Education, Social Networking and Giving Back

HFTP’s area chapters work difficult on the local level through the 12 months to carry hospitality professionals with each other and HFTP into the community where they stay and perform – through fun networking socials, philanthropic actions, academic seminars and more. As the 12 months 2022 gradually winds down and 2023 is on the horizon, get a look again at some of the chapter functions that have taken put about the previous few months and see what is to arrive in the new yr.

Investigate Know-how

Pictured: HFTP Los Cabos Mexico Chapter, Mid-Florida Chapter and South Florida Chapter (pictures originally posted to LinkedIn see posts down below)
  • The HFTP Los Cabos Mexico Chapter hosted a chapter conference on September 30 at the Barceló Gran Faro Lodge to discover new systems, a presentation supported by Ruckus Networks , CommScope LATAM and HotSpot Global. The group posted about their party with photographs on LinkedIn.
  • The HFTP Mid-Florida Chapter also hosted a conference final 7 days targeted on hospitality know-how, exactly where Percipia’s CEO Michael Velasquez talked about in-room hotel technological innovation. See the publish and party pictures on LinkedIn.
  • The HFTP South Florida Chapter collected at the Mayfair Household Resort and Yard Miami for a tech panel and networking function. Look at out the post and celebration images on LinkedIn.

Get Social

Pictured: The HFTP Westchester/Fairfield Summer time Social
  • The HFTP Westchester/Fairfield Chapter hosted its once-a-year summertime social at the Woodway Beach Club on September 8. In its 12th 12 months, the party drew as many as 95 attendees, creating it their most profitable social party to day. Apart from the stunning h2o-entrance look at at Woodway Seaside Club, the function typically characteristics a vast array of seafood to contain a lobster feast.
  • The HFTP Los Angeles Chapter met at the legendary Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel for their very first write-up-Covid in-person meeting. See the post and party photographs on LinkedIn.

Regional Philanthropy

Pictured: The HFTP Gulf Coastline Chapter Set up Dinner and Charity Presentation,
(photos at first posted to LinkedIn)
  • The HFTP Arizona Chapter is gearing up to take part in the Arizona Animal Welfare League’s (AAWL) Walk to Preserve Lives, a community celebration it has participated in for the earlier number of decades. The AAWL is Arizona’s largest and oldest no-kill shelter. The walk is held on the initially Saturday of November at the Tempe City Lakes, in which you can walk a 5K or 2K route, with or without the need of your pup. Very last year, the chapter arrived in fifth area in fundraising, and the chapter hopes to position better in resources lifted this calendar year.
  • The HFTP Increased Philadelphia Chapter’s once-a-year golf outing, which took area on August 22 at the Union League Liberty Hill, elevated over $9,000 USD in the direction of scholarships which will be issued to three university learners majoring in hospitality administration, finance or technologies.
  • The HFTP Gulf Coastline Chapter hosted an installation dinner at the Quarry Lodge, Naples. In the course of this event, the chapter expressed appreciation to Chapter Previous President Susan Bowles for main the board, as perfectly as Laurie Rozeski, CFO of Wildcat Operate Golfing & State Club for chairing the charity golfing party and presenting a $12,000 USD test to Joanne’s Property of Hope Hospice. The chapter will be acquiring their subsequent meeting on November 17 at the Shadow Wooden Country Club, that includes Dr. Art Johnson from Palm Beach Atlantic College as visitor speaker. See the write-up and party pictures on LinkedIn.
  • The HFTP Southern California Desert Chapter hosted its 28th annual “Fun in the Sun” Golf Match earlier this summertime at the Chaparral Country Club. This event has been thriving at elevating dollars for the chapter’s scholarship fund, which advantages accounting learners in the hospitality market. Check out this on-line picture album from the party. 

Celebrating Award-successful Chapter Excellence 

Around this time each individual year, HFTP pays tribute to the chapters who have long gone earlier mentioned and over and above to deliver neighborhood customers with educational, skilled and networking alternatives. These chapters had been regarded with the HFTP 2022 Chapter of the Calendar year Awards at the HFTP 2022 Yearly Conference in Austin, Texas United states of america past month. Congratulations to the subsequent chapters on their outstanding achievements: 

  • Tier A Chapter Award (with 35 members or significantly less): HFTP Increased Milwaukee Chapter 
  • Tier B Chapter Award (with 36-70 users): HFTP North Texas Chapter 
  • Tier C Chapter Award (with 71+ customers): HFTP Mid-Florida Chapter 
  • College student Chapter of the Year Award: HFTP University of Houston Cougar Chapter 

Search Ahead 

HFTP chapters will continue on to host conferences, workshops, training classes, luncheons and socials by the relaxation of the year and into 2023. Be certain to check out the chapter calendar of activities on the HFTP site to see what is on the horizon. Just take edge of these chapter actions to maximize your possibilities for affiliation networking and education. Make it your aim to get included and consider using a management role on your area chapter board.

Inquiries about how you can make the most of your chapter membership? Get to out to your neighborhood chapter or speak to the HFTP Membership Workforce at [email protected].