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LG Electronics' ART COOL Picture Named Best of Show
NEW YORK, NY, November 9, 2008…Eight exhibitors were honored with Editors' Choice Awards during the Opening Ceremonies of the 93rd annual International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show® (IH/M&RS), Sunday, November 9, 2008, at New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. The Awards program recognizes best new products within the categories of décor, essentials, luxury, restaurant and technology, as well as an eco-friendly equivalent to each of these categories. From the 10 winners, the Kenneth F. Hine "Best of Show" Award also was selected.
The 2008 IH/M&RS Editors' Choice Award winners are:
Kenneth F. Hine "Best of Show" - LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc. (Lincolnshire, IL) for ART COOL Picture, a 17.5 by 17.5-inch frame that combines the high-end style of artwork or photography with the smart technology of an air conditioner."This year's competition was extremely competitive, featuring a wide range of innovative products and resources that promise to take the guest experience to the next level," said Lynn White, show manager. "These awards continue to serve as a distinguished honor for the industry, positioning the selected products for success in the marketplace."
Editors from leading hospitality trade publications reviewed nearly 150 submissions of cutting-edge, new products, and selected winners based on innovative product design, how a product answers a particular industry need, creative use of material or construction, and development or use of a new technology.
Judges for the 13th annual IH/M&RS Editors' Choice Awards were: Michael Birchenall, Foodservice Monthly; Margaret Rose Caro, Hotel Food & Beverage Executive; Glenn Hasek, Green Lodging News; Dick Johnson, Hotel Online; Adam Kirby, HOTELS; Fred Klashman, Total Food Service; Dennis Nessler, Hotel Business; Stephanie Ricca, Hotel & Motel Management; Len Vermillion, Lodging; Brian Ward, Restaurant Equipment Reports; and Ed Watkins, Lodging Hospitality.
The 93rd annual International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show runs Saturday, November 8, through Tuesday, November 11, 2008, at New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Following a full-day of conference and networking activities on Saturday, November 8, the IH/M&RS will feature three full days of exhibits from Sunday, November 9, through Tuesday, November 11. The market presents some 1,250 hospitality industry suppliers and attracts approximately 35,000 in total trade attendance.
The International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show is sponsored by
the American Hotel & Lodging Association, the Hotel Association of
New York City, Inc., and the New York State Hospitality & Tourism Association;
and is managed by GLM®, a dmg world media business.
|Also See:||Ten Exhibitors Receive Editors' Choice Awards at the 92nd Annual International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show® (IH/M&RS); INNCOM International Wins 'Best of Show' / November 2007|
|Judges for the 11th annual IH/M&RS Editors? Choice Awards Vote Smartcube by Minibar Systems as Best of Show / November 2006|
|Seven IH/M&RS Exhibitors Honored with Editors’ Choice Awards; iHome Wins The Kenneth F. Hine “Best of Show” Award / November 2005|