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HX: The Hotel Experience—Rooms to Restaurants

With 10,000+ hospitality pros in one exhilarating hospitality show, you have the chance to network, sell, and invigorate your business.

If you’re serious about hospitality, you’re seriously here.

HX: The Hotel Experience is hospitality’s hottest venue for sharing inspiration, information, and innovation. Over 85% of attendees are key influencers and decision makers, so opportunities to connect and grow your business are everywhere. Come re-imagine what’s possible in hospitality at HX: The Hotel Experience—Rooms to Restaurants.

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HX Tours:

New Hotels in New York: The EVEN and InterContinental Barclay (SOLD OUT)

November 12, 2016, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

NYC offers a wide variety of hotel experiences, and we will showcase two very different concepts in this exclusive tour: IHGs new lifestyle brand, EVEN, led by GM, Dieter Schmitz as well as the iconic and newly renovated InterContinental Barclay Hotel, led by Lisa McClung, IHG Design & Constructions, Designer, and Vince Stroop, Stonehill & Taylor, Architect. Each tour will be led by the General Manager, providing attendees with insider’s access to operating diverse properties that offer very different guest experiences.

Tour begins promptly at 2pm at the EVEN Hotel, 321 W. 35th Street and ends at the InterContinental Barclay, 111 E. 48th Street.

LAVO Restaurant Kitchen Tour & Dinner (SOLD OUT)

November 13, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join your hospitality colleagues for a unique behind the scenes tour of this high energy, high volume and high end, NYC restaurant. The evening will begin with exclusive tour of the kitchen and food demos, and culminate with a 5-course chef’s dinner designed for the group. Don’t miss this opportunity to see and taste why Lavo is one of TAO Group’s most successful restaurants.

The 101st International Hospitality Ball (SOLD OUT)

November 12, 2016, InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel

Hoteliers and restaurateurs will gather for an elegant black-tie evening of dinner and dancing, hosted by the Hotel Association of New York City (HANYC).

Nov. 12, 2016 • 7:30 – 11:00 PM
InterContinental Barclay New York Hotel | 111 East 48th Street
Cocktail Reception + Dinner.  Black Tie.

$475 per individual ticket, available now through HX registration.


The 36th annual Gold Key Awards Gala

November 14, 2016, Waldorf Astoria New York

Gold Key Awards

Winners of the 36th annual Gold Key Award for Excellence in Hospitality Design, our industry’s most prestigious honor, will be revealed at the Gold Key Awards on Monday, November.14, at the legendary Waldorf Astoria, New York.

Purchase your ticket or table now so you’re guaranteed a seat for this celebration of the year’s best projects and the design minds behind them. Both finalists and winners in 21 project categories will be recognized at the gala, along with the 2016 Designer of the Year honoree and NEWH’s annual Icon of Industry Award & Scholarship winners.

Nov. 14, 2016 • 6:30 – 10:00 PM
Waldorf Astoria, New York | 301 Park Avenue
Cocktail Reception + Dinner, Awards Presentation
$495 per individual ticket, available now through HX registration