Join the Institute of Hospitality

Thank you for your interest in joining the hospitality industry's professional body.

Institute of Hospitality membership will speak volumes about you. It will demonstrate your commitment to professional development and you will have access to cutting edge professional guidance and one-to-one support. Our members are the best informed individuals in the hospitality industry. We have members across the world from all sectors of the industry and at all levels.

Five key reasons to join:

  1. Career Success - Resources to help you achieve your career goals.
  2. Recognised Status - Credentials that provide unrivalled employer, peer and client confidence (AIH, MIH, FIH).
  3. Knowledge - CPD through events and webinars, quarterly printed journals, management guides and a bespoke e-Resources collection.
  4. Network - meet over 10,000 fellow professionals worldwide at live events and in our online communities.
  5. Give back to your industry - membership supports our work as an educational charity.

Read more about the benefits of membership

Go for it!

If you are a manager or aspiring manager working in hospitality, leisure and tourism, make the right decision and join your professional body. We will help you achieve your highest career potential.

Complete our short ONLINE APPLICATION FORM now to become a member today! It's just £165 to join and this covers annual membership and the registration fee.

You will receive a confirmation email within one working day of your registration. This will include your login details for the Knowledge Centre. Your welcome pack and membership card will be posted to you soon after. You will also be able to download a payment receipt if you need one.

Initially all new members are given an Affiliate grade. After completing your application you will be asked to submit a CV. We can then assess if you are eligible for a higher grade of membership and confirm the letters you can use after your name.

If you are unsure about any aspect of your application, please contact the Membership team - membership@instituteofhospitality.org  or +44 (0)20 8661 4900.


Student Membership

We offer free student membership if you are studying at a university or college on our Education Membership Scheme. Visit the student membership registration page for full information.

Graduate Membership Offer

If you are graduating in 2018, we have a fantastic membership offer for you!

Company Sponsored Membership

Our membership is by individual but if your company wants to give Institute of Hospitality membership as part of your staff development benefits, learn about our Company Sponsored Membership scheme.