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.

HD Expo 2019: Flooring manufacturers offer a wide range of materials - July 2019

By Ruth Simon McRae The 28th Hospitality Design Expo was held in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 15 to 17. Over 850 exhibitors displayed their newest and most exciting products throughout the enormous-nearly...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/hd-expo-2019-flooring-manufacturers-offer-a...

Registration Now Open for HD Expo 2020

Alpharetta, GA, January 29, 2019) - Registration is now open for HD Expo + Conference 2020, North America’s largest event for hospitality design. A showcase of products, services, and industry t...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/hd-expo-2020

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...

HD Expo 2020 Cancelled

New York, NY, March 18, 2020-After closely monitoring the risk and impact of COVID-19 on a daily basis and speaking at length with members of our community, HD Expo + Conference, which had been schedu...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/hd-expo-2020-

Urban Root Associates Wins HD Expo's Box Design Competition

Alpharetta, GA, February 7, 2020-HD Expo + Conference recently announced Urban Robot Associates as the winner of the second annual Box design competition. A partnership between Hospitality Design and ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/urban-root-associates-wins-hd-expos-box-des...

Winners of dscvr19 Student Design Competition Announced

Las Vegas, NV, May 17, 2019-Winners of the dscvr19 Student Design Competition, Durkan’s annual hospitality design contest, have been announced as part of the programming at this year’s HD ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/winners-of-dscvr19-student-design-competiti...

Kevin Gaffney Named Group Show Director for HD Expo

Alpharetta, GA, November 9, 2018-HD Expo has announced that Kevin Gaffney will join the brand as group show director, effective immediately.  Gaffney’s primary focus will be overseeing the...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/kevin-gaffney-named-group-show-director-for...

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-...

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-podcasts/david-duncan-discusses-durkans-focus...

HD Expo Announces Chip Conley as Keynote Speaker for Virtual Event

New York, NY, April 29, 2020-The HD Expo & Conference, which will be held virtually May 5 to 7 at hdexpo.com has announced hotelier Chip Conley, founder of Joie de Vivre Hospitality, as its keynot...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/hd-expo-announces-chip-conley-as-keynote-sp...

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

HD Expo Kicks Off Today in Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV, May 15, 2019-HD Expo kicks off today in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.  The show, which runs through May 17, focuses on the hospitality sector and, in 20...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/hd-expo-kicks-off-today-in-las-vegas

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...

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...

BDNY 2018: BDNY continues to elevate design within the hospitality sector - Jan 2019

By Kemp Harr   The Boutique Design New York (BDNY) trade show held November 11 and 12 at the Javits Center in Manhattan-now in its ninth year-continues to raise the bar and set an example of th...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/bdny-2018-bdny-continues-to-elevate-design-...

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

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

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-podcasts/liz-sommerville-hd-expo-show-directo...

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-...

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-podcasts/jonathan-young-discusses-the-hospita...

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

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-podcasts/paul-cleary-discusses-lexmarks-growt...

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

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...

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-podcasts/kevin-sanders-vp-of-shaw-hospitality...

Focus on Leadership: Designer Barry Richards finds inspiration through challenges - June 2018

Interview by Kemp Harr Barry Richards is principal and studio leader of the Rockwell Group. A versatile artist, Richards has worked in a variety of design mediums, including product, space, set, even...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/focus-on-leadership-designer-barry-richards...

BDNY Currently Underway

New York, NY, November 12, 2018-BDNY (Boutique Design Trade Fair) is wrapping up today at the Jacob K. Javits Centers in New York City. The event, which started yesterday, is focused on hospitality d...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/bdny-currently-underway

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-podcasts/catherine-minervini-discusses-highli...

NeoCon 2009 - July 2009

By Darius Helm, Anne Harr, Frank O'Neill & Maurie Welsh O'Neill With expectations appropriately lowered, this year’s NeoCon, held as always in Chicago’s Merchandise Mart, was in many ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/neocon-2009--july-2009