2010 CHAE of the Year to be Honored at HFTP's Annual Convention & Tradeshow
Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) will honor Jason Hizer, CHAE, as the 2010 CHAE ( Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive ) of the Year during Tuesday's General Session at HFTP's Annual Convention & Tradeshow. In its 27th year, the CHAE of the Year honors the individual that scored the highest on the CHAE certification exam in a given year. The Annual Convention & Tradeshow is October 11-14, 2010 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, Calif.
Hizer attended Washington State University and recently received a certificate from Cornell University for completion of their Hotel Real Estate and Asset Management program. As an active member of the HFTP San Diego chapter, he previously served as chapter vice president. Hizer is also a professor of finance and human resources at the Hospitality and Tourism Management program at Mesa College.
Acknowledged throughout the industry, the CHAE certification elevates the professionalism of both the recipient and the industry by helping set standards for the field. Those who earn the CHAE designation demonstrate a high level of dedication to their profession. The first CHAE exam was taken in Colorado Springs, Colo. in 1981. Since that time, more than 1,300 hospitality accountants from several countries have been certified. HFTP also administers the examination and awards the Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP).
About the Annual Convention | HFTP's Annual Convention & Tradeshow is a one-stop shop for hospitality-related education and networking. The convention's education program offers industry-specific, concurrent session tracks — club, hotel, general, technology and leadership unlimited. The concurrent education sessions cover hot industry topics like wireless communication, PCI compliance, internal controls, technology trends, fraud and more. Several special events provide the opportunity to network with colleagues in a relaxed setting, while the tradeshow allows attendees to meet with vendors and gain valuable insight from experts on a wide variety of hospitality subjects.
The 2010 Annual Convention & Tradeshow is October 11-14 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, Calif. With the September 16 hotel reservation deadline approaching, attendees are encouraged to act quickly. For more information about the 2010 convention, and to register, visit the conference web site or contact the HFTP Meetings & Special Events Department at email@example.com, (800) 646-4387 or +1 (512) 249-5333.
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Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) established in 1952, is an international, nonprofit association, headquartered in Austin, Texas, USA, with offices in Hong Kong, United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Dubai. HFTP is recognized as the spokes group for the finance and technology segments of the hospitality industry with members and stakeholders spanning across the globe. HFTP uniquely understands the industry's pressing issues and assists its stakeholders in finding solutions to their challenges more efficiently than any organization. It does this via its expert networks, research, certification programs, information resources and conferences/events such as HITEC. HFTP also owns the world's only hospitality-specific search engine, PineappleSearch.com. For more information about HFTP, email firstname.lastname@example.org or download the HFTP/HITEC media kit via the HFTP website. Read industry updates on the suite of HFTP hospitality news sites: HITEC Bytes, Club Bytes, Finance Bytes and HFTP News.