What I Learned at HITEC Toronto

Written By: Ron Hardin Confession: I can not stop playing with the fidget spinner I picked up at the ALICE booth.  My wife, a well-known “anti-fidgeter” (ask my kids), rolled her…

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13 E20X Pitches and One Home Run

Written By: Jennifer Jones As a native to Baltimore, Maryland USA, I was excited to see that the Orioles are in town this week playing the Blue Jays. Now that…

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HITEC Toronto: Our Story Thus Far

Written By: Ron Hardin The curtain descends on the second day of HITEC Toronto (#HITECtor), and it has been a busy couple of days. This is my first visit to Toronto, and I…

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Getting Organized for HITEC Toronto

Written By: Jennifer Jones I have attended HITEC now for several years, as both an exhibitor and an attendee. Regardless of my role there, I have learned one valuable lesson:…

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Why HITEC Toronto Is Important

Written By: Ron Hardin It sounds like one of those essays you had to write in school: “what I did on my summer vacation,” “what extracurricular activities mean to me.” It…

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Exclusive Interview: Dual Award Winner Hyre Talks Entrepreneur 20X (E20X)

In June 2015, Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®), debuted its Entrepreneur 20X (E20X) innovation pitch competition, designed for hospitality technology startups, for the first time at the Hospitality Industry…

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Dispatches from HFTP Global Director: HITEC Amsterdam 2017

So the day finally arrived: HITEC Amsterdam. After many strategy meetings and discussions about growing HFTP and HITEC, one of the industry’s most prominent shows, on March 29, 2017 HITEC Amsterdam…

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How to Make Hotel Technology Profitable

Written By: Fee Naaijkens Hotel tech professionals from all over the world gathered at HITEC Amsterdam last week. After dozens of informative sessions, inspiring keynote speeches and one thrilling hotel…

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Entrepreneur 20X: Wi-Fi, Upselling, AI and Digitalizing Daily Operations

Written By: Fee Naaijkens On Tuesday, March 28, 2017, HFTP’s hospitality start-up pitch competition Entrepreneur 20X (E20X) took place in Europe for the first time at HITEC Amsterdam. Each participant…

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Time to Come in from the Cold

Written By: Terence Ronson The weather may be cool this coming week, but there will be lots of hot new products and warm-welcome networking opportunities at HITEC Amsterdam (#HITECams). HITEC is celebrating…

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