Scholarships Offer New Professionals Attendance to HFTP Conferences
AUSTIN, TEXAS, USA| With budgets tight and spending minimal, it can be hard to find the funding for continuing education, which is essential to surviving difficult economic times. To combat those hurdles, Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) is offering a New to Industry Education Scholarship- one each for the HFTP Club and Hotel Controllers Spring Conference, HITEC 2009 and the HFTP 2009 Annual Convention & Tradeshow. The selected recipients of these scholarships are eligible to receive a limited travel expense reimbursement and one full conference complimentary registration to attend the specified conference.
"The New to Industry Education Scholarship is a unique opportunity for those starting their career in the industry to get acquainted with the biggest issues in the industry, which are discussed at HFTP conferences," said Frank Wolfe, CAE, CEO of HFTP. "We want them to start off their career in the right direction — with quality education and networking — so that they can succeed in the industry for years to come."
The application deadline for the first scholarship, Club and Hotel Controllers Conference, is February 27. The HITEC application deadline is May 1 and the Annual Convention & Tradeshow deadline is August 1. For more information, contact the HFTP Director of Certification and Board Relations at Bryan.Wood@hftp.org or (800) 646-4387 or +1 (512) 249-5333 x29.
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 www.hftp.org.
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