Dot Dot Dot Ep 4: Walter Isenberg on The NINE dot ARTS Podcast

“Art is the Heart and Soul of the Space” 

Guest Walter Isenberg, CEO of Sage Hospitality Group

In this episode of Dot Dot Dot, NINE dot ARTS CEO and Co-founder Martha Weidmann speaks with “the Godfather of local artists in hotels,” Walter Isenberg, President and CEO of Sage Hospitality Group. As an experiential hospitality leader in hotel management, restaurant concepts, investments, and studio design, Walter knows firsthand the power of art and culture to elevate the depth, richness, and “soul” of a place, while creating a positive social impact for the artists and communities involved. Reflecting on his 40+ year tenure in the industry, Walter shares inspirational stories and business lessons that emphasize the value of an original, local art collection in distinguishing a place and creating memorable experiences that change lives for the better. 

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Walter Isenberg

President and CEO at Sage Hospitality Group


About Dot Dot Dot: The NINE dot ARTS Podcast

In our premier podcast series, NINE dot ARTS CEO and Co-Founder Martha Weidmann speaks with reputable business leaders to explore how art can create meaningful experiences in the built environment. Interviews bring to life the data behind the 2021 State of the Art Report, which surveyed nearly 200 business professionals from across industries on art’s influence on employee engagement, branding, return on investment, and more. Tune in weekly as we share the stories behind the numbers, giving listeners the inside scoop on the value of art in corporate, leisure, and public spaces. Learn more and download the 2021 State of the Art Report at NINEdotARTS.com.

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Martha Weidmann

Martha Weidmann

CEO & Co-Founder