Virtual Education

HFTP Virtual Education 

Gain valuable knowledge and earn official continuing education credits from the comfort of your screen. Take advantage of this free opportunity for HFTP members.

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Webinars

HFTP ProLinks webinars offer a full, in-depth education session on a topic of interest led by expert presenters. The webinars cover current information on hospitality finance and technology, human resources, ethics and more. 

Hangouts

HFTP Hangouts and HFTP Europe Hangouts are informal programs designed to be interactive. The meetings are led by a moderator who starts with a short topic presentation, then opens up the gathering for a back-and-forth discussion. 

Upcoming Virtual Education

Schedule subject to change. Registered participants will be notified if there is an adjustment made. 

Note: HFTP Hangouts and HFTP Europe Hangouts are promoted as presentations in an educational, no sales environment. Product promotion or sales pitches are not allowed in chat communications or in Q&A. You must agree to this policy to participate.

HFTP Hangout: Employee Retention Credit (ERC) Covid Relief Program

Thursday, 8 December 2022
1:00 pm CST (UTC -6)

Gisela Zarco, Senior Vice President of Business Development, Macmoor Capital

The ERC (Employee Retention Credit), enacted as part of the CARES Act, provides payroll credit for eligible employers, whose businesses have been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. All eligible businesses that retained 500 employees or less between March 13, 2020 and September 30, 2021, may receive up to $26,000 per employee if they were to qualify. This is not a loan and does not have to be repaid.

To learn more about the ERC program, including qualification guideline updates, reporting period updates, and much more, take the time to attend this HFTP Hangout to better understand how to recover the maximum amount of ERC credits under IRS guidelines.

HFTP Hangout: Success through Trust

Wednesday, 18 January 2023
1:00 pm CST (UTC -6)

Natalie Oldfield, President, Success through Trust

Join us for the first HFTP Hangout of 2023. We are working on the session title and description, so please save the date. Or register now. 

Educational Archives and Resources

Previous webinars, HFTP Hangouts and HFTP Europe Hangouts are available for your viewing, along with supporting documents when available. Click on the buttons below to see the archives.

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CPE Accreditation - Group Internet Based – Live Webinars

Participants may obtain 1.2 CPE maintenance points and continuing professional education credit hours (CPEs) for various certification programs by attending certain Live Webinars offered by HFTP.

For those webinars that qualify, individual sessions are presented as an overview of the topics. No advanced preparation is required nor are there prerequisites required for attending any of the group live webinars. Courses presented via HFTP’s live webinars utilize a Group-Internet Based instructional method.

For webinars that qualify, attendees will be required to answer poll questions during the live webinar presentation.  The poll questions will be launched during the presentation and attendees will be required to select from the answers available.  Poll questions are only used for the purpose monitoring attendance and engagement during the eligible live webinar.  If the minimum poll questions are answered by the attendee, a certificate of attendance and CPE verification certificate will be issued to the attendee.

CHAE and CHTP Educational Maintenance Credits

Please note only CHAE and CHTP Educational Maintenance renewal credits will be issued for viewing the archived recordings of the webinars.  CHAE and CHTP Designees must self-report their recorded session attendance. Please contact Robin Bogdon, HFTP Certification Manager, at certification@hftp.org for more information.

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