Becoming a British Columbia Hotel Association (BCHA) member provides the industry your voice and unlimited access to resources that will help further your property and your team. Sign up today and unlock these benefits:
• Exclusive vendor discounts available to your property
• Ongoing updates on the advocacy efforts the Association is conducting on members’ behalf
• Opportunity to have your voice heard through feedback loops, surveys, Board of Directors representation etc.
Please read through our membership types to see which applies best to your business:
ACCOMMODATION MEMBERSHIP (INCLUDES ALLIANCE OF BEVERAGE LICENSEES’ MEMBERSHIP):
Any accommodation establishment located in the province of British Columbia. Dues are calculated to align with the overall size of your business and are comprised of two elements: (1) number of guest rooms and (2) number of licenced premises.
(1) Annual Accommodation Dues:
Accommodation with 10 rooms or less - $325.00+
Accommodation with 11 – 50 rooms $420.00+
Accommodation with 51 or more rooms - $8.40+ per room
Yukon Accommodation - $195.00+
(2) Annual Licenses Dues:
Food Primary License - $300.00+ per license
Liquor Primary License - $700.00+
Additional Liquor Primary License - $360.00+
Liquor Store (LRS) - $600.00+
CORPORATE ACCOMMODATION MEMBERSHIP:
Any accommodation chain/corporation with more than one property listed under the same management company qualifies for corporate rates.
To discuss a Corporate Accommodation membership please contact Samantha Glennie, Member Services Manager directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
ALLIED MEMBERSHIP (Formerly known as Associate):
Any supplier, vendor, or partner of the hospitality industry in British Columbia. Allied members have similar membership benefits to Accommodation members.
Annual Dues: $650.00+
Any educational institution, from high schools to colleges/universities, through mentoring, and our members serving as instructors. Community members have the same membership benefits as Allied members.
Annual Dues: $325.00+
Application for and Agreement of Membership in
THE BRITISH COLUMBIA HOTEL ASSOCIATION (Incorporated under the Society Act of British Columbia)
The undersigned Applicant hereby applies for Membership in the British Columbia Hotel Association (the "Association") and HEREBY AGREES and UNDERTAKES to abide by and comply with the provisions of its Constitution and By-Laws.
The undersigned AGREES to pay as dues to the Association all applicable annual dues. Dues will be confirmed, in writing, annually upon the members anchor date and will be in force for twelve months.
The undersigned agrees that the information declared on the attached Member Snapshot is correct and accurate at the time of agreement.
Members are responsible for providing the association with any updates to business operations affecting dues calculations prior to their annual renewal date. Members are also required to advise of billing contact changes prior to their renewal date.
If a member enters a BCHA premier program where participation in the program is contingent on maintaining an active membership, the member must remain an active member until the program term of which they have entered has completed. This supersedes the term clause on page 2.
Members will pay their dues on an annual or monthly basis. Payment is due thirty days after receiving an invoice. Should any invoices not be paid within thirty days the Association reserves the right to add a late payment penalty and Member privileges may be suspended for non-payment.
Members will be notified in writing thirty days in advance if other dues, levies, assessments, and other monies required from time to time in accordance with the by-laws of the Association. All such monies shall be payable to the office of the Association.
CHANGE IN OWNERSHIP
This membership resides with the organization not with any one individual within said organization. The applicant may assign individuals to be the main points of contact for the purposes of communication with the Association. Should a member sell their business or transfer control of their business it is the member’s responsibility to inform the association, thirty days prior to the transaction. Should the member fail to inform the association of a change of ownership, the association may automatically transfer membership to the new party and that party will assume all liabilities associated with this agreement.
IT IS MUTUALLY COVENANTED and AGREED between the undersigned Member and the Association that the terms and conditions of this agreement shall remain in full force and effect as between the Member and the Association for at least one (1) year from the date hereof; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, that after the expiry of one (1) year from the date hereof, the undersigned Member, if they so desire, may thereafter tender their resignation as a Member of the Association on giving three (3) month's notice in writing to the Director of Member & Business Development. It is specifically agreed that the rights and obligations of the Member with respect to the Association including the rights and obligations of the Member upon ceasing to be a Member shall be governed by laws of the Association and by the applicable persons of the Society Act and Regulations made thereunder.
IT IS MUTUALLY COVENANTED and AGREED that on the signing of this application by the undersigned and the acceptance thereof by the Association, through its duly qualified officers, the undersigned Member shall be deemed to be and shall be thereupon, a Member in good standing of the said Association and shall be entitled to the full rights and privileges of a Member in good standing in the said Association.
The undersigned Member and the Association MUTUALLY COVENANT and AGREE that the provisions hereof shall be deemed to be and shall be binding upon the respective parties hereto and their respective Successors.
For corporations with more than one hotel please contact Samantha Glennie directly at email@example.com for corporate membership rates
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