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Member Benefits


NHLRA fights to protect small business owners from increases in taxes and onerous regulation and to keep New Hampshire a business-friendly environment. Membership can save you money, and it is a commitment to protecting not only your business, but the entire industry. Join to stand with your fellow hospitality businesses to keep our industry strong.


Member Savings


Members who qualify can participate in our Self-funded W.C. Trust. Member premiums and dividends are based on each Member's performance and the performance of the entire group. The average dividend return ranges from 20-35%! Contact Diane Symonds at or (603) 228-9585.


Members receive a 15% discount on all ServSafe Food Handling & ServSafe Alcohol materials and class registrations. Contact Amie Pariseau – (603) 228-9585.



Heartland Payment Systems offers members up to a 10% discount on processing fees. Contact Patrick Murphy (603) 387-3493.



This program allows members to establish a 401(k) program within their company under an NHLRA umbrella plan. Contact Michael Finnegan (603) 554-8551.


Clark Mortenson Agency partnered with NHLRA to offer a variety of insurance options for our industry. Contact John Smith (603) 352-2121.


BMI offers up to 20% off your annual music licensing fees (5% member discount, 5% online payment discount, 10% timely payment discount).


Sprague offers wholesale prices to members for natural gas and propane.


In partnership with Vrountas, Ayer & Chandler, members can take advantage of 30 minutes of free legal advice per unique incident, issue or matter. Members who need to retain services with VAC will receive a discounted member rate. Contact Chris Vrountas at (603) 935-9789.



Through Fishbowl, members receive a 10% discount on e-mail marketing.


Member Services


Our industry continues to see more and more regulation - by working together we can fight onerous regulation and potentially reduce regulation. If you have suggestions of something we should work to repeal or change, we want to hear about it! Just remember it takes the participation of EVERYONE in the industry to effect change.



We are here to provide answers to you! Whether from State or Federal agencies, when you need the answer but want to remain anonymous, we can make the call! Contact us at (603) 228-9585.



Goodwin & Associates offers management recruitment, mystery shopping, food safety audits, guest feedback programs, personnel management services and diversity recruitment initiatives. Contact Tyler Goodwin at (603) 223-0303 ext 104.



Clark Mortenson Agency offers members a dedicated NHLRA Member Portal, which includes risk management tools and safety and compliance support, in addition to templates for training and safety manuals designed for our industry. Contact John Smith at (603) 352-2121.


Member Communications


'THE DISH': Our monthly e-newsletter covers a wide range of topics from legal advice, to compliance issues (both local and federal), from upcoming events to training and seminars - an indispensable resource for every business owner in our industry.

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Every Friday while the Legislature is in session we keep you up to date on the issues that affect our industry.

TUESDAY'S TIP: Every other Tuesday, we send out reminders and updates about changes to rules and regulations for your business - everything from Labor Law updates to changes in ADA, from license renewals to filing safety forms. Our objective is to help you stay compliant with the myriad of rules and regulations you deal with every day.

TOLL REPORTS & OCCUPANCY REPORTS: We offer our members the option to opt-in and receive Toll Reports (weekly) and Smith Travel Reports (monthly), which include occupancy rates, RevPAR and ADR.

MONTHLY MARKETPLACE: A monthly e-communication that lets you know about some of the latest and greatest products and services that are available.



For more information regarding membership with the NHLRA, please contact Diane Symonds at or 603-228-9585 ext 13. or Aimee Peterson at or 603-228-9585 ext.16.


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NHLRA Strategic Partners


New Hampshire Lodging & Restaurant Association

Promote, Protect, Educate.

16 Centre Street, Concord, NH 03301

Phone: 603-228-9585          Fax: 603-226-1829         E-mail:

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