Announcement | May 15, 2020

CallisonRTKL’s Clay Markham Explores the Future of Hospitality in Digital Conferences

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – May 15, 2020 — Mixed-use models continue their role as powerhouse shapeshifters in the hospitality industry. CallisonRTKL hospitality leader Clay Markham explored the next steps for the industry in “Hospitality’s Future—the Hybrid,”  a featured webinar at this year’s virtual HD Expo + Conference.

In the panel discussion, Clay explored innovative cross-sector solutions to hospitality’s post-pandemic challenges:

  • What is a micro-city and how is a hotel property similar?
  • How can hospitality’s new normal reinterpret the mixed-use concept for guests?
  • Will experience entertainment and connection take shape post-pandemic?

Watch the full conversation here.

For more on hospitality’s future, Clay discussed guest comfort and confidence in the webinar, “How Hotels are Anticipating to Modify Design Now”  presented by the Greater Miami & the Beaches Hotel Association.

In the conversation, Clay addressed the necessity of flexibility for the hospitality industry’s new era. With consumer comfort and confidence as their core mission, hotels must cater to a changing sense of security, and can use new protocols as an opportunity to integrate healthy design while still elevating guest experience.

View the discussion here.