Check out our past events below!

19th December 2023 NEWH Milano Xmas Party 2023 Recap. It was an absolute delight to reunite with our associates last night at the NEWH Milano Xmas Party 2023! From 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM, our gathering at Remigio Architects on Via Righi 1, 20133 Milano, was filled with merriment and warmth. Together, we indulged in the excellence of Maglio Chocolate, a family with a legacy spanning over 145 years. We raised our glasses with the finest “Collezione 36” sparkling wine from the renowned Puglian winery, Schola Sarmenti. Additionally, we held exciting draws for hospitality gifts, offering lucky winners fabulous stays at BWH Hotels Italia, exquisite dinners at the enchanting Visteria restaurant by R Collection Hotels, tailor-made garment hangers from Industrie Toscanini S.r.l. – Soc. Unipersonale, and pampering treatments at the exclusive Imperialspa Wellness Center. A special note of gratitude extends to Architect Luca Remigio of Remigio Architects for the exquisite hospitality extended to us. We also extend our appreciation to the students of Politecnico di Milano and Università IULM who graced the event with their presence. A heartfelt thank you to Marilena Puppi of OGS Public Relations & Communication for her collaboration, making this festive occasion a truly enjoyable experience filled with toasts and surprises for our community. As we reflect on the camaraderie and joy shared last night, let us carry the spirit of unity and celebration forward into the new year.

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14-15th December 2023 The Sensitive Magic of Water” Concludes Successfully. The two-day event, “The Sensitive Magic of Water,” came to a close on December 14th and 15th. This project-event was designed to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of BrianzAcque, the water company, under the artistic direction of architect Alessia Galimberti and with the contribution of NEWH Milano.Held amidst the stunning backdrop of Villa Reale di Monza, the event served as a true celebration of the hashtag#water, fostering dialogue across various disciplines and the multitude of worlds connected to the water resource. With around ten talks and nearly 80 speakers, attendees were immersed in discussions exploring diverse perspectives. Among the distinguished speakers was Marisa Corso, Executive Advisor at NEWH Milano, who contributed to the session dedicated to “WATER AND ARCHITECTURE.” The session, graced by the presence of Silvia Criscione, Marketing Director of our association, provided valuable insights into the intersection of water and architectural design. The event not only facilitated knowledge exchange but also offered a platform for networking and collaboration within the industry. We extend our appreciation to all speakers, organizers, and attendees for making this event a resounding success.

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29th November 2023 ACPV ARCHITECTS’ Roberto Mariani Delivers Masterful Lecture at Politecnico di Milano’s Design Talks On November 29th, as part of the “Design Talks” series sponsored by our association, a remarkable lecture was held by Roberto Mariani, Senior Project Director at ACPV ARCHITECTS Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel. The event took place at the Politecnico di Milano’s School of Design as part of the interior design course program. Organized by architects Elena Elgani and Francesco Antonio Scullica, the conference provided insights into the approach and methodology employed by the studio in designing the international hospitality collection for Bulgari Hotels & Resorts.Mr. Mariani captivated the audience with an immersive educational experience into the world of Bulgari, showcasing an approach to hotel interior design that integrates the high quality of history, traditions, and contemporary design. The lecture emphasized the perfect balance between the brand’s values, hospitality needs, well-being, and the essence of the location. Congratulations are due to Roberto Mariani and ACPV ARCHITECTS Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel for delivering an intervention of the highest quality. Following the enlightening session, attendees had the opportunity to engage in an aperitivo with the speaker and Prof. Francesco Antonio Scullica, joined by a delegation of students from both Politecnico di Milano and IULM University. Such events serve as invaluable platforms for enriching discussions and networking opportunities within the business and design communities. We extend our gratitude to all participants for their contributions to this enriching experience.

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16th October 2023 – “Design Talks” Voices at Host Milano. During the biennial hospitality fair, we showcased seven insightful discussions on the connection between design and hospitality. The success of the ‘Design Talks’ program wouldn’t have been possible without the dedication of our numerous speakers and moderators, including Professor Gianpietro Sacchi, Professor Francesco Antonio Scullica, and Architect Alberto Zanetta. In addition to’s President, Anna Barbara, over forty educators and industry professionals shared their expertise. We extend our gratitude to the following individuals: Venanzio Arquilla, Andrea Auletta, Paola Bertoletti, Giorgio Bianchi, MRICS, Chiara Caliceti, Renato Cheodarci, Patrizio Cionfoli, Alessia Cipolla , Enrico G. Cleva, Francesco Corradi, Marisa Corso, Silvia Criscione, Raffaella Dallarda, Stefan Davidovici – Biroarchitetti, Maurizio Favetta, Alessandro Franconetti, Roberto Gamba, Silvia Giannini, Sergio Grazioli, Antonio D. de Antonis, Elena Elgani, Emilio Lonardo, Diego Longoni, Simone Micheli, Cinzia Pagni, Cristiano Pistis, Alberto Ravenna, Igor Rebosio, Silvia Risari, Rosita Romeo, Giampietro Sacchi, Gualtiero Sacchi, Federico Salmaso, Mauro Santinato, Federico Spagnulo, Francesca Valan, Giuseppe Varsavia, Laura Francesca Verdi, Sofia Gioia Vedani, Benta Wiley, Alberto Zanetta. These talks were organized in collaboration with Fieramilano and received the endorsement of NEWH.

