Trade Fair Hours
Sunday, November 12, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Monday, November 13, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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*Accredited Session = 0.1 CEU IDCEC or 1 LU AIA

Sunday, November 12


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Conference Room 1E15

The clients behind Hotel 50 Bowery; The Hoxton, Williamsburg (Brooklyn); MADE Hotel and the upcoming Virgin New York explore the good, the bad and the brain teasers of taking trendsetting projects from the concept phase to opening day in the nation’s most visible, competitive and often challenging urban market.

MODERATOR
Mary Scoviak, executive editor, Boutique Design

PANELISTS
Christopher Alvarado, senior director of design, Two Roads Hospitality
David Kepron, vice president, Global Design Strategies, Distinctive Premium Brands, Marriott International
Hung Luk, executive director, The Lam Group
Sam Gelin, co-founder, MADE Hotels
Timothy Griffin, director- North America, The Hoxton & Ennismore
Waad El Hadidy, design director, Starwood Captial Group

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Conference Room 1E16

Asian American Hotel Owners Assn. (AAHOA) members drill down on how hotel giants, new brands, repositioned flags and innovative interior programs that make affordable hotels sizzling targets for designers’ business development planning. Hear how to tap into the next wave of growth.

SPONSORED BY:
AAHOA_HP-Logo

MODERATOR
Chip Rogers, president and chief executive officer, AAHOA

PANELISTS
Binita Patel, vice president, HMB Hotels
Chet Patel, senior vice president of architecture and construction, Baywood Hotels
Jagruti Panwala, president/chief executive officer, treasurer 2017-18, AAHOA
Neal Patel, managing partner, Blue Chip Hotels

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

BD Black Carpet Live!, Level 2, Concourse Lobby

If you want your moment in the spotlight, here it is. Prepare for our paparazzi to pick your brains about design, the fair and the Big Apple. Bring your passion, your opinions and your star quality.

MODERATOR
Renee Chiarelli, associate principal, tvsdesign


11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

NEWH, Display #1739

Setting a benchmark for occupant health and well being standards, Fitwel was developed by the CDC and GSA through a collaborative data analysis integration from over 3,000 medical and scientific research studies. Managed by the nonprofit Center for Active Design, Fitwel is a cost-effective, high-impact building certification standard. It was created with the vision for a healthier future where every building is enhanced to support occupant well-being. Come learn more about proven health and wellness strategies you should be implementing!

SPONSORED BY:

MODERATOR
Brynn Kurtzman, technical designer, Gensler

PANELIST
Kate Kerbel, planning and strategic consultant, Perkins+Will

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, Display #1445

Go down the rabbit hole to learn about the inspiration behind this space and how it came together.

MODERATOR
Oriana Lerner, Contributing Editor, Boutique Design

PANELISTS
Liza Koeda, principal and founder, CoberKoeda
Margaret Shutze, principal and vice president, WILSON-RED
May Poon, principal and founder, CoberKoeda
Trisha Wilson, chairman and president, WILSON-RED

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Conference Room 1E15

Whether globe-spanning giants or powerful up-and-comers, hotel brands want designers who talk their language. Learn the new lexicon for impressing the influencers behind many of the flags flying high on lifestyle travelers’ radar.

MODERATOR
Michelle Finn, president, HMG LLC

PANELISTS
Brian Quinn, senior vice president of development, Choice Hotels
Ernest Lee, vice president, development & investments - North America, citizenM
Gary Dollens, global head design, product and brand development, Hyatt Hotel Corp.
Laurie Woliung, senior design director, design management, Marriott Distinctive Brands, globaldesignamericas, Marriott Intl.

Vito Lotta, vice president - architecture & design, full service brands, Curio, Hilton, Tapestry, Doubletree, Global Design Services, USA/Canada, Hilton Hotels & Resorts

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Conference Room 1E10

Technology and audiovisual systems have gone from being futuristic wish-list items to integral tools in mainstream design. Get insider strategies in this session led by AVIXA for capitalizing on new developments in the tech world to make every project magic.

