21 April 2017

Canadian Officials Welcome HFTP's HITEC Toronto

  • Canadian Officials Welcome HFTP's HITEC Toronto Canadian Officials Welcome HFTP's HITEC Toronto

HFTP is honored to receive greetings from Tourism Toronto and Canadian officials including the Prime Minister, Mayor of Toronto and The Premier of Ontario. The officials extended a warm welcome to everyone attending HFTP's Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®) being held in Toronto this June – the 45th anniversary since the event's creation in 1972.

In a personal message from Premier of Ontario Kathleen Wynne, HFTP and its members were recognized for "the vital role they play in fostering a global network of interest and expertise in the finance and technology segment of the hospitality industry." Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P., commended HFTP and it's organizers for developing a conference program – the largest of its kind – that supports the growth and advancement of the hospitality technology industry. Also mentioning that the event's wealth of new ideas will be an inspiration for professional success. View the welcome letters below.


HITEC is the world's largest and oldest hospitality technology exposition and conference brand backed by 45 years of planning expertise from the only organization that internationally produces nonprofit hospitality conferences — Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®). HITEC offers a unique combination of top-notch education, and brings together the brightest minds and hottest technologies from across the globe to one place. The unparalleled event offers attendees essential education, access to top hospitality technology industry experts and the resources to find cost-effective ways to improve company bottom lines. Combined with the intimate opportunities to connect with fellow professionals, HITEC has everything to enhance your career.

Historically hosted annually in a different city throughout the United States, HFTP breaks tradition in 2017 with plans to host for the first time, three different HITECs all taking place outside of the United States: Amsterdam, Toronto and Dubai. HITEC Amsterdam was held March 28-30. HITEC Toronto is June 26-29 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre and HITEC Dubai is November 14-15 at the Conrad Dubai.

For more information about HITEC and HFTP's other global activities, contact the HFTP Meetings & Special Events Department at education@hftp.org or visit www.hftp.org and www.hftp.org/hitec.

Mayor of Toronto Welcome Letter

Mayor of Toronto welcomes HFTP's HITEC Toronto. View Document - 26 KB

Premier of Ontario Welcome Letter

Premier of Ontario welcomes HFTP's HITEC Toronto. View Document - 223 KB

Prime Minister of Canada Welcome Letter

Prime Minister of Canada welcomes HFTP's HITEC Toronto. View Document - 104 KB

Jessica Blankenship

Public Relations Manager