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The benefit and value of MCHA membership is unique to your business, but together, as members, we create a strong, unified and growing industry in our community.

Why Join MCHA?

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Advocacy & Awareness

Join our unified voice in local policy and help to bring awareness to the Hospitality industry.

Support initiatives that create a stronger workforce and a better business.

Get involved - monthly meetings via Zoom with local officals and hospitality leaders.

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Team Training & Development

Develop career pathways and create opportunity with entry level and supervisor focused seminars.

Enhance existing training programs, share valuable regional perspective and encourage team engagement.

Obtain knowledge, training materials, structural support and timely information from trainers and HR professionals.

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Networking, Events & Social

Network with businesses, large and small, all connected by hospitality.

Mingle with peers in group settings, or engage one-on-one through committee involvement.

Collaborate and connect with like-minded business associates.

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Community Involvement

Help grow the industry overall through youth support programs, scholarships and new career paths.

Recognize and reward your team through MCHA programs and special events geared specifically towards employees.

Engage in decisions affecting hospitality, the second largest industry in the County.

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Business Development Opportunities

Join forces with some of the most influential food service, lodging and hospitality industry leaders of the community.

Grow business through member-to-member priority referrals and sponsorship opportunities.

Create a positive hospitality landscape to drive tourism and increase business.

Join the Monterey County Hospitality Community

We recently joined MCHA to take advantage of the networking opportunities within the hospitality industry. What we found was a strong, unified voice that serves as an advocate and partner while we grow our business.

Barrie Riddoch
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Who Should Join MCHA?

Lodging Properties

Join the voice that represents the over 12,000 rooms on the Monterey Peninsula. Lodging membership ranges from small family owned establishments, B&B’s, Inns and Motels to signature full-service lodging properties.

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We offer multiple membership tiers, based on revenue and restaurant size, to keep dues at a minimum. By aligning membership priorities, we work towards group discounts, a larger more unified local voice and tangible results to help the bottom line.

Wineries, Breweries, And Distilleries

Showcase your brand to the top businesses in the hospitality industry. Member wineries, breweries and distilleries take priority for all beverage sponsorship opportunities.

Local Attractions & Experiences

Eighty-five percent of membership are small, family-owned businesses. Stay on top of current trends, local government policy and overall community awareness that affect local tourism, and ultimately your business.

Hospitality Services

Support, network and collaborate with industry professionals that directly affect your business and the bottom line. Whether a financial institution, lawyer, insurance broker, linen supplier or guest tour operator, connections are key to success.

Community Organizations

Support the industry that creates over 20,000 jobs, generates over $150 Million in local tax revenue and is second only to agriculture in the county.  Through membership and community group involvement, we can continue to grow our programs, training and advocacy.

Join the Monterey County Hospitality Community

Committee Chairs

  • Marc Kelley

    Marc Kelley

    Private Public Strategic Solutions


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