HD Expo

HD Expo attracts the world’s most talented and sought after network of interior designers, architects, hoteliers, owners, operators, developers and purchasers—true leaders, creative risk-takers and innovators who make an impact in the industry. Thousands of show attendees will come face-to-face with the most captivating products and resources to consider for their global hospitality projects; stay on top of industry news and trends through thought-provoking conference programming curated by Hospitality Design magazine; and have access to network—and rub shoulders with—some of the most prominent industry players at a series of networking events. The Hospitality Design Group produces the industry’s most influential hospitality design event each year, HD Expo, which takes place in May, in Las Vegas. HD Expo is in association with American Society of Interior Designers (ASID); International Interior Design Association (IIDA); International Society of Hospitality Purchasers (ISHP); and NEWH, Inc.—the Hospitality Industry Network. HD Expo is owned by Emerald Expositions, a leading operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States. The company currently operates more than 55 trade shows, as well as numerous other face-to-face events. In 2017, Emerald’s events connected over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupied more than 6.9 million NSF of exhibition space.

Winners of IIDA/HD Expo Product Design Awards Announced

Las Vegas, NV, May 7, 2018-The International Interior Design Association (IIDA)/HD Expo held the Product Design Awards at last week’s HD Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. Winner in the soft surface ca...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/winners-of-iidahd-expo-product-design-award...

Durkan Wins Top Product Design Award at HD Expo 2016

Las Vegas, NV, May 6, 2016—Durkan, the hospitality brand of Mohawk Group, was awarded the top product design award in the Carpeting/Carpet Systems/Rugs category for its Traces collection at th...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/durkan-wins-top-product-design-award-at-hd-...

Burtco Unveiling New Identity, Products at Show

Dalton, GA, May 4, 2010--A new look and new products from Burtco, now B Carpet, will be introduced to the hospitality market at HD Expo 2010. For more than 30 years, Burtco has produced custom-cr...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/burtco-unveiling-new-identity-products-at-s...

David Duncan Discusses Durkan's Focus in Hospitality from the HD Expo in Las Vegas

May 4, 2016—David Duncan, Senior VP of the Durkan brand at Mohawk, and Kemp Harr discuss the growth of the hospitality category, flooring product trends and Durkan's focus at this week's HD Expo...
http://www.floordaily.net/flooring-interviews/david-duncan-discusses-durkans-foc...

HD Expo Underway in Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV, May 3, 2018-HD Expo kicked off yesterday in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event-which caters to the hospitality design industry, attracting interior designers, architects, hoteliers, owners, ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/hd-expo-underway-in-las-vegas

Interface Fabrics to Launch Terratex at HD Expo

Guilford, ME, April 18, 2006--Interface Fabrics announced that it will introduce its first open line collection of Terratex fabrics designed specifically for the hospitality market at the HD Expo, Apr...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/interface-fabrics-to-launch-terratex-at-hd-...

Durkan Design Competition Seeking Entries

Marietta, GA, Dec. 2, 2011— Durkan's design competition, D*scover, is looking for entries.Durkan, the hospitality brand of The Mohawk Group, and NEWH (The Network of the Hospitality Industry) ar...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/durkan-design-competition-seeking-entries

Durkan Names Winners of First Design Contest

Las Vegas, NV, May 20, 2010--The winners of Durkan's first hospitality carpet design contest were revealed at the HD Expo.Called D*scover, the competition was held in partnership with The Network of t...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/durkan-names-winners-of-first-design-contes...

Liz Sommerville, HD Expo Show Director

May 20, 2008—Taped last week at the HD Expo in Las Vegas, Kemp Harr and Liz Sommerville discuss the highlights of the show. Listen to the interview to hear who attends the show and what the show...
http://www.floordaily.net/flooring-interviews/liz-sommerville-hd-expo-show-direc...

Shaw's Global Reason Wins HD Expo Award

Dalton, GA, June 24, 2011 -- Global Reason by Shaw Hospitality Group was named top Flooring- Carpeting & Carpet Systems, Rugs, in the 15th annual IIDA/HD Product Design Competition.Additionally, S...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/shaws-global-reason-wins-hd-expo-award

Imola Takes Home IIDA/HD Award of Excellence

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http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/imola-takes-home-iidahd-award-of-excellence

Michelle Finn Discusses Highlights for the Upcoming BDNY Hospitality Show in November

October 27, 2016—Michelle Finn, President of Hospitality Media Group, and Kemp Harr discuss the upcoming Boutique Design New York (BDNY) expo scheduled for November 13-14 at the Javits Center in...
http://www.floordaily.net/flooring-interviews/michelle-finn-discusses-highlights...

Sam Barry Discusses Shaw Hospitality's Booth and Market Trends

May 16, 2013—Sam Barry, Director of Marketing with Shaw Hospitality, and Kemp Harr, discuss the recent market trends in the hospitality market as the economy recovers, and Shaw Hospitality's awa...
http://www.floordaily.net/flooring-interviews/sam-barry-discusses-shaw-hospitali...

Charley Knight Discusses Interface's Blend of Resilient and Carpet in the Hospitality Sector

May 15, 2018—Charley Knight, VP of Hospitality at Interface, and Kemp Harr discuss Interface's systems approach to selling resilient flooring and modular tile to the hospitality market and the v...
http://www.floordaily.net/flooring-interviews/charley-knight-discusses-interface...

