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As a hospitality professional you are looking for opportunities to turn today's challenges into tomorrow's solutions. Attend HD Expo and you can examine tools, products and services to remain successful in our changing economy, attend LU/CEU accredited conference sessions and network with industry leaders.
Hospitality Design Exposition & Conference (HD Expo)
Presented by: Hospitality Design
Expo & Conference | May 15-17, 2013
3950 Las Vegas Blvd, South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Show Floor Hours
|Wednesday, May 15th||9:30 am - 5:00 pm|
|Thursday, May 16th||9:30 am - 5:00 pm|
|Friday, May 17th||9:30 am - 2:00 pm|
MGM Grand Hotel & Casino
MGM Grand just completed a $160 million room and suite remodel in the hotel’s main tower. Designed by the MGM Resort International Design team, the guestrooms showcase a modern sensibility with vibrant colors.—either a tangerine and bronze palette or a fuchsia, platinum, and charcoal scheme—found on plush fabrics, artwork, and playful carpet patterns.
The Palms Casino Resort
A $50 million lavish property-wide overhaul encompasses a redesign of the Ivory Tower guestrooms, new culinary options, re-imagined gaming, and new nightlife options. Designed by Klai Juba Architects, the 428 Ivory Tower rooms are sensual and sophisticated. For SOCIAL, the hotel’s new center bar and lounge, Rockwell Group created a see-and-be-seen space with its elevated bar area offering guests a 360-degree view of the gaming floor.
Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace
Get an insider’s look, with the Rockwell Group team, of the world’s first Nobu Hotel. Centrally located within Caesars Palace, it will not only bring a new luxury hotel-within-a-hotel (the first chef-branded hotel in Las Vegas), but it will also boast the largest Nobu restaurant to date—measuring in at more than 11,200 square feet.
Radical Innovation in Hospitality Design
Created by Hospitality Design magazine and the John Hardy Group, and sponsored by Global Allies, this contest searches for the next big idea in hospitality design. Three finalists will present their projects to John Hardy, Claude Amar, Michael Medzigian, Jena Thornton, Simon Turner, James Woods, and Wing Chao. Live voting and winners announced at the end of the session. Over $16,000 to be awarded and three amazing concepts to be discovered. To learn more visit radicalinnovationinhospitality.com or to enter click here.
Moderator: Barbara Delollis, USA Today Hotel Check-In Editor
IIDA (Int'l Interior Design Assoc.)/HD Product Design Competition
IIDA with partner Hospitality Design will host the IIDA/HD Product Design Competition to honor innovation, function and aesthetic advancements in the hospitality industry. Winners to be published in HD Magazine, HD Expo's newspaper - Show Daily, and on iida.org. To enter click here.
HD Career Fair powered by: Arch+Design Industry Job Market and ASID
Open to all participants and free to attend. This job fair is for students and recent graduates who want one-on-one guidance regarding their futures within our industry. Nearly two dozen design professionals will offer free advice on topics including portfolio review, resume assessment and career direction.
NEWH - The Hospitality Industry Network Auction
NEWH will present original works of art and rare collectibles for auction. Proceeds support NEWH and its mission of education and scholarship.
HD Expo is the premier sponsor of Trade Only Design Library (TODL)’s entire Hospitality Library, a unique online database with interactive and branding capabilities to connect hospitality industry insiders.
Select exhibitors will present their most innovative products and services in the Innovation Pavilion. Design professionals and peers can see the technology behind the design and vote for their favorites as HD Expo’s Most Innovative Product for 2013.
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May 14-16, 2014
Mandalay Bay Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV
The HD Expo Terms and Conditions
Non-Exhibiting Producers & Suppliers (NONEX) Policy:
Our exhibitors have asked us to help Hospitality Design maintain its professional business atmosphere and we join them in this endeavor. Our policy regarding Non-Exhibiting Producers & Suppliers, including their independent representatives, (NONEX) attending the show states: Hospitality Design will charge Non-Exhibiting Manufacturers and Manufacturers Reps a fee of $300 to attend the expo. A limit of 5 persons per non-exhibiting Manufacturer/Rep company may attend, and Hospitality Design will continue to reserve the right to refuse registration entrance to any Non-Exhibitor Manufacturer/Rep individual.
Attendee Cancellation Policy:
Attendee cancellation requests for refunds must be received in writing by April 13, 2012 and are subject to a $50 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given to registrations made after April 13, 2012. Attendee requests received will not be processed until after the close of the event. No refunds will be made for exhibit hall only registrations OR special event tickets. Cancellation requests should be faxed to 770-777-8700 or mailed to: Registration Department, 1145 Sanctuary Parkway, Suite 355, Alpharetta, GA 30009. An organization may substitute one person for another. If event ticket(s) are lost, you will be charged the FULL event price in order to replace the lost ticket(s).
No children under the age of 16 will be permitted on the show floor. Proof of age is required.
No cameras or video equipment allowed on the show floor. Violators will be prosecuted.
No strollers or rolling carts larger than airline carry on size are permitted on the show floor.