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7-8 September 2022
ICC Sydney Exhibition Centre

7-8 September 2022
ICC Sydney Exhibition Centre

Wed 7 September 2022

Inside The Tiing: Dezeens 2021 Best Hotel in the World

Nic Brunsdon Principal and Creative Director NIC BRUNSDON 
Winner of Dezeen Awards 2021 Best Hotel in the World and referenced by GQ as 'tropical brutalism at its coolest' this Bali Resort made the most of its local materials mixing modern minimalism with touches of Balinese woodwork. Architect Nic Brunsdon takes us through this 14 villa project, in rural Indonesia, from concrete inside/outside baths to private pools with jungle views.
Wed 7 September 2022

Bringing the home into the hotel through design

Juliet Ashworth Owner & Creative Director CHADA 
Angela Biddle Director Scott Carver 
Tracey Wiles Principal and Regional Interior Design Leader Woods Bagot 
Madeleine Joyce Senior Associate - National Lead Interiors Residential and Hospitality Architectus 
Exploring the blurring of design sectors between hotel rooms to communal living and apartments. What can successfully be transferred from the learnings from experts in each sector?
Wed 7 September 2022

Behind the scenes of the redevelopment of InterContinental Sydney

Martin Kelly Content & Communications Leader Woods Bagot 
Tracey Wiles Principal and Regional Interior Design Leader Woods Bagot 
Adam Arnold Construction Manager Built 
Jennifer Brown Area General Manager InterContinental Hotels & Resorts 
Joshua Whittaker General Manager, Fitout and Refurbishment Built 
IHG, Built and Woods Bagot take us through the InterContinental Sydney's most significant improvements in 30 years. Repositioning the luxury hotel, dramatically enhancing its public facing amenity, whilst retaining its unique heritage including its original facade which dates back to 1851.
Wed 7 September 2022

Navigating the nuances of boutique hotel design in rural, coastal and regional Australia

Katie King Director Design King Company 
Jon King Director Nominated Architect Design Kung Company Pty Ltd 
Overcoming local resistance to develop a positive architectural impact connecting with the vibrant creative community that surrounds a hotel. The Surf's designers talk us through their experience. The success of which has lead to an upcoming second collaboration with the owner/operators.
Wed 7 September 2022

Sustainable hotel design & product sourcing

Gumji Kang Architect Snøhetta 
Angela Biddle Director Scott Carver 
Juliet Ashworth Owner & Creative Director CHADA 
Richard Munao Founder and Director Cult Design 
Libby Staggs Sustainability Leader Sustainable Business Matters 
Our panelists share their sustainable design practices and ethical product sourcing as well as how they work with key project stakeholders to retain the integrity of their product specification.
Thu 8 September 2022

Australia’s First Ace Hotel: The design story

David Flack Director Flack Studios 
Nestled against the CBD in Surry Hills, Ace Hotel Sydney is the very first location south of the equator. Design legend David Flack takes us through the stories behind the rooms, restaurants and bars including the makers and artists involved in the extensive custom pieces that bring this vibrant environment to life.
Thu 8 September 2022

Creating successful integrated restaurant experiences with design

Rachel Luchetti Principal Luchetti Krelle 
Neil Christopher Design Director, Lifestyle Gensler 
Rosie Morley Principal Fender Katsalidis 
Rod Faucheux Director loopcreative 
Brenton Smith Director Bates Smart 
The panel discusses examples of projects, both existing and in the pipeline, with F&B offerings that draw a local crowd and add value as part of the destination experience and decision making process when booking a hotel.
Thu 8 September 2022

Successful and sustainable refurbishments in hospitality

Rick Whalley Owner & Principal CHADA 
Jeremy Bull Principal Alexander & Co 
Lisa Maree Carrigan Director GroupGSA 
Joshua Whittaker General Manager, Fitout and Refurbishment Built 
Hear from our expert panel about their successful major refurbishments and the challenges to watch out for.
Thu 8 September 2022

The ever-changing evolution of traditional hotel spaces

Rosie Morley Principal Fender Katsalidis 
Neil Christopher Design Director, Lifestyle Gensler 
Alex Hopkins Director, Interior Architecture Studio Tate 
Lisa Maree Carrigan Director GroupGSA 
Juliet Ashworth Owner & Creative Director CHADA 
Rebecca Trenorden Associate Director Carr 
Hotels have expanded their remit from purely catering for their guests to the wider community with public areas, co-working spaces, community programs and meeting and event spaces. Hear our panel discuss their learnings, successes and challenges.
Thu 8 September 2022

Exploring the fusion between past styles and futuristic technologies at Ovolo South Yarra

Rachel Luchetti Principal Luchetti Krelle 
Wayne Taranto Group Director of Operations Ovolo Group 
Roz de Waal Design Director Markian 
Jess Gould Senior Project Manager Construction Assignments 
From retro artwork to contemporary installations, digital luxuries to innovative bathroom pods, maximising experience and the square millimetre. Ovolo, Luchetti Krelle, Construction Assignments and Synch (operator, designer, project manager and bathroom pod specialists) share their insights in bringing this project to life through to the lived experience now.
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