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Sleep & Eat Virtual 2020

Panel: “Hotel 2035” - F&B Designer Vignettes, brought to you by the NEWH UK Chapter
09:00 - 09:45
Founder and Executive Director
NEWH UK 2020
Co-Founder & Director
Boxx Creative
Co-Founder & Director
Boxx Creative
Design Director

What will public and F&B spaces in hotels look like in 15 years’ time? How will elements such as the current pandemic and the growing influence of Generations Z and A change how we design attractive and functional spaces? In this session, three of our “Hotel 2035” designers, sponsored by Parkside Architectural Tiles, will take you through their individual visions where they have tackled these very questions and discuss their individual findings. This session has been brought to you by the NEWH UK Chapter.

Keynote: Designers As Problem Solvers
10:30 - 11:15
Tihany Design
Sleep & Eat Conference Curator & Host

Adam D. Tihany has established an international reputation as the go-to leading designer for hoteliers, renowned chefs and cruise ships worldwide creating spaces of wonder and awe that not only enlighten but also transcend.

Our world is going through a dramatic transformation and re-thinking of how we work, learn, socialize and consume. The travel and hospitality world is in a flux. How should designers and architects think of the future of hospitality? What is the role of design in this rapidly changing world? Through the lens of his ground-breaking career, Adam D. Tihany will offer his views on how to pave a way for a more hopeful future.

Panel: Sleep & Eat Set Vignettes
12:30 - 13:15
Head of Hospitality
Perkins & Will
Manager, Interior Design | Europe
InterContinental Hotels Group
Founder & CEO
AD Associates
Managing Director
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
Chalk Architecture
ReardonSmith Architects
Global VP Design Premium and Luxury brands

“Hotel 2035”, sponsored by Parkside Architectural Tiles - How will Generations Z and A influence future hotel design? Our Sleep & Eat Sets are an amazing showcase of design and a cult favourite of the show. Created for you and each available as an immersive experience within our five-storey virtual hotel, four different designers and three major hotel brands have been tasked with exploring how future generation’s wants and needs will affect the guest room of the future. Hear about these vanguard concepts from the designers and brands themselves, expertly moderated by Heleri Rande.

Wellness Session – Lunchtime Yoga with Leanne from Hot Yoga House
13:30 - 13:30

Established as one of the best and most loved Hot Yoga studios in West London, Hot Yoga House will be hosting an exclusive, free-of-charge lunchtime yoga session to get you into a headspace of positivity and calm in readiness to tackle the rest of your day.

All of Hot Yoga House’s classes are designed to work out the full body both internally and externally, providing physical and aesthetic benefits as well as maintaining a healthy internal organ system, along with the muscles, joints, ligaments and glands. Benefits associated with Hot Yoga House’s sessions include stress relief, balanced emotions, increased muscle tone, back pain alleviation, firmer glowing skin, better sleeping patterns, flexibility and more.

Keynote: Bridging Art & Gastronomy
15:00 - 15:45
Executive Chef
The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain
Sleep & Eat Conference Curator & Host

Bringing together two crafts – painting and culinary – chef Yann has been able to create some of the most fascinating plate art in the industry. Overseeing eleven outlets at the magnificent Ritz-Carlton Bahrain, Chef Yann brings a different level of creativity to the luxury brand that fuels innovation and product development in a changed world.

Panel: New Horizons
16:00 - 16:45
Director Of Technical Services, EMEA
Six Senses Hotels & Resorts
Tate Harmer
President Of The Management Board & CEO
Adriatic Luxury Hotels
Studio Lost

The pandemic and all its repercussions have made many travellers re-adjust their values and priorities. Health, family, wellbeing and nutrition have come to the forefront prompting the hospitality industry to adapt its offering to cater to a new set of needs. This panel will investigate how new destinations and conscious travel can be interlinked in future hotel developments around the world.