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2018 HFTP Annual Convention

2018 HFTP Annual Convention

OCTOBER 24-26, 2018
Omni Louisville Hotel
Louisville, Kentucky USA


Event Schedule

This year's Annual Convention offers a variety of education sessions, networking and vendor opportunites. More


Interested in exhibit and sponsorship opportunities? Contact Paula Lerash, CEM, Exhibits Manager at +1 (512)220-6447 or Matt Chambers, Sales and Accounts Manager at +1 (512)220-6443. More

HFTP Helps 2018

HFTP Helps 2018

HFTP Helps at the 2018 Annual Convention will direct its fundraising towards the HFTP Scholarship fund in support of hospitality education, with contributions specifically benefitting Louisville-area NAF chapters. 

About NAF

NAF is a national network of education, business, and community leaders who work together to ensure high school students are college, career and future ready.   

From HFTP Connect: HFTP Partners with NAF to Help High School Students “Be Future Ready” in Hospitality, Finance and Technology

Contribute to HFTP Helps

Two events at the 2018 Annual Convention will be held to raise funds to benefit NAF. 

Silent Auction: Now open and available to all, the auction has a variety of items such as hotel stays and dinners. Bidding is centralized on a mobile website, with alerts programmed to help you follow auction activity. The auction will run through October 26 at 9:00 p.m. EST.

Item donations are now being accepted. Click on the link below to submit an item.

HFTP Greater Louisville Chapter Event. Experience a piece of Louisville history and contribute to HFTP Helps. Attend the Thursday night social event hosted by one of HFTP's newest chapters. A portion of the tickets will be contributed to the 2018 HFTP Helps. Click the Chapter Event Registration link below and then click on the “Instabuy” option and sign up to secure your event tickets.  Tickets: $50 USD per person.

Press Information

Find the latest news and press for this year’s Annual Convention. Contact HFTP Public Relations Manager Jessica Blankenship at +1 (512) 220-4038 for media inquiries.