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 and the social economy.
SOCIABILITY is sharing an experience with other people that stimulates the senses, intellect or emotions
HOSPITALITY is creating the social space for people to dine, drink, listen and dance
RESPONSIBLE HOSPITALITY is assuring a safe and secure environment accessible to all
NIGHTLIFE: is the social activity or entertainment available at night in a town or city
THE SOCIAL ECONOMY is the collective revenue and employment generated by hospitality businesses and the suppliers of products and services to support sociability
RHI'S SOCIABLE CITY VISION
RHI's vision is to assist communities in the planning and management of hospitality zones to create safe, vibrant and economically prosperous places to socialize.
RHI’s expertise has provided direct technical assistance to more than 80 North American cities to facilitate collaborative solutions to the most difficult nightlife challenges. Utilizing insights and model practices gathered from dozens of cities and countries throughout the world, RHI is in a unique position to guide communities’ nighttime economy development by sharing lessons learned and helping city leaders avoid common pitfalls.
The success of RHI's services, events and projects is measured by its mission to:
RHI brings the experience and skilled professionals through services and events to achieve the following:
RHI can facilitate a process for your city to have these outcomes:
Today, RHI's influence extends throughout the world. RHI services and events advance the professional development of nighttime managers and facilitates creation of collaborative alliances to set policies that nurture and invest in the social experience of sharing food, drink, music and dance.
THESE CITIES HAVE ENGAGED RHI's SERVICES FOR AFTER DARK SOLUTIONS