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With a variety of designers and suppliers, every attendee of Design & Dine has an audience that will suit their business needs. We focus on creating a productive, yet relaxed environment for all our attendees. Our schedule includes a cocktail reception, formal dinner, an ice breaker activity, and more. 

Crafted specifically for hospitality design professionals, Design & Dine brings designers, hoteliers, architects, management companies, purchasing firms and more face-to-face with top suppliers for an evening of delicious innovation.

"Design & Dine is a truly warm, inviting environment to meet with new potential suppliers. As an active interior design firm specializing in hospitality interiors and luxury residential projects, we are always looking for new partners and The Hotel Management team did an amazing job organically weaving in the right amount of networking." - Kay Lang, President + CEO, Kay Lang + Associates

Designer's View

"Design & Dine was an innovative event. Networking was greatly enhanced by engaging activities and thoughtful seating arrangements between designers, purchasing agents and suppliers. I met many new suppliers with whom I plan to do business." - Alan Benjamin, SHC President, Benjamin West

"The intimacy of this event was fantastic- I met directly with sponsors and mingled with some very interesting people from the industry while having a great time." - Katie Miller, Director of Design & Development, Charles & Co.

"Great event. Very personal and great networking opportunity in a small selective group" - Hung Luk, COO, Lam Group

Supplier's View

"We have very much enjoyed working with Hotel Management for Design & Dine for the past 2 years. It is such a pleasure to work with Mary and her staff. They create a very memorable and successful experience for all attendees - from the beginning stages of planning, through the details of venue, food, and d├ęcor, it is amazing to see it all come together on the day of the event. Thank you Mary and Hotel Management Magazine for coordinating another successful networking event in the hospitality industry." - Stephanie Lichkowski, Global Projects Manager, Hansgrohe

"Fantastic, well organized and well attended event! The wine tasting kicked off the event and was a great ice breaker. Fabulous venue as well!" - Nicole Casale, US Director, Yellow Goat Design

"The best marketing event of the year!" - Skip Weitzen, Marketing, JVA Art Group

Design & Dine 2017 NYC