June 7, 2023


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Insights from a HITEC Orlando Guest Blogger

Created by: Ron Strecker, CHAE+, CHTP+

Welcome to my HITEC Orlando 2022 pre-arrival site submit. I would like to thank the staff at HFTP for picking me as a person of this year’s guest bloggers. Also, be certain to test out Jennifer Jones’ posts. She and I are both equally back for encore appearances as HITEC guest bloggers.

Starting off way again in 1997, HITEC turned the most vital yearly party on my do the job calendar.  It turned a substantially-anticipated break from the every month grind at get the job done. Every single calendar year had its possess celebratory come to feel as I reconnected with my growing network of market leaders that shared a frequent fascination. 

This calendar year, 2022, marks a several more reasons to celebrate.

  • HITEC celebrates its 50th Anniversary: HITEC has developed more than the years to turn out to be the single most-crucial party for hospitality technologies. In my viewpoint, the genuine attraction for this function is the balance that exists concerning the trade show reveals and the educational classes. I wonder how quite a few of this year’s vendors can say they have been represented in all 50 past HITECs.
  • Welcome back to our worldwide partners and attendees: HITEC 2021 was a welcomed option to meet up with yet again facial area-to-deal with. HITEC 2022 will be even much better as we welcome so quite a few of our global customers, suppliers and attendees that have been below travel restrictions 9 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 location 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 international affiliation symbolizing the economical and technological know-how experts, HFTP has continued to emphasis on the educational progress of its associates and business reporting standards. Be certain and visit the HFTP MemberWorld Booth #1544 in the HITEC Orlando Show Corridor to discover a lot more about membership and the HFTP Academy. 
  • Hospitality Up grade Turns 30:  Hospitality Enhance Journal turned 30 this calendar year with a celebration at their yearly Government Vendor Summit. Rich Siegel, Geneva Rinehart, and the relaxation of the HU staff are omni-existing at HITEC every year. The magazine is constantly filled with related articles published by a range of best-notch contributors. The distributors had a possibility to roast Abundant at their function — the rest of us can do our have Loaded-roasting at HITEC. End by their booth #2111.

As you can see, there are plenty of causes to celebrate. My up coming weblog post will concentrate on three crucial dimensions of HITEC: innovation, education and networking.

See you in Orlando.

Ron Strecker, CHAE+, CHTP+ is an independent marketing consultant, writer, and speaker with over 35 yrs of senior economic management roles. He is also an official occasion visitor blogger for HITEC Orlando 2022, having spot June 27-30 at the Orange County Conference Heart in Orlando, Florida Usa. Carry on checking HFTP Join for a lot more of Ron’s activities at HITEC this yr.