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2018 Schedule-at-a-Glance


This conference will be held at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Registration includes access to the Club & Hotel Controllers Conference, HITEC Opening Session, HITEC Opening Party and a HITEC Exhibits Only Pass.

Note: Schedule is subject to change.

Monday, June 18

12:30 - 4:30 PM - CHAE & CHTP Exams (pre-registration required)

1:00 - 4:00 PM - HITEC Entrepreneur 20X Competition 

4:30 - 5:45 PM - HITEC Opening Session - Reinventing Leadership from the Age of Machine Intelligence

6:30 - 9:30 PM - HITEC Opening Party

Tuesday, June 19

8:00 - 8:30 AM - Continental Breakfast & Table Top Exhibits

8:30 - 10:00 AM - HITEC General Session - Technology and the Power of the C-Suite

10:00 - 10:20 AM - Networking Break & Table Top Exhibits

10:20 - 11:35 AM

  • Board and Committee Relationships in Clubs
  • ​Fighting the Good Fight: How Merchants are Grappling with Cybersecurity and Fraud

11:35 AM - 1:00 PM - Networking Lunch & Table Top Exhibits

1:00 - 2:15 PM

  • Hot Topics in Club Technology
  • ​GDPR: Get Up-to-Speed

2:15 - 2:40 PM - Networking Break & Table Top Exhibits

2:40 - 3:55 PM

  • Shifting the Focus: Using an Evidenced Based Approach to Lower Workers Compensation Costs
  • 2018 Employment Issues Facing the Hospitality Industry

3:55 - 4:10 PM - Networking Break & Table Top Exhibits

4:10 - 5:00 PM

  • How to Accelerate Your Financial Close
  • Recruitment in a Full Employment Economy

5:00 PM - Texas Happy Hour and Houston Astos Game

Wednesday, June 20

8:00 - 8:30 AM - Continental Breakfast & Table Top Exhibits

8:30 - 10:00 AM

  • How to Cultivate Trust and Strategic Leadership Success

10:00 - 10:20 AM - Networking Break & Table Top Exhibits

10:20 - 11:35 AM

  • Is it Time for General Managers to Take Charge of Your Golf Department
  • How Top Operators use Business Intelligence to Obtain Essential KPIs

11:35 - 1:00 PM - Networking Lunch & Table Top Exhibits

1:00 - 2:15 PM

  • Practical Ethics

2:15 - 2:40 PM - Networking Break & Table Top Exhibits

2:40 - 3:55 PM

  • Whose Story Is It?
  • Strategies for Budgeting and Forecasting Labor Costs

3:55 - 4:10 PM - Networking Break & Table Top Exhibits

4:10 - 5:00 PM

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for Clubs
  • IT Costs In the Lodging Industry - How Do We Measure Up?