the Experts
Date: Tue. May. 15
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Venetian Bassano 2602

Speaker(s):

David Mahood principal, Olive Hospitality Consulting | Olive Designs

Herve Houdre regional director of operations & general manager , InterContinental New York Barclay

Jeanne Varney lecturer faculty, school of hotel administration, Cornell University

Kathryn Fernholz executive director, Dovetail Partners, Inc.

Susan Inglis founder, From the Mountain

Due to the enormity of our industry, all future growth must be measured by sustainable principles. How do we pursue sustainable principles within this...(+/-)

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Historic Preservation and Modern Sensibility: Dynamic New Life for Iconic Hotels
Date: Tue. May. 15
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Venetian Casanova 504

Speaker(s):

Deborah L. Forrest, FASID principal, ForrestPerkins

Jonathan Cardello principal / director, ADD Inc Miami

How do you reinvent an iconic hotel for the 21st century without losing its sense of history? Learn from two challenging historic preservation case st...(+/-)

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It’s All in the Details: Crafting a Complete Experience
Date: Tue. May. 15
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Venetian Casanova 502

Speaker(s):

Andrew Alford founder/principal, Dirty Lines Design

Antoni Yelamos chief creative director, Food Culture

Lori Hon co-founder, Gray V

Roberto Sablayrolles CEO and creative director, Tasty Concepts

In any space, grandiose gestures may be the first to catch a guest's eye, but a successful, meaningful design is brought through the details, big and ...(+/-)

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Made In America: Reintroducing Manufacturing to the Hospitality Industry
Date: Tue. May. 15
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Venetian Casanova 506

Speaker(s):

Helen Jorgensen, ISHP, LEED AP vice president, design & procurement, development, design & construction, Host Hotels & Resorts

Jason Bramhall procurement director, Gettys

Laurence Kenyon president, Hospitality Millwork

Lee Blair global head of hospitality, Mohawk Industries , Durkan Hospitality

Troy Cook president, Renaissance Contract Lighting & Furnishings

Is it really the time to reintroduce manufacturing to the hospitality industry from the stand point of “Made in America”? You be the judge. Hear from ...(+/-)

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HD / JHG Radical Innovation in Hospitality Competition (free session)
Date: Tue. May. 15
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Venetian Veronese Ballroom

Speaker(s):

Claude Amar Managing Director, The John Hardy Group

James Woods managing partner, Keen Partners

Jena Thornton, LEED AP senior vice president, Bentall Kennedy (U.S.) LP

John Hardy president and CEO, The John Hardy Group International

Michael Medzigian chairman and managing partner , Watermark Capital Partners

Simon Turner president, global development, Starwood Hotels & Resorts

Vern Yip

Wing Chao founding principal, Wing T. Chao Architect

What is radically innovative for 2012? Ultimately, you will decide. Hear the finalists for the 2012 Radical Innovation in Hospitality Competition desc...(+/-)

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HD / NEWH site visit - The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Date: Tue. May. 15
Time: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Meet outside Venetian Casanova 501

The numbers speak for themselves: more than six million square feet of space covering nearly nine acres; 3,000 guestrooms; 170,000 square feet of rest...(+/-)

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20th and 21st Century Handcrafted Wallcoverings (free session)
Date: Tue. May. 15
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Venetian Casanova 504

Speaker(s):

Joyce Romanoff president, Maya Romanoff

This course will provide an overview of 20th & 21st century wall coverings, illustrating the canon of work, trends, and usage. From block printing to ...(+/-)

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Green Conversations with the Experts: Where Does Your Wood Come from and Why it Matters (free session)
Date: Tue. May. 15
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Booth #3832

Speaker(s):

David Mahood principal, Olive Hospitality Consulting | Olive Designs

Kathryn Fernholz executive director, Dovetail Partners, Inc.

David Mahood interviews Kathryn Fernholz on the showroom floor in an informal setting. Audience participation and questions are encouraged.
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Transforming the 21st Century Guest Experience through Sustainable Purchasing and Design
Date: Tue. May. 15
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Venetian Casanova 504

Speaker(s):

Bob Bomholt vice president and general manager, Kimball Hospitality

Bradley Hugh Colton Strategic Projects, Global Procurement , Marriott International

Chris Klehm, LEED AP BD+C, USGBC LEED faculty senior director, Sellen Sustainability

Craig Amos senior vice president capital investments, Apple REIT Companies

Darlene Henke president , Audit Logistics

Diana Dobin president, Valley Forge Fabrics

Joanna Abrams CEO, MindClick SGM

The next generation of consumers for hospitality will make purchasing decisions driven by the economy AND the environment. Industries outside of hospi...(+/-)

