SOURCE: Questex Hospitality + Travel

Questex Hospitality + Travel

June 21, 2013 09:00 ET

HOTEC Design Expands to Both Coasts; 2013 Event Sells Out

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jun 21, 2013) - HOTEC North America, in partnership with HA+D Magazine, announced the expansion of HOTEC Design, a collaborative event that unites hospitality design buyers and trend-setting suppliers at inspirational, five-star host properties.

In 2014, the HOTEC North America portfolio will cater to design professionals from coast to coast, with HOTEC Design East to take place June 16-19, 2014, at the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, Fla., and HOTEC Design West scheduled for the West Coast next October at a venue to be announced.

"The fact that HOTEC Design 2013 sold out is a testament to the demand for an additional event in 2014," said Marilyn McHugh, Questex Hospitality + Travel vice president, global events. "Our venture to both coasts will give us an expanded platform to reach and inspire a wider audience while embracing both the surrounding region and the products that our global suppliers bring to the table."

The launch of another HOTEC Design event will multiply the connections forged between suppliers, designers, operators and hoteliers, fostering trends and encouraging industry advancement.

"This strategic expansion will immerse HOTEC Design attendees in the culture and aesthetic of each surrounding region and will bring new, cutting-edge industry products and solutions to the forefront of the industry," said Mary Malloy, HOTEC design event director. "HOTEC Design 2014 East and West attendees will walk away with an abundance of newly attained connections, ideas and concepts that will prove lucrative for many years to come."

Buyer and supplier positions sold out for HOTEC Design 2013, and there is already an influx of inquiries for the 2014 events. Contact Mary Malloy ( now to reserve your spot for HOTEC Design East 2014.

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About Questex Hospitality + Travel

Questex Hospitality + Travel drives demand for travel and hospitality organizations as the largest multimedia organization in the world dedicated to these related industries. It includes a dynamic collection of strategic investment and deal-making forums as well as tactical services such as powerful lead generation tools, interactive online business solutions, world-class events and industry-leading publications to help hospitality and travel organizations drive revenue, productivity and value creation.

Questex Hospitality + Travel operates throughout the United States and Americas regions, EMEA and Asia/Pacific through a variety of market-leading properties and services including International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) Berlin, North America Hotel Investment Conference, Asia Pacific Hotel Investment Conference, Asia Pacific Tourism Destination Investment Conference, Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference, Turkey & Neighbours Hotel Investment Conference, Brasil Hospitality Investment Conference, HOTEC Design and HOTEC Operations & Technology North America; lead generation portal; industry news delivery services in print, online and mobile worldwide via IHIF: Hotel Investment News along with Hotel Management and HA+D magazines.