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HFTP Digital Learning Day Club

HFTP Club Technology Digital Learning Day
February 15, 2017
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM CST

Registration Fees:
HFTP Member - $20.00 USD per session
Nonmember - $50.00 USD per session

Don't miss HFTP's first annual Club Technology Digital Learning Day. This completely online event will explore some of the hottest topics our industry faces today. Enjoy all of this great learning right from your own desktop.

10:30 - 11:30 AM Central Time

IT Strategic Planning
What is Technology Planning and how does this change how clubs think about IT? This webinar focuses on how clubs can create a Technology Plan that meets their needs. The webinar outlines areas that private clubs should examine when creating a Technology Plan, and presents strategies to gather costs and create appropriate budgets based on those costs. The material in this presentation was assembled specifically to address how other private clubs are dealing with the challenging area of IT Strategic Planning.  

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn what areas are included in an IT Strategic Plan.
  • Look at real-world examples of the components of an IT Strategic Plan.
  • Review how to create capital and operating budgets for an IT Strategic Plan.
  • Discuss how to carry out the IT Strategic Plan.

Noel Wixsom is founder of Country Club Technology Partners.

12:00 - 1:00 PM Central Time

Appy Hour - An Intro to Mobile Apps for Your Club
This webinar will discuss the evolution of mobile apps in the private club industry and the benefits of mobile apps for both members and management staff. Learn about Beacon Technology and how to improve communication with Mobile Apps, including using member-facing food and beverage ordering.

Rusty Hruby is Vice President of Sales for Clubessential.

1:30 - 2:30 PM Central Time

The Latest Trends in Private Club Technology
This session will review the latest technology trends in the private club industry, and what you can expect to see just around the corner. This fast-paced and informative presentation will touch on a variety of important topics including Cyber Security, Mobilized Websites and Mobile Apps, Virtual Credit Cards, Club-Wide Wireless for Members and Guests, and others. Attendees will have ample opportunity to ask questions as the future of club technology is explored.  

Bill Boothe is President of The Boothe Group, LLC.

3:00 - 4:00 PM Central Time

IT Audits: Why it is Necessary and How to Get Started


This session has been canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience. Pre-registered attendees will be refunded for this session.

System Requirements

HFTP Digital Learning Day may contain different types of files, which may require you to have a certain piece of software to view these files. These files include, but are not limited to: PDFs, Microsoft Word Documents, Microsoft PowerPoints Files or MP3s. 

To fully participate please make sure you have downloaded the latest versions of these general softwares. 

For more information, contact Online Education Coordinator Nick Cukjati at (512) 220-6445.