SPONSORED BY:
Avixa

MODERATOR
Dave Labuskes, chief executive officer, AVIXA

PANELISTS
Aliya Khan, vice president, global design strategies, Marriott Intl.
Bill Lally, president/chief executive officer, Mode: Green
Jorge Treviño, executive vice president, brand operations, Two Roads Hospitality
Kajsa Krause, co-founder, Krause Sawyer
Katherine Sargent, senior project designer, Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA)
Lorraine Francis, regional director of hospitality interiors, Gensler
Michael Suomi, principal, vice president design, Stonehill & Taylor
Randa Tukan, senior vice principal interiors, HOK

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

NEWH, Display #1739 (ON TRADE FAIR FLOOR)

Green chemistry can shape sustainability-focused design. Since chemistry factors into all production equations, hear from the chemists who created and promoted these principles.  Learn how to apply them to your next project.

SPONSORED BY:

MODERATOR
David Mahood, co-principal, Olive Hospitality Consulting

PANELIST
Justin Whitfield, vice president, Materials Science R&D, Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry, LLC

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

BD Black Carpet Live!, Level 2, Concourse Lobby

Get the scoop from judges of the 2017 Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design. Find out what design concepts have legs and what should go back to the drawing board. Call it BDNY’s version of Ask Me Anything. This rapid-fire interview spans trends, do’s and don’ts and your most pressing questions. What’s the secret to a winning formula that crosses the Atlantic? Come over and find out.

MODERATOR
Oriana Lerner, Contributing Editor, Boutique Design

PANELIST
Timothy Griffin, director- North America, The Hoxton & Ennismore

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

NEWH, Display #1739 (ON TRADE FAIR FLOOR)

Lighting is everywhere people live, work, dine, shop and interact. Advances in lighting technology give both aesthetics and energy efficiency a boost. Explore how lighting programs can be designed to improve sustainability, livability, and productivity and promote these benefits to guests.

SPONSORED BY:

MODERATOR
Mary Ann Thornam, academic coordinator, interior design program, The Art Institute of Colorado

PANELIST
Karen Gough, vice president, hospitality enterprise systems & services, Philips Lighting

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

BD Black Carpet Live!, Level 2, Concourse Lobby

Come in and chat! We want your ideas, suggestions and comments.

PANELISTS
Christina Green, senior editor, Boutique Design
Mary Scoviak, executive editor, Boutique Design
Matthew Hall, editor, Boutique Design
Oriana Lerner, Contributing Editor, Boutique Design
Sarah Chaplin, assistant editor, Boutique Design

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

*Accredited Session = 0.1 CEU IDCEC or 1 LU AIA

Conference Room 1E16

Hospitality designers and hotel asset managers share insights on how to align priorities, work through process issues and navigate the complexities of making renovations happen faster, better, smarter. Get both sides of the discussion here.

MODERATOR
Chad Sorensen, managing director, CHMWarnick

PANELISTS
Amy Jakubowski, managing director & design director, Los Angeles, Wilson Associates
Derrick Yee, vice president asset management, Watermark Capital Partners, LLC
Matthew Arrants, executive vice president, Pinnacle Advisory Group
Tom Ito, principal, Gensler

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, Display #1445

Survey says this will be a fun opportunity for hospitality industry leaders to test their market knowledge.

MODERATORS
Jason E. Goldberg, director, business development, Benjamin West
Lora Spran, manager interior design, NBC Universal Creative Studio


12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

NEWH, Display #1739 (ON TRADE FAIR FLOOR)

2017 NEWH Sustainable Hospitality Design Competition team project winners showcase details of their winning project, The Norm Hotel.

SPONSORED BY:

MODERATOR
Michele Machado, community engagement liaison, Hostelling International USA

PANELIST
Arkgo Chen, masters of architecture, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

BD Black Carpet Live!, Level 2, Concourse Lobby

Get the scoop from, judges of the 2017 Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design. Find out what design concepts have legs and what should go back to the drawing board. This rapid-fire interview spans trends, do’s and don’ts and your most pressing questions. What’s next for branded projects? Find out one answer here.

MODERATOR
Oriana Lerner, Contributing Editor, Boutique Design

PANELIST
Gary Dollens, global head design, product and brand development, Hyatt Hotel Corp.

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

BD Black Carpet Live!, Level 2, Concourse Lobby

Get the scoop from judges of the 2017 Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design. Find out what design concepts have legs and what should go back to the drawing board.  Where is luxury headed and how do designer get out of the rearview mirror when work on 5-star projects?

MODERATOR
Oriana Lerner, Contributing Editor, Boutique Design

PANELIST
Nigel Hatcher, vice president, design & project management, luxury brands, globaldesignamericas, Marriott Intl.

