Program – Tuesday 4 May 2021
Networking: registration, coffee and tea
Get in early and catch-up with industry colleagues.
Welcome to Design Inn from Angela Biddle (Director, Scott Carver) and James Wilkinson (Editor-In-Chief, HM magazine)
Panel session: Hotel Operators & Placemakers
How are operators addressing the ‘Next Normal’ from a design perspective, within their brands? How will they maintain brand consistency in design, and a competitive edge? Moderated by Andrew Taylor, Cre8tive Property.
A deep dive into the host venue, EOS at SkyCity Adelaide, from a design, build and operational perspective. Hear from builders Hansen Yuncken, architects Buchan and interior designers Walter Brooke. Moderated by Jodi Brown, General Manager, EOS.
Panel session: Wellbeing in Hotel Design
How are interior designers, operators and suppliers addressing the mental and physical wellbeing of the guest post-pandemic? Moderated by Clifford Rip, Founder & Principal, Suede Interior Design.
Networking break: morning tea and coffee presented by GROHE
Presented by Steven Higgins, Leader, Commercial Projects ANZ, GROHE
Tea, coffee and great chats in the exhibition area.
Panel session: The Business of Design – Navigating the Hotel Design Business in the “Next Normal”
Fallout from Wilson’s demise – what has been the impact/learnings for other practices? How are businesses coping – what are the strategies being employed? Moderated by Angela Biddle, Director, Scott Carver.
Masterclass: The Retreat at Taronga
A deep design dive into one of Australia’s hottest new hotels, The Retreat at Taronga, presented by Juliet Ashworth, Partner and Creative Director, CHADA
|12:10pm – 12:35pm||
Panel session: Refurbishment Trends
How to prioritise design elements to get the greatest impact within the budget. New demands in refurbishments post-COVID and more. Moderated by Andrew Pickering, Commercial Manager, SHAPE
Panel session: Designing Beyond the Brief
Where can a brief be pushed, and how to design within a brief whilst the brand is evolving? How to edit your design to fit within the brand spectrum of an Operator’s portfolio? Moderated by –Richard Dalman, Managing Director, Dalman Architecture
|1:00pm – 1:20pm||
Masterclass: Stillwater Seven
A deep design dive into Launceston’s brilliant Stillwater Seven, winner of the 2020 Paul Davis Design Award, with Todd Henderson, Director & Architect, Cumulus Studio.
|1:20pm – 1:40pm||
Scott Carver’s Angela Biddle goes one-on-one with Isabel Pintado, SVP Design and Innovation at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts (live from Dubai).
Networking lunch presented by SHAPE
Networking lunch, including presentation of the 2021 Paul Davis Hotel Design Awards presented by HM magazine, including the awards for Best New Build Property and Best Refurbishment.
New hotel site tours
Designer-led hotel site tours around Adelaide.
Site tour of EOS at SkyCity Adelaide
Check out our host venue in all its glory.
Design Inn networking reception presented by HANSEN YUNCKEN
Network and mingle at one of the year’s best hotel industry events.
Presentation and Video from Louise Hansen Business Development Manager, Hansen Yuncken
CLUB AHICE at Crowne Plaza Adelaide sponsored by GROHE
*NEW in 2021* Join industry colleagues for an after-hours drink and networking.