Attention, Clubs: Are All Your Plans in Place?

It is an indisputable fact that has stood the test of time — Planning is vitally important to success. In fact, Benjamin Franklin, a founding father of the United States, is credited as having once famously said hundreds of years…

Attendees to the 2019 Club Forum

HFTP 2019 Club Forum — Security, Integration and System Selection

Central to the function of all businesses – whatever their purpose may be – is technology. And so, HFTP recently held its annual Club Forum with the main topic of club technology. The HFTP Club Forum is a one-day program…

Technology as a Cultural Challenge in the Hospitality Industry

Written By: Laura Resco, official event guest blogger for the HFTP Club and Hotel Controllers Conference 2018 There is one idea that permeates the sessions at the 2018 Club and Hotel Controllers Conference, and it is that technology is ingrained…

Escaping the Nor’easter for the Inaugural HFTP Club Summit in New Orleans

Written By: Sarah Ford When I first learned HFTP® was hosting a new event called the “Club Summit” designed specifically for those of us in the club industry, I knew it was an opportunity I could not miss. When I discovered…

Brand-New Club Summit: Reach for Success

In today’s digital age where almost anything you need to know can be found online, you may be asking yourself, “Why should I attend a professional development conference?” Professional conferences are just as important as ever today. The greatest advantage of a conference — like HFTP’s brand-new…

Leadership: Lessons Learned Along the Way

By Lisa Martin, CHAE I have been to more sessions on what it means to be a leader that I can count. Often the presenter will have a white board or a flipchart and have everyone yell out characteristics or…

Dispatches from HFTP Global: CMAA World Conference on Club Management and Club Business Expo

Written By: Bryan Wood I recently attended and represented HFTP at the CMAA 90th World Conference on Club Management and Club Business Expo that took place from February 7–11, 2017 in Orlando, Florida USA. The event was held at the Orlando World Center…

Software Replacement vs. Reengineering Assessment: Look Before You Leap

Written By: Bill Boothe & Jeremy Hoch We continue to be amazed at the number of private clubs that dump their older club management software for something new without a thought of how they might retain and improve what they…

Weekly Connect from PineappleSearch 7/22/16

Weekly Connect from Pineapplesearch.com. This week’s tour of news and information from Pineapplesearch.com. Here is what happened in hospitality this week: HFTP Launches New Club-focused News Site: HFTP Club Bytes – HFTP Club Bytes What Promise Does the IoT Hold…

Weekly Connect from PineappleSearch 7/8/16

Weekly Connect from Pineapplesearch.com. This week’s tour of news and information from Pineapplesearch.com. Here is what happened in hospitality this week: Rustic Renewal – Club & Resort Business Breaking Down Silos between Online Marketing, Technology and Revenue Management – Rethink…