HFTP’s Mid-Florida Chapter to Host the 9th Annual HFTP Florida Regional Conference

AUSTIN, TEXAS; June 14, 2002—The Mid-Florida Chapter of Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) is pleased to host the 2002 HFTP Florida Regional Conference at the Grand Cypress Resort in Orlando, Fla., July 17 -20. The regional “gathering” is Florida`s ninth annual conference featuring a golf tournament, a two-day education conference, a tradeshow and social activities that encourage networking. Attendees include the CFO`s, controllers and assistant controllers, as well as directors of information technology and systems managers of the most prestigious resorts and private member-owned clubs in the Southeast. Estimated attendance is expected to exceed 150 Florida and Southeast members!

The Florida Regional Conference will kick off with a FREE CHAE and a CHTP review on Wednesday, July 17. On Thursday CHAE and CHTP exams will be offered, as well as a golf outing at the Grand Cypress Golf Club, which was given a gold medal by Golf Magazine as one of the finest golf resorts in America. That same evening a welcome and vendor reception will be held. Friday and Saturday are filled with top-notch speakers covering topics such as employee litigation avoidance, small office internal controls, tax updates for clubs, online reservations and more.

For more information please go to the conference’s web site and click on the link to the regional conference.
Based in Austin, Texas, HFTP is the professional association for financial and IT personnel working in hotels, resorts, clubs, casinos, restaurants, and other hospitality-related businesses. The association provides continuing education and networking opportunities to more than 4,000 members around the world. HFTP also administers the examination and awards the certification for the Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive (CHAE) and the Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP) designations. HFTP was founded in 1952 as the National Association of Hospitality Accountants.

HFTP® and HITEC® are registered service marks of Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals.