Published by: Ron Strecker, CHAE+, CHTP+
Welcome to my HITEC Orlando 2022 pre-arrival website post. I would like to thank the team at HFTP for deciding on me as one of this year’s guest bloggers. Also, be certain to test out Jennifer Jones’ posts. She and I are each again for encore appearances as HITEC guest bloggers.
Starting up way back in 1997, HITEC became the most vital once-a-year party on my get the job done calendar. It turned a a lot-expected crack from the regular grind at function. Every year experienced its have celebratory experience as I reconnected with my escalating community of market leaders that shared a prevalent interest.
This year, 2022, marks a number of added motives to rejoice.
- HITEC celebrates its 50th Anniversary: HITEC has developed above the several years to come to be the single most-critical event for hospitality engineering. In my opinion, the serious attraction for this function is the equilibrium that exists amongst the trade exhibit displays and the educational sessions. I surprise how a lot of of this year’s suppliers can say they have been represented in all 50 past HITECs.
- Welcome back again to our worldwide companions and attendees: HITEC 2021 was a welcomed opportunity to satisfy all over again confront-to-confront. HITEC 2022 will be even improved as we welcome so a lot of of our intercontinental users, vendors and attendees that have been under travel constraints nine months ago.
- HFTP celebrates its 70th Anniversary this 12 months: Mark your calendar for September 14-16 for the HFTP 2022 Once-a-year Convention taking place in Austin, Texas as the customers rejoice the 70th anniversary of its founding. From a modest team of New York Metropolis lodge accountants to an worldwide association representing the economic and technological know-how specialists, HFTP has continued to concentrate on the instructional advancement of its members and market reporting expectations. Be positive and check out the HFTP MemberWorld Booth #1544 in the HITEC Orlando Exhibit Hall to find out additional about membership and the HFTP Academy.
- Hospitality Update Turns 30: Hospitality Update Journal turned 30 this 12 months with a celebration at their annual Govt Seller Summit. Rich Siegel, Geneva Rinehart, and the relaxation of the HU workforce are omni-current at HITEC every 12 months. The magazine is always filled with applicable article content written by a assortment of best-notch contributors. The sellers had a possibility to roast Wealthy at their celebration — the rest of us can do our have Wealthy-roasting at HITEC. Prevent by their booth #2111.
As you can see, there are plenty of factors to rejoice. My subsequent web site post will target on 3 important dimensions of HITEC: innovation, training and networking.
See you in Orlando.
Ron Strecker, CHAE+, CHTP+ is an impartial specialist, writer, and speaker with about 35 several years of senior economical leadership roles. He is also an formal celebration visitor blogger for HITEC Orlando 2022, getting put June 27-30 at the Orange County Conference Centre in Orlando, Florida United states of america. Keep on checking HFTP Hook up for a lot more of Ron’s activities at HITEC this 12 months.