next week, Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP)
will offer online educational opportunities twice a month through its ProLinks
Webinars. The one-hour, live sessions are presented by the hospitality industry’s movers and shakers and cover topics ranging from HSIA to food and beverage cost controls to credit card processing
requirements and much more.
“With education as one of its top benefits, HFTP aims to offer educational resources in a variety of media,” said Frank Wolfe, CAE, HFTP CEO.
“The webinars give members a convenient, budget-friendly option for keeping up with the latest industry trends. These live, online sessions
don’t compromise on quality, and many are given by our most popular presenters from HFTP conferences.”
The sessions include live audio, chat and slide presentations. Registration is free for HFTP members who can receive 1 CPE credit for attending
the one-hour session. Non-members may attend the sessions, but must contact HFTP to register.
October’s webinars start on the 23rd with the presentation, “SOX and the City: Update on the Sarbanes-Oxley
Act”. This is the online debut for
this popular session at HFTP conferences. Presenter Jerald M. Trieber, CPA, CHAE gives the ins and outs of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX),
covering the Act’s history and how it has evolved over the past five years.
On October 30, Russell Hruby from ClubSoft Inc.
will present, “Using Technology to Market to Club Members”. The session discusses strategies
for using the system you have to target your club's members and increase customer satisfaction.
Webinars are also scheduled
for November and December. In addition to the live
sessions, members can catch previous presentations which are archived on
the HFTP website.
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