Hospitality conference

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.

HITEC Dubai

HITEC Dubai

MAY 24 – 26, 2022 • DUBAI, UAE

Co-located with The Hotel Show Dubai | HITEC Dubai brings accessible buyers from the lucrative Middle Eastern tourism and hospitality market, currently worth over 75 billion USD. Hoteliers attending the summit portion of HITEC Dubai will be pre-qualified to confirm their purchasing authority, budgets, timelines and solutions of interest.

HITEC Orlando

June 27–30, 2022 • Orlando, Florida usa

Join the world’s largest and most expansive hospitality technology event. HITEC North America  offers extensive networking, education, the latest technology and relationships with industry vendors.

The Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®) is an event with a unique combination of top-notch education together with the brightest minds and hottest technologies from across the globe to one place. Produced by Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®), a global nonprofit hospitality association, the unparalleled event offers attendees essential education, access to top hospitality technology industry experts and the resources to find cost-effective ways to improve company bottom lines.

HFTP Club Forum

September 13, 2022 - AUstin, TExas USA

 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.

HFTP Annual Convention

HFTP Annual Convention

September 14-16, 2022 - Austin, Texas USA

The HFTP Annual Convention held annually in the Fall, gathers hundreds of hospitality finance and technology professionals for three days of networking, education sessions, featured vendors, and networking and social activities. In addition, the convention is an occasion for HFTP to celebrate and recognize the accomplishments of the association and its members for that year. The program is planned by an advisory council composed of experienced industry professionals who are in-the-know of current issues and trends.

Mid-South Atlantic

Mid-South Atlantic Regional Conference

March 1-3, 2023 - Wilmington, 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.

Club Summit 2022

HFTP Club Summit

March 2023 - Date and Location TBD

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.

HFTP Florida Regional

Florida Regional Conference

Summer of 2023 - Location TBD, FL USA

This conference is a joint effort by the HFTP Mid-Florida, Florida Gold Coast and Treasure Coast Chapters. The Florida Regional Conference will bring together HFTP professionals in the region for continuing education and networking.

HFTP Virtual Education

Virtual Education

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.

Speaking Opportunities

Interested in speaking at one of HFTP's Global Events? Learn how to submit your proposal to be considered as a speaker for one of these top notch industry events. More

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