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MANDALAY BAY, LAS VEGAS MAY 6 - 8, 2025

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EXHIBIT HD

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Manufacturers and suppliers exhibit at HD Expo + Conference because of the event’s multifaceted approach to networking

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EXHIBIT HD

Learn more about exhibiting

Manufacturers and suppliers exhibit at HD Expo + Conference because of the event’s multifaceted approach to networking

HD DIGITAL

More at hospitalitydesign.com

Daily doses of industry news, cool openings, product launches, and must-read interviews

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Back by popular demand, join us at our second annual pre-conference day at HD Expo + Conference designed to help attendees spec smarter. In collaboration with the International Society of Hospitality Purchasers (ISHP), five training modules with leading executives representing the entire scope of a project—A&D, brand, ownership, purchasing, and manufacturers—will delve into the ins and outs of specifying casegoods, upholstered seating, lighting, flooring, and outdoor furniture.

Think of it as a product bootcamp. But in true HD style, we will add a bit of networking, interaction, and fun, and provide the space to ask all your questions. Plus, you earn five (5) CEU credits, a certificate from us, and see the product up-close on the show floor the next day!

More and more companies are sending attendees to HD University to learn from industry leaders, network, and see products before the show begins. Please note that sponsorship is required for exhibitors to attend. Sponsors have the opportunity to showcase products early, educate attendees, and receive a post-event guest list.

HD University is available as an add-on to Expo Only, Full Conference, and Experience Passes.

Earn five HSW credits at HD University.

The one-hour learning modules total:

  • Five (5) AIA | CES Learning Units (LU) | Health Safety Welfare (HSW)
  • Five (5) IDCEC Continuing Education Units (CEU) | Health Safety Welfare (HSW) 

The value of a good spec cannot be understated as it relates to accurate pricing, project reviews and staying on schedule. HD University provides and incomparable setting for both experienced and junior designers alike to learn about product specification directly from the experts.

Katie Kelchner

Senior Design Manager, Embassy Suites + HGV

Great event for networking, listening to lectures from experienced professionals, and you get a chance to see the latest and greatest products. A great addition this year was HD University – I enjoyed hearing the best ways to write a spec and will soon be applying what I’ve learned!

Rylee Laborde

Designer, John T. Campo + Associates

HD University was an incredible event that I know will grow and evolve over time. For us to be in that room with young designers who are really learning their craft was a priceless opportunity.

Cindy Kaufman

Sponsor, Shaw Hospitality

2024 Sponsors

Carly Mixon

Account Executive: #, A-K
770-291-5491
carly.mixon@emeraldx.com

Kari Nylund

Account Executive: L-Z, China
770-291-5513
kari.nylund@emeraldx.com

Keeli Schmidt

Sales Director, Key Accounts
770-291-5433
keeli.schmidt@emeraldx.com

Nicole Panzeca

Customer Success Manager
513-964-1789
nicole.panzeca@emeraldx.com