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October 28, 2020 –  On Wednesday, October 28th the NEWH Rocky Mountain Chapter gathered via Zoom to learn about designing for health and safety in a current and post-COVID-19 world. The first 30 RSVPs received Care Packages filled with self-care goodies donated by our generous sponsors. Kravet, Wall Resources, and Elite Hospitality donated cash door prizes. Wendy McTague, a WELL AP Interior Designer, spoke about the WELL Building Standard and Barbara Kane from Ecolab provided a futurecast. As a last-minute surprise, we featured a panel of professional members who shared their thoughts on what the future holds for hospitality design: Natalie Goodman, Laura Hilpipre, and Holly Byrne. We also selected two vendors we thought were making innovative product solutions for use during the pandemic: Nydree Flooring presented an innovative wood flooring that holds up to hand-sanitizer, and Elite Contract presented their Vanguard Smart Partition Systems. Overall, it was a great event filled of lots of useful information for our design community, and we had over 40 attendees! Thank-you to our sponsors, and committee for putting together such a fun event!


August 14, 2020 – NEWH/Rocky Mountain TOP ID Virtual Gala and Awards Night – The Rocky Mountain Chapter honored their 2020 TOP ID Designer firms OZ Architecture, Johnson Nathan Strohe, and Kimberly Timmons Interiors as well as our 2020 scholarship recipients. Our top interior design firms were panelists for the event and provided a presentation on what projects they were most passionate about. Our scholarship winners were introduced and we are looking forward to their futures in the industry. Our Annual sponsors generously donated $2350 worth of giveaways to help support our hospitality industry. Click here or click the image to see the recording of the event!



June 25, 2020 – NEWH/Rocky Mountain held its 1st virtual cooking class with Chef Lamb. There were attendees from all over the country and guests thoroughly enjoyed the 3 course Italian meal.




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April 25th, 2019 – Haute Seat – NEWH/Rocky Mountain held a Haute Seat – Artist Edition. Attendees celebrated the 2019 student scholarship winners and honored the 2019 Top ID winners.





March 7, 2019 – Sundowner at Improper City





December 5, 2018 – NEWH/Rocky Mountain held its 7th annual end of the year bowling extravaganza at Lucky Strike in Denver.





November 8, 2018 – NEWH/Rocky Mountain held a student speed mentoring event in collaboration with IIDA and ASID. Student received valuable input and advice from the best in the industry and professionals got a first look at the newest generation of designers.




September 13, 2018 – NEWH/Rocky Mountain held its annual golf tournament fundraiser!






April 25, 2018  NEWH/Rocky Mountain held a Haute Seat – Spotlight Edition. Attendees celebrated the 2018 student scholarship winners and honored the 2018 TopID winners. Design teams worked together to create a custom light shade out of vendor provided materials.




2018 – NEWH/Rocky Mountain held a community service event – VOC Trail Building at Floyd Hill.





December 6, 2017 – NEWH Rocky Mountain held its annual Bowling Extravaganza!





October 26, 2017 – NEWH/Rocky Mountain hosted a student speed mentoring event, connecting hospitality and design students with local industry leaders in a fun, fast paced speed dating format.





August 10, 2017 – NEWH/Rocky Mountain held a members only Edible Beats Tour with restaurateur Justin Cucci.





April 20, 2017 – NEWH Rocky Mountain held its annual Haute Seat event – Spotlight Edition – at Daltile Showroom, celebrating its 2017 scholarship recipients and the chapter’s TopIDs.





November 10, 2016 – NEWH Rocky Mountain hosted its 5th annual Bowling Extravaganza at Lucky Strike in Denver. Attendees enjoyed a night of bowling and networking with industry professionals.




August 2, 2016 – NEWH Rocky Mountain hosted its golf event at Highlands Ranch Golf Course. A great time was had by all!





April 28th, 2016 – NEWH Rocky Mountain hosted our Haute Seat where we celebrated the winners of the 2016 NEWH Student Scholarships.  Sixteen design teams paired up to create chairs out of creative design materials.




December 1st, 2015 – NEWH/Rocky Mountain held it’s Fourth Annual End of the Year Bowling Extravaganza!





September 16th, 2015 – NEWH/Rocky Mountain held its Annual Membership Appreciation Rockies Game at Zi South and Coors Field Denver.





July 14th 2015 – NEWH/Rocky Mountain held its Bi-Annual Summer Golf Fundraiser at Highlands Ranch Golf Club.





December 3, 2014 – NEWH/Rocky Mountain Chapter hosted the end of the year Bowling Extravaganza at Lucky Strike Lanes. Attendees enjoyed a night of networking with peers and holiday socializing.





June 5, 2014 – NEWH/Rocky Mountain Chapter hosted Happy Hour at the Corner Office Martini Bar. Designers from DLR toured groups through The Curtis Hotel and the ultra-themed guest rooms, meeting areas, and lobby.




May 1, 2014 – On May 1st over 200 people came out to support The Bears and Blankets Fund’s major fundraising effort “The Make Believe Ball”. This was a joint effort with NEWH, the premier network for the hospitality industry. The event was held at Denver University’s Joy Burns Center and comprised of “The House of Bears” spring runway competition, silent auction, culinary delights and networking. Funds raised that evening went to support the Oncology Unit at Children’s hospital, Newborns in Need and the NEWH scholarship fund. Major thanks go to all the volunteers who gave their time and especially our generous sponsors.



April 16, 2014 – Haute Seat Scholarship Event – NEWH Rocky Mountain Chapter hosted its third annual Haute Seat Scholarship Event! At this event we honored our 2014 Scholarship Winners, Erica Smith, Michael Bent, both from Colorado State University, and Stephanie Williams from Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design. This year, NEWH was able to award $9,500 total in scholarships! Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, this is our largest amount yet! The Haute Seat Event continues to build on our scholarship fundraising efforts with a chair design competition. We paired design teams with vendors and tasked them to create completely unique chair designs. Check out the photos of some of the amazing and creative chairs that were auctioned off at the event! Thanks to all of the designers, vendors, and sponsors that helped make this event a huge success! We appreciate your support!!