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Designing For a Safer Hotel in the 21st Century
Date: Tue. May. 15
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Venetian Casanova 502

Speaker(s):

Jim Braver US Director, The TIX Group

The hospitality industry as a high profile “soft target” faces growing risks due to the nature of modern day terrorism. In Israel, innovative, proven ...(+/-)

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HD / ISHP Town Hall: Hotel Owners' Roundtable (free session)
Date: Wed. May. 16
Time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Venetian Veronese 2501

Speaker(s):

Alan Benjamin, ISHP, ISHC president, Benjamin West

Alan Kerslake Director Interior Design, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

Barry Nidiffer senior vice president, development management, Chartres Lodging Group

Bill Tom vice president, architecture & construction, Delta Hotels and Resorts

Chris Tompkins senior vice president, marketing and brand programs, B Hotels & Resorts

Chuck Engelhardt senior vice president, design and construction, Chatham Lodging Trust

Craig Amos senior vice president capital investments, Apple REIT Companies

Derek White Senior Portfolio manager, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (AIDA)

DJ Rama vice president, JHM Hotels

Don Griner senior director, design & innovation, Choice Hotels International

Gary Dollens global head, franchise & select brands, Hyatt Hotels and Resorts

George L. Scammell, ASID, IIDA vice president global design, development planning and construction, Wyndham Worldwide Corporation

Gerry Chase president & COO, New Castle Hotels & Resorts

Glenn Wilson vice president, international interior design, Marriott International

Gregory Hartman executive vice president, strategic advisory, Jones Lange LaSalle

Heather Maloney vice president of design , King & Grove Hotels

Helen Jorgensen, ISHP, LEED AP vice president, design & procurement, development, design & construction, Host Hotels & Resorts

Jay Litt principal , Ewoldt Corp

Kevin V. Grass principal, Noble Investment Group

Laura McKoy, IIDA director of interior design , Omni Hotels & Resorts

Lori Patten, ISHP executive vice president , Patten Purchasing, LLC

Mathew Sparks senior vice president, luxury corporate development, Hilton Worldwide

Michael Coolidge senior vice president, Watermark Capital Partners, LLC

Michael Everett senior vice president, hospitality investments, Destination Hotels and Resorts

Peter Reardon vice president of purchasing and procurement, White Lodging Services

Raul Leal president & chief operating officer , Virgin Hotels

Rick Adams chief investment officer, Chesapeake Lodging Trust

Rick Besse senior vice president , Grubb and Ellis

Robert P. Carl senior vice president, director of design and construction , FelCor

Siddarth Narang Vice President, Developement, Starwood Hotels & Resorts

Stacey Greene vice president, project management, Inland American Lodging Advisor

Ted Jacobs VP brand design, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide

Thomas Prins principal, Gemstone Resorts

Trent Arnold vice president, Tavistock Group

William G. Sipple managing director, HVS Capital Corp

You told us to keep this session, and we listened, giving you access to countless industry leaders and decision makers in a single setting. In HD’s mo...(+/-)

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Adam D. Tihany in Conversation with Michael Adams
Date: Wed. May. 16
Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Venetian Casanova 502

Speaker(s):

Adam D. Tihany founder, Tihany Design

Michael Adams editor in chief, Hospitality Design magazine

For the past three decades, Adam D. Tihany has created some of the world’s most beautiful and celebrated luxury hotels and restaurants. In conversatio...(+/-)

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Product Workshop: Challenges & Solutions for Today’s Ceramic Tile and Stone Installations (free session)
Date: Wed. May. 16
Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Venetian Casanova 506

Speaker(s):

Earl Maicus architectural services manager, Schluter Systems

Ceramic and stone tiles are beautiful and durable surface coverings, but today’s construction environment presents a variety of unique installation ch...(+/-)

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Green Conversations with the Experts: Materials Matter (free session)
Date: Wed. May. 16
Time: 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Booth #3832

Speaker(s):

Jillian VanDresser principal, VanDresser Company

Susan Inglis founder, From the Mountain

Jillian VanDresser interviews Susan Inglis on the showroom floor in an informal setting. Audience participation and questions are encouraged.
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Holistic Spa Design: ESPA's Susan Harmsworth
Date: Wed. May. 16
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Venetian Casanova 502

Speaker(s):

Susan Harmsworth Founder and CEO, ESPA International

For more than 15 years, ESPA has been creating bespoke luxury spas throughout the top hotels of the world that not only look good, but also provide th...(+/-)

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Event Space ArchiTechnology: Planning for Future Meetings
Date: Wed. May. 16
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Venetian Casanova 506

Speaker(s):

Jeff Loether principal , Electro-Media Design, Ltd.

