BDNY delivers on both the practical and experiential aspects of hospitality design, with unique gathering spaces, design challenges and myriad networking events on the exhibit floor.
See the latest FF&E innovations in the context of all-new uber-inspiring Designed Spaces—bars, bistros lounges and other “hospitality hubs” for BDNY attendees—each created by a leading hospitality design firm using exhibitor/sponsor products. Designed Spaces are your destination for interactive educational sessions as well as face time with manufacturers and industry colleagues.

Look for “Best of BDNY” signs on the exhibit floor designating winners/finalists of this competition recognizing the designers and manufacturers of the year’s most innovative new products for hospitality interiors. This year’s jury of design professionals includes Floss Barber, founder and ceo, Floss Barber Inc.; Gary Inman, vice president, hospitality, Baskervill; and Stefani Putt, senior manager, interior design, NBC Universal Creative International. The deadline for entries is October 19.

Now in its 39th year, the Gold Key Award for Excellence in Hospitality Design is the industry’s most prestigious honor. Taking place Monday, November 11 from 6:30-10:00 PM at Cipriani 42nd Street in conjunction with BDNY, this renowned competition is produced by Emerald Expositions and presented by Boutique Design magazine. Tickets for the Gold Key Awards gala, which includes an elegant cocktail reception and dinner, are available through registration.