Monday, June 17, 2019
Note: Schedule is subject to change without notice.
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7:00 AM – 6:00 PM - HITEC Registration Open
Club and Hotel Controllers Conference attendees can pick up their badges at this time. Badges are required to attend Entrenpreneur 20X Pitch Competion, HITEC Opening Keynote and HITEC Opening Party.
12:30 – 4:30 PM - CHAE & CHTP Exams
For those who have applied and been approved to sit for the exam, now is 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. Pre-Registration Required.
2:30 – 4:00 PM - Entrepreneur 20X (E20X)
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 CIOs, 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.
4:30 - 5:45 PM - HITEC Keynote: Beyond Tomorrow - The Human Revolution
Chris Riddell is an award winning global futurist and industry recognized inspirational keynote speaker on emerging trends in our hyper connected world. He is a global pattern hunter, discovering and identifying how humans are changing and adapting to high speed change, unlocking insights for businesses and leaders in today’s highly disrupted digital world.