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Why join our team?

  • To ensure your organization has a voice: Our Association is represented by four seats on the Peoria Area Convention & Visitors Bureau board.
  • To Stay Current with Laws, Policies, and Legislative Issues with Monthly Reports from:
    • Illinois Hotel Lodging Association
    • Illinois Restaurant Association
    • Heart of Illinois Retail Liquor Association
    • Public Health Department
    • Peoria Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
    • Peoria Civic Center
  • To Provide Education & Scholarship Opportunities for Employees
    • HOIHA promotes the Association and the Hospitality Industry to those considering a career in the industry through our own one-day management courses and scholarship funds at local institutions.
    • HOIHA supports programs for hospitality training and continued education through various educational institutions.
    • HOIHA provides scholarship assistance through financial grants for members continuing their secondary and post-secondary education in the hospitality industry.
  • To Sustain Community Involvement & Networking
    • Our Association is responsible for judging the participants in the Taste of Peoria.
    • Volunteers from our association provide a booth at the Steamboat Classic Race, furnishing food and beverages to the race paticipants.
    • HOIHA monthly board meetings are open to all members.
    • HOIHA members have multiple opportunities to be involved in the planning of our various annual events.
  • To Be Recognized
    The HOIHA Winterfest - Best in the Midwest Awards Banquet is an annual industry event highlighting the hospitality industry with presentation of awards including; Friend of the Industry, Heart of Illinois Hospitality Employee of the Year, and various other awards.