Thursday, February 7th

8:00 am-1:00 pm NEWH, Inc. Board of Directors Meeting
12:00-6:00 pm NEWH Product Showcase
3:00-4:00 pm Students Mix & Mingle
6:00-8:00 pm Opening Reception
7:30 pm
Presidents Dinner (invitation only event)

Friday, February 8th

7:00-8:00 am Early Riser Activities
8:00-9:00 am Breakfast
9:00-9:15 am Welcome
9:15-10:00 am Keynote
10:15-11:00 am Discussion by International Hospitality Leaders
11:15-12:00 am Break Outs
– BrandED: A Deep Dive into Marriott’s brands
– Navigating Innovations in Hospitality
– Modular Built: a case study
12:00-12:15 pm Break / Live Podcasts and Interviews
12:30-1:45 pm Scholars & Awards Luncheon:
xxxxxNEWH Scholarship Presentation
xxxxxNEWH Award of Excellence
xxxxxNEWH Fellows Induction
xxxxxPanel Discussion with Students
xxxxxDrawing for Lodging Conference Passes
2:00-2:40 pm Break Outs
– Hospitality on the Seas
– Global Design: Case Studies
– Social Media Toolbox | Beth Becker
2:50-3:30 pm Break Outs
– Procurement Partnerships: smooth sailing or rough seas?
– Navigating Innovations in Hospitality
– TBA
3:45-5:15 pm Hospitality Design/NEWH Owners’ Roundtable
3:45-5:15 pm Break Out
– Strategic Business Thinking
– Certification Overview: LEED and WELL
5:30-6:30 pm VIP Cocktail Reception
6:30-8:00 pm Open Cocktail Reception (for all registered attendees)
Your Night to Explore! Reference South Florida Concierge Recommendations

Saturday, February 9th

7:00 – 8:00 am Early Riser Activities
8:00 – 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00-9:15 am Welcome & Special Announcements
9:15-10:00 am Keynote
The Power of Story Telling with Nirvan Mullick
10:00-11:00 am NEWH Top ID: Stories Behind Their High Profile Projects
11:15 am-12:00 pm Break Outs
– BrandED: A Deep Dive into Intercontinental Hotels Group brands
– Emerging Markets & Industry Disrupters
– Pending TBA
12:30-1:45 pm Lunch – Culinary Influences in Hospitality, a panel discussion
SATURDAY BREAK OUTS & ADVENTURES
2:00-3:30 PM Social Media Toolbox II with Beth Becker
2:00 – 5:00 pm Boating Excursions
Taste of South Beach / Art Deco Tour
Miami River Segway Tour
Tour Little Havana
* Details of Saturday Adventures coming soon! Events are subject to change.
6:00 pm South Florida Social