RIHA represents over 800 foodservice, hotels, vendors and hospitality members in the state of Rhode Island and has been the voice of the hospitality and foodservice industries in the state since 1963.
To lead Rhode Island’s hospitality industry through advocacy, communication, and education.
To advance Rhode Island’s hospitality industry.
The Board of Directors and professional staff work in a culture of community, including the guiding principles of accountability, transparency, stewardship and diversity.
The tenets of the Culture of Community are characterized with the eight Cs:
Working together to benefit the industry.
Encouraging teamwork, support and community partnerships.
Exchanging ideas, information, and opportunities.
Creating relationships within the industry.
Asking questions, eagerness to expand education and create inspiration.
Motivating each other to relieve our struggles.
Promoting courteous engagement.
Building the foundation for mutual respect and friendship.
Each year, RIHA hosts an impressive list of events, meetings, seminars, training & education classes, and website communications targeting the hospitality industry.