1:20 PM - 2:20 PM

Conference Room 1E15

What will the hotel pipeline look like for 2017 and beyond? Where is the smart development money going? How will budgets reflect new guest demands and what does that mean for clients’ choice of design partners?  Find out what’s ahead from some of the industry’s leading investors.

MODERATOR
Jeff Higley, vice president, digital media & communications, HotelNewsNow.com/STR

PANELISTS
Dan Hansen, chairman, president and chief executive officer, Summit Hotel Properties
David McCaslin, executive vice president, Hersha Hospitality Management
John Hamilton, senior vice president, business development and acquisitions, Pyramid Hotel Group
Nick Chini, managing principal, Bainbridge Private Equity Group
Thomas Prins, principal, TQP Investments LLC

1:20 PM - 2:20 PM

*Accredited Session = 0.1 CEU IDCEC or 1 LU AIA

Conference Room 1E16

Writing the perfect specification is key to on-time, on-budget, on-target design. This master class, presented in association with NEWH, gets granular with an in-depth how-to for writing a clear, supplier-ready spec.

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MODERATOR
Pam Parsons, principal, Studio Elements

PANELISTS
Christine Shanahan, managing director of design, HVS Design
Jennifer Ramsey, president, Ramsey and Assoc.
Karin Harrington, principal, Studio Partnership
Mark Oldfield, senior vice president, Brintons
Steve Ladd, senior vice president, Signature Carpet

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Sensory Overload, Display #639

Feast your senses and your mind on the inside story of how this multifaceted space came together.

MODERATOR
Matthew Hall, editor, Boutique Design

PANELISTS
Cinthya Toledo, interior designer, Stonehill & Taylor
Michael Suomi, principal, vice president design, Stonehill & Taylor
Nikoletta Stagias, interiors associate, Stonehill & Taylor

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Into The Blue, Display #239

Hotels are now a part of the local fabric rather than a separate space meant for travelers.  Learn from industry experts how art opens a window to the true culture and life of a place, for locals and visitors alike.

MODERATOR
David Winton, president, Kalisher

PANELISTS
Brent Lynch, principal, executive vice president, HFS Concepts4
Jim Looney, owner, Looney & Associates
Margaret McMahon, senior vice president, managing director, Wimberly Interiors

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

BD Black Carpet Live!, Level 2, Concourse Lobby

Get to know industry leaders up close and personal. Call it BDNY’s version of Ask Me Anything. This rapid-fire interview spans trends, do’s and don’ts and your most pressing questions. What’s it like designing a fitness studio Michelle Obama loves and then sharing a workout with the former FLOTUS? Now’s your chance to find out.

MODERATOR
Oriana Lerner, Contributing Editor, Boutique Design

PANELIST
David Shove-Brown, founder, //3877

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

*Accredited Session =  0.1 CEU IDCEC or 1 LU AIA

Conference Room 1E15

Here’s the lowdown on everything you need to know about design and operations for a hotel property where cannabis use is legalized. From air filtration system design to regulatory issues, there’s a bumper crop of takeaways for this new niche as well as every hotel where air quality and a fresh feel to interiors are priorities.

Sponsored By

MODERATOR
Aileen Canta, president, A F Canta Inc.

PANELISTS
Christine Samsel, partner , Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Kevin Gallagher, director of compliance and government affairs, Craft
Mark Perle, AtmosAir Solutions

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

*Accredited Session = 0.1 CEU IDCEC or 1 LU AIA

Conference Room 1E16

Head-turning upscale and luxury hotels aren’t just in gateways. Experts working at the top of the market delve into how secondary cities are rewriting the paradigms for 4- and 5-star design, and how customer preferences for customization and socialization are influencing what’s a must.

MODERATOR
Scott Rosenberg, president and principal, Jonathan Nehmer + Associates | HVS Design

PANELISTS
Barbara Best-Santos, associate principal/hospitality studio director, ForrestPerkins, a Perkins Eastman Company
Christian Schnyder, owner and principal, Beleco
Jennifer Skaife, design director, DiLeonardo
Molly Swyers, chief brand officer, 21c Museum Hotels

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

AALTITUDE, Display #1421

Learn how to dress a space for day-to-evening cool. Here’s the secret to a materials palette that works from dawn to midnight and beyond.

