Sarah R. Bratko, Esq
Manager of Governmental Affairs
401-223-1120, ext. 115
American Hotel & Lodging Association
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American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)
We create music. You harness the power of music to boost your business. With an annual ASCAP music license, you can play millions of songs from our 600,000+ songwriter, composer, and music publisher members, however you want - including live music by a band or DJ, or recorded music played off a CD, iPod, online streaming service, or most other means. Your license fee goes straight back to our members, so they can keep making the music that your customers love.
Call 888-772-4313 or visit our website
Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI)
BMI represents the public performance rights in millions of musical works created and owned by hundreds of thousands of songwriters, composers, and music publishers. BMI negotiates music license agreements and distributes the fees it generates as royalties to its affiliated writers and publishers when their songs are performed in public.
BMI offers RIHA members up to 20% off annual music licensing fees (5% member discount, 5% online payment discount, 10% timely payment discount). For more info visit www.bmi.com/ede or call (800) 925-8451.
Christopher & Regan Insurance Inc.
The restaurant and hospitality industry presents a myriad of exposures for the business owner. Join the member companies who participate in the RIHA Insurance Program. Let your membership dues work for you. We have a dedicated staff solely responsible for hospitality members. We will design, implement and administer an insurance program to meet your particular business needs. RIHA Program discounts can range anywhere from 10% to as much as 20%.
Programs include property and liability insurance, workers compensation coverage, liquor liability and a host of other coverage's.
The EcoThermal Filters Division is part of New England-based energy solutions company Next Step Living. The EcoThermal Filter System reduces the amount of wasted energy in restaurants by capturing waste heat from cook lines and reusing it to preheat water. Already partly-subsidized by utilities in Rhode Island and several areas of the Northeast to make the system an affordable choice for operators, the EcoThermal Filters Division seeks to have a national impact on lowering natural gas usage – and bills – for every commercial kitchen operator. Learn more at EcoThermalFilters.com.
Fishbowl Local - Online Marketing Made Easy for RIHA Members
Fishbowl is proud to partner with the Rhode Island Hospitality Association to bring you an exclusive Email Marketing offer: RIHA members can sign up today for a Fishbowl Local account and send 500 FREE email messages a month to their guests, no strings attached. Get started at www.fishbowl.com/rhodeisland
Heartland Payment Systems
Heartland Payment Systems provides an exclusive suite of payment products for RI Hospitality members including: credit card processing; payroll; check management and tip reporting and compliance services. As of February 2, 2010, Heartland has proudly joined with The Council of State Restaurant Associations, the National Restaurant Association and 40 state restaurant associations to provide restaurant owners/hospitality members the tools to lower costs and increase profitability.
Contact us today:
Nancy Abdalla, Relationship Manager: Phone: 401-996-5623 firstname.lastname@example.org
Heartland Ovation Payroll
Heartland Ovation Payroll combines flexibility with user-friendly tools for a simple and accessible payroll experience. You can process anytime from anywhere, with instant online access to all of your payroll data and employee information, while secured by the latest technology: 128 bit SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption to protect your information. What's most exciting is their 3 Year Price Lock, which puts an end to hidden junk fees and annual increases!
RI Hospitality offers this program as one of the many member programs aimed to help you work more efficiently, receive professional customer service and possibly save some money!
Hospitality Mutual Insurance
RI Hospitality members are eligible for 20% off their liquor liability insurance through Hospitality Mutual Insurance. The Massachusetts-based firm specializes in the hospitality industry: restaurants; taverns; bars; nightclubs; bowling alleys; social clubs and caterers. They are committed to serving the needs of the niche market they serve, thereby building lasting relationships with RI establishments, including RI Hospitality members. Get started at www.hospitality-mutual.com
National Restaurant Association
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STR is the source for premium global data benchmarking, analytics and marketplace insights. The hotel industry is the cornerstone of our business and we receive data from more than 52,000 hotels in over 185 countries around the world. We provide data that is confidential, reliable, accurate and actionable. Our comprehensive reports help our clients to strategize, make better business decisions and compete within their respective markets. But the work we do goes beyond the numbers. Every day, we empower people and their businesses to reach new heights.
Sprague Energy is the RI Hospitality trusted partner for Natural Gas. Sprague delivers natural gas behind all major local distribution companies (LDCs) throughout the Mid-Atlantic and New England. Sprague manages the entire natural gas supply process, including scheduling, nominating, balancing and communicating with the LDC and the pipelines, ensuring our members the highest level of reliability of and service. They offer members competitive pricing and the highest level of customer service.
Superior Plus Energy Services
Superior Plus Energy Services is able to provide a discounted price for Propane for all RI Hospitality Association Members. There is no minimum usage required, so any member using Propane is encouraged to participate. Some members will see discounts up to 20% or more, depending on their usage. Formerly White Fuel, Superior Plus Energy Services has been delivering comfort and peace of mind to Rhode Islanders for over 100 years! They offer reliable Fuel Deliveries, Expert Equipment Installations, and 24hr Service.
Call (877) 765-7737 or www.superiorplusenergy.com/rhodeisland/index.php
UnitedHealthcare offers exclusive health care pricing and solutions to RI Hospitality Association members through the Restaurant Healthcare Alliance.
- Up to a 5 percent discount on medical rates for standard fully insured groups with 51 or more eligible employees
- Up to a 5 percent discount on all specialty benefits products (dental, vision, life and disability) for fully insured groups
- Annual invoice credit of up to 5 percent on administrative fees for new ASO medical products for self-funded groups with 100 or more eligible employees
For more information, visit www.uhctogether.com/riha
Some restrictions apply; and discounts may vary by location and group size.
Insurance coverage provided by or through UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company or its affiliates. Administrative services provided by United HealthCare Services, Inc. or their affiliates. Health Plan coverage provided by or through a UnitedHealthcare Company.