Cardonet, the specialist provider of IT services to the hotel industry, today announced its sponsorship of HOSPA, the Association for Hospitality Finance, Revenue & IT Professionals.
Online PR News – 17-September-2012 – London – September 2012 – The agreement will see Cardonet become a Gold Sponsor of HOSPA, joining Barclaycard, Agilysys, The Nav People and IdeaS in supporting one of the most progressive industry associations in the UK.
Cardonet director Sagi Saltoun said "As we specialise in providing IT services to the hospitality sector, it is very important for us to make sure we are at the heart of the industry. HOSPA is a very proactive association with energy & ideas, and we are delighted to be able to support their work in this way. HOSPA has a very clear vision for its role in the industry and we look forward to playing an active part in helping them to achieve this. "
The sponsorship deal will see Cardonet offer some free consultancy services to member organisations, as well as take an active role in topical industry discussions & regional membership meetings.
Isaac Heinrich, Cardonet director, believes this is an important aspect of the sponsorship: “As an association, HOSPA is leading the way in terms of training & development, as well as lobbying on behalf of the industry and engaging with the wider finance and technology communities. This approach is creating an excellent platform for informed debate and the sharing of best practice. These are things that we believe passionately in at Cardonet, and by becoming a Gold sponsor of HOSPA we are able to use our knowledge & experience to hopefully add real value to industry discussions.”
Evolving from BAHA (British Association of Hospitality Accountants), HOSPA was launched in September 2011 to support hospitality professionals in Finance, Revenue Management and IT to give them the resources to work even more effectively. Carl Weldon, HOSPA’s chief executive, welcomes Cardonet: “We are delighted that Cardonet has become the latest Gold Sponsor of HOSPA. The company will provide a valuable addition to the ‘Guest Network and Infrastructure’ section of our prestigious HOSPA Solutions Showcase. Our sponsors and patrons are extremely valued members of HOSPA – offering our 1,000 plus members a wide range of services, professional inputs and technical advice.”
Founded in 1999, Cardonet offers flexible IT support, professional IT project delivery and expert IT advice to businesses throughout the UK. Specialising in providing IT services to the hotel, hospitality & leisure sectors, Cardonet is committed to genuine vendor independence and industry-leading service innovation.
For more information visit www.cardonet.co.uk
Matt Kelly, Marketing Director
+44 (0)845 699244
HOSPA is the Association that helps hospitality’s Finance, Revenue Management and IT professionals to develop their careers, network with colleagues and keep up-to-date with industry trends and developments. It offer a wide and growing range of opportunities for members, from meetings addressing specific topics to webinars; from extensive professional resources to the latest industry data through HOSPA’s monthly magazine The Overview.
For more information visit www.hospa.org
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Phone: 01722 238 627
Wayne Gosden, Membership Services & Events Marketing
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