MODERATOR
Mary Scoviak, executive editor, Boutique Design

PANELISTS
Matt Swope, project designer, The Gettys Group
Meg Prendergast, principal, The Gettys Group

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

BD Black Carpet Live!, Level 2, Concourse Lobby

Drumroll please! Find out which of hospitality design’s emerging stars are being recognized by Boutique Design for their outstanding contributions to their firms and the industry.

MODERATOR
Matthew Hall, editor, Boutique Design


3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

*Accredited Session = 0.1 CEU IDCEC or 1 LU AIA

Conference Room 1E16

Advances in technology, new approaches to layouts and consumer demand for “have it their way” experiences are serving up new approaches to F&B venues. Order up some “specials” for forward-looking fine dining and fun grab/n/gos.

MODERATOR
Bill Tom, managing principal, Rosedale Advisors Inc.

PANELISTS
David Massoni, owner/operator, Three Kings Restaurants Group
Duk Kim, principal and practice group leader, Place, Streetsense
Jean-Luc Barone, vice president, food and beverage, White Lodging
Matthew Davis, founding partner, DesignAgency
Tim Dixon, owner, Fe Equus Development LLC

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

*Accredited Session = 0.1 CEU IDCEC or 1 LU AIA

Conference Room 1E15

Get creative inspo and clever tips on innovative sourcing and installation from the thought leaders crafting a whole new generation of cruise ships.

 

Sponsored by AVIXA

MODERATOR
Tracey Sawyer, co-founder, Krause Sawyer

PANELISTS
Ellen Bettridge, chief executive officer, Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection/ U By Uniworld
Gray Shealy, assistant vice president, architectural design and innovation, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Lorenzo Mortola, project manager and business development, GEM - Design for Cruise Ships

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

Urban Rhapsody, A Delta Hotels Concept Bar Experience, Display #1839

Delta Hotels: The Customer, The Brand and The Experience

 

PANELIST
Greg Durrer, global brand leader, Delta Hotels - ‎Marriott International

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM

Urban Rhapsody, A Delta Hotels Concept Bar Experience, Display #1839

Shake, mix, stir and discover inventive cocktails at the Crafted Cocktail Competition within Urban Rhapsody Booth #1839, a Delta Hotels by Marriott concept bar experience. Watch industry influencers compete to construct a refreshing, intriguing and truly unique cocktail, tasted by a judging panel of hospitality leaders. Simply put, we are looking for the most perfect cocktail we can find.

 

 

Monday, November 13


9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Conference Room 1E13/14

Ticket Required: $100 per person/ticket [ SOLD OUT ]

A Boutique Design signature event, presented in partnership with NEWH, this session brings together women thought leaders in hospitality design, operations, investment and manufacturing for a lively, strategic discussion of the challenges, opportunities and trends facing the industry. These forward thinkers give designers insider advice on how they can make the current hotel development and investment climate work to their advantage. In addition, NEWH will award the $5,000 NEWH Women Leaders scholarship, sponsored by HMG to Jenna Greco, hospitality administration major from Cornell University School of Hotel Administration. NEWH will also award the $3,000 NEWH Studio Series scholarship sponsored by Séura to Britt Barr, interior design major from New York School of Interior Design.

SPONSORED BY:
Faulkner

In partnership with
NEWH

MODERATOR
Mary Scoviak, executive editor, Boutique Design

PANELISTS
Clodagh, principal and chief executive officer, Clodagh Design
Ellen Bettridge, chief executive officer, Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection/ U By Uniworld
Floss Barber, principal and chief executive officer, Floss Barber
Kajsa Krause, co-founder, Krause Sawyer
Kate Ashton, senior vice president, brand operations , Wyndham, TRYP and Dolce, Wyndham Hotel Group
Matoula Karagiannis, vice president, design, Sydell Group
Patti Murray, chief financial officer, MGroup
Tracey Sawyer, co-founder, Krause Sawyer

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Conference Room 1E15

Maintaining peak performance takes a team, whether it’s for an Olympic athlete or a hotel’s bottom line. Get the lowdown on collaboration with brands, managers and owners. Find out what budgets look like,where CapEx money goes, how form and function need to be balanced,  how external factors are impacting design choices and get and a look into the future of hotel design trends.

