SMART-SPECS INTERIORS™ AT BDNY
Presented in association with newh

Work smarter and avoid costly errors and delays with these fully accredited conference sessions devoted to best spec-writing practices for hospitality interiors.

Filling a critical industry need, Smart-Specs Interiors™ classes are presented by leading hospitality designers, purchasing agents and manufacturers who are experts in each product category—and in efficient, effective spec writing for optimal project results.

Each Session = 1.0 CEU|HSW IDCEC or LU|HSW AIA 

SESSIONS FOR BDNY 2019 INCLUDE:

SUNDAY, NOV. 10 | 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM

PUBLIC SPACE LIGHTING

Learn how to effectively describe your design intent from the vast array of styles and types available; how to specify the technical aspects of that gorgeous lighting (!); what you need to know about ADA compliance; and who (or what) Kelvin is. Learn how to specify lamping for optimal design and operational performance.

Sponsored by: Ren-Wil

Moderator
Steve Rice – president and founder, Rice Consulting Group

Panelists
Ann Chipouras – president, Purchasing Dimensions
Christine Shanahan – principal, HVS Design
Ryan Wilner – president – hospitality/principal, Ren-Wil

MONDAY, NOV. 11 | 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

WINDOW TREATMENTS

Learn which fabrics work best in which applications, how to specify the latest styles and how to navigate the seemingly endless choices for durability and budgets, from select service to luxury hotels. Learn the key elements for creating excellent window treatment specifications.

Sponsored by: Valley Forge Fabrics

Moderator
Pam Parsons – principal, Studio Elements

Panelists
Katy Daly – vice president sales – hospitality, Valley Forge Fabrics
Supernita Kalra Kumar – senior designer, Krause Sawyer
Diane Kliebenstein – window covering specialist, senior associate, ForrestPerkins
Susan Vitalesenior project manager, SUMMA International