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13th October 2023 – During the Host Milano exhibition on October 13th, NEWH Milano Chapter and Restaurants Canada hosted a remarkable event at the Cappellini Milano Showroom, welcoming delegates from Canadian and International NEWH, Inc The Hospitality Network. This special networking #hospitality event was truly memorable.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our sponsor, MEIKO Group, and our esteemed partners, Host Milano, Cappellini, and, for their unwavering support in making this event a resounding success. We also want to express our sincere appreciation to all our associates and special guests who chose to join us in seizing this invaluable international networking opportunity.

Let’s now revisit some of the extraordinary moments from that day…


11th October 2023 – *Expanding on NEWH Milano’s Commitment to Education and Networking for Aspiring Hospitality Professionals. One of the primary missions at NEWH Milano is to foster educational initiatives and create a robust networking platform for emerging professionals who aspire to build careers in the dynamic field of hospitality. This commitment stems from the organization’s dedication to nurturing talent and driving innovation within the industry. In a recent event that epitomized NEWH Milano’s dedication to education and networking, President Enrico G. Cleva, joined by esteemed board members Silvia Criscione, Marisa Corso, and Francesco Antonio Scullica, received the prestigious “Certificate of Appreciation.” This recognition was bestowed upon them by Victor Elia Ferrari, a representative from IULM University. The occasion for this honor was their remarkable participation as Guest Speakers at the second edition of “TIYES – Tourism Industry Young Entrepreneurship Seminars” held on October 11th. This seminar series offers a platform for knowledge sharing, fostering innovation, and inspiring the next generation of leaders in the ever-evolving hospitality sector. Through their participation, NEWH Milano further solidified its role as a key player in facilitating educational and networking opportunities for the ambitious youth venturing into the hospitality industry. As the organization continues to evolve, its unwavering dedication to nurturing young talent and driving industry excellence remains at the forefront of its mission. Stay tuned for more engaging initiatives and opportunities from NEWH Milano as it continues to shape the future of the hospitality sector.

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18th July 2023 – “It was truly a beautiful party yesterday at the Radisson Collection Santa Sofia in Milan to celebrate the 3rd anniversary of our association! Despite the summer heat, there was a large turnout at the ‘Summer City View Cocktail & Hotel Tour.’ Attendees had the opportunity to explore the hotel with us, a remarkable architectural and interior design project by Studio Marco Piva, presented and narrated by architect Daniela Baldo during the evening.

The event also served as an occasion to announce the recent partnership between NEWH Milano and AIPI, the Italian Association of Professional Interior Designers, represented by their respective presidents, Enrico G. Cleva and Antonio D. de Antonis. We were honored to have the master of light, architect Piero Castiglioni, as our special guest. To wrap it up, everyone gathered on the terrace for a cocktail with a breathtaking view of the city from the ISSEI Rooftop!

A heartfelt thank you to the Radisson Hotel Group, especially to the event manager Camilla Guidarelli and the General Manager Marco Scola, as well as our event partners, Gruppo Romani S.p.A. Industrie Ceramiche, LONDONART, Linea Light Group, and SFEERA SRL SOCIETA’ BENEFIT. We also extend our gratitude to the students Ginevra Beretta and Pietro Di Cara for their organizational support.

Wishing everyone a wonderful summer, and looking forward to the next NEWH Milano event!”