Area Rug Report: Suppliers evolve to meet consumers' changing needs - Dec 2015

By Calista sprague The area rug segment is growing, bolstered by the sustained growth of hard surface flooring, but it is also undergoing dramatic changes. Suppliers have been forced to evolve in o...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/area-rug-report-suppliers-evolve-to-meet-co...

Jonathan Young Discusses the Hospitality Sector and OW's Roger Thomas Collaboration

May 20, 2014—Jonathan Young, Global Sales Director with OW Hospitality, and Kemp Harr, discuss trends in the hospitality market, the HD Expo and OW's Roger Thomas collection called Custom Tailor...
http://www.floordaily.net/flooring-interviews/jonathan-young-discusses-the-hospi...

Kevin Sanders, VP of Shaw Hospitality, Discusses HD Expo in Vegas

May 21, 2009—Kevin Sanders, Vice President of Shaw Hospitality, and Kemp Harr discuss last week's Hospitality Design trade show in Las Vegas. Listen to the interview to hear more about the show,...
http://www.floordaily.net/flooring-interviews/kevin-sanders-vp-of-shaw-hospitali...

Stump Releases Analysis of HD Expo

Charlotte, NC, May 8, 2018-Stump, a Charlotte-based firm that specializes in mergers and acquisitions, released its analysis of the HD Expo that took place in Las Vegas May 2 to 4. “HD Vegas wa...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/stump-releases-analysis-of-hd-expo

Neocon 2010 - July 2010

By Darius Helm, Anne Harr, Fank O'Neill & Maurie Welsh O'Neill The mood at this year’s NeoCon was distinct from the wary, cautious 
atmosphere at NeoCon 2009, when the market was still in f...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/neocon-2010--july-2010

Durkan Seeks Entries for Carpet Design Contest

Marietta, GA, Dec. 15, 2010 -- Durkan – the hospitality brand of The Mohawk Group – is calling on design professionals and students to enter its second annual carpet design contest. Sup...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/durkan-seeks-entries-for-carpet-design-cont...

Paul Cleary Discusses Lexmark's Growth and Focus in the Hospitality Market

May 7, 2018—Paul Cleary, CEO with Lexmark Hospitality, and Kemp Harr discuss the continued robustness of flooring activity in the hospitality market. Listen to the interview to hear more about L...
http://www.floordaily.net/flooring-interviews/paul-cleary-discusses-lexmarks-gro...

Elegant Mosaics Offers Custom Mosaic Program

Las Vegas, NV, May 11, 2018-At HD Expo, Elegant Mosaics debuted its new program exclusively for the design community: Design, Play, Create. Design, Play, Create is a Designer Kit program specifically...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/elegant-mosaics-offers-custom-mosaic-progra...

Catherine Minervini Discusses Highlights and Trends from the Hospitality Design Expo in Las Vegas

May 5, 2016—Catherine Minervini, a marketing consultant with Green Owl Studio, and Kemp Harr, discuss overall tone and product trends from this year's HD Expo in Las Vegas. Listen to the intervi...
http://www.floordaily.net/flooring-interviews/catherine-minervini-discusses-high...

Carpet Maker Burtco Rebranded 'B Carpet'

Dalton, GA, Feb. 15, 2010--For more than 30 years, Burtco has produced custom-crafted carpet for the hospitality industry. Now, a major change is underfoot. After an extensive review and development ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/carpet-maker-burtco-rebranded-b-carpet

Shaw Wins Top Honors in IIDA Design Competition

Las Vegas, NV, May 15, 2007--The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) and Hospitality Design Magazine announced the winners of the 11th Annual IIDA/Hospitality Design Product Design Compet...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/shaw-wins-top-honors-in-iida-design-competi...

Boutique Design New York: Different elements contribute to this show's success - Dec 2017

By Kemp Harr This year’s Boutique Design New York (BDNY) show, held last month in vibrant New York City, was bubbling with creative energy, and for good reason: hospitality is the hottest secto...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/boutique-design-new-york-different-elements...

Trends in Hospitality Flooring: Business remains strong - Nov 2016

By Jessica Chevalier When we last reported on the hospitality market in May 2015, the sector was mid-boom, rippling with renovation business pent up during the recession’s down years. Today, th...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/trends-in-hospitality-flooring-business-rem...

Pamela Rainey Discusses Shaw's Product and Booth Awards at HD Expo

May 24, 2011—Pamela Rainey, Design Manager for Shaw Hospitality, and Kemp Harr discuss current design trends related to flooring in the hospitality market. Recorded at the HD Expo show in Las Ve...
http://www.floordaily.net/flooring-interviews/pamela-rainey-discusses-shaws-prod...

Tai Ping Launches Akina Axminster Carpet

Hong Kong, China, April 25, 2007--Akina is the newest contemporary Axminster and hand tufted collection from Tai Ping.  Designed with the modern hospitality sector in mind, Akina launches at HD E...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/tai-ping-launches-akina-axminster-carpet

Brintons Launching New Weave Technology

Kidderminster, UK, May 6, 2011 -- Brintons is unveiling its 24-color High Definition Weave at this month’s HD Expo in Las Vegas.The family-owned company has spent the last decade developing and ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/brintons-launching-new-weave-technology