HFTP Sponsors Club Finance Discussion at CMAA 2009 World Conference
The Club Managers Association of America’s World Conference on Club Management and Golf Industry Show is its most visible event of the year. It provides a variety of unique education opportunities that reflect the latest trends in the club industry. The HFTP sponsored sessions include:
- Private Club Tax Update presented by HFTP member Mitchell Stump, CPA, PA, president and owner of the Club Book Series, Inc. The session is on Saturday, February 7 from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Understanding Club Finances presented by HFTP members Ray Schmidgall, Ph.D., CPA, CHAE, professor at Michigan State University; Kevin Reilly, JD, CPA, member of firm for Witt Mares, PLC; and Thomas Smith, CHAE. The session is on Sunday, February 8 from 2:15 – 3:45 p.m.
This session is based on the brand-new publication, Understanding Club Finances, debuting at the World Conference as CMAA’s 2008 – 2009 Premier Club Services Signature Item. An advisory council of HFTP members who are club financial professionals contributed to its content, as well as reviewed its articles.
- How Will the New IRS Form 990 Affect Your Organization? presented by Anthony Cuozzo, CPA, with Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell, P.C. The session is on Monday, February 9 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
- Internal Control at Your Club: Is It Working presented by HFTP member Kevin Reilly, JD, CPA. The session is on Monday, February 9 from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
In addition to the education sessions, HFTP has a presence on the Golf Industry Show exhibit floor. HFTP representatives are available in booth #7214 to discuss the professional association’s educational opportunities, member benefits, publications and resources. The Golf Industry Show is a joint golf and club facility management trade show hosted by CMAA, Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) and the National Golf Course Owners Association of America (NGCOA). It currently represents the full range of facility management and golf business resources and solutions.
HFTP, Austin, Texas, USA and Maastricht, The Netherlands, founded in 1952, 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 more than 4,800 members globally including, the premiere hospitality technology conference HITEC--founded in 1972. HFTP also awards the only hospitality specific certifications for accounting and technology --the Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive (CHAE) and the Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP) designations. HFTP was founded in the USA as the National Association of Hotel Accountants. For more information, visit .
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