HFTP Announces Winners of HITEC 2007 FAVE Awards, Recognizing Suppliers, Products and Solutions

  • Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP)
  • 07.03.07
Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®), producers of the 2007 Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®), announced the winners of the brand new HITEC FAVE Awards, a program that identifies HITEC attendees' favorite booth designs and technology solutions.

Award winners in all four categories were announced at Thursday’s closing session, “2007 CIO Challenge: Suppliers Respond.” The new awards were unveiled at HITEC 2007, June 26-28 in Orlando, Fla.

Attendees picked their favorite booth designs as they explored the exhibit hall and then voted at one of the FAVE Awards voting stations. In addition to voting on booth design, attendees voted for the HITEC Favorite Solutions Awards, which spotlights the five favorite technologies or solutions exhibited at HITEC.
 
HITEC FAVE Award winners for 2007 include:
  • Favorite Island Booth – Agilysis, Inc.
  • Favorite Inline Booth – Digital Alchemy
  • Favorite Exhibitor Giveaway – A flashlight given away by Cisco Systems, Inc.

HITEC Favorite Solutions Awards –

  • Agilysis 360 PMS
  • IDeaS Revenue Management Systems
  • LG HDTV
  • Minibar Systems Smartcube
  • Jonas Club Management Software

Attendees who voted for the HITEC FAVE awards were entered into a drawing for a Philips 26-inch LCD high-definition flatscreen TV. The drawing winner was Merrie Bird from Canyon Ranch Resort in Phoenix, Ariz.

HFTP devised the HITEC FAVE Awards based on responses from focus groups and surveys. The feedback indicated that attendees were seeking a program that would give exhibitors an added incentive to promote their technologies and exhibits, and enhance the sense of excitement and competition at the exposition.




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