Monday, June 26, 2017

Event Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre

7:00 AM – 6:30 PM

Registration Open

Club and Hotel Controllers Conference attendees can pick up their badges at this time. Any attendees wanting to attend the HITEC Opening Party will need to collect their badge on Monday.

7:30 – 11:30 AM

Metro Toronto Convention Center

CHAE Review

The Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive (CHAE) is a hospitalityindustry designation showing competency in hospitality accounting. CHAE holders exemplify true knowledge and dedication to the hospitalityfinance profession. This session provides attendees with what is needed to know to pass the exam. Pre-registration is required.

7:30 – 11:30 AM

Metro Toronto Convention Center

CHTP Review

The Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP) is a hospitality industry designation showing competency in hospitality technology. As opposed to other technology designations, CHTP holders show dedication to both hospitality and technology. This session provides attendees with what is needed to know to pass the exam. Pre-registration is required.

12:30 – 4:30 PM

Metro Toronto Convention Center


For those who have applied and been approved to sit for the exam, now's your chance to earn one of the most prestigious professional certifications in the hospitality industry. Either for the Certified Hospitality Accounting Executive (CHAE) or the Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP). Interested in sitting for the exam? Contact HFTP's Certification Department to find out more.

1:00 – 4:00 PM

Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Entrepreneur 20X (E20X) Competition

HFTP's second E20X of 2017. Reinvigorating the hospitality technology industry, HFTP’s expanding E20X program features ambitious, unfunded entrepreneurs presenting breakthrough business concepts to a room full of HITEC attendees as well as a panel of expert judges including hospitality CIO’s, angel investors, serial entrepreneurs and industry insiders. HITEC attendees will not want to miss this opportunity to watch some of the most innovative startups the hospitality technology industry has to offer compete to bring their dreams to life! All HITEC badges, including exhibits-only badges, are encouraged to attend. Click here to learn more. 

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4:30 – 5:30 PM

Metro Toronto Convention Center

HITEC Toronto Opening Keynote Session: Will Tech Kill Your Job?

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Dave Berkus is a super angel, speaker, author, governance expert and entrepreneur.

6:30 – 9:00 PM

Toronto Event Centre

HITEC Toronto Opening Party: A Night in Toronto

HITEC will welcome Club & Hotel Controllers Conference attendees to the Opening Party at the Toronto Event Centre. Built in 1907 as an original Horticulture Building, it is an architectural landmark that juxtaposes classical design with a post-modern twist, accented by a stunning 60-foot high crystal glass dome. Attendees will enjoy delicious snacks, drinks and music as they mingle and get ready for the busy week ahead. Featuring: