By Derrek J. Hull, Blogger-in-Chief
Did you know your state restaurant association membership gives you membership in the National Restaurant Association?
The NRA in partnership with your state restaurant association exists to help its members — the cornerstone of their communities — build customer loyalty, rewarding careers and financial success.
Make the Most of Your Membership:
• Advocacy and representation
Building and sustaining positive public opinion and a favorable political environment
• Tools and solutions
Helping grow revenues, increase profitability, and develop employees
• Education and networking
Providing opportunities to connect and learn from each other
• Research and insights
Anticipating and preparing for emerging trends that could impact restaurants
• Responsible stewardship
Providing thought leadership to inspire community involvement and impact
Members of the National Restaurant Association are entitled to a complimentary badge for the 2010 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show (May 22-25, 2010 at Chicago's McCormick Place), depending on your company's membership level. Take advantage of your member benefit and register today for NRA Show 2010 and the International Wine, Spirits & Beer Event (IWSB)*, held May 23-24, 2010, in conjunction with the NRA Show.
For more information, contact the NRA at (800) 424-5156 or online, or click here to find contact information for your state restaurant association.
* National Restaurant Association membership entitles you to a discounted IWSB badge fee of $55, a savings of 60 percent for qualifying members. Members must meet qualificationsto attend IWSB. Registration for the IWSB Event also includes registration for NRA Show 2010.