Club Manager's Association of America
Casino and Theme Party Operators Association
NACTPO is an association made up of casino party companies across the US.
Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals
HFTP is the society for financial professionals in the hospitality industry. Site contains feature articles from the society's publication 'The Bottomline', a calendar of educational events, a product guide, a job-mart, and industry links to the regional chapters of the society.
Hospitality Industry Technology Integration Standards
An association offers technology standards for hospitality industry.
Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI)
International association of hospitality sales and marketing professionals. Provides information on events, publications, membership and association information.
International Franchise Association (IFA)
A membership organization of franchisors, franchisees and suppliers. This site offers a host of useful resources, as well as a search engine to seek out franchise opportunities by name, investment and category.
International Hotel and Restaurant Association
Marketing Research Association
On the left sidebar, there are links to Research Resources, which include a free searchable online copy of the MRA's Blue Book, a directory of marketing researchers in the USA by location and specialty. The site also includes a full text of the 1999 Metropolitan Area definitions, a glossary, legislative information, and other marketing related information, some free, some only available to members.
National Limousine Association
A non-profit tax exempt organization dedicated to representing and furthering the interests of international and local limousine industry.
American Bartenders Association (ABA)
Bartending school, alcoholic drink recipes, bars, drinks, bartender guide and mixed drink recipes: the ABA's purpose is to promote a standardization within the bar industry.
American School Food Service Association
Industry association respresenting the nutritional interests of children through certification, education, legislative advocacy, and increased standards.
Association of Professional Hospitality Managers
The premier association for hospitality managers worldwide.
California Restaurant Association
The mission of the California Restaurant Association is to be the definitive voice of the California foodservice industry and to protect and promote its success.
Canadian Federation of Chefs and Cooks
Canada's national association for chefs and cooks. With 40 branches the federation provides link between industry and career development.
Council of Independent Restaurants of America (CIRA)
A US national trade and marketing association comprised of independent restaurateurs operating fine-dining establishments.
The Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education.
CHRIE is an association for schools, colleges and universities offering programs in hotel and restaurant management, foodservice management and culinary arts.
Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI)
Events, publications and newsletter, professional developmenet programs, career opportunities, and membership details.
The Hotel and Catering International Management Association
The HCIMA promotes management and education in the international hospitality industry. Site links to their training, schools, journals and publications related to hotel and catering industries.
Local Authorities Caters Association
Catering Managers and Suppliers working in and with Local Authorities in Education, Social Services, Leisure and Staff Catering.
Louisiana Restaurant Association
The LRA is a non-profit trade association representing the foodservice industry in Louisiana.
Meeting Professionals International
Professional membership organization for corporate, association, and independent meeting planners.
National Caterers Association
NCA acts as the educational arm of the catering industry providing seminars, workshops, and product presentation promoting and educating the catering business to trade and industry organizations throughout the nation and abroad.
National Restaurant Association
Restaurant trade organization offering certification, training materials,start-up advice, education resources, and industry news and trends.
Professional Association of Innkeepers International
Association serving bed-and-breakfast and country inn owners, managers and aspiring innkeepers through conferences, research, advocacy, trade show, member hotline and publications.
Roundtable for Women in Foodservice
Association dedicated to enhancing the development and visibility of women in the foodservice industry through educational, mentoring, and networking opportunites.
United States Personal Chef Association
Find resources for those interested in started their own personal chef business. nternational Hotel and Restaurant Association International Hotel Association National Restaurant Association The International Association of Food Safety Professionals (IAFSP)
Alice Statler Library, City College of San Francisco
Updated May 13, 2002