NEWH - September 2007 - (Page 3)

table of contents Network Leaders Who’s who in NEWH leadership. pg 4 Chapter News Chapter happenings, community outreach, call for entries, and conference highlights. pg 6 Save the Date Don’t miss these NEWH and industry events. pg 16 pg 6 Products: A Medley of New Offerings From fabrics to bedding, check out a few of the newest not-to-miss products from your fellow members. pg 18 Product Know-How: Glass Trends Once not considered versatile, glass is taking center stage in multiple applications. pg 20 On the Scene: Service with a Smile Two NEWH members receive Wilson & Associates’ Point of Excellence Award. Plus, snapshots from other chapter events. pg 23 pg 34 pg 20 ON THE COVER Purchaser Bill Langmade talks about how he got LEED accredited, why he thinks it is important, and what still frustrates him about the process. Story on page 24 Photography by Andrew Cerino Cover Story: Taking the LEED Purchaser Bill Langmade makes the first step in solving a bigger problem. pg 24 Sustainability: Green 101 NEWH’s inaugural Sustainable Hospitality Leadership Forum starts a dialogue. pg 28 Scholarship: Hospitality Idol Manfred Steinfeld to be honored with NEWH’s Icon of Industry award. pg 30 Projects: No Place Like Home ICRAVE takes inspiration from a luxurious residence for the latest New York City hotspot. pg 34 New Members The newest additions to the NEWH family. pg 38 Partner Profiles Meet this month’s highlighted corporate partners. pg 42 Vice President/Marketing Zina Zimmerman, tel 718 291 6809 Creative Director Katherine Allen, tel 646 654 7577 Executive Director Shelia Lohmiller, tel 715 526 5267 Production Director Steve Teitelbaum, tel 646 654 7309 September 2007. This publication has been produced by Nielsen Custom Media and NEWH. Sales, Nielsen Business Media Drew DeSarle, Vice President Marketing Services Group, tel 646 654 7557 Robert Iantosca, tel 646 654 5416, tel 800.593.NEWH 3

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of NEWH - September 2007

NEWH - September 2007
Network Leaders
Chapter News
Save the Date
Products: A Medley of New Offerings
Product Know-How: Glass Trends
On the Scene: Service with a Smile
Cover Story: Taking the LEED
Sustainability: Green 101
Scholarship: Hospitality Idol
Projects: No Place Like Home
New Members
Partner Profiles

NEWH - September 2007