Today, MyDesign Agenda will talk a little about Boutique Design New York 2018 (BDNY 2018), presented by Boutique Design. This top New Yorker event is the leading trade fair for the hospitality design industry. Held in New York City, namely at the famous Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on an annual basis, BDNY brings together the sought-after leaders of the hospitality design community. Article by André Martins.
A fantastic forum to start conversations between design teams and manufacturers, the fastest trading show in the US welcomes more than 600 curated displays and allows attendees to get up close and personal with the products that make everybody shook at hotels, restaurants, spas, clubs and cruise ships around the world and the masterminds who create them.
As a whole, one can expect to see a gallery of inventive furnishings, lighting, fabrics, wallpapers, accessories and so many other belonging parts of hospitality design. Modeled after the lifestyle hotels profiled in the very famous issues of Boutique Design magazine, BDNY‘s trade fair floor is gathering space for networking, learning and relaxing. Innovative Designed Spaces give attendees and exhibitors the perfect place to kick back, catch up or just enjoy the areas created by some of the best-known design firms in the industry.
BDNY‘s extensive conference programming puts attendees in touch with the visionaries who are shaping the future of the industry and are creating the new tendencies for the coming times. Designers, hoteliers and other influencers of the industry drill down onto the most effective and curious topics, taking a step forward into changing the definition of what makes good design into great design.
Networking is – like in every other year – on the menu for this edition of Boutique Design Fair. Featuring some extraordinary social events that will take place in a wide variety of design-forward venues throughout Manhattan, attendees can also expect some guided tours.
Sponsored by Boutique Design Magazine, the Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design also make its return recognizing both finalists and winners of the 20 project categories, the 2018 Designer of the Year honoree and NEWH’s annual Icon of Industry Award & Scholarship winners.