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Full Spectrum of Complex Work Environment Discussed at
HFTP 2010 Annual Convention & Tradeshow
; Oct 11 – 14 in San Diego


AUSTIN, TEXAS (August 11, 2010) – Offering attendees a one-stop shop for hospitality education, Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals' (HFTP®) 2010 Annual Convention & Tradeshow education program covers the full spectrum of a complex work environment. The convention is October 11 – 14 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel in San Diego, Calif. It offers attendees a way to find cost-effective solutions to their current work challenges, stay informed on the hottest hospitality industry topics, expand their network, increase their professional value and become empowered.

"In the current economic climate we are all trying to do more with less and taking on new or expanded responsibilities," said Lenore Streitfeld, CHAE, CHTP, controller at Seawane Golf and Country Club and co-chair to the HFTP Education Advisory Council. "The education and networking opportunities at HFTP's Annual Convention are invaluable to the hospitality professional who has limited time and funds to get up-to-speed with all the new trends and regulations in the hospitality industry."

The Annual Convention's education program includes industry-specific, concurrent session tracks — club, hotel, general, technology and leadership unlimited. Hospitality trends covered at the convention include: PCI compliance, going green, internal controls, fraud, the latest tax issues and social networking. The program also includes general sessions aimed at motivating and inspiring the attendees. The general sessions include:

Tuesday, October 12 — Bryan Dodge, professional speaker, radio personality and author, discusses how to open the mind and heart to focus on the most essential aspects of life and inspire attendees to reach their full potential in family and career.

Wednesday, October 13 — With four distinctly different generations working side by side for the first time in US history, Jason Dorsey, best-selling author, acclaimed speaker and award-winning entrepreneur, focuses on what each generation brings to the workforce and how to build on their common ground.

Thursday, October 14 — Dan Thurmon, CSP, president of Motivation Works, Inc., helps attendees regain control of their accelerated life and achieve greater results in the midst of change by learning how to accomplish more of the important tasks in less time with precision, confidence and satisfaction.

Visit www.hftp.org for complete information on the education schedule, registration and hotel/travel. For more information, contact the HFTP Meetings & Special Events Department at education@hftp.org, (800) 646-4387 or +1 (512) 249-5333.

About the Host Hotel
Rising 30-stories above the edge of San Diego Bay the Hilton San Diego Bayfront is one of the newest waterfront hotels on the West Coast. The 2010 Annual Convention & Tradeshow host hotel is located on the water and is adjacent to the San Diego Convention Center, across the street from PETCO Park, home of the San Diego Padres, and minutes from the San Diego International Airport. The Hilton San Diego Bayfront hotel is also conveniently located near dozens of sightseeing and recreational opportunities including the world-famous San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, Sea World, the Gaslamp Quarter, Legoland, San Diego Wild Animal Park and more.

About HFTP
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 members around the globe 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.
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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: Covering the Full Spectrum of a Complex Work Environment, HFTP Sets the Education Schedule for 2010 Annual Convention & Tradeshow Oct 11 – 14 in San Diego / May 2010

Recap of 2009 HFTP Annual Convention & Tradeshow / September 2009
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