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973 Russell Ave
Suite C
Gaithersburg, MD, 20879
United States

Phone: 301-355-5050
Fax: 301-355-5030

Jeff Loether

Jeff Loether President
Electro-Media Design, Ltd.

Industry Specialty

architectural & engineering services
design & construction management / project management


boutique hotels
conference centre / convention centres
convention hotels
destination casino resorts
destination resorts
full service hotels
green hotels
independent hotels
institutional food and beverage
private clubs
resort mixed use developments
restaurants (full, quick and limited service)
theme parks & attractions
water parks

Speaker Topics

consumer trends
global hotel industry trends
hospitality design
management contracts
sales and marketing
spa design management and marketing
workouts and turnarounds

Geographic Areas

North America including Canada and Mexico, United States and Territories, Caribbean Islands, Pacific Rim, Western Europe, South and Central America. Middle East and Africa, Asia

Speaking Engagements

Hospitality Design Expos, NeoCon, IFMA World Workplace, Event Technology Conference, IACC Conferences,

Mission Statement

"Be the global consulting firm of choice as the most trusted, independent source for expertise in design and management for event, entertainment, and presentation technologies."


Presentation and entertainment technologies and architectural acoustics and related disciplines. These include audiovisual, video, audio, sound, acoustics, integrated and meta-control, television, internet (HSIA), intercommunications, stagecraft, theatrical lighting, and A/V operations. Services provided include feasibility studies, needs analysis, master planning, design, procurement services, project and program management, commissioning, troubleshooting, brand standards and design guide development and compliance, peer review, and expert witness.

Past Experience

Practice in audiovisual and entertainment technologies since 1976. Practice in Lodging and Hospitality industry since 1980. Served as Manager, A/V Systems Design in Marriott's Architecture & Construction Division from 1980 through 1990. Founded current practice in 1990; now with 8 associates and offices in Washington DC.


BGS from American University, Washington DC; various post-grad classes, Certified Technology Specialist designation from ICIA.

Professional Memberships

Founding Member: Independent Consultants in Audiovisual Technologies (ICAT), International Facilties Managers Association (IFMA), International Association of Conference Centers (IACC), National Council of Acoustical Consultants (NCAC).

Representative List of Clients

Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Ritz-Carlton Hotels, Renaissance Hotels, Hilton Hotels, Wyndham Hotels, Mandarin Oriental Hotels, Orient Express Hotels, Four Seasons Hotels, various developers and independent hotel companies. We also provide design services and expertise to various professional trade associations and corporate clients and governmental agencies.

Articles and Publications

Many articles and publications in trade magazines as well as internal corporate publications.