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Information Technology (HITEC)

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) closed another successful HITEC, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota in its 47th year. Produced annually by HFTP, the Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®) showcases the industry's latest innovations and provides a top-notch education program for attendees. This year 6,073 attendees participated, with 392 exhibiting companies in 888 booths set up in the exhibit hall. HITEC Minneapolis took place from June 17-20, 2019 at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
HITEC Europe
Event Coverage
This Viewpoint is part of the HITEC Europe 2020 panel
Panel Champs

Lyle Worthington

Technology Executive and Consultant & Past President of HFTP Global

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Henri Roelings

Founder & CEO at Hospitality Net

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