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24th May 2023 – On 24th of May at NH Collection Milano City Life, a lot of people came to discover and visit the hotel converted from an previous church thanks to the project of the architect Michele Reginaldi from Quattroassociati Studio, who guided us through the visit. On this occasion, we had the pleasure of having Chris Tucker (President, NEWH, Inc The Hospitality Network) and Shelia Lohmiller (CEO NEWH, Inc.) with us from America who rewarded Marisa Corso for her contribution to our association. Thanks to our current and future members for joining us, to our Sponsors: Loloey; Mirage; Granito Ceramico S.p.A; Resstende Srl Tarkett

…And to our team! Enrico G. ClevaSergio GrazioliMarisa CorsoGabriella Del SignoreSilvia CriscionePaola CollaFrancesco Antonio ScullicaSergio CassariniNatalia ArkharovaWilliam LoloeyFrancesco De FazioGiovanni Fonseca

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4th May 2023 – GUEST LAB 2023 – On the 4h of May at the Palazzo delle Stelline in Milan, the participation of NEWH Milan was certainly not to be missed at what has now become a “must” among hospitality events. At Teamwork Hospitality’s #guestlab 2023, there were many associates, present and future, as well as friends who visited our booth and did not miss the appointments of members of our association, including the presentation of the “Top ID” award from NEWH, Inc The Hospitality Network by Marisa Corso, CEO of MC International and architect Enrico G. Cleva, respectively Executive Director and President of the Milan chapter; the speech “Fashion and Trends in hospitality design” by Professor architect Francesco Antonio Scullica, our Scholarship Director, together with architect Cinzia Pagni, President of ADI Lombardia; and the intervention “Design for the bottom line: case studies of design solutions” by NEWH Paris President Gwendoline Theodet. See you soon with NEWH Milan’s upcoming events! read more on LinkedIn


17th March 2023 – The XXVI Edition of the Mediterranean Tourism Exchange, the only large B2B tourism fair in the Mediterranean and the main spring event that opens the most important tourist season, is starting at the Mostra d’Oltremare exhibition center in Naples. 7 March at 11.30, the round table “The current and prospective challenges of hospitality. Innovation and sustainability” in Sala Tirreno PAD.6, with an introduction by Sergio Grazioli, Membership Director of NEWH Milano. Leading the debate, Prof. Francesco Antonio Scullica of the Milan Polytechnic and Scholarship Director of our association, together with Prof. Valentina Della Corte, coordinator of the degree course in Hospitality Management of the Federico II University of Naples.An excellent opportunity for discussion on topics that have always been dear to NEWH and for collaboration between two major Italian universities. read more on LinkedIn


14th March 2023 – The launch event of the contest #Lifestylehotel | Light Up your project by BWH Hotel Group Italia yesterday morning at the ADI Design Museum, with the members of the board of NEWH Milano, Marisa Corso, Francesco Antonio Scullica and the President Enrico G. Cleva as Protagonists of Design in the jury of the competition. read more on LinkedIn


10th March 2023 – First merit scholarship result of the collaboration between NEWH Milano and the Master Interior Design, managed by in collaboration with SPD Scuola Politecnica di Design!! We announced the winning group composed of the talented: Alessandra Orengo, Alessia Nicastro, Anna Skoula, Elisa Pinna and Gianluca Travagliati.

Among the features taken into account by the Selection Board: feature; Technologies; environmental sustainability; Aesthetics of presentation; technical feasibility of the project attention to materialsThe students were awarded this afternoon, following the proclamation that involved all the students of the XIX edition.Congratulations guys! Not only to the winners but also to all participants! Read more:


6-9 February 2023: Medelhan @Hospitaly Riva del Garda – NEWH Milano brought together the most important architecture studios, awarded with the TopID award, to discuss the future of hospitality and conscious design.The talk “The Italian excellence of hospitality on stage” in Riva del Garda brought together the prestigious interventions of 9 architects: ALBERTO APOSTOLI of Studio Apostoli, Marcello Ceccaroli of the Ceccaroli Architecture studio, Andrea Grassi of gla – genius loci architecture, Aldo Parisotto of Parisotto+Formenton Architetti, Marco Piva and Daniela Baldo of Studio Marco Piva, Andreas Profanter of noa* network of architecture, andre straja of GaS Studio, Andrea Viganó of Studio D73, moderated by the President of our association, Enrico G. Cleva.Thanks to all the participants and to the many spectators present! read more on  LinkedIn


14th December 2022 – It was a nice night on 14th of December for “Christmas Cuddles”, getting together with associates and sharing special evenings like last night at the Imperialspa Wellness Center in Milan for a Christmas toast and lots of wellness cuddles! With members of NEWH Milano, also the Dottor Sorriso Onlus Foundation, which brings Smile Therapy for the youngest patients in Italian hospitals, and which for the occasion has created a small show with a fundraiser for the association’s activities. Furthermore, the extraction of tickets with free treatments offered by the wellness center made three lucky guests even happier! Thanks to Imperial SPA for the warm welcome and to OGS Public Relations & Communication for the collaboration in organizing the evening.


