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October 12, 2020
Webinar 35

Trendspotting with HD’s Wave of the Future

What does the future look like? Learn from Hospitality Design’s Wave of the Future honorees who are reshaping design, adapting to radical change, and questioning the status quo.

Every year, HD selects a talented group of designers, architects, brand executives, and owners who are young enough to be considered visionary, but tested enough to be accomplished.

Explore the shifts and trends they see in design—from brand introductions to evolution across F+B, lodging, and everything in between—during this webinar.

Julien Albertini, principal + managing partner, design + construction, Asthetíque

Jenny Bukovec, vice president of design, Life House

Kristen Cochran, founder, Kristen Cochran Design

Rachael Harvey, partner + creative director, Original Reality Group

Emily Keip, vice president, Americas design services, Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Sarah Klymson, vice president product + brand Development, global operations center, Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Alina Pimkina, principal + founding partner, Asthetíque

Rashana Zaklit, hospitality studio director, NW practice area leader, senior associate, Gensler

Stacy Shoemaker Rauen, editor in chief, Hospitality Design, SVP, Design Group, Emerald

September 28, 2020
Webinar 34

20 Minutes With…

What drives our industry? Amazing humans. Movers and shakers, creatives and makers, innovators and big-thinkers.

In HD’s debut of 20 Minutes With…, our newest webcast series, Stacy Shoemaker Rauen goes one to one with hospitality’s leading lights—starting with three powerhouse pioneers. Connect with the imaginative, visionary founders of Firmdale Hotels, Pendry Hotels & Resorts, and thisAssembly as they talk life lessons and future focus.

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Kit Kemp, founder and creative director, Firmdale Hotels
Michael Fuerstman, cofounder and creative director, Pendry Hotels & Resorts
Bashar Wali, founder and CEO, thisAssembly


Stacy Shoemaker Rauen, editor in chief, Hospitality Design, SVP, Design Group, Emerald

September 23, 2020
Webinar 33

8 Attributes of Contract Furniture

Become a more informed specifier through this exploration of eight key attributes of contract furniture. Earn CEU credits and gain insight into many of the crucial factors to weigh in your decision-making, including performance, sustainability, and health and wellness.

We will provide information and tools you can use to assess each of these eight attributes and evaluate the optimal balance in order to create spaces that meet unique design criteria and work effectively for the occupants.

September 11, 2020
Webinar 32

Marketing Boost: 5 Strategies to Adopt Now

Learn to build marketing muscle in the new normal. HD gathers the experts to talk strategies, tactics, ideas, and influences for visibility and business in turbulent times.

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Cherie Bustamante, President, Fog + Apple

Joseph Cephas, Senior Vice President, Novitá

Lauren Knudsen, Executive Vice President, J Public Relations

Gizem Ozcelik, Vice President, NJF

Host: Stacy Shoemaker Rauen, Editor in Chief, Hospitality Design, SVP, Design Group, Emerald

August 24, 2020
Webinar 31

Hospitality and the Great Outdoors

From eco-friendly experiences to glamping, the great outdoors is proving ground for new concepts and innovation in lodging and beyond. In this webinar, we catch up with the risk-takers and big thinkers who are changing up hospitality and bringing guests back to nature.

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Tenaya Hills, Design Director, Bunkhouse

Peter Mack, CEO, Collective Retreats

Neil Dipaola, Cofounder and CEO, AutoCamp

Kona Gray, Principal, EDSA

Louis Thompson, CEO, Nomadic Resorts

Stacy Shoemaker Rauen, Editor in Chief, Hospitality Design, SVP, Design Group, Emerald