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HFTP Names the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas
as Host for 2011 HITEC Expo and Conference


AUSTIN, TEXAS, USA (December 22, 2009) – Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) announced that the 2011 Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®) will be June 20-23 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas. HITEC, produced by HFTP, is the world's largest hospitality technology exposition and conference. It offers a unique combination of top-notch hospitality technology education, led by industry peers and experts and an unparalleled trade show showcasing the latest hospitality technology products and services. 

“Austin is the headquarters of HFTP and it is our honor to share this vibrant city with the hospitality technology industry,” said Frank Wolfe, CAE, CEO of HFTP. “We heard a lot of great feedback about Austin when it hosted HITEC 2008 and I believe attendees will enjoy how close hotels, restaurants and entertainment options are to the convention center.” 

The upcoming HITEC 2010 is scheduled for June 21-24 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. The conference offers attendees a one-stop shop for essential education, access to experts and hospitality technology vendors, networking with top leaders in the industry and the resources to find cost-effective ways to improve company bottom lines. Find complete details at www.hitec.org

For more information, visit www.hitec.org or contact the HFTP Meetings & Special Events Department at education@hftp.org, (800) 646-4387 or +1 (512) 249-5333. 

HFTP, Austin, Texas, USA and Maastricht, The Netherlands, founded in 1952, is the global professional association for financial and technology personnel working in hotels, clubs and other hospitality-related businesses. HFTP provides first class educational opportunities, research, and publications to thousands of members around the world including, the premiere hospitality technology conference HITEC--founded in 1972. HFTP also awards the only hospitality specific certifications for accounting and technology --the Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive (CHAE) and the Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP) designations. HFTP was founded in the USA as the National Association of Hotel Accountants. For more information, visit www.hftp.org

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Contact:

Katy Walterscheidt
Media/Public Relations Specialist
Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP)

11709 Boulder Lane, Ste. 110
Austin, TX USA 78726-1832
Ph: +1 (512) 249-5333
www.hftp.org

 

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Also See: HITEC 2009 Addressed Difficult Hospitality Technology Issues; Attendance Down 28% / June 2009
Recap - HITEC 2008: 5,200 Attendees, 300+ Exhibiting Companies, Center of Hospitality Technology Discussion / June 2008
Recap HITEC 2007 in Orlando; Draws 5,736 Attendees, 2nd Largest in History / July 2007
HITEC 2006 Held in Minneapolis Draws 4,700 Attendees; HITEC 2007 Set for Orlando, Florida on June 25-28, 2007 / June 2006
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