How can presentation and collaborative communication technologies be integrated into interior architectural spaces most effectively? How will changing...(+/-)

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Form and Function: The Secrets to Award-Winning Restaurant Collaboration
Date: Wed. May. 16
Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Venetian Casanova 502

Speaker(s):

Donnie Madia managing Partner and Owner, One Off hospitality Group

Paul Kahan executive Chef and Owner, One Off hospitality Group

Thomas Schlesser Founder, Design Bureaux

Blackbird, Avec, Violet Hour, Big Star. Together chef Paul Kahan, managing partner Donnie Madia, and designer Thomas Schlesser have created some of th...(+/-)

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Rethinking the Lobby: Creating a 24-7 Social Space
Date: Wed. May. 16
Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Venetian Casanova 504

Speaker(s):

Eric Nicolas director/global brand management , Holiday Inn Family of Brands, IHG

George L. Scammell, ASID, IIDA vice president global design, development planning and construction, Wyndham Worldwide Corporation

Stacy Shoemaker Rauen executive editor , Hospitality Design magazine

Ted Jacobs VP brand design, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide

Vito Lotta senior director of design, Hilton Hotels

It’s no secret that big brands constantly need to reinvent themselves to stay relevant. It seems the latest tweaks have been happening in the lobby. F...(+/-)

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Hotel Economic Outlook and Development Trends with Lodging Econometrics’ Bruce Ford
Date: Wed. May. 16
Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Venetian Casanova 506

Speaker(s):

Bruce Ford senior vice president, Lodging Econometrics

Look at the hotel market in two ways. First, from the perspective of Lodging Econometrics, which tracks the design and development pipeline for hotels...(+/-)

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HD / NEWH Site Visit - Bellagio
Date: Wed. May. 16
Time: 2:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Location: Meet outside Venetian Casanova 501

See what’s new at the Bellagio. In December, the resort unveiled a fresh, elegant collection of newly redesigned rooms created by the team at MGM Reso...(+/-)

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Green Conversations with the Experts: One Hotel Can Change the World (free session)
Date: Wed. May. 16
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Booth #3832

Speaker(s):

Gary Golla, AIA senior architect, SERA Architects

Herve Houdre regional director of operations & general manager , InterContinental New York Barclay

Gary Golla interviews Hervé Houdré on the showroom floor in an informal setting. Audience participation and questions are encouraged.
Sponsored b...(+/-)

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Evolution of a Brand: Lessons Learned from Two New Game Changers
Date: Wed. May. 16
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Venetian Casanova 504

Speaker(s):

Gary Dollens global head, franchise & select brands, Hyatt Hotels and Resorts

Heather Maloney vice president of design , King & Grove Hotels

Michael Suomi principal/vice president of design , Stonehill & Taylor

A down economy hasn’t stopped new brands from popping up—from midmarket to luxury offerings. Take the new extended-stay Hyatt House and lifestyle entr...(+/-)

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Forecast: What Consumer Trends are Affecting Hospitality Design Today
Date: Wed. May. 16
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Venetian Casanova 502

Speaker(s):

Fiona Harkin Managing Editor – Hospitality, Stylus

Joanna Abrams CEO, MindClick SGM

Thomas Stanley COO and centre head, Cox & Kings, the Americas

“Ends of the Earth” journeys. Gen Y business travelers. Consumption trends. Retail spending and crossover. Guests’ views on sustainability. What are t...(+/-)

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NEWH Presents Insights from the Top: Women Leaders in Hospitality
Date: Wed. May. 16
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Venetian Casanova 506

Speaker(s):

Dana Kalczak vice president design , Four Seasons Hotels and Resort

Glenn Wilson vice president, international interior design, Marriott International

Helen Jorgensen, ISHP, LEED AP vice president, design & procurement, development, design & construction, Host Hotels & Resorts

Julia Marks international president, NEWH

Margaret McMahon vice president, managing director, Wimberly Interiors

We’re back…Hospitality Design magazine and NEWH present four super-women leaders of the hospitality industry. You will learn how they vision the futur...(+/-)

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Arch+Design Job Market & ASID Career Exchange (free session)
Date: Thu. May. 17
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Venetian Casanova 502

Arch+Design Job Market and ASID are partnering together on this year’s Career Exchange at HD Expo. This job fair and networking event is a great oppor...(+/-)

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HD 2012 Student Forum - The Mentors' Panel (free session)
Date: Thu. May. 17
Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Venetian Casanova 504

Speaker(s):

Carl Ross principal, Design Group Carl Ross

Dolly Ross chief operating officer, Design Group Carl Ross

Lynda Sullivan executive consultant - marketing, JLF Furnishings

Professionally, is anything more important than your mentor? Mentoring can influence personal development, professional growth, intellectual achieveme...(+/-)

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