Become a partner

Become a partner

We have developed long-standing partnerships with a wide range of suppliers to the industry. Our partner organisations provide members with goods and/or services at very competitive rates.

We have in membership almost every publicly quoted hotel group, many independent hotels and restaurants and clubs, major food and service management companies, motorway service operators and many local hospitality associations, as well as hospitality education establishments.  In total, we represent more than 40,000 establishments with over 500,000 employees across the UK.

Our partners provide our members with a strong commercial offer and targeted regular promotions of their goods and/or services to our membership base.

 

How to become our partner?

We offer three partner membership packages:

  • Hospitality Economy Proposition Partners
  • Business Partners
  • Suppliers

If you are interested in becoming a partner, please contact the BHA’s Business Development Manager, Sergey Shishkin, on partner@bha.org.uk  or alternatively Tel: 020 7404 7744

We look forward to working with you!

 

Hospitality economy partners

The Hospitality Economy – part of the new service economy and the main driver of growth and jobs in the UK.  Our visionary partners know the importance of hospitality and tourism to the UK and they have joined with us to help promote our industry. Together we are showing how UK hospitality is world class.

 

Business partners

Our business partnering service is a vital and popular resource. Business partners provide members with a huge range of commercial benefits.

  • Free advice and expert guidance on regulation, finance, health and safety
  • Exclusive service offers and product discounts
  • Networking events and access to leaders

If you can help our members to make or save money, you’re already in demand.

Find out how to become a business partner by contacting the BHA’s Business Development Manager, Sergey Shishkin, on partner@bha.org.uk or 0207 404 7744.

 

What our Partners say

 

“Nestle Professional is proud to support the hospitality and food service industry through the BHA.  We believe it is particularly important in the areas of skills development and youth employment to safeguard the future of our industry." Nestle Professional

 

“Powerful Allies is delighted and proud to have been appointed this year by the BHA as their Premium Member energy partner.  Over 50 larger BHA members have already seen the benefit of our unique wholesale buying panel, which was set up to negotiate energy contracts for very large energy users in the UK, Europe and the USA.  Placing over £4 billion of energy contracts per annum, the Powerful Allies wholesale panel delivers cost savings for some of the finest hotel groups in the UK, in addition to private and commercial estates, large food producers, and most recently, Blenheim Palace.  The BHA is determined to increase the profits of its members, and Powerful Allies’ energy contracts will help the BHA to deliver this promise.” Powerful Allies

“We are delighted to be a partner of the BHA, the leading voice in the Hospitality and Leisure sector, on the issues that really matter to their members.  The sector is very heavily regulated and faces new challenges every day.  Our leading national practice combines expertise in areas of the law that really affect the sector, including employment, regulatory including supply chains, licensing, advertising and real estate.  We are pleased to provide sound practical commercial support to the BHA and its members.”

“Over 17,000 businesses of all sizes rely on Utilitywise for their energy management needs, whether at a single site or across the UK.  We have access to prices from major gas and electricity suppliers and can remove the hassle of dealing with your energy account.  Utilitywise is proud to partner with the British Hospitality Association, providing its members with complete energy services packages that deliver real results.” Utilitywise

“Bluesky’s partnership with the BHA is now approaching its third year and a large number of members are benefitting from the variety of products and systems BlueSky operate to ensure quality employers meet their legislative requirements.” Bluesky

“Caterer.com are proud to be longstanding partners of the BHA.  As the largest hospitality job board in the UK, caterer.com is passionate about this vibrant and exciting industry, the employers and employees within it and the fantastic career opportunities it offers.  The BHA has absolute focus in promoting, engaging and supporting the industry and those that work within it, and this dovetails absolutely with the ethos of Caterer.com.” Caterer.com

“Global Payments is pleased to continue its strong relationship with the BHA.  We have preferential rates for BHA members and we will work closely to ensure that the card processing needs of the members in this competitive and fast moving sector are met with innovative solutions.” Global Payments

“SWR offers bespoke and innovative solutions for the BHA and wider hospitality industry to reduce costs, maximize recycling and minimize waste creation.  With the cost of waste increasing every year and particular focus of food and packaging waste within the hospitality industry, waste is rising up the agenda for the industry.  SWR supports the goals of WRAP’s Hospitality and Food Service Agreement (HaFSA) and this year launched FoodSmart, a pioneering service designed to reduce food waste.” SWR

“We’re delighted to be a member of the British Hospitality Association.  Our HTK Horizon software is being used by a growing number of UK hotels to deliver more effective digital marketing.  So for us, the BHA is a great opportunity to stay involved and at the forefront of what’s happening in hospitality.” HTK Horizon

“We are delighted to be a partner of the British Hospitality Association which, like The Caterer, is a leading voice of the UK hospitality industry.  For over 135 years, The Caterer has been a trusted source for industry news, analysis and jobs, delivering all the insight, inspiration and careers guidance you need to help you run a better hospitality business.  Today, our digital edition means you can read The Caterer anytime, anywhere on your smartphone or tablet.” The Caterer

“American Express is a global services company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success.  We have a longstanding commitment to the hospitality industry sector and are pleased to have supported the British Hospitality and Tourism Summit 2014.” American Express

“It is our privilege to be a partner of the British Hospitality Association, and this will give us greater exposure to all BHA members who will benefit from our print services, and make considerable savings.  We also now have introduced a Web to Print system, which enables all customers to order a range of print products with the ability to edit items, maintain print control and track products.”

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