"Technology is now central to a hotel's operations, reaching almost every function of the property," said HFTP CEO Frank Wolfe, CAE. "Having a candid discussion like this is the essence of HITEC, because it will highlight the strategies hotel companies are deploying to an audience of individuals that will make it happen."
In addition, HITEC Minneapolis will present two other big thinker presentations. The Opening Keynote "Beyond Tomorrow – The Human Revolution," will be presented on Monday, June 17 by Chris Riddell. He is an award winning global futurist and industry recognized inspirational keynote speaker on emerging trends in our hyper connected world. Riddell is a global pattern hunter, discovering and identifying how humans are changing and adapting to high speed change, unlocking insights for businesses and leaders in today's highly disrupted digital world.
The Closing General Session on Thursday, June 20 will be presented by John Picard, when he will present his ideas that promote innovation and sustainable solutions in every sector of the new economy. Picard began his professional career as an architect building homes which eventually led to his work in designing sustainable buildings. Recognized for his innovation and creativity, Picard soon built and re-built homes for Hollywood executives, helped to green the film industry, and received calls from Fortune 500 companies around the globe requesting his expertise to help them envision and implement sustainable business solutions.
HITEC Minneapolis has scheduled a full education program that runs from June 17-20 covering the biggest industry topics such as: AI, distribution, technology investment, 5G, data privacy regulations, biometrics, data protection, sharing economy, revenue management and more. The exhibit hall is open June 18-20 and hosts over 350 solution providers displaying a range of products and services to support the hospitality technology industry.
In addition to HITEC Minneapolis, HFTP in partnership with Naseba is producing HITEC Dubai on November 12-13 at the Festival Arena in Festival City Dubai, UAE. For more information about HITEC and HFTP's other international activities, contact the HFTP Meetings & Special Events Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.hftp.org and www.hftp.org/hitec.
Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) established in 1952, is an international, nonprofit association, headquartered in Austin, Texas, USA, with offices in Hong Kong, United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Dubai. HFTP is recognized as the spokes group for the finance and technology segments of the hospitality industry with members and stakeholders spanning across the globe. HFTP uniquely understands the industry's pressing issues and assists its stakeholders in finding solutions to their challenges more efficiently than any organization. It does this via its expert networks, research, certification programs, information resources and conferences/events such as HITEC. HFTP also owns the world's only hospitality-specific search engine, PineappleSearch.com. For more information about HFTP, email email@example.com or download the HFTP/HITEC media kit via the HFTP website.
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