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HFTP-U Kicks Off With Free SharePoint Seminars Across the U.S.

Austin, Texas, USA (January 4, 2011)
— After recently launching HFTP University (HFTP-U), the program is kicking off its educational opportunities with Technology Knowledge Share seminars focusing on Microsoft SharePoint. Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP), along with Datanamics, are offering the Microsoft SharePoint seminars for free to members and for a nominal fee for nonmembers.
The four hour training seminars are being offered around the U.S. on:
  • January 10 in Las Vegas, Nev.
  • January 19 in Washington, D.C.
  • January 24 in Orlando, Fla.
  • January 26 in Dallas, Texas
The free seminars are designed for individual contributors or departmental staff with basic SharePoint skills who have the responsibility of managing SharePoint sites or for those interested in learning more about the SharePoint software. Using Microsoft SharePoint allows professionals to set up web sites to share information with others, manage documents from start to finish and publish reports to help staff make better decisions. The seminars cover basic understanding on managing content, effeciently collaborating a team, easily finding content, records compliance and more.

Complimentary registration is available online at For more information, contact Mel Tabari, manager of educational services for Datanamics, at or +1 (702) 697-2229.

About HFTP-U
 Broadening the technology training opportunities for members, HFTP has partnered with Datanamics to form the new HFTP University (HFTP-U). Datanamics is a leading information technology solutions and education firm that has specialized in the hospitality sector for over 30 years. The training program is a one-stop resource to provide high level, technical and end user training for the hospitality industry with a comprehensive curriculum ranging from subject matter expertise to certifications.

HFTP-U's new course catalog includes the top 100 most popular and relevant training courses, such as vendor training (Microsoft, Cisco, etc), IT training (virtualization, security, operating systems, etc) and business training (end user training, business analysis, etc). HFTP-U courses are available at select HFTP conferences, HFTP chapter meetings, at the Datanamics Training Center in Las Vegas, Nev. and through four special seminars held around the United States throughout 2011. Every HFTP-U course includes a 20 percent discounted rate for HFTP members and courses can be used towards CPE hours for CHAE and CHTP designees.

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.

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

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Recap of 2009 HFTP Annual Convention & Tradeshow / September 2009

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