News for the Hospitality Executive
HITEC 2009 Addresses the Latest Technology Trends and the Economy
Texas USA (April 20, 2009) – From the
hottest hospitality technology topics to surviving the current economy,
the 2009 Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference
(HITEC®) education program focuses on how technology
applications are applied to the hospitality industry. HITEC 2009,
produced by Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals
(HFTP®), is June 22-25 at the
"In the current economic climate many are forced to tighten resources while finding a way to stay on top of what is happening in the industry," said Frank Wolfe, CAE, CEO of HFTP. "The HITEC 2009 education program not only focuses on the latest trends in hospitality technology, it also provides insight into using technology to survive the recession."
From Monday through Thursday, there are over 40 education sessions on topics such as social media, guestroom technology, IT infrastructure, surviving a tough economy with help from technology, demystifying Web 2.0, building a wireless network and more. Included in the concurrent sessions are a series of club-related sessions. Held on Wednesday and Thursday, these sessions conquer technology topics specific to the club industry like advanced tactics on IT planning, best club technology practices and more.
Monday's schedule includes a special Roundtable discussion on 12 various topics, as well as a series of tech fundamentals that cover topics from VoIP systems to disaster recovery and even career opportunities. There will be three tables with open topics at the Roundtables. To make suggestion for a topic, please e-mail the HFTP Meeting & Special Events Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HITEC is the world's largest hospitality technology exposition and conference. It 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. Registration and the full conference schedule are available online at HITEC.org.
For more information, contact the HFTP Meetings & Special Events Department at email@example.com, +1 (512) 249-5333 or (800) 646-4387.
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
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