Published by: Ron Strecker, CHAE+, CHTP+
Welcome to my HITEC Orlando 2022 pre-arrival weblog article. I would like to thank the workforce at HFTP for choosing me as just one of this year’s guest bloggers. Also, be absolutely sure to look at out Jennifer Jones’ posts. She and I are both back for encore appearances as HITEC guest bloggers.
Starting way back in 1997, HITEC turned the most significant once-a-year occasion on my do the job calendar. It became a considerably-expected split from the month to month grind at perform. Every single year had its have celebratory experience as I reconnected with my rising network of industry leaders that shared a widespread fascination.
This yr, 2022, marks a couple of more motives to rejoice.
- HITEC celebrates its 50th Anniversary: HITEC has grown in excess of the yrs to become the one most-vital party for hospitality engineering. In my impression, the real attraction for this party is the balance that exists amongst the trade present exhibits and the instructional periods. I ponder how several of this year’s suppliers can say they have been represented in all 50 past HITECs.
- Welcome again to our intercontinental associates and attendees: HITEC 2021 was a welcomed opportunity to fulfill yet again face-to-facial area. HITEC 2022 will be even greater as we welcome so several of our global associates, suppliers and attendees that were being beneath vacation limits 9 months back.
- HFTP celebrates its 70th Anniversary this yr: Mark your calendar for September 14-16 for the HFTP 2022 Annual Conference getting position in Austin, Texas as the members celebrate the 70th anniversary of its founding. From a smaller team of New York Metropolis lodge accountants to an global affiliation symbolizing the fiscal and know-how professionals, HFTP has continued to target on the instructional growth of its members and field reporting standards. Be absolutely sure and check out the HFTP MemberWorld Booth #1544 in the HITEC Orlando Show Hall to find out far more about membership and the HFTP Academy.
- Hospitality Improve Turns 30: Hospitality Improve Magazine turned 30 this calendar year with a celebration at their annual Executive Vendor Summit. Rich Siegel, Geneva Rinehart, and the rest of the HU team are omni-current at HITEC each individual year. The journal is normally loaded with related content articles created by a assortment of major-notch contributors. The sellers experienced a chance to roast Rich at their celebration — the relaxation of us can do our have Prosperous-roasting at HITEC. Halt by their booth #2111.
As you can see, there are a great deal of causes to celebrate. My future weblog put up will emphasis on a few crucial dimensions of HITEC: innovation, education and networking.
See you in Orlando.
Ron Strecker, CHAE+, CHTP+ is an unbiased marketing consultant, writer, and speaker with around 35 many years of senior monetary management roles. He is also an formal event visitor blogger for HITEC Orlando 2022, taking place June 27-30 at the Orange County Convention Centre in Orlando, Florida United states of america. Go on checking HFTP Hook up for far more of Ron’s experiences at HITEC this year.