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HFTP and LINQ360 to Host Networking Cocktail Reception at Global
Gaming Exhibition (G2E) in Las Vegas on October 3, 2012

September 26, 2012 (Austin, Texas) — Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) and LINQ360 announced today that they will host a networking cocktail reception during this year’s Global Gaming Exhibition (G2E) in Las Vegas. The reception will be October 3 from 5:00–9:00 p.m. at the LINQ360 Innovation Center and is open to all HFTP members and interested parties attending G2E.

“As the only global association for finance and technology professionals in the hospitality segment, we wanted to offer a chance for our stakeholders to meet one another,” said Allison Morris, CHTP, HFTP Las Vegas Chapter president and director of IT for American Casino & Entertainment Properties, LLC.  “We also wanted to use this opportunity to invite our colleagues who are not members to familiarize themselves with our group.”

LINQ360 is joining HFTP as a co-host of the event. “We are excited to be hosting this event with HFTP and to give people an opportunity to come to the LINQ360 Innovation Center,” said Scott Garrison, president of LINQ360. “Those attending will be able to see all of the technologies in the center, including the Samsung video walls and the next generation Microsoft Surface Tables, and to network with our members.”

In addition to the HFTP Las Vegas chapter officers and LINQ360 corporate executives, HFTP Global Past President, Thomas Smith, CHAE will be on hand to meet those attending the event.

The LINQ360 Innovation Center is at 9555 Hillwood Dr, Suite 140; Las Vegas, NV 89134

If you’d like to attend or would like further information about the event, please e-mail Jessica Sudak at JSUDAK@LINQ360.com.

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 more than 4,800 members globally 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.

About LINQ360
LINQ360 brings together 24 companies with one shared vision of what technology can achieve when applied smartly.  More than a sales center, LINQ360 is a showplace for the connected experience that is now possible and not just potential, where each member company contributes building blocks and cement in the structure.  Microsoft is the unifying force — the keystone of the LINQ360 concept— that brings all of these members into an epicenter of action. For more information, please visit www.Linq360.com.

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Contact:

Eliza R. Selig
Director of Communications
Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP)
11709 Boulder Lane, Ste. 110 | Austin, TX USA 78726-1832
Direct Ph: +1 (512) 220-4026 | Direct Fax: +1 (512) 220-4086
HFTP Office: (800) 646-4387 | +1 (512) 249-5333 | +1 (512) 249-1533, fax
www.hftp.org| www.hitec.org


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