Event Preview: HIX Activations

Experience the expert hospitality of the HIX exhibitor community with a series of stand activations and activities across both days. Ranging from chocolate art and champagne tasters to DJ sets and breakout discussions, there’s always an extra detail to discover.

Refuel at Havwoods Routemaster
(17 & 18 November, all day, BDC Entrance)
: The renovated Routemaster bus is like a showroom on wheels, featuring gorgeous wood flooring and cladding options, perfect for hotels. Find it parked at the BDC entrance both days.

Crémant, wine & nibbles with Northern Lights
(17 & 18 November, all day, Stand 45)
Enjoy complimentary drinks & nibbles amongst a backdrop of illumination.

The Art of Chocolate with Table Place Chairs
(17 November, 12:00pm, Stand U39)
: Have you ever tasted art? Explore a stunning installation of chocolate created by BRIK followed by latte art workshops.

Gin & Bollicine with Zonca
(17 November, 16:00, Stand 71)
: Discover a taste of Zonca Lighting’s own Enlighting Gin along with traditional Italian sparkling wine.

Ligne Roset x Novotel x RF Studio
(17 November, 16:00, Stand 18)
: An insightful discussion with RF Studio exploring the new Novotel guestroom designs.

The Light Lounge by Astro
(17 November, 16:00, Stand 15)
: Create bespoke fizz cocktails and enjoy an evening of live music.

Mixology with Duxiana
(17 November, 16:00 – 18:00, Stand 17)
: Enjoy a menu of inventive cocktails with Duxiana’s resident mixologist.

DJ set and Prosecco with Gessi
(17 November, 18:00 – 21:00, Stand 7)
: Discover true Italian hospitality with a prosecco mixer and a DJ set spinning the sounds of Salone.

Champagne with Roman
(November 17, 16:30, Stand 39)
: Complementary champagne and sophisticated showers – what’s not to love?

HIX Drinx with Roca
(November 17, 17:30, Stand 4)
Complimentary HIX Drinx with Roca

HIX Drinx with Villeroy
(November 17, 17:30, Stand 11)
Complimentary HIX Drinx with Villeroy & Boch

Crémant, wine & nibbles with Northern Lights
(17 & 18 November, all day, Stand 45)
Enjoy complimentary drinks & nibbles amongst a backdrop of illumination.

Networking Masterclass with Festival of Hospitality
(November 18, 11:00 – 11:20, The Mush Room)
Find out how the experts work a room with this hands-on networking masterclass.

Accor Design Competition
(November 18, 12:00 – 12:30, Stands 4 & 6)
A toast to the winners of the Accor Design Competition with Roca and Laufen, celebrating the student winners and their standout hotel concepts.

Next Gen & Tonic
(November 18, 12:30 – 15:30, The Mush Room)
Are you a rising hotel design star? Come along to the Next Gen & Tonic midweight mixer to grab a complimentary drink, expand your network, and rub shoulders with the industry’s leading lights.

Kindling: Design for Ukraine launch reception
(November 18, 12:30 – 12:45, Stand 64C)
Kindling is a collective design platform in collaboration with ReardonSmith, MKV Design and Scape dedicated to supporting the recovery of Ukraine’s hospitality industry. Attend the launch at the Schluter Systems Stand to find out how you can play a part.

DJ Set with Yova Yager
(November 18, 13:00 – 14:00, The Mush Room)
Ukrainian DJ and hospitality designer Yova Yager jumps into the HIX/MIX to soundtrack our Next Gen & Tonic afternoon.