April 22, 2015 18:30 ET

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals to Coordinate Top Notch Education for Hospitality Technology @ HOFEX

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - Apr 22, 2015) -  Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) will organize and present a half day of education for this year's Hospitality Technology @ HOFEX May 7, 2015, formerly known as AHTEC@HOFEX (the Asian Hospitality Technology Education Conference), in conjunction with HOFEX. Hospitality Technology @ HOFEX is comprised of a forum (co-chaired by HFTP and Pertlink) and expo.

"HFTP has put together a can't miss program that goes in-depth on actual technology use in the hospitality industry," said HFTP CEO Frank Wolfe, CAE. "HFTP is strongly committed to the partnership we have with HOFEX and I am pleased to share the cutting-edge resources our association has access to."

As strong supporters of international hospitality industry education, HFTP is scheduled to begin presentations on the afternoon of May 7, 2015. HFTP Global Director Scot Campbell, CHTP and VP of Strategy for Caesars Entertainment will discuss how Caesars Entertainment uses technology as an enabler for guest satisfaction and achieves operation cost savings throughout the globe. Campbell's session will immediately be followed by HFTP CEO Frank Wolfe, CAE and HFTP Asia Research Center associate Sunny Wang. The two will delve into global hospitality technology survey results to explore what is trending, what guests are expecting and more. The final HFTP organized education session will feature a vendor panel of technology participants at HOFEX. Panelists will provide attendees with their thoughts on upcoming trends, bring your own device, the use of "big brother" technologies, reputation management and much more. In addition to the education sessions, HFTP will host a reception and presentation of HFTP's Global Hospitality Appreciation Award.

For more information on Hospitality Technology @ HOFEX, please visit the HOFEX web site or contact for sponsorship opportunities. Register here to attend the Hospitality Technology Forum.

About HFTP

HFTP, founded in 1952 and headquartered in Austin, Texas, USA with additional offices in Maastricht, The Netherlands, and Kowloon, Hong Kong, is the global professional association for financial and technology personnel working in hotels, clubs and other hospitality-related businesses. HFTP provides first class educational opportunities, research, and publications to members around the globe. HFTP was founded in the USA as the National Association of Hotel Accountants.

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