Planning a Nighttime Economy That is
Safe and Vibrant
The Responsible Hospitality Institute (RHI) is
the only organization in North America dedicated to assisting
cities develop their nighttime economy. Working directly with
more than fifty US and Canadian cities involving thousands of
city leaders from the most diverse range of perspectives
involved or impacted by nightlife, RHI's focus on
Elements of Hospitality Zone Development results in defining
a new and more productive vision.
Using the collective wisdom and insights
gained, RHI Services guide and empower communities to
see beyond barriers to harness the powerful potential of
nightlife and the social economy.
RHI staff and consultants are available to
provide on-site, phone and real-time webinar consultation and
training. Choose from RHI services to tap the economic and
social benefits of
hospitality zones and minimize their impacts
on government resources, other businesses and residents’ quality
RHI’s approach utilizes a conceptual framework
of Six Core Elements for Hospitality Zone Development to
comprehensively assess a hospitality zone in a district, or an
overall city master plan for the nighttime economy.
In addition, RHI seeks a broad and inclusive
stakeholders by their unique perspectives. Unlike
some consultations that rely on an expert to render an outside
opinion, RHI provides a framework and facilitation experience to
access the expertise within a community to determine a course of
action. A variety of disciplines contribute to the success of a
hospitality zone, which is why a broad base of key stakeholders
is engaged in team-building from start to finish.
Utilizing insights and model practices gathered
from dozens of cities and countries throughout the world, RHI is
in a unique position to identify potential areas of improvement
and recognize accomplishments.