MODERATOR
Gary Isenberg, president, LWHA Asset and Property Management Services

PANELISTS
Justin Jabara, vice president, development, Meyer Jabara Hotels
Kip Vreeland, senior vice president, full service franchising, Marriott International
Lisa Knight, president, design, ABI Design LLC
Vito Lotta, vice president - architecture & design, full service brands, Curio, Hilton, Tapestry, Doubletree, Global Design Services, USA/Canada, Hilton Hotels & Resorts

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

BD Black Carpet Live!, Level 2, Concourse Lobby

If you want  your moment in the spotlight, here it is. Prepare for our paparazzi to pick your brains about design, the fair and the Big Apple. Bring your passion, your opinions and your star quality.

MODERATOR
Renee Chiarelli, associate principal, tvsdesign

PANELIST
Renee Chiarelli, associate principal, tvsdesign

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Urban Rhapsody, A Delta Hotels Concept Bar Experience, Display #1839

Be in the know about this city-slicking pop up.

MODERATOR
Oriana Lerner, Contributing Editor, Boutique Design

PANELISTS
Jaymie Borchardt, interior designer assistant, Design Poole Inc.
Jorden Adams, senior designer, Design Poole Inc.
Lindsay Spraul, junior designer, Design Poole Inc.
Tara Chung, director of interior design, Delta Hotels by Marriott
Trisha Poole, principal, Design Poole Inc.

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Conference Room 1E13/14

Clients are raising the bar for experiential hotels. Get clued in on how today’s demanding consumers are changing where hotels are developed, what role design plays in creating their identity and how different your scope of work will look as clients weigh options from pop-ups and pods to multi-brand urban developments.

MODERATOR
Mary Scoviak, executive editor, Boutique Design

PANELISTS
David Bowd, chief executive officer, Salt Hotels
David Massoni, owner/operator, Three Kings Restaurants Group
Jay Stein, chief executive officer, Dream Hotel Group
Mark Keiser, chief development officer, Baccarat Hotels & 1 Hotels
Rob Blood, founder and chief executive officer, Lark Hotels
Vicki Poulos, senior director - global brand management, MOXY Hotels

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

*Accredited Session = 0.1 CEU IDCEC or 1 LU AIA

Conference Room 1E16

Newbuild hotels have a lot of moving parts, which means architects, designers, contractors and clients need to be on the same page from the outset. Learn the right questions to ask, the proper timing for getting everyone involved and how to keep all team members aligned through the ups and downs of delivering a new property.

MODERATOR
Andrea Belfanti, executive director, International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC)

PANELISTS
John Fareed, managing director, Horwath HTL
Matthew Arrants, executive vice president, Pinnacle Advisory Group
Stephen Perkins, partner, HotelStudio

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Conference Room 1E15

What do multi-brand campuses mean for longer-stay hotels? Find out here.

MODERATOR
Bruce Ford, senior vice president director of global business development, Lodging Econometrics

PANELISTS
Amy Hulbert, director- global design, Best Western International
Harry Wheeler, principal, Group One Partners Inc.

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

AALTITUDE, Display #1421

Survey says this will be a fun opportunity for hospitality industry leaders to test their market knowledge on the trending senior living sector.

MODERATORS
Jason E. Goldberg, director, business development, Benjamin West
Phoebe Stein, founder and director, Phoebe Stein Public Relations


12:00 PM - 12:15 PM

BD Black Carpet Live!, Level 2, Concourse Lobby

Get to know industry leaders up close and personal. Call it BDNY’s version of Ask Me Anything. This rapid-fire interview spans trends, do’s and don’ts and your most pressing questions. What’s the secret to eco-conscious luxury in a high-speed redo? Find out here.

MODERATOR
Oriana Lerner, Contributing Editor, Boutique Design

PANELISTS
Edmond Bakos, managing director, Champalimaud
Jon Kastl, partner, Champalimaud

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Into The Blue, Display #239

Listen in for the drill-down into crafting this escapist zone.

MODERATOR
Oriana Lerner, Contributing Editor, Boutique Design

PANELISTS
Cara Warren, senior project coordinator, Marriott Intl.
Jason Millhouse, director of design management, Marriott Intl.
Joseph Kim, senior manager, interior design, Marriott Intl.
Kavitha Iyer, senior manager design, Marriott Intl.
Laurie Woliung, senior design director, design management, Marriott Distinctive Brands, globaldesignamericas, Marriott Intl.
Paula Applebaum, manager, interior design, Marriott Intl.
Valerie Coleman, manager, interior design, Marriott Intl.

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Conference Room 1E15

Go behind the curtain to discover how tech becomes art in this hospitality design case study.

