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Join us at the 2017 NEWH
Leadership Conference
Join the hospitality industry as it comes together early
next year for the biennial NEWH Leadership Conference.
Themed Climb On, the 2017 event will be held February
9-11th, 2017 at the Denver Marriott City Center.
Keynote speakers include world-class explorer, Ann
Bancroft; classical composer and violinist Kai Kight, who
uses music to inspire individuals and global organizations to
compose paths of imagination and fulfillment; and Marc Landsberg, CEO of Social
Deviant, a company created with the intent of proving that good people can win and
the world's kindest company can thrive. Participate in toolbox sessions, owners'
roundtables, and other educational sessions and activities. There will be plenty of
opportunity to build relationships off campus too, during the Cannabis Tour (yes, you
read that correctly), the craft brewery tour, and even rock climbing. Kick off 2017 with
the right tools and best connections in the industry-join NEWH in Denver!
For a complete list of sessions, events, and activities both on and offsite, go to
www.newh.org/2017-leadership-conference.

OWNERS' ROUNDTABLE

In Memoriam: Ken Schindler, president of WALTERS
Ken Schindler, president
of WALTERS, passed away
unexpectedly Friday, October
7th, surrounded by his family and
friends. He was 56 years old.
Company vice president and
Ken's oldest son, Adam Schindler
says: "In both business and life, my
father demonstrated an incredibly
strong moral compass. His passion
for life, intuitive business sense, and philanthropic endeavors will
remain an inspiration for myself and the rest of the Walters Wicker
family. He will be immensely missed."
As the third generation to run the family-operated business,
Schindler grew the once small furniture distributor into the
residential, contract, and hospitality industry leader it is today.
In addition to his success in business, Schindler was a board
member for Temple Emanu-El of Closter, New Jersey and an avid
golfer. He is survived by his wife Debra Bale Schindler and three

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children Adam, Scott, and Stacy; his parents, Walter and Renee
Schindler; and his sister Randi (Schindler) Paris.
NEWH has enjoyed a longtime relationship with Schindler
and WALTERS (Walters Wicker). The company was featured in
the Summer 2015 issue of NEWH magazine. And as a longtime
NEWH Corporate Partner, WALTERS and NEWH also had a thriving
working relationship. Ken was a rarity. He was generous, giving,
altruistic, kind, and warm. He will be missed. We send our most
sincere condolences and thoughts to Schindler's family, friends,
and all the people he touched.
A scholarship fund has been setup in Schindler's name.
Donations can be made through the NEWH website (www.
newh.org/scholarship/ken-schindler-scholarship). In addition, a
memorial fund has been created in Ken's honor-contributions
can be made through the Temple Emanu-El website,
www.templeemanu-el.com.


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News
Who’s Who
Have You Seen?
Scholarships
Sustainability
Q&A: Marie Herr
Q&A: Brittany Johnson
Q&A: Leigh Mitchell
On the Scene
Project: Wyndham Grand Hunt Valley
Project: Saskatoon Inn & Conference Centre
Project: DoubleTree by Hilton San Bernardino
Partner Profiles
Chapter Highlights
Save the Date
New Members
Ad Index
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