Why join Flagstaff Lodging, Restaurant & TOURISM Association?

Joining FLRTA can be a smart move for your business. We are associated with the nation wide lodging, restaurant & tourism associations providing our association with a voice that will be heard.  In addition, businesses that participate in our group promote each other and work together, your own business can grow and prosper quickly. Here are the top 10 reasons why you should join our association.

Gain a voice in government

FLRTA takes on the tough issues and opposes new regulations, taxes, fees, assessments and costs directed at small businesses. It also helps protect the principles of free enterprise and aids businesses in being treated fairly.

Increase your visibility in the community

As a new member of our association, you may be listed in the associations news releases, on Facebook and can have the opportunity to be highlighted in other association articles. You also can grow your business by advertising with FLRTA and sponsoring events.

Membership brings credibility to your business

You can increase positive perception among consumers and business owners when you’re identified as a member of a our association. If you make it known that your product or service makes great client or employee gifts, you could wind up with a very nice flow of business from your fellow members.

Promotion and publicity

With a FLRTA membership, you can reach potential clients through member exclusive advertising and opportunities for business-to-business advertising and publicity.

Create networking opportunities

FLRTA has committees and serving on one of them provides numerous networking opportunities as well as professional leadership development. You can build your business while promoting developments of keen interest to local businesses and the community at large.

FLRTA events and programs

FLRTA events and programs provide members with great opportunities to get to know new people and expand their prospect base. FLRTA events are innovative and fun ways to help members meet potential customers, clients and vendors.

Make business contacts

The association's fundamental mission is to generate more business activity for the community. The association initiates more business-to-business commerce and more opportunities for networking and connecting local professionals than is available through most other local organizations.

Access to members-only discounts and services

Use various discount programs help save money. These differ from provider to provider.

Acquire customer referrals

Our association receives calls from individuals and businesses looking for potential vendors, and FLRTA members typically recommend FLRTA members.

Receive FLRTA newsletters

Newsletters provide new member information, interesting information about operating a local business, articles about the local community, a community calendar and details about up-and-coming FLRTA events, among other things.

If you still don’t think you have time to join and participate in our association, consider the following:

  • Most consumers think that being active in our association is an effective business strategy overall. It’s for communicating to consumers that a company uses good business practices and communicating that a business is reputable.
  • If a company shows that it’s highly involved in our association (e.g., sits on the board), consumers are more likely to think that its products stack up better against its competition.
  • When a consumer thinks that a company’s products stack up better against the competition because the company is highly involved in its local chamber of commerce, it is because he or she infers that the company is trustworthy, involved in the community and is an industry leader.
  • When consumers know that an insurance company is a member of our association, they are more likely to consider buying insurance from it.


Steve Finch
(928) 326-6008
PO Box 30622, Flagstaff, AZ 86003



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