A Look Ahead: All of the 2019 HFTP Events You Should Attend for Your Professional Development

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Professional progress should be at the top of your list for new year’s resolutions along with health, happiness and making the world a better place — and HFTP has big plans for your professional development in 2019.

Here are all of the events that HFTP has organized in the coming year to help you grow your career and expand your knowledge of finance and technology in the hospitality industry.


FEBRUARY 14–16, 2019
HFTP MID-SOUTH ATLANTIC REGIONAL CONFERENCE
Williamsburg Lodge
Williamsburg, Virginia, USA

This annual regional event is hosted by HFTP chapters in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, bringing together all of the HFTP professionals in the region for continuing professional education and networking.


MARCH 11–12, 2019
HFTP CLUB SUMMIT
Doubletree by Hilton Nashville Downtown
Nashville, Tennessee USA
#HFTPclubedu

This conference provides club professionals with two days of advanced-level education addressing industry strategy, trends and engagement.


APRIL 9–11, 2019
HITEC EUROPE
Palau de Congressos
Palma, Mallorca, Spain
#HITECeu

This conference is HFTP’s European extension to HITEC, the world’s largest and oldest hospitality technology exposition and conference brand. Register today.

Do not miss E20X: HITEC Europe 2019 will include HFTP’s E20X startup program — which features ambitious entrepreneurs presenting breakthrough business concepts to HITEC attendees and a panel of expert judges. Attention, hospitality startups: Applications to participate in E20X Europe are now being accepted. Apply today.


JUNE 17–20, 2019
HITEC MINNEAPOLIS
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
#HITEC

HITEC North America is the world’s largest hospitality technology show that brings the brightest minds and the hottest technology from around the world to one place. Register today.

Do not miss E20X: HITEC Minneapolis 2019 will include HFTP’s E20X startup program — which features ambitious entrepreneurs presenting breakthrough business concepts to HITEC attendees and a panel of expert judges. Attention, hospitality startups: Applications to participate in E20X North America are now being accepted. Apply today.


JUNE 17–19, 2019 (co-located with HITEC Minneapolis)
HFTP CLUB AND HOTEL CONTROLLERS CONFERENCE
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
#HFTPcc

Hospitality controllers and industry experts gather for two full days of hospitality specific education designed to help you focus on current and emerging issues, best practices and complex challenges.


JUNE 17, 2019 (co-located with HITEC Minneapolis)
FINANCIAL EXECUTIVE EXCHANGE
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

#HFTPhfe

This invitation-only event brings together top hospitality executives to participate in thought-provoking discussions and address key industry issues.


OCTOBER 23–25, 2019
HFTP ANNUAL CONVENTION
Rosen Centre Hotel
Orlando, Florida, USA
#HFTPac

This conference provides an exceptional combination of top-notch education, networking and knowledge sharing among a network of hospitality finance and technology professionals.


FALL 2019
HITEC DUBAI
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Official dates and location to be announced
#HITECdxb

Produced in partnership with Naseba, this conference is HFTP’s Middle East extension to HITEC, the world’s largest and oldest hospitality technology exposition and conference brand.


Get Involved on the Local Level

HFTP currently has more than 75 local chapters in operation throughout the world. These chapters host local events designed to give HFTP chapter members the opportunity to connect with a local network of industry peers right in their very communities.

View a calendar of upcoming chapter events on the HFTP website.

Get Involved Online

HFTP offers ProLinks webinars throughout the year, complimentary to HFTP members ($50 USD to nonmembers).  Webinars offer valuable professional development from the comforts of your home or office. So, no matter where you are in the world, you can grow in your career as a finance or technology professional in the hospitality industry with HFTP.

You can see a schedule of upcoming webinars on the HFTP website. As an HFTP member, you also have access to an archive of all webinars hosted in 2018.

Take Advantage of Complimentary Registration Opportunities

HFTP invites you to become a guest blogger for one of these events in 2019: Club Summit, HITEC® Europe, HITEC® Minneapolis, the Club Hotel & Controllers Conference, or the Annual Convention.

Official HFTP event guest bloggers enjoy complimentary full conference registration to that event and credit as the blog author. If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please email briana.gilmore@hftp.org for more information.

HFTP wishes you a year of health, happiness and professional progress — and we hope to see you at these events taking place in 2019.

Briana Gilmore is the HFTP communications coordinator.
Briana can be reached at Briana.Gilmore@hftp.org or +1 (512) 220-4017.

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