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MANDALAY BAY, LAS VEGAS AUGUST 24 + 25, 2021

Agenda

Expo Floor Hours

Tuesday, August 24 9:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 25 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

From product discovery to networking to professional development, you’ll find it all in one place.

HD Expo + Conference’s sessions, curated by Hospitality Design  magazine, offer a powerful learning perspective. In 2021, all sessions will be spread across multiple stages and activation spaces.

Only those with Full Conference passes will be allowed to enter the HD Park CEU-accredited sessions. You will not need to register for individual sessions during registration—simply present your badge at the start of the session for entrance. 

Sessions at the DesignWell Pavilion and Social Hub, as well as the keynote and Owners’ Talk, are free to attend for all registration types, without prior signup.

Please note that seating for all sessions is on a first come, first serve basis.

Tuesday, August 24

TIME
8:45 AM - 9:30 AM
9:30 AM – 6:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
10:10 AM - 11:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
2:40 PM - 3:30 PM
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
TITLE
HD/ISHP Town Hall: Owners' Talk Part I
Expo Hall Open
What Clients Want: Ask the Owners and Brands*
HD Conversations: Ask the Purchasers
Emerging Trends: New-new Concepts in Wellbeing
Creative Fuel: The Great Outdoors*
HD Conversations: Women in Design
Size Doesn't Matter--Innovation from Independent Hoteliers
DesignWell Keynote
Creative Fuel: Hybrid Spaces and the Hospitality Effect*
The Art of Design: 21c Museum Hotels Curate Creativity
Mindful Travel: Exploring a Paradigm Shift
Business of Design: Interactive CapEx Bootcamp*
Hilton Box Reveal
Opening Reception
LOCATION
South Pacific Ballroom E
South + West Halls
HD Park
Social Hub
DesignWell Pavilion
HD Park
Social Hub
Social Hub
DesignWell Pavilion
HD Park
Social Hub
DesignWell Pavilion
HD Park
Social Hub
Expo Show Floor

*CEU-accredited session; must have Full Conference pass to attend

Wednesday, August 25

TIME
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:45 AM - 11:15 AM
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
1:10 PM - 2:00 PM
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
TITLE
The Young Entrepreneurs Breakfast**
Expo Hall Open
HD/ISHP Town Hall: Owners' Talk Part II
Business of Design: Clients and Designers Talk Contracts, Fees, Timelines, and More
Creative Fuel: F+B Firebrands*
IIDA | HD Product Competition Reveal
Brand Identity: The Evolution of Luxury in Lifestyle Hotels*
Lodging Econometrics Forecast
Creative Fuel: Projects and Places That Inspire Us Now*
Wellness Tricks of the Trade--Sustainability, Lighting, Holistic POV
Creative Fuel: Design Shifts, Influences, and Things to Watch Now
Brand Identity: New Brands, Upstarts, and Renegades*
$10,000 HD Passport Cash Giveaway
Where Are They Now? Cool Things to Know from the Starwood Alumni
LOCATION
South Pacific Ballroom E
South + West Halls
South Pacific Ballroom E
Social Hub
HD Park
Social Hub
HD Park
Social Hub
HD Park
DesignWell Pavilion
Social Hub
HD Park
DesignWell Pavilion
Social Hub

*CEU-accredited session; must have Full Conference pass to attend
**Must purchase ticket to attend The Young Entrepreneurs breakfast