Stumped on gift ideas for this holiday season? Look no further: From now until October 25, the online HFTP Foundation Silent Auction has a spectacular assortment of coveted items waiting to be claimed — from stunning jewelry pieces to hotel stays around the world.
Proceeds will benefit the HFTP Foundation, which serves to support the hospitality industry with cutting-edge research, educational projects, and scholarships for future leaders. Help support the outstanding hospitality industry by investing in these initiatives through your participation in the auction. The rewards will come straight back to you in the form of HFTP’s trusted career-boosting resources and customized research assistance.
Officially open now to both bids and donations, the auction features luxury resort and hotel stays, romantic dinners, vacation packages, fine jewelry, Swarovski handbags, signed sports and movie memorabilia, and more.
ALL THE WAYS YOU CAN BID
There are several ways you can place your bid.
- Text the word “Auction” to +1 (512) 646-4474 with the item’s three-letter code and bid amount. [Example: CHD$360]
- Place your bid online on the auction site.
- Peruse items that will be on display and place your bids at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Florida USA during the HFTP 2019 Annual Convention.
FOUNDATION SILENT AUCTION HOURS
OCTOBER 23-25, 2019 | ROSEN CENTRE HOTEL | ORLANDO, FLORIDA USA
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 | 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Thursday, October 24, 2019 | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday, October 25, 2019 | 7:00 AM – 1:00 PM | 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
All proceeds will benefit the HFTP Foundation. As HFTP’s newly–established philanthropic arm, the HFTP Foundation assists HFTP to secure nonprofit funding for hospitality and travel industry-related research, educational projects and scholarships. The HFTP Foundation oversees the three HFTP Research Centers – Americas, Asia and the Middle East.
FOREVER BE A FOUNDING DONOR
The HFTP Foundation has also just kicked off their “Founding Donors” campaign. By contributing, you join an exclusive group who will be forever recognized as champions of the Foundation’s mission to keep the hospitality industry well-informed, interconnected and innovative.
Become part of this mission and make a contribution that will bolster continued excellence in the hospitality industry to come.
As of September 7, 2018, the HFTP Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization. For US Federal Income Tax purposes, donors may be able to deduct their donation(s) as a charitable contribution. For more information, please consult with your tax advisor. Tax ID: 83-2255073
Bianca Lopez is research associate for the HFTP Americas Research Center. She can be reached at +1 (512) 220-4038 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.