Membership Information

Lodging Membership

Available to any independent or branded lodging property, bed & breakfast, cabin rental, or campground
licensed to operate in Tennessee.

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Restaurant Membership

Available to all businesses engaged in the food service industry including restaurants, food trucks, or catering companies. Starting in 2024, restaurant annual dues will increase from $365 to $400. 

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Tourism Membership

‚ÄčAvailable to all tourism businesses including attractions, museums, CVBs/CVCs, Chambers of Commerce, sports venues,
convention centers, and golf courses. Starting in 2024, attractions under $3 Million will increase in annual dues from $175 to $250, and attractions over $3 Million will increase in annual dues from $400 to $500. 


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Allied/Service Membership

‚Äč‚ÄčAvailable to any businesses that offers products and services to the hospitality and tourism industry.

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Non-Profit & Education Membership

Available to hospitality and tourism non-profit organizations as well as universities, community colleges,
or training institutes. Starting in 2024, n
on-profits will increase in annual dues from $150 to $250. 

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Membership Testimonials

"I was initially skeptical about how much value I would get out of the membership. That skepticism was quickly replaced by enthusiasm. The team at Hospitality TN tackle vital yet rarely addressed industry issues at the federal, state, and local levels. The membership networking events provide insights into community and business successes and struggles allowing introductions to others like me that would have never been possible. These other members bring diverse skills and valuable experiences from a variety of different areas of the hospitality industry. Membership with Hospitality TN is a tool that needs to be in every operator’s tool kit.” - Lyle Richardson, Chief Operating Officer A. Marshall Hospitality 

"HospitalityTN is one of the most vital platforms & resources in the state of Tennessee! The HTN Team has provided a pathway for development, education, and innovation for businesses across the state who desire to impact their communities through hospitality. In doing so, they have helped us bring necessary visibility & tools for success to black-owned businesses throughout Nashville and all of Tennessee so that they may grow & thrive! HTN’s commitment to excellence and equitability is nothing short of inspiring, as they continue to establish a model for true advocacy.  We are proud to be connected with Sara Beth, Cassandra, and the entire team at HospitalityTN!"
- Darius McDonald, Executive Director of Operations at The Nashville Black Market

"Our membership with HospitaltyTN has been extremely beneficial when it comes to legislative updates and connecting with industry professionals and businesses across the state. Sara Beth and Wayne are always a phone call or text message away, and make it a priority to attend many Northeast TN Tourism meetings and events. I feel supported and in tune with what is happening on a state level through our partnership with HospitalityTN." - Alicia Phelps, Executive Director Northeast Tennessee

“The experience with HTN has been nothing short of wonderful. Cassandra Klein has not only been a great partner, she has also helped us educate HTN members about how to license music properly and establish relationships across the membership base. The HTN team is responsive, caring and passionate about helping Tennessee businesses thrive. Hats off to Sara Beth and her entire team for making HTN such an important part of running our business in the state.” - Brian Mullaney, Chief Revenue Officer at AllTrack

"HospitalityTN, at the most basic level, is great people helping great people, and that is so evident in our Membership Development Coordinators, Wayne Smith and Cassandra Klein. Together, they show a passion for the operators in Tennessee and work to help ensure their growth and impact in the community. Their experience, energy, and interest in businesses throughout the state is a key component of the continued success of HospitalityTN." - Brooks Shaw, General Manager at Brooks Shaw and Son Old Country Store in Casey Jones Village 

Request more information regarding membership by contacting your Membership Development Director below:

Wayne Smith,, 615.385.9970