Written by: Ron Strecker, CHAE+, CHTP+
Welcome to my HITEC Orlando 2022 pre-arrival web site write-up. I would like to thank the workforce at HFTP for deciding upon me as just one of this year’s guest bloggers. Also, be sure to check out out Jennifer Jones’ posts. She and I are both equally back again for encore appearances as HITEC guest bloggers.
Starting up way back in 1997, HITEC became the most crucial annual occasion on my operate calendar. It grew to become a a lot-predicted split from the month to month grind at operate. Each yr experienced its very own celebratory truly feel as I reconnected with my expanding community of industry leaders that shared a common curiosity.
This yr, 2022, marks a handful of extra motives to celebrate.
- HITEC celebrates its 50th Anniversary: HITEC has grown about the yrs to develop into the one most-important celebration for hospitality technological know-how. In my view, the serious attraction for this celebration is the stability that exists concerning the trade clearly show reveals and the educational classes. I ponder how a lot of of this year’s distributors can say they have been represented in all 50 prior HITECs.
- Welcome back again to our intercontinental associates and attendees: HITEC 2021 was a welcomed prospect to meet all over again experience-to-facial area. HITEC 2022 will be even superior as we welcome so several of our global members, distributors and attendees that were under travel constraints nine months ago.
- HFTP celebrates its 70th Anniversary this yr: Mark your calendar for September 14-16 for the HFTP 2022 Once-a-year Convention taking position in Austin, Texas as the members rejoice the 70th anniversary of its founding. From a modest group of New York City lodge accountants to an global association symbolizing the monetary and engineering pros, HFTP has continued to concentrate on the academic advancement of its customers and sector reporting requirements. Be absolutely sure and take a look at the HFTP MemberWorld Booth #1544 in the HITEC Orlando Exhibit Corridor to discover more about membership and the HFTP Academy.
- Hospitality Update Turns 30: Hospitality Up grade Journal turned 30 this calendar year with a celebration at their once-a-year Govt Vendor Summit. Rich Siegel, Geneva Rinehart, and the relaxation of the HU staff are omni-present at HITEC just about every 12 months. The journal is generally crammed with related article content penned by a variety of top rated-notch contributors. The vendors experienced a prospect to roast Rich at their party — the relaxation of us can do our possess Rich-roasting at HITEC. End by their booth #2111.
As you can see, there are plenty of factors to rejoice. My future blog site article will concentrate on three key proportions of HITEC: innovation, schooling and networking.
See you in Orlando.
Ron Strecker, CHAE+, CHTP+ is an unbiased advisor, writer, and speaker with in excess of 35 years of senior economical leadership roles. He is also an official party guest blogger for HITEC Orlando 2022, having place June 27-30 at the Orange County Conference Center in Orlando, Florida United states. Continue on checking HFTP Join for extra of Ron’s ordeals at HITEC this 12 months.