Austin, Texas not only is the host city of HITEC 2011, it’s also the headquarters city for HFTP, producers of HITEC. So from now until HITEC 2011, we’re going to give insights into the city from those that know the city best — HFTP staff.
For [Part 1] we’ll hear from:
Jan Dodson, accounting associate
Katy Walterscheidt, public relations and social media manager
What your favorite scenic locale in Austin?
Jan Dodson: The Texas Capitol. Made of granite from Central Texas, the capitol can be seen from all over Austin….after all, it is 15 feet taller than the US Capitol! It offers free tours every day that last about 45 minutes. A fun fact about the capitol is that if you stand in the middle of the seal under the dome and speak, you can hear an echo that only you can hear.
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With less than six weeks to go, everyone is starting to talk about HITEC 2011. And this year’s conference is going to be awesome. Not only has the HITEC Advisory Council put together a great education program with high-profile speakers, but the exhibit hall is going to have a lot of new products and solutions.
Plus, HITEC is going to be fun this year too. I mean, it’s in Austin, Texas – how could it NOT be fun?
In case you weren’t aware, HFTP (producers of HITEC) is headquartered in Austin, Texas. So this is our home town and we can’t wait to show it off to all the attendees. That’s why HFTP is rolling out the southern hospitality and sponsoring the HITEC Welcome Reception. Come hang out with us Monday, June 20 at Buffalo Billiards on the famous 6th Street for food, beverages, live music, games and more.
If you plan on attending HITEC, you should register by today (Friday, May 13) to receive the lowest rate.
And if you aren’t planning on attending HITEC, you should rethink it.
And if you’re still not able to attend, than make sure you’re involved by being a part of the conversation. You can do that by following @HFTP on Twitter, joining us on Facebook, subscribing to the HITEC YouTube channel for the latest videos from the conference and of course commenting here at HFTP Connect.
Here’s a sneak peek into what HITEC 2011 has to offer:
(Having trouble viewing the video? You can watch it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ezwb8Ah0aVQ)
Katy Walterscheidt is the public relations and social media manager for HFTP. Along with managing HFTP’s presence online, she also edits HFTP Connect. If you would like to be a guest blogger on HFTP Connect, e-mail Katy to find out more information.