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Ten Percent of IHMRS Exhibitors Say They Will Feature Green Products

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NEW YORK—The number of exhibitors intending to feature green products at this year’s 2010 International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show (IHMRS) now stands at 76 out of a total of 734 (10.3 percent) according to the IHMRS website. The annual event will run Saturday, November 13 through Tuesday, November 16, at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. To access the list of green suppliers, go to the IHMRS site, click on the “Exhibitor Search” link, under “Product Category” choose “Hotel/Motel – Green Products” and then click “Go.”

Suppliers will offer the following types of products at the trade show: eco-friendly key cards, signage, guestroom energy management systems, pens with recycled content, uniforms made with recycled fibers, amenity bottles that easily biodegrade, upholstery or linen fabrics with recycled content, trash bags that biodegrade easily, cookware made using environmentally friendly processes, eco-friendly pillows, guest directories and menu covers made from sustainable materials, LED lighting, air cleaners, mattresses made from all-natural materials, table water bottling systems, furniture that meets sustainability guidelines, and much more.

The IHMRS will run Saturday, November 13, through Tuesday, November 16, 2010, at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Following a full day of conference and networking activities on Saturday, November 13, the IHMRS will feature three full days of exhibits from Sunday, November 14, through Tuesday, November 16. The market presents more than 700 hospitality industry suppliers and attracts approximately 30,000 in total trade attendance.

The IHMRS is sponsored by the American Hotel & Lodging Association, the Hotel Association of New York City, Inc., and the New York State Hospitality & Tourism Association; and is managed by GLM.

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

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