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.

HFTP Emerging Leaders

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.

HFTP Club Forum

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.

HFTP Annual Convention

HFTP Annual Convention

October 18-20, 2023 - Indianapolis, Indiana 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

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.

Digital Horizons 360

Digital Horizons 360 Symposium

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. 

Club Summit 2024

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.

HITEC Charlotte

HITEC Charlotte

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.

HFTP Florida Regional

Florida Regional Conference

Summer of 2024 - 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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