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conference preview Learning with NEWH NEWH presents four conference sessions during the 2011 Hospitality Design Exposition & Conference (HD Expo) in Las Vegas, May 18-20th, including the first dual-panel session (covering hot markets India and China), the first women’s leadership roundtable, and leading-edge sessions on light and color. To register, log on to Wednesday, May 18 11 am to 12:30 pm Thursday, May 19 10:30 am to 11:30 am the low-down on going global: understanding hospitality in China, India, and beyond • Bill Cheung, managing director, Hong Kong, Benjamin West • Bill Gartz, principal, Callison • Rhonda Hare, partner, Blake Dawson • Cynthia Jacobs, vice president and managing director, WATG • Shannon Kim, vice president of hospitality design, G.T. Land Holdings Limited • Julia Monk, partner in charge, BBG-BBGM • Uday Narain, director - projects and development, the Americas, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces • Dharmendra J. “D.J.” Rama, executive vice president, JHM Hotels moderator • Thomas Johnson, senior vice president, KNA If your firm has not gone global, you are missing a huge share of ground-up hospitality business. If you are global now, you need to stay on top of two of the world’s largest growth markets. HD presents a conference first—two panels, one covering China, one covering India, weighing in at the same session. It’s one-stop shopping for understanding design challenges, trends, project development, procurement issues, logistics, and cultural norms, with insight on how to get business done successfully in distant markets. We’ve asked brand leaders, development professionals, and design team members to share the inside story on succeeding in Asia now. hospitality lighting design: Charlie Palmer’s Aureole Restaurant in New York, Cosmopolitan’s Chandelier Bar, and the Royalton Hotel • Paul Gregory, principal, Focus Lighting Great lighting enhances the architectural design of every space, and can add a sense of beauty and drama that creates a lasting impression. From chic bars to celebrity chef restaurants to iconic hotels, every project presents its own unique challenges that call for creative, innovative lighting solutions. Global lighting designer Paul Gregory will explain the intricacies involved in hospitality lighting design by taking a look at three case studies in-depth, and covering project budget, details, mock-ups, fixture choices, and successful results. 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm ship. Explore differences in leadership traits based on gender, and why they matter in today’s business environment. The panel will present a new perspective on leadership and on the future of the hospitality design industry. Friday, May 20 10 am to 11 am color forecast through 2012—plus color in psychology and culture • Zara Stender, certified interior designer, board of directors, vice-president chairholder, CMG In part one of this session, color forecast through 2012, Zara Stender tracks national and international color evolution and trends as a leader in Color Marketing Group (CMG), one of the foremost authorities on the impact of color. Learn how color is trending in fashion, durable goods, the built environment, and why successful color must follow function. In part two, examine color as a powerful and often misunderstood tool. Stender evaluates the psychology of color and its biological and physiological influence on mood, energy, buying decisions (for example, do people really spend more money when surrounded by red and purple?), and more. Finally, she will delve into color based on cultural and societal distinctions (for example, do you what colors offend or please clients based on their ethnic heritage?). Take away knowledge that could give you an edge with your clients no matter what their ethnicity, age, or socio-economic level. ************************************** Also, don’t miss the live auction on Thursday, May 19th at 4:30 pm at NEWH’s annual Silent Auction booth. ************************************** NEWH roundtable: insights from the top— women leaders in hospitality Sponsored by Maya Romanoff • Dana Kalzcak, vice president design, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts • Margaret McMahon, managing director, interiors, WATG • Eileen Slora, executive director interior design, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts • Glenn Wilson, vice president, international interior design, Marriott International moderator • Michelle Finn, vice president, Hospitality Design Group HD and NEWH present women leaders of the hospitality industry discussing their vision for the future, business strategies for 2011 and beyond, design trends, and women’s leader- 16 spring 2011 tel 800.593.NEWH

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of NEWH - Spring 2011

NEWH-Spring 2011
Table of Contents
Chapter and NEWH News
Who’s Who
Sustainability: Competition
Sustainability: Point of View
Conference: Preview
Conference: Roundup
Design 101
Have you Seen?
Product Know-How
On the Scene
Cover Story
Project: Montage Deer Valley
Project: Courtyard Marriott
Project: Andaz
Save the Date
New Members
Partner Profiles

NEWH - Spring 2011