HR Training in the Time of COVID: Commit to a Meaningful Cultural Change

Written by: John Reyna, J.D., LL.M. | HFTP 2021 Annual Convention Guest Blogger If you happened to read my pre-event blog post (link here), then you already know about my excitement to attend Phillip R. Maltin’s presentation about “Solving the Mystery…

HITEC 2021 – A Resounding Success

Written by: Ron Strecker, CHAE, CHTP | HITEC Dallas Guest Blogger I have spent this past weekend “decompressing” from HITEC 2021. This has included reviewing my session notes, updating my contact information for old friends in new jobs, and adding…

HITEC Dallas 2021: Getting Back to “Normal”

Written by: Ron Strecker, CHAE, CHTP HITEC 2021 has closed out for the week and for me, being back in person was fantastic! Seeing familiar faces – attendees and our vendor partners – went a long way in making us…

Texas Treasures – Welcoming Some Hidden Gems

Written by: Jennifer Jones I want to thank all of the vendors who have prevailed through the tough times and gathered their teams to travel to Dallas to exhibit and showcase their wares. Although foot traffic may be lighter this…

Guess What’s Happening at HITEC – Themes Abound

We are in the midst of HITEC, its educational sessions and all its glory. This year’s vibe is as invigorating as ever, and the event is bringing multiple themes to life. One of the most dominant of these is “digital…

Come for the Presentations and Tech, Stay for the People

Written by: John Reyna, J.D., LL.M. | HFTP 2021 Annual Convention Guest Blogger Attending my first HFTP Annual Convention and HITEC, I was not sure what to expect. Of course, I knew the schedule was packed with respected speakers discussing quality…

Tools for Success at HITEC 2021: Tips from a HITEC Blogger

Written by: Tim Henthorn, HITEC Dallas Guest Blogger We are back! Getting together and talking tech with friends. What could be better? Maybe add a comfortable hotel room, a favorite dish and a drink near the pool on a delightful…

Buckle Up, Cowboy! How to Prepare for Your HITEC Journey to the Lonestar State

Written by: Jennifer Jones Howdy y’all! We are a week away from the biggest hospitality technology show in the world…HITEC! After taking 18 months off from its traditional face-to-face structure, the event returns live and in-person to Dallas, Texas where…

Keep Your Head in the Clouds: Advice from a HITEC Guest Blogger

Written by: Ron Strecker, CHAE, CHTP It’s almost time! HITEC 2021 is right around the corner. I’m ready, are you? Many of you may have read my recent four-part series on “HITEC 2021 Tips,” which was published on Hospitality Upgrade (read Part…

Spotlighting the Powerhouse Speakers Presenting at HITEC Dallas and HFTP Annual Convention this Month

Each year, the carefully curated education programs at HITEC and the HFTP Annual Convention feature amazing individuals, presenting supercharged keynote sessions, sharing their personal stories and drawing valuable connections designed to help attendees grow both personally and professionally in their…