The 2011 Hospitality Design Boutique Exposition & Conference (HD Boutique) is just two months away! It will take place September 13-14th at the MIami Beach Convention Center and the conference lineup is shaping up. Besides site visits to the newest hotels in the area (including the Dream South Beach), a show floor filled with the newest and greatest products, and sold-out networking events, here are a few not-to-miss sessions.
Tuesday, September 13th
Meet this year's Wave of the Future honorees—meet eight global change agents and creative professionals who are making waves in the industry. Also, in celebration of the awards program's 10-year anniversary, mingle with past honorees at the HD magazine booth on the show floor.
Michael Adams, HD editor in chief, will sit down in an entertaining key note with Tony Chi, founder of tony chi and associates. We have been asking him to be our guest for awhile, and he finally found time in his busy schedule!
And in the afternoon, there are two back-to-back panels on sustainability in case study format.
Wednesday, September 14th
Start the morning off with the Latin America update panel, which we all know is hot when it comes to hospitality. We’ve assembled a panel of talent and ownership that will help dissect the Latin America market, where the business is, and what’s happening in design.
Immediately following, get a snapshot on what's happening in restaurant, cruise, spa, hotels, and nightclub design from experts in each of the fields.
And have lunch with five industry leaders as Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association (BLLA) presents its annual Owners’ Outlook Panel to discuss the state of hospitality, and boutique and lifestyle influences on the industry at large. Following the panel discussion, BLLA will announce its second annual Boutique & Lifestyle Hospitality Awards to for outstanding design and performance. Want to submit a project for the awards? Click here.
Keep checking back for a complete listing of all the speakers. Another bonus: all courses are accredited.
See you in Miami!