24th November 2022 – In the amazing setting of Enterprise Hotel in Milan, the TopID 2023 Awards ceremony saw the Italian excellences in Hospitality design, walk the stage for its 3rd Edition coordinated by the careful direction of Gabriella del Signore, NEWH Programming with Stefano Risolè Hotel Director. Congratulations to all Winners GLA – Genius Loci Architettura, noa* network of architecture and Studio Marco Piva! The dinner party was also the occasion to celebrate the important growth both of the Milano Chapter and of the Scholarship Fundraising with all Members, friends, special guests and the students of the Master in Interior Design of Politecnico di Milano (managed by in collaboration with SPD Scuola Politecnica di Design). Thanks to all the partners for making this event possible: AUGUSTO Contract – Foodservice General Contractor, Mirage Granito Ceramico S.p.A, Tarkett, HospitalityRiva and Loloey. A special thanks goes to Sofia Gioia Vedani Architect and Ceo of Planetaria Hotels for hosting the Ceremony by combining the art of Italian Hospitality through an exclusive design atmosphere with a highly professional and warm welcome. Click here to view the video!


25th July 2022: A great evening for our Chapter: many people at NEWH / Milan summer cocktail party, a lot of members and more and more new friends! It was fantastic being together in the prestigious location of Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts Melchiorre Gioia in Milan and meeting before the summer break. See you in September with new events and dates with Hospitality DNA.




24th June 2022: Happy Birthday NEWH Milano! Just 2 years but NEWH Milano is growing fast. Special guest at Grand Hotel Victoria Concept and Spa *****L for Celebration in Menaggio – Como Lake, Chris Tucker, President at NEWH, The Hospitality Network. (click here to see all photos)




3-4 May 2022 – NEWH/Milano at GUEST LAB – We were very proud and happy for had finally the opportunity of meeting all the board and the members at Palazzo delle Stelline in Milan! A lot of people dealing with or interested in the world of hospitality who had met together, to know each other and for business networking. Enrico G. Cleva, President of NEWH Milano, Francesco Antonio Scullica from Politecnico di Milano, Andreas Profanter from NOA, Gianpietro Sacchi and Alberto Zanetta, our partner of” were top speakers during the meetings in the morning. (click here to see all photos)




25 November 2021 – NEWH/Milano 2022 TOP ID Awards: The Winners were Gasstudio , Studio D73, Ceccaroli Architettura.  (click here to see all photos) Click here to for the Facebook video





22 October 2021 Great NEWH/Milano Networking Cocktail last October at Raddisson Collection Hotel in Milan. NEWH/Milano presented to its members the best practices of hospitality and design world. (click here to see all photos)







23 September 2021 – NEWH/Milano @Guest Lab by Teamwork Hospitality (click here to see all photos)






NEWH/Milano 2021 TopID Award Winners (click thumbnail to see photos)

Studio alberto Apostoli
Studio Marco Piva


June 24, 2021 – Milano’s first in-person networking/membership event. NEWH/Milano Birthday. The first NEWH/Milano took place and it was a wonderful to finally meet friends and colleagues in-person after month of on-screen exchanges. (click here to see pictures)

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June 9, 2021 – Italy: Heritage, Design and Beauty; new ways of living (see also The most beautiful villages in Italy and Borgo Office – Smart working and farm supporting in an italian borgo)

Recognizing design excellence: the prestigious TopID award of NEWH for the best in the hospitality industry.
We are honored to award the prizes to Studio Marco Piva, , Studio Apostoli

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Video sponsored by – LoloeyResstende SrlRH Contract


25 November 2020 – NEWH/Milano Alle Event
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13 October 2020 Hospitality Day
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1/2 October 2020 – NEWH/Milano Design City Event
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July 2020 NEWH/Milano AREL Aperitive Event (click here to see all photos)






25 May 2020 NEWH/Milano Members Cocktail online!



NEWH Milano Chapter hosted Italy’s first meeting online on 9th of April, 2020 with great audience and massive interactive engagement! Click here for a summary of the meeting

See meeting video below!


31 January 2020 Milan Chapter Founding!


Miss any of the La Pause European webinar series? click below to check them out!

NEWH European Webinars – La Pause
24 September 2020 – Hotels
15 October 2020 – Trade Fairs/Shows
19 November 2020 – Manufacturers
17 December 2020 – Designers
21 January 2021 – Sustainability in Hospitality
18 February 2021 – Biophilia in Design
18 March 2021 – The evolving cruise sector (apologies, no recording available)
22 April 2021 – Hotel Industry Perspective
20 May 2021 – Wellness & Spa
21 October 2021 – What’s next