Created by: Ron Strecker, CHAE+, CHTP+
Welcome to my HITEC Orlando 2022 pre-arrival site submit. I would like to thank the crew at HFTP for picking me as just one of this year’s visitor bloggers. Also, be guaranteed to examine out Jennifer Jones’ posts. She and I are each back for encore appearances as HITEC guest bloggers.
Starting off way back in 1997, HITEC grew to become the most vital yearly function on my perform calendar. It grew to become a substantially-anticipated crack from the month-to-month grind at do the job. Each individual calendar year experienced its own celebratory come to feel as I reconnected with my increasing community of market leaders that shared a typical curiosity.
This year, 2022, marks a several added good reasons to rejoice.
- HITEC celebrates its 50th Anniversary: HITEC has grown in excess of the a long time to develop into the single most-vital party for hospitality engineering. In my feeling, the authentic attraction for this celebration is the balance that exists amongst the trade show exhibits and the educational sessions. I speculate how lots of of this year’s sellers can say they have been represented in all 50 past HITECs.
- Welcome back again to our global companions and attendees: HITEC 2021 was a welcomed option to meet yet again deal with-to-deal with. HITEC 2022 will be even superior as we welcome so several of our international associates, sellers and attendees that were being underneath travel restrictions 9 months back.
- HFTP celebrates its 70th Anniversary this year: Mark your calendar for September 14-16 for the HFTP 2022 Yearly Convention having location in Austin, Texas as the associates rejoice the 70th anniversary of its founding. From a modest group of New York City lodge accountants to an international association symbolizing the fiscal and technologies industry experts, HFTP has continued to focus on the instructional improvement of its customers and sector reporting expectations. Be guaranteed and stop by the HFTP MemberWorld Booth #1544 in the HITEC Orlando Exhibit Corridor to learn more about membership and the HFTP Academy.
- Hospitality Enhance Turns 30: Hospitality Upgrade Magazine turned 30 this yr with a celebration at their annual Government Seller Summit. Rich Siegel, Geneva Rinehart, and the relaxation of the HU crew are omni-existing at HITEC just about every calendar year. The magazine is always loaded with suitable content articles composed by a wide range of major-notch contributors. The distributors had a chance to roast Prosperous at their celebration — the relaxation of us can do our have Wealthy-roasting at HITEC. Cease by their booth #2111.
As you can see, there are a good deal of explanations to celebrate. My upcoming weblog write-up will concentration on a few important proportions of HITEC: innovation, education and learning and networking.
See you in Orlando.
Ron Strecker, CHAE+, CHTP+ is an impartial advisor, writer, and speaker with more than 35 years of senior financial management roles. He is also an official party guest blogger for HITEC Orlando 2022, using put June 27-30 at the Orange County Conference Centre in Orlando, Florida Usa. Proceed checking HFTP Link for more of Ron’s experiences at HITEC this year.