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Get in touch to join our community of publicans, restauranteurs, hoteliers and hospitality providers already availing of the services and support we provide that enables them to get on with running their business.

Simply click HERE to access our membership application form and Direct Debit mandate. You can either:

  • Print it off, fill it in and return it by post to 91 University Street, Belfast, BT7 1HP

  • Print it off, fill it in, scan it, and return it via email to charlotte.fogarty@hospitalityulster.org

  • Fill it in on screen, pay by bank transfer and attach and return it to charlotte.fogarty@hospitalityulster.org

  • Return form by post or email and call 02890327578 to pay by Credit/Debit over the phone

 

 

Why become a Member of Hospitality Ulster?

VOICE

  • We provide a strong coherent voice representing the Hospitality Industry in Northern Ireland at every level of Government, speaking up on the issues that are the most important for you and your business
  • We challenge the Government’s economic strategy in relation to providing the legislation, funding, skills, infrastructure and levels of taxation that will stimulate the growth of our industry and the Northern Ireland economy
  • We provide our industry an opportunity to speak with one voice on the issues that impact us all
  • We deliver an even stronger voice on the ground providing local, individual representation and practicable advice to ensure fair play for our members
  • We represent our member’s interests on the Tourism Alliance steering group
  • We monitor the political, economic and social landscape to ensure that our members have the most up-to-date advice and information relevant to their business needs
  • Where we think policy and regulations are restrictive for our industry, we will call out with one clear voice and lobby for the change that our industry needs
  • We promote and protect the interests of licensed premises throughout Northern Ireland


SUPPORT

  • We organise the annual Top 100 Hospitality Business Awards, Northern Irelands premier event
  • hospitalityulster.org
  • Members have access to a range of valuable resources on our website e.g. licensing forms, risk assessment templates, staff training manuals, recruitment templates, guidance on portion control or even the basics on making coffee and cocktails
  • Members can also access an up-to-date and easy to read A-Z of the entire Licensing Order Northern Ireland 1996
  • Members can avail of FREE helplines, expert guidance and preferential rates from our Essential Service Providers
  • We provide specialised HR, Health and Safety, Legal and Marketing support to our members
  • We distribute a monthly newsletter (HU News) to all members informing of events, news and what’s new in the trade
  • A ‘Text Alert’ system is operated, warning members about breaking news in the industry
  • We distribute Easter and Christmas permitted hours for the sale and consumption of intoxicating liquor
  • Notify members of any changes to existing legislation and how it affects their business


DEVELOPMENT

  • Members have access to industry insights
  • Members can utilise our revenue generating marketing and customer engagement platform, Eat Drink Sleep, for FREE (terms and conditions apply) - enabling our members to offer a more personalised experience to their customers, encouraging repeat business
  • HU Rewards: Privileged rates and monthly special offers on goods and services for our members and their staff


TRAINING

  • Counter Measures and Off Limits Courses
  • Customer Focus (Bespoke Training)
  • Leadership Training
  • Worldhost Ambassador Workshop
  • Worldhost Customers with Disabilities
  • Worldhost Principles of Customer Service
  • Worldhost Sales Powered by Service
  • Level 1 Food Hygiene Awareness Certificate
  • Level 2 Food Safety in Catering/ Retail Certificate
  • Level 3 Food Safety Supervision for Catering/ Retail Award
  • Level 1 Health and Safety in the Workplace Award
  • Level 2 Health and Safety in the Workplace Award
  • First Aid at Work
  • BIIAB Level 2 Award in Door Supervision (SIA Compliant)
  • Conflict Management Training
  • Vulnerable Awareness Training
  • Responsible Alcohol Retail Training
  • Barista Training
  • Draught Beer Perfection Training
  • Basic and Advanced Cocktail Service/ Bar Tender Training
  • Human Resources Training
  • Fire Risk Assessment Training


NETWORKING

  • Time Out Events give members the opportunity to meet trade partners, essential service providers and other members of the trade
  • Opportunity to host ‘Coffee with Colin’ on your premises
  • Members invited to attend Annual General Meetings and Regional General Meetings
  • Hospitality Ulster’s Top 100 Hospitality Business Awards takes place in February each year
  • We attend events such as Digital DNA Tourism and the IFEX Exhibition, promoting and representing our industry