Datavision Lists Twitter Accounts to Follow at HITEC 2016 in New Orleans

  • Datavision Technologies, Inc.
  • 06.02.16
Datavision Technologies lists the top ten Twitter accounts to follow at HITEC 2016, in order to keep up with all of the sessions, events and latest in technology news.

Datavision Technologies is looking forward to another exciting HITEC, produced by Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals. HFTP is a global non-profit hospitality association that uniquely understands the industry’s problems and assists members in finding solutions more efficiently than any organization with expert networks, research, conferences such as HITEC, and certification programs.
Remember to use the #HITECnola to have your tweets posted on the HFTP Twitter walls at the show. Discover Datavision's top ten list below:

10. #HITECnola (HFTP/HITEC): The countdown has begun and HITEC is only 18 short days away, beginning June 19 - 23, 2016 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Here you will find the latest and greatest technology as well as some of the greatest minds in the industry. Use this reference in your tweet to get on the conference Twitter wall!

9. @GenerationsNola: HITEC‘s Opening Party will be held Mon., June 20 from 6:30 - 9:00 PM at Generations Hall. Don't miss kicking off HITEC in exciting New Orleans! Gain access to the one of the oldest seats in town. Generations Hall was originally built in the early 1820s as a sugar refinery and decorated with artwork by prominent artists, George Schmidt and Xavier deCallatay, depicting the rich history of New Orleans jazz, Generations Hall offers a glimpse an era of long ago. Attendees will get a chance to explore the entire venue, listen to some New Orleans Jazz, indulge in New Orleans theme cocktails, and enjoy some delicious snacks to keep you moving.

8. @JerThorp: Opening Keynote Speaker; Mon., June 20 from 4:15–5:30 p.m. – Jer Thorp, co-founder of Office for Creative Research will tell us all about Making Data More Human.                                             

Jer Thorp is a data artist whose work focuses on adding narrative meaning to huge amounts of data. In other words, he makes data more human. Through cutting-edge data visualization techniques, Thorp helps people and corporations take control of the information that surrounds them, using technology and data as a new way to tell stories.

7. @joshlinkner: Keynote Speaker; Tues., June 21, 8:30 - 10:00 a.m. – Josh Linkner, Hyper-Growth CEO, will be discussing: Entrepreneurial Fire: Think & Act Like A Startup (Even If You Are Not).                          

Entrepreneurs look at the world differently. We celebrate them for their bold vision and courage – they drive game-changing innovation that creates enormous economic success while making a profound impact on the world. What is it about the entrepreneurial mindset that helps these mavericks seize opportunity that others miss? A five time successful tech entrepreneur, Linkner shows leaders and organizations how to embrace the creativity, grit and vision of a startup and then channel this approach to drive growth, innovation, efficiency and customer delight.     

6. @johnnycupcakes: Keynote Speaker; Thurs., June 23, 2:30 -  3:30 p.m. – Johnny Earle, branding guru and CEO, will be discussing: Viral Business: Inspiring Customer Loyalty.
With each new launch the hysteria around the “Johnny Cupcakes” brand continues to conquer the globe. The reaction goes from 10 block queues as anxious fans await for their shop to open to Cupcake tattoos – yes, permanent ones. In this awe-inducing presentation Johnny will educate you on how you too can create a wave of loyalty and obsession around your brand, your business and within your teams through the power of social media and experimental branding.

5. #pineapplesearch: The search engine for the hospitality industry, powered by Hsyndicate, copyrighted and trademarked by HFTP.

4. HFTP Club & Hotel Controllers Conference and the @HSMAI HSMAI ROC, co-located conferences with HITEC. HFTP Club & Hotel Controllers Conference will be held June 20-22 and HSMAI Revenue Optimization Conference will be held on June 22.

3. Many sites are reporting on the hospitality industry, including:

@HospUpgrade: Hospitality Upgrade Magazine – The technology source for the Hospitality Industry.

2. @HFTP: HFTP is one of the premier global professional associations serving members in hospitality careers. Since 1952, HFTP's mission has been to provide members with superior networking opportunities, industry-leading events, comprehensive certification programs, unique educational opportunities, and other essential resources for professional growth. There are many staff and HFTP members posting great content as well. Here are a few: @FrankWolfe, @Jennifer_D_Lee, @ArleneDRamirez@lucindahart, Daniel Conti and more. Be sure to check the Twitter wall which uses #HITECnola.

Datavision thinks the number one resource to follow on Twitter is Datavision Technologies!

1. @DVTechBI: Follow Datavision Technologies to meet its team members and see what new business intelligence features we are showing at #HITECnola.  They look forward to seeing you at booth #953.

Datavision is proud to be a participating vendor at HITEC for our 20th year.

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