Retail Observer

August 2019

The Retail Observer is an industry leading magazine for INDEPENDENT RETAILERS in Major Appliances, Consumer Electronics and Home Furnishings

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Davidson Hotels, Hyatt, Marriott, Hilton, Four Seasons, Rockbridge, Geolo Capital, SBE, and Stormont Hospitality Group. For 10 minutes, the table hosts offered attendees coveted and candid insights on the business of design, including upcoming developments, company initiatives, and their industry outlook, before rotating to the next table. The HD Passport Cash Giveaway: Lindsey Johnson, Sera Architects, took home $10,000 as the winner of the first HD Passport Cash Giveaway. Each attendee was given a passport at registration and tasked with collecting stamps from nine sponsoring exhibitors. All completed passports were entered into a drawing held on the last day, which was a fun and exciting way to close out the 2019 event. "The energy at HD Expo was inspiring and extremely positive. The exhibitors showcased great new product, and attendees really embraced the size and boldness of the event, appreciating the ability to create an experience geared specifically towards their own professional goals," said Kevin Gaffney, group show director, HD Expo. With attendance up over last year and over 80 percent of the show floor already sold for 2020, HD Expo continues to lead in driving industry innovation, knowledge, and inspiration. Please visit for other conference highlights and product spotlights. RO

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