Poolside at HD Expo
Exhibitors and attendees toast successful show
Nicole Crews -- Casual Living, 5/21/2012 8:11:00 AM
LAS VEGAS — The 20th Annual Hospitality Design Expo+Conference 2012 was held at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas May 15-17.
Established in 1992, HD Expo is the premier trade show for the hospitality design industry bringing together more than 900 exhibitors and over 7,000 attendees. The three day event features seminars, design contests, property tours, cocktail parties and VIP events. The show's culminating highlight, the Hospitality Design Party by the Pool, was held at Caesar's Palace on Wednesday night. Casual Living was in the thick of it.
Judy Robbins, sales and marketing director for Silver State and Sunbrella’s VP of marketing, Hal Hunnicutt and Greg Vooris, design team manager, kick back in true casual form.
Casual Living Publisher Norman Hamilton, President & CEO Paul Tarvin and Contract Sales Director Dave Dimeco of Frontgate hanging out in Frontgate’s VIP cabana during the wildly-popular Party by the Pool.
Janice Feldman of Janus et Cie receiving one of three IIDA/HD Design Awards during HDExpo. Brown Jordan TUUCI were also award winners representing the outdoor category.
Polywood’s Troy Stutzman, sales rep, co-founder Mark Phillabaum and Director of Trade Sales Jennifer Hill toast a successful contract market.
Isaac Shaftal, and Oxane and Gerald Shvartsman of Source Outdoor making rounds at the festive, poolside event.
IIDA/HD Design Award winner TUUCI stands united poolside at Caesar’s Palace. L-R, Jim Davis, Casual Living’s Norman Hamilton, Patrick Troy, Amy Hudwalker, Jennifer Lutton, Ward Usmar, Curtis Levenberger, Andreas Seibold and founder Dougan Clarke.