Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) May 12, 2012
The Hospitality Design Exposition and Conference (HD EXPO) and Trade Only Design Library (TODL), the industry’s largest product-level design research library exclusively for trade professionals, recently partnered to offer exhibitors, attendees and media complete access to the site’s wealth of resources, including visibility within a HD EXPO online library. Since HD EXPO attracts top industry professionals including dealers, designers and remodelers, this partnership provides an ideal added-value opportunity for the show’s exhibitor community to gain additional brand exposure pre and post show via the ability to create an interactive product brochure and connect with TODL’s more than 65,000 members year-round.
From custom architectural millwork to lighting installation, TODL’s online product research and specification services help members search for ideas and connect with others in the trade industry to help execute projects. TODL provides verified trade professionals free, instant access to search more than 300,000 products and their specifications for all types of projects. Members have the ability to organize and manage a variety of design projects within the site and easily connect to the industry’s top firms and manufacturers from all over the world, while also locating services to help assist with project completion.
“Our partnership with TODL enables us to make the show experience even more valuable to our wide variety of attendees and exhibitors by guaranteeing increased exposure and interest in their product offering year-round,” said Elizabeth Sommerville, managing director of the show. “The HD EXPO Hospitality Design library will offer an array of opportunities to maintain the momentum and excitement exhibitors generate at the show while helping the library’s trade members to quickly find the ideal solutions they need to complete their dream projects.”
TODL at HD EXPO
HD EXPO 2012 exhibitors will receive a free, interactive brochure listing in the TODL.com design library and will appear in all appropriate product and service searches within the TODL library. Exhibitors will also receive inclusion in a special HD EXPO Hospitality Design library featuring a range of exhibitors and links to their booth numbers, enabling attendees to tag companies to see at the show or directly link to the HD EXPO site to set appointments instantly. Free membership runs through December 2012, giving exhibitors the chance to interact with trade professionals throughout the year. Exhibitors are encouraged to provide company history, project collections and images to create an online brochure for designers to use. Media will also have access through a complementary “press” registration to the site to browse products and brands of all types.
“The partnership between HD EXPO and TODL is all about building a bridge between online specification search and the unique in-person experience at the show,” notes Stacey Tiveron, TODL founder. “TODL simplifies the design process by instantly connecting designers and manufacturers at the product level. Manufacturers get increased exposure and the designers receive the products they need to complete their projects; it’s a win-win.”
About the Hospitality Design Exposition & Conference (HD Expo)
The 2012 Hospitality Design Exposition & Conference (HD Expo) is presented by Hospitality Design magazine and produced by the Hospitality Design Group, part of Nielsen Expositions, which also produces the HD Boutique in Miami Beach on September 11‐12, 2012. The event is in association with: American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association (BLLA), International Interior Design Association (IIDA), International Society of Hospitality Purchasers (ISHP), National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ), and NEWH, Inc.—The Hospitality Industry Network.
For media requests or for more information on HD EXPO, please contact Lacey Griebeler at 312.943.6900 or email lacey(at)wagstaffworldwide(dot)com. Follow HD EXPO on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/hdexpo and on Twitter at @hdexposhow or http://twitter.com/#!/hdexposhow.
Leading the design industry in online product research and specification since 1997, TODL is exclusively available to qualified design professionals, providing its services to more than 43,000 verified design and architectural professionals and over 10,000 design and architectural faculty and students from more than 500 schools and universities worldwide.
TODL connects design professionals, manufacturers, reps, dealers, showrooms, industry magazines and trade shows in efficient and meaningful ways, assisting industry participants in leveraging technology to intuitively connect at the moment of research and specification.http://www.todl.com
For media requests or for more information on TODL, please contact Erik Cocks at 800-631-3111 Ext. 23 or erik(at)todl(dot)com.Follow TODL on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/TODLFanPage and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/#!/todltweets.