HD Expo 2012 returns to Las Vegas
Casual Living Staff -- Casual Living, March 14, 2012
Produced by the Hospitality Design Group and presented by Hospitality Design magazine, the show continues to grow and supersede expectations, drawing in more than 7,000 attendees and 900 exhibitors under one roof to offer their latest inventions and ideas. Interior designers, architects, purchasing agents, hotel owners and operators, as well as other buyers, sellers make up the attendees. Products and new solutions range from accessories, artwork, bedding, electronics, fabrics, furniture and casegoods, to flooring, lighting, plumbing and bath fixtures, textiles, wall coverings, window treatments and new technologies.
MC and HGTV star Vern Yip will help moderate over the 2012 Radical Innovation in Hospitality Competition, overseeing the finalists describe their concepts and projects in-depth, explore project merits with the jury, and then vote on a winner. Attendees will select the grand-prize winner and runner-up for 2012 with more than $10,000 in prize money at stake. Now in its sixth year, John Hardy Group founder John Hardy and the Hospitality Design Group founded the competition to promote and reward innovation in our industry. Last year's winner was The Ark Hotel, with Immersion Hotel as a runner up. Entries are being accepted between February 1 and March 1, 2012, to enter a concept or project to be considered for the 2012 award, visit www.radicalinnovationinhospitality.com.