HFTP Membership Benefits

Membership Benefits

HFTP provides hospitality financial and technology professionals with benefits that are tailored to equip individuals with extraordinary tools and resources that guarantee success. With a global network of peers, members can easily find solutions to challenges in the industry and access a platform of valuable information.

Professional Development with HFTP

Professional Development

Webinars: Members have access to live and archives which offer continuing education credits. Live sessions range in topics from HSIA to business intelligence to club technology. Attendees of live programs are eligible to receive CPE credits. Archived recordings are eligible for CHAE and CHTP educational credit. More

HFTP Certification Programs: HFTP awards the only hospitality-specific industry certifications for accounting and technology. The CHAE and CHTP designations can take your career to the next level. More

Professional Development Seminars: Throughout the year, HFTP offers smaller conferences designed to focus on a specific area of training in hospitality finance and technology and members receive discounts on all programs. More

HFTP Education Resources

Educational Resources

Community@HFTP is a member collaboration resource which provides an environment for HFTP’s members to share experiences, industry information and best practices, seek and share advice, exchange resources and build relationships. More

The Global Hospitality Accounting Common Practices (GHACP) database for guidance on industry standards and financial reporting practices around the world. More

HFTP Member Consultants: A searchable directory of consultant members.  The directory is a resource to the HFTP membership and others in the hospitality industry. Consultants in the directory specialize on various aspects of the hospitality industry including accounting, finance, technology, human resources and legal issues. Find speakers on industry leading trends. More

Career Center: HFTP brings together employers and job seekers with a central career center for the entire industry. More

Industry Research: With the HFTP Research Institute, members have free access to a wealth of knowledge and information from graduate studies and experts with years of experience in hospitality. More

Industry Reference Texts: Members receive discounts on industry reference texts published by HFTP partners like the Uniform System of Financial Reporting for Clubs, and the Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry. More

Pineapplesearch.com: HFTP's new hospitality-specific search site offers users a number of tools which delivers information and news of top interest via desktop or the Pineapplesearch application for mobile and tabletMore

HFTP Informational Sites: HFTP News, HITEC Bytes, HFTP Finance Bytes and HFTP Club Bytes are your connection to the most current information and news which affects the hospitality finance and technology industry.


HFTP Publications: From the award-winning journal, The Bottomline to e-newsletter Infoline, HFTP publications deliver the latest in hospitality industry news and trends. More

HFTP Connect: HFTP's hospitality professionals' blog with insights, resources and the latest hospitality trends written by HFTP staff, board members and hospitality thought leaders. More

Industry News and Information: HFTP.org keeps members up to the minute with the most current information and news that affects the hospitality finance and technology industry. More