Why Join the CHMA?
Industry Network – Become part of a network of over 50 members from more than 30 College and University campuses that span across Canada. Our members operate diverse and unique campus hospitality businesses that range from restaurants, pubs, nightclubs, cafes and large scale catering programs. We are also involved in campus programing and event planning. Our members have decades of hospitality experience so take full advantage; learn, grow and become part of our CHMA family.
Annual Conference – A one-of-a-kind annual conference focused on Professional Development, Rejuvenation, Idea- Sharing, and Promotional Planning with various suppliers. Experience incredible Keynote speakers, educational seminars and cutting edge technology that will enhance your operations. When the seminars are done for the day there is always time to experience local eateries and nightlife. CHMA never lacks in opportunities for networking and personal growth.
Basecamp – Members have an amazing opportunity to share ideas and information in real time on our Basecamp member portal. Imagine 50 campus F&B experts at your disposal every time you need advice or a new idea. Surf our basecamp for documents and resources that will be invaluable in running your on campus operations.
Discounts/Rebate Program – As a member of CHMA you have access to resources, discounts and rebate programs that we continue to grow and develop. As a collective we have tremendous purchasing power and we continue to build supplier relationships that benefit our members small and large. We currently are able to offer our members discount membership opportunities to Restaurants Canada, Unipco group purchasing program and rebates through major food distributors and manufacturers.
Networking – The support of other members that are in the unique niche that is Campus Hospitality Market.
- Membership Fees – $275.00 per school
- Member Conference Delegate Fees – $485.00
- Non-Member Conference Delegate Fees – $585.00
- COCA Crossover membership fees – $225.00 **
- Crossover fees in addition to delegate fees
Testimonials from members about why you should get involved!
I got involved with the CHMA upon the recommendation of another member. I’ve found the members, sessions, and discussion extremely helpful. Running hospitality businesses on a student campus is a different challenge than running a business in the open market. Seeing the challenges of members schools, the solutions and overall advice has allowed me to … Continue reading Jon Patterson – Cape Breton University
I joined CHMA in 2002 and without the support of this organization and its members I would not have survived my first few years on Campus. This unique organization has an amazing group of members who network and share ideas on what has worked and what hasn’t in their campus food service operations. From menu … Continue reading Mick Kingston
I met Mick Kingston, Adam Koch and Rob Zatulsky through CHMA. These men will all be the best man at my second wedding!
I have had the pleasure of being a member of CHMA… in its various forms three times over a 25 year period. Each time that I left a position at an institution to pursue something in the “real world”, I have felt an empty feeling, a lack of support. CHMA offers a kind of peer … Continue reading Phil Smith – University of Toronto Scarborough