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Resources to Thrive

PRLA membership means exclusive access to benefits and services that improve your bottom line and help you retain top talent.

PRLA researches and identifies benefit providers to ensure members receive quality services at reasonable prices. The following companies have developed special programs just for PRLA members.

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Business Services — Heartland Payment Systems

Heartland provides entrepreneurs with software-driven technology to manage and grow their business. The company serves more than 400,000 merchants nationwide, delivering trusted solutions for payment, point-of-sales, payroll, and human resources.

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Class Action Settlement Claims — Class Action Capital

Class Action Capital specializes in the research, data collection, and filing of complex class action settlement claims so you don’t have to. Class Action Capital is successfully working with more than 5,000 clients helping to recover funds on their behalf from recent class action settlements.

By joining the claim process your business is not entering into a lawsuit, it is only submitting a confidential claim to recover the pro-rata share of the settlement funds. Class Action Capital works on a contingency fee basis with no upfront cost or filing charges.

Learn More – Class Action Capital

Computer Equipment and IT Support — Dell

PRLA Members receive up to 30% to 40% off the everyday price on select Dell products. Members can also receive round-the-clock access to IT help with ProSupport, only from Dell.

Dell makes financing easy. By providing access to financing solutions that are seamlessly integrated into Dell’s sales process, your purchase experience is fast, efficient, and simple.

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Discounted Liquor Liability Policies — Hospitality Insurance Group

Hospitality Insurance Group offers PRLA members up to a 20% discount on Liquor Liability policies, subject to company guidelines. For more than 30 years, HIG has been insuring and protecting policyholders in the hospitality Industry. Keep your local insurance agent or use a HIG agent.

See if HIG can help you save today!

Learn More – HIG

Education Partner — Temple University

PRLA has partnered with the Temple University School of Sports, Tourism, and Hospitality Management to provide our members who are interested in pursuing a Master’s degree in Hospitality Management or Travel and Tourism with a guaranteed $4,000 scholarship.

Learn More – Temple University STHM

Employment Services - AHLA Career Center

PRLA members who are also members of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) can leverage the AHLA’s Career Center, powered by Hcareers, to access and advertise openings to a large, targeted audience, making it easy to identify and enlist potential staff. You also receive a special 20% discount on services.

Learn More – AHLA Career Center

Energy Savings — AUI Associates, Inc.

  • AUI Associates Inc. has delivered reliable energy savings to its customers for nearly 30 years. AUI will work with you to design a strategy to take full advantage of the deregulated energy markets.
    • AUI has been a partner with the Brewers of PA since 2014 and hasn’t been beat on price for a single brewer member to-date. AUI expects to be just as competitive for PRLA members. 
    • Enroll: Simply send a recent electric and gas bill to:.

    Hotel Performance Data — STR

    STR is the global leader in hotel data and performance benchmarking. STR tracks supply and demand data for the hotel industry and provides valuable market share analysis for all major international hotel chains and brands.

    As a PRLA member, you are entitled to special discounts on many STR products and services and access to the monthly STR report. This report shows the latest monthly and year-to-date hotel performance for data for Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic region.

    Contact Eric Adams for the latest Hotel Performance Report.

    Hotel Room Discounts—Hotel Employee Rate

    Hotel Employee Rate, a global employee travel program, offers hoteliers the fundamental benefit of hotel employee-rate travel on a global scale. 

    PRLA hotel members receive preferred membership, including complimentary enrollment in the first year when registering for the program. 

    Rates offered in the program are 100% unpublished and opaque, ensuring the hotel’s rate integrity and rate parity. 

    Hotels that participate can add their employees to the program. In turn, your employees can add up to 10 of their friends and family members to book hotel employee rates at over 2,000 hotels and resorts in key destinations all over the world. 

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    Hotel Staff Training and Certification — American Hotel & Lodging Education Institute

    Widely recognized as the pre-eminent leader in hospitality certification, the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) strongly supports and encourages the certification of hospitality professionals in all facets of the industry, from hotels to food & beverage establishments to spas to hotel suppliers, and more. To become certified by EI, you must meet the knowledge and experience requirements and successfully complete a certification examination. Certification examinations are available through EI year-round using computerized adaptive testing or traditional print testing.

    Learn More – Hotel Training

    Human Resources Outsourcing — FocusHRO

    What can FocusHRO do for you? Think of them as your “Business in a Box,” offering you access to large company employee benefits that fit your small business budget. From insurance and other attractive employee benefits to complete human resources solutions, FocusHRO is your trusted partner in the success of your business.

