hdlogoThe preeminent show for bringing hospitality professionals together, under one roof, to explore the latest products and services while also providing ample opportunity to learn and grow their business is back in Las Vegas May 14 to 16, 2014. Formed in 1992, Hospitality Design Exposition & Conference (HD Expo) continues to define the trends, inspire the meetings and serve as the ultimate platform for architects, interior designers, owners/operators, developers to feel the most connected and on top of the current happenings in their respective industries.


Make the Connections
In the always change and constantly evolving world of design for the restaurant, hotel and other equally intriguing hospitality fields, the show provides consistent opportunities to evolve your expertise and your business. Beginning with ample connector events including the Opening Night Party and Party by the Pool, attendees of the show are welcomed to mix and mingle with the industry’s finest in a casual and comfortable environment, allowing for stimulating conversation with old and new associates.

Be the First to See the Latest
Perhaps no opportunity is greater than the one provided on the show floor and at the CEU/LU accredited conference sessions. With each passing year, the show brings in up-and-coming and established exhibitors, all of whom chose the show to launch products, test specialty services and share their latest innovations. For professionals looking to get insight before anyone else, the show floor presents an opportunity to see it all, right at your fingertips. This year, HD Expo will welcome such world-renowned brands such as Kohler, Walters, Rohl, Fabricut and Global Allies and over 800 more to the exhibitor roster.

Learn, Listen and Participate
Whether you are an exhibitor looking to gain insight or an attendee looking to refine your intel, sessions ranging from the development trends to case studies as presented by international experts, are yours for the taking. This year, Michael Bedner of HBA will kick-off the discussions by participating in retrospect with Michael Adams of Hospitality Design magazine, covering his past, present and future in the industry. Past Keynote Speakers have included Trisha Wilson, founder of Wilson Associates and Tony Chi of Tony Chi & Associates. Additional conference highlights include the HD/ISHP Town Hall: Owners’ Roundtable, the largest gathering of developers, owners, and brand executives in one space, allowing for the ideal opportunity to engage and learn at the HD Expo signature event. HD/JHG 8th Annual Radical Innovation in Hospitality in Innovation Awards Competition rounds out the standout sessions for the upcoming show.

The show promises the best and the brightest and even more opportunity than ever to make a positive effect on the business and learnings of those in attendance. “Our focus this year is incredibly clear, we trust with our participating exhibitors, our unparalleled conference sessions and the continued opportunity to connect, we will produce a one-stop shop for those in the hospitality design industry to gain knowledge, grow and feel more in-the-know than ever,” states Liz Sommerville, show director of the upcoming year ahead.

Media may register for HD Expo 2014 online by filling out the media registration form found here: http://bit.ly/1bkSfrs. To access images from the 2013 show, visit the Hospitality Design Group Dropbox here: http://bit.ly/1dKYBAC.

The Hospitality Design Group, part of Emerald Expositions produces the foremost influential hospitality design events each year, including Hospitality Design Exposition & Conference (May 14-16, 2014) and HD Americas (September 16-17, 2014), held in Las Vegas and Miami, respectively. The tradeshows, presented by Hospitality Design magazine, the premier hospitality design magazine, joins the publications other events including HD Summit, Platinum Circle Gala, HD CitySCENE and others. In addition, HD Expo and HD Americas are in association with American Society of Interior Designers (ASID; International Interior Design Association (IIDA); International Society of Hospitality Purchasers (ISHP), National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ); and NEWH, Inc.—The Hospitality Industry Network. Visit the show online at www.hdamericasexpo.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/hdamericas, and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/hdamericas.