Celebrating 30 Years of Innovation

The Responsible Hospitality Institute (RHI) is a private, non profit organization founded in 1983 and is the leading source for events, resources and consultation services on nightlife. RHI assists communities to plan and manage hospitality zones through six core elements that are critical to creating safe, vibrant and economically prosperous places to socialize. RHI utilizes an inclusive approach to unite diverse practitioners and city leaders through a common vision and collaborative partnerships. The unique expertise of RHI has guided hundreds of communities throughout the world.

RHI has led ground-breaking initiatives since the First Northeast Conference on Alcohol Server Liability at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel in January 1984, to the upcoming Public Safety and Policing Nightlife Districts Leadership Summit in Charleston, South Carolina.

The focus of the organization evolved from pioneering responsible beverage service for hospitality staff to a broader mission of assisting communities. RHI’s plethora of research, resources and international connections enables the organization to facilitate positive change in communities worldwide. Learn more by reading a brief history of RHI.


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RHI is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1983 with a mission to assist businesses and communities to plan safe and vibrant places to socialize. RHI's Sociable City Network creates an organized and more secure opportunity to connect and share information with peers and access resources from RHI and attend RHI online and onsite events at reduced rates.