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Las Vegas’ HD Expo to Feature Wellness Pavilion, Green Voice Conversations


LAS VEGAS—This year’s HD Expo, set for May 15 to 17 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, will feature a Wellness Pavilion. Curated by Hospitality Design magazine, in partnership with the Well Building Institute and NEWH, three sessions will delve into what wellness means for the hospitality industry, showcasing not only big brands integrating wellness and sustainability, but also the upstarts redefining the market.

In addition to the Wellness Pavilion, NEWH will host a series of four 30-minute, one-on-one interviews with sustainability experts. Two have been announced. The first of these Green Voice sessions will take place on Thursday, May 16 at 1 p.m. Presenting will be Cara Rude, Associate Principal, MCG, and Katarina Tesarova, VP of Global Sustainability, Las Vegas Sands Corp. The topic: The New Luxury: Purpose-filled Experiences. The second Green Voice session, taking place May 16 at 2 p.m., will include the following speakers: Barbara Rodriguez Droguett, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Washington, College of Built Environments; and Stacey Olson, Southwest Regional Design Resilience Leader, Gensler. The topic: Embodied Carbon: A Rapid Solution to Mitigating Climate Change.

Many exhibitors attending this year’s show will feature sustainable products and service. To view a list of exhibitors, click here.

Glenn Hasek can be reached at editor@greenlodgingnews.com.