Day 1, Monday, June 17
Note: Program content and schedule are subject to change without notice.
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Registration, Housing Help, Mobile App Help Desk Open
Hall C Lobby
Attendees and exhibitors may pick up their badge during this time. Pre-registered attendees and exhibitors be sure to bring your QR code with you either on your smart-phone or a printed copy. Also, please bring a form of identification to retrieve your registration. For those that wish to register on-site, you will also be able to do so during this time. The HITEC Housing and HITEC Mobile App Help Desk will also be open during this time.
About HFTP Information Desk
Level 2, 200s Prefunction Area
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
CLEAR Signup Kiosks available
Level 1, C Lobby, Near HITEC Registration
CLEAR Signup Kiosks available.
Attendees and Exhibitors may sign up for CLEAR with a special HITEC promotion.
7:30 - 8:00 AM
200s Prefunction Area
8:00 - 9:30 AM
Super Session : Fraud Best Practices
9:15 - 9:45 AM
200s Prefunction Area
9:45 - 10:45 AM
Independent Hotel in a Big Box World
Technology: How it Shapes Brand Standards
The Next Big Industry Threat
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
5G—Not just Another G
Next Gen Travelers: Millennials and Generation Z Reshaping the Industry
Multiple Data Privacy Regulations
How Evolving Technology Will Impact the Front Desk
Technology Showcase 1: Technology Insights & Trends: Discover Your Hotel "TECH IQ"- Presented by Cirq+
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Women in Hospitality Technology Luncheon (Separate Registration Required)
12:30 - 4:30 PM
CHAE and CHTP Exams - Advanced Registration Required
1:00 - 2:15 PM
Super Session: Fireside Chat: View from the Top
From an increase in competition to a rise in operating costs, there are many ways in which an array of issues impact the success of a hospitality business. In this fireside chat, discover the daily challenges faced by hospitality professionals and learn how to improve shareholder value, manage boards and investors, mitigate risk and so much more.
2:30 - 4:00 PM
Entrepreneur 20X Competition
4:00 - 4:30 PM
101 Prefunction Area
4:30 - 5:45 PM
Opening Keynote:Beyond Tomorrow - The Human Revolution
Beyond Tomorrow - The Human Revolution
Sponsored by Blueprint RF
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
HITEC Opening Party Presented by Samsung
Off Site Venue Locatation: Amory - Minneapolis
500 South 6th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55415
HITEC Opening Party
Presented by Samsung
New Hours: 8:00 – 10:30 p.m.
Transportation is provided.
The HITEC Opening Party presented by Samsung is a lively event that kicks off a week of networking. It is filled with light hors d’oeuvres, entertainment and will be a night to remember in the luxe environment of the Armory with the band Daughtry, one of the most visible and consistent rock & roll torchbearers of the 21st Century. Be sure to plan your travel to be in Minneapolis for a night that will be remembered.