Conferences & Events
HFTP produces a variety of industry-leading events that provide members with exceptional professional development seminars, unbeatable networking opportunities, and a forum for the latest hospitality technology. With events across the globe and throughout the year, don’t miss your opportunity to connect with field experts at our hospitality industry conference.
HFTP members discuss in the video below how the education at HFTP conferences and events is instrumental to knowledge sharing and collaboration.
October 16-17, 2023 - Indianapolis, Indiana
Exclusively for HFTP members, the program is a day-and-a-half, in-person meeting focusing on the skills, knowledge, and know-how to lead, influence, and guide individuals, teams or entire organization. The goal is to inspire and prepare emerging leaders with the skills to learn confidently and effectively.
October 17, 2023 - Indianapolis, indiana
Held annually, this one-day event is designed to provide club professionals with the opportunity to connect with industry peers, share ideas and discuss club-related challenges in a small group setting. Each Forum focuses on a pressing topic to explore.
February 19-21, 2024 - Pinehurst, North Carolina USA
This conference is a joint effort by the HFTP Central Carolina, Charlotte - Blue Ridge, South Carolina, and Central Virginia Chapters. The Mid-South Atlantic Regional Conference will bring together HFTP professionals in the region for continuing education and networking.
February 20 • Palma de Mallorca, Spain
The symposium is designed to create an EU hospitality technology ‘thought leadership’ community and will elevate the relevant discussions beyond the traditional hospitality tech supply chain. HFTP has partnered with Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) to moderate and publish a resulting report.
HFTP Club Summit
March 25-26, 2024 – The DeSoto Hotel – Savannah, Georgia
Held annually in the spring, this conference provides club professionals with two days of advanced-level education addressing industry strategy, trends and engagement. The conference is directed to finance professionals and their correlating professional responsibilities, including human resources and technology. The Club Summit is a smaller-group setting which supports interactivity amongst professionals who have direct experience in the club environment. Complementing the program is a vendor display with representatives from industry-related companies available to meet and introduce their services to attendees.
June 24–27, 2024 • Charlotte, North Carolina
HITEC is the world’s most expansive hospitality technology event brand which offers a combination of an exhibition, education program, headliner sessions presented by business thought-leaders, and networking and social activities. The well-known industry event draws the brightest minds and hottest technologies from across the globe.
Florida Regional Conference
Summer of 2024 - Location TBD, FL USA
Several online programs a month are offered, presenting valuable knowledge and the opportunity to earn official continuing education credits. Presented live and subsequently archived, these virtual sessions are free for HFTP members. HFTP offers two formats:
HFTP ProLinks webinars offer a full, in-depth education session on a topic of interest led by expert presenters. The webinars cover current information on hospitality finance and technology, human resources, ethics and more.
HFTP Hangouts and HFTP Europe Hangouts are informal programs designed to be interactive. The meetings are led by a moderator who starts with a short topic presentation, then opens up the gathering for a back-and-forth discussion.