Young hospitality professionals networking at an HFTP event.

HFTP Young Professional Membership Option

After students have graduated or when professionals have gained employment within the hospitality industry, HFTP can become a great resource for career success. To assist young professionals in the early part of their career, hospitality financial and technology professionals who are 30 years of age and under may join for just $200 USD.

New This Year: Refer A Friend for Complimentary Young Professional Membership

Any Young Professional who joins HFTP will be able refer a friend to receive a complimentary one year HFTP Young Professional membership.

After completing the application to join, please email with the name of your colleague who you would like to give the gift of a one year Young Professional membership.

Please note: Your colleague must meet the requirements of Young Professional membership.


To be eligible for the HFTP Young Professional Membership rate, HFTP must have your birthdate on file.


Demonstrate the Value of Your HFTP Membership

HFTP Membership is designed to support and grow your career as a hospitality finance or technology professional. Sometimes it may be important to build a case to your supervisor to justify your Young Professional membership.

Below, you will find the “HFTP YP Membership Justification Letter” template. This template can be customized to meet your needs and that of your organization. The template will explain all of the benefits you will obtain from an HFTP membership as well as how joining can assist in your professional development and can help advance your organization.

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