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    Human Trafficking Awareness Training — Businesses Ending Slavery & Trafficking (BEST)

    PRLA member hotels and their employees receive BEST’s Inhospitable to Human Trafficking training for free. This free, 30-minute course is available in English and Spanish. Individual and group training options are available. 

    BEST’s training explains the truth of trafficking and plainly describes laws and concrete steps on how frontline staff can personally make a difference in the lives of children and adults who are exploited every day. 

    BEST Training Center: Enroll Here

    Contact Hope Sterner for training code information. 

    The Inhospitable to Human Trafficking Toolkit accompanies the online training course. 

    Insurance — Healthy Hospitality

    Simple. Convenient. Accessible. Healthy Hospitality offers a curated suite of health and wellness solutions for your team, including options with no costs to employers. Learn more about the full suite of offerings.

    Products under the Healthy Hospitality banner include UnitedHealthcare, Individual & Family Health Insurance, Teledoc Health, Mental Health Resources, and Optum Rx.

    Contact Amy Hathaway at for more information about any of the above programs.

    Legal Services — Shumaker Williams PC

    Law-related difficulties are all too common for business owners. PRLA members receive one complimentary hour of legal consultative services per issue.

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    PRLA members receive one free hour of legal consultative services per issue. There are no up-front fees or additional costs to participate.

    Call PRLA to speak with staff to initiate the process 800.345.5353

    Shumaker Williams will contact the member within a few business days.

    Manufacturer Rebate Program — Prime Source Purchasing

    Tired of rising food costs? Earn money back on the products you purchase from your current distributors and suppliers and let PRLA handle the rest. Last year, PRLA members who participated in this program collected over a million dollars in rebates.

    Learn More – MRP

    PRLA’s manufacturer rebate program will help you maximize your cost savings while minimizing your time. The program administrator, Prime Source Purchasing, negotiates rebates and files all related paperwork on your behalf. You receive a quarterly rebate check and report summarizing your purchases and their rebate values.

    This program is free for PRLA members and enrollment only takes a few minutes. Simply download the enrollment packet and follow the instructions.

    enrollment packet (updated quarterly)

    Music Licensing — BMI & SESAC

    Don’t pay full price for music licensing fees. PRLA members save up to 20 percent on their BMI fees, and 10 percent on their SESAC fees.

    Learn More – Music Licensing

    PRLA restaurant members save up to 20% on BMI music licensing fees.

    Just for being a PRLA member, you save 5%.

    Pay your bill online or via
    phone at (800) 925-8451 and save another 5%.
    Earn the 10% timely payment discount when you pay your bill in full within 30 days of the invoice.

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    PRLA restaurant members save 10% on SESAC music licensing fees.

    Enroll simply by informing the PRLA membership team that you pay SESAC. PRLA works directly with SESAC to ensure our members receive their discount. 

    Office Supplies — Staples Business Advantage

    PRLA has negotiated exclusive pricing on your behalf on office products, cleaning supplies, safety equipment, technology, furniture, coffee, snacks and more! Shop online and get fast, free next business day delivery.

    There are no fees or commitments, PRLA already negotiated the contract so you can start saving.
    Get started by registering for online ordering through Staples Business Advantage.

    Sign Up for Staples Business Advantage

    Point-of-Sale Solutions—SpotOn

    As a member of PRLA, you can choose how you want to save with SpotOn. Get credit towards your first POS station or receive a free consultation, set up, and trial of SpotOn Reserve or SpotOn’s labor management solution.

    Known for its industry-leading customer service, SpotOn offers comprehensive, cloud-based technology, including point-of-sale (POS) solutions and integrated tools like labor management, mobile ordering, digital payments, marketing, loyalty, review management, website development, reservations, and waitlisting. 

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    Pre-Tax Benefits—Alice

    Alice makes pre-tax spending easier than any other benefits you’ve ever used. Alice improves employees’ financial wellness by bringing down the cost of everyday expenses. 

    Employers in Philadelphia with 50 or more employers are required to offer a commuter benefit program starting Dec. 31, 2022. Alice can help you comply with this law.

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    Public Relations & Social Media Services — Food Shelter

    Food Shelter is a Philadelphia-based public relations and social media agency serving clients in the restaurant, beverage and real estate industry for 15 years.

    Learn More – Food Shelter PR

    Restaurant Operator Resources—

    PRLA restaurant members get a free 30-day trial membership for this resource full of informative operator management tools and templates for your business, then $29 per month rate (cancel at any time). All new members receive a free 12-month subscription to Restaurant Startup & Growth magazine.

    Learn More – RestaurantOwner

    Membership Has Benefits

    Resources for Hospitality Businesses, Vendors, Sponsors, Students. Membership is for Everyone!