SPONSORED BY:
Avixa

MODERATOR
Dave Labuskes, chief executive officer, AVIXA

PANELIST
Alexandre Simionescu, co-founder, Float4

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Conference Room 1E10

*Session included in trade fair badge fee

Marriott International in collaboration with BDNY have created a design challenge for Renaissance Hotels, its global full-service lifestyle brand. ‘Maker’ artists and designers pitch their ideas to a jury of Marriott corporate leadership including individuals from Renaissance Brand, Global Design Strategies and Global Operations as well as a representative from BDNY in a Quick Fire pitch session. Concepts presented will fuse history + art + technology within their designs and deliver on “RON” (Return on Novelty) to solve Renaissance’s design challenge of creating new furniture ideas for today’s travelers. The solutions that satisfy the challenge requirements and receive the most favorable feedback will be recommended for further development with Marriott International and may find a place in a Renaissance Hotel.

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS

Bruce Rosenbaum

ModVic

 

(Collaborating with Bruce Rosenbaum)

Kevin Curran

Curran Design

 

Jim Su

Jimsu Art and Design

 

Julian Halpern

Steelhead Studios

 

Rob Niosi

Artist/Maker

 

Todd Cahill

Steamachine

 

Danny Forster

Danny Forster Design Studio

 

Creme Design

 

JUDGES

David Kepron, vice president, global design strategies, distinctive premium brands, Marriott International

Dan Vinh, vice president global brand management and marketing, Renaissance Hotels

Mary Scoviak, executive editor, Boutique Design


1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Into The Blue, Display #239

This lively discussion focuses on insights from leading hoteliers and investors about the state of the hospitality industry, trends and growth opportunities

MODERATORS
Carl Long, senior vice president, Purchasing Management International
Laura Klinkose, vice president, The Carroll Adams Group

PANELISTS
Donald Griner, president & chief innovation officer, DgDPlus - A Hospitality Creative Alliance
Jay Pecotte, senior director project development, hotels & casinos - Americas, Hard Rock International
Nancy Patel, director of design and contruction, Indus Hotels
Thomas Trout, vice president of architecture and design, Dream Hotel Group, LLC
Tien-Yueh B. Kubach, principal, Resonance Advisors

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

BD Black Carpet Live!, Level 2, Concourse Lobby

Today’s guest wants to feel at home away from home. Find out how to use furniture, focal points and scale to make hotels feel human scale.

PANELIST
Alexa Hampton, owner, Mark Hampton

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

*Accredited Session = 0.1 CEU IDCEC or 1 LU AIA

Conference Room 1E15

Brand, Design, and Procurement experts are joined by a top Legal Advisor for a lively discourse about why Intellectual Property matters more and more in Hospitality Design and Brand Differentiation.

MODERATOR
Michael Suomi, principal, vice president design, Stonehill & Taylor

PANELISTS
Gary Dollens, global head design, product and brand development, Hyatt Hotel Corp.
Joe Eikelberner, chief operating officer, Benjamin West
Kyle-Beth Hilfer, esquire, of counsel, COLLEN Intellectual Property Law

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

*Accredited Session = 0.1 CEU IDCEC or 1 LU AIA

Conference Room 1E16

Losing work and losing clients? Boost effectiveness and improve your firm’s win rate. Listen to this panel of clients who tell it like it is and don’t sugarcoat the truth. Learn what pet peeves they have when it comes to professional service marketing, what mistakes to avoid, and how to win more business.

MODERATOR
Howard Wolff, most senior person, Full-Height Advice, Inc.

PANELISTS
Christina Zimmer, senior vice president of design, Highgate
Dane Patunoff, director, development & construction, KHP Capital Partners
Sophia Chan, vice president of design, Crescent Heights
Ted Brumleve, senior director design, Wyndham Hotel Group

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

BD Black Carpet Live!, Level 2, Concourse Lobby

Get to know industry leaders up close and personal. Call it BDNY’s version of Ask Me Anything. This rapid-fire interview spans trends, do’s and don’ts and your most pressing questions. How do you create effective initiatives and approaches to advance women, visible minorities and LGBTQ individuals to leadership roles in the architecture, design and construction industries? Here’s your answer.

MODERATOR
Oriana Lerner, Contributing Editor, Boutique Design

PANELIST
Jane Greenwood, principal, Kostow Greenwood Architects

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Sensory Overload, Display #639

Survey says this will be a fun opportunity for hospitality industry leaders to test their market knowledge.

