Attendees Find Cost-Effective Work Solutions at HFTP’s Annual Convention & Tradeshow

All in one place, Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals’ (HFTP®) 2009 Annual Convention & Tradeshow offers attendees a way to find cost-effective solutions to their current work challenges, stay informed on the hottest industry topics, expand their network, increase their professional value and become empowered. The 2009 Annual Convention & Tradeshow is September 16 – 19 at the Green Valley Ranch Resort in Las Vegas, Nev.

Pirate Exhibitor Prevention Maintains HITEC 2009’s High-Value

To maintain its high value, plans for preventing pirate exhibitors (also known as Outboarders or Suitcasers) at HITEC 2009® (Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference) have been established for the upcoming show. It is common for unaffiliated or non-exhibiting vendors to take advantage of the show’s popularity by promoting their wares leading up to and near the show, or on the exhibit hall floor in an unofficial capacity.

Strategic Restaurants – Takes Aim At a Talent Rich Hiring Market

2009 continues to be a tough year for restaurant operators and it only seems to be getting tougher. While many companies continue to lose sales, it is important to note that many quick service restaurant chains and franchisees like Burger King have posted impressive sales growth. Based on conversations with many multi-unit Burger King Franchisees using JobApp Network’s hiring management system, most have experienced significant increases in comparable-store sales for 2009.

Mobile Technologies Are Key to Expanding Electronic Distribution, Attendees Learn At HEDNA’S Spring Conference

Despite the economic challenges, profitable opportunities exist for the travel industry. Attendees at HEDNA’s (Hotel Electronic Distribution Network Association) Spring Conference learned that to capture those opportunities, the travel industry needs to embrace mobile technology, understand consumers’ expectations and needs, and provide the kinds of experiences demanded today by travelers.