(Free Press Release) NEWH, Inc. The Hospitality Industry Network is proud to announce The NEWH 2011 Leadership Development Conference - "CATCH THE WAVE! Network*Learn*Lead*Grow." January 13th-16th, 2011 at the incredible Loews Royal Pacific Resort, at Universal Orlando

Orlando, Florida - October 15, 2010 -- NEWH The Hospitality Industry Network, the not-for-profit business networking and education organization in hospitality, will host its biennial NEWH Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida, January 13-16, 2011, at Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando(r). Themed "Catch the Wave," this international hospitality conference will focus on a positive message for leaders-how to capture new business, state-of-the-art hospitality developments and trends, and sustainable practices. For the first time, the NEWH Leadership Conference will co-locate with NEWH Regional Trade Show Orlando, to also be held January 13 at Loews Royal Pacific Resort, offering conference attendees the opportunity to view products and services for hospitality design and operations, and network with international and Orlando-based attendees. Orlando is a market of globally renowned tourist destinations and more than 125,000 hotel rooms serving millions of domestic and international travelers each year.

The NEWH Leadership Conference attracts hundreds of leading hospitality professionals from the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. Attendees represent hospitality service professions including architecture, interior design, purchasing, supply, contract manufacturing, development, and logistics, plus hotel and restaurant management, and brand leadership. The conference aims to strengthen personal and professional leadership skills and industry knowledge among NEWH leaders, members, and industry constituents by offering fresh business perspectives and strategies. Ultimately, the conference serves to fulfill the NEWH mission of education, networking, and scholarship in hospitality.

"There will be brainstorming sessions, expert presentations, thoughtful discussions, mentoring, student and professional recognition, exclusive industry knowledge, membership-building ideas, and plenty of opportunity for strategic networking in a friendly relaxed business casual setting," says Andy Schaidler, who serves as Director of NEWH Leadership Conferences, a volunteer position. NEWH Leadership Conference keynote presentations and education topics for 2011 include State of the Hospitality Industry, Sustainable Hospitality and Ecological Impact, Social Media Networking/Marketing, Volunteerism and Leadership, plus an NEWH exclusive Owners Roundtable sponsored by Hospitality Design Magazine on Friday January 14, 2011, featuring key executives from major international hotel brands.

The conference opens on January 13, 2011, with NEWH Regional Trade Show, and continues with daily education, networking, and hospitality events through January 16, 2011. The Saturday, January 15, 2011 NEWH Award of Excellence dinner will honor individuals making significant contributions to the industry and to the organization.

Online registration for NEWH members and non-members is available at www.newh.org.

About NEWH:
NEWH The Hospitality Industry Network, founded in 1985, is an international non-profit organization of hospitality industry professionals volunteering to raise funds and grant scholarships for college students studying design, architecture, purchasing, and management-focused on the hospitality market. NEWH volunteers have raised more than $2.2 million by networking at local, regional, and international hospitality events.

For additional information, contact:

Julia Davis, NEWH VP Events
DesignOverStock - www.designoverstock.com, [email protected], 206.226.8906

Jena Seibel, NEWH Tradeshow & Marketing Coordinator,
NEWH, Inc. - www.newh.org, [email protected] , 866.935.NEWH

Press Contact:
Andy Schaidler
NEWH Director Leadership Conference
Regal Mirror & Art Company
Orlando, FL
[email protected]