MODERATORS
Jason E. Goldberg, director, business development, Benjamin West
Lora Spran, manager interior design, NBC Universal Creative Studio


2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

BD Black Carpet Live!, Level 2, Concourse Lobby

Anthony Melchiorri is a renowned hotelier, developer and host of Travel Channel’s Hotel Impossible and Extreme Hotels. In this exciting hour, ask your hospitality related questions to him and industry expert Glenn Haussman, host of the No Vacancy podcast.  They’ll give you the answers you need to power your business.

MODERATOR
Glenn Haussman, president, Rouse Media & No Vacancy Podcast Host

PANELIST
Anthony Melchiorri, hospitality expert, business fixer, keynote speaker, and creator & host of Hotel Impossible & Five Star Secrets , TravelChannel

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

*Accredited Session = 0.1 CEU IDCEC or 1 LU AIA

Conference Room 1E15

Adaptive reuse for hospitality projects is a growing trend among owners, operators, and their design teams. From regulatory questions to boosting market appeal and the bottom line, hear key players discuss best practices and the issues architects and designers need to know about in order to help clients succeed.

MODERATOR
Nancy Ruddy, co-founder, CetraRuddy

PANELISTS
Frank Fortino, chief operating officer, Metropolis Group, Inc.
Lauren Rottet, founding principal and president, Rottet Studio
Mark Gordon, managing principal, Instrinsic Hotel Capital
Michael Overington, vice chairman and president, Ian Schrager Co.

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Conference Room 1E16

What does the hospitality industry need to know to stay a step ahead of Airbnb and its clones? Get the inside scoop from the design, finance, management and operations executives behind New York’s hottest upcoming collaborative development, The Assemblage Houses.

 

Sponsored by AVIXA

MODERATOR
Matthew Hall, editor, Boutique Design

PANELISTS
Brian Newman, senior vice president of business development, The Prodigy Network
Phil Tufano, partner and chief operating officer, Kokua Hospitality, LLC
Rebecca Hernandez, lead designer, Meyer Davis
Rodrigo Nino, chief executive officer, The Assemblage

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Conference Room 1E13/14

Ticket Required: $75 per person/ticket (advance registration required)

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What will guests need in 2020? Here’s a GPS for success for your vision board and bottom line.

MODERATOR
Andrew Fay, president, The Gettys Group

PANELISTS
Dan Welborn, principal, The Gettys Group
Lorraine Francis, regional director of hospitality interiors, Gensler
Matoula Karagiannis, vice president, design, Sydell Group
Maxwell Luthy, director of trends and insights, TrendWatching

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Conference Room 1E15

Enter the guest room of the future with this revolutionary blueprint for what’s possible and probable with the menu of tech tools at designers’ disposal. It’s not just about FF&E anymore. Brace yourself to become the creator of holistic experience.

MODERATOR
Matthew Hall, editor, Boutique Design

PANELISTS


Pilar Botana, design and visualization, Stantec
Suzanna Gombos, design and technology, Stantec

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Conference Room 1E16

Learn best practices for developing and designing senior living facilities from independent living to memory care. Tune into a lively and informative discussion on the advancements in design and technology driving retirement living toward a more “hospitable” environment.

MODERATOR
Phoebe Stein, founder and director, Phoebe Stein Public Relations

PANELISTS
Alicia Jones, principal , West End Interiors
Jason E. Goldberg, director, business development, Benjamin West
Meg Stevens, design manager, Chipman Design Architects
Rachel Rangelov, principal, Saddle Rock Consulting
Sarah Soler, senior director of design and project management, Senior Living Corporation (SLC)

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

BD Black Carpet Live!, Level 2, Concourse Lobby

Who said doing things by the book was bad? Glean insights into what minimalism means today from the author of “Authentic Design: Lauren Rottet and Rottet Studio.” Get your copy signed by the author for a tangible takeaway on top of in-depth information.

PANELIST
Lauren Rottet, founding principal and president, Rottet Studio

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM

Urban Rhapsody, A Delta Hotels Concept Bar Experience, Display #1839

Shake, mix, stir and discover inventive cocktails at the Crafted Cocktail Competition within Urban Rhapsody Booth #1839, a Delta Hotels by Marriott concept bar experience. Watch industry influencers compete to construct a refreshing, intriguing and truly unique cocktail, tasted by a judging panel of hospitality leaders. Simply put, we are looking for the most perfect cocktail we can find.