The Sociable City

Sociable cities with vibrant nightlife are magnets for tourism, conventions, residents and new sustainable industries. Cities throughout North America have evaluated the economic and employment value of nightlife, and created innovative policies and practices to assure safety, facilitate transportation and reduce impacts on quality of life.  

A Sociable City:

  • Grows city service funds with increased property value

  • Reduces crime through safety coordination

  • Revitalizes business districts by driving foot traffic

  • Enhances quality of life for residents and visitors

  • Draws a creative class of entrepreneurs

  • Expands tourism and convention trade

  • Propels relocation of corporate headquarters

  • Supports local businesses by capturing event markets

  • Provides transportation systems to match peak demand

The Responsible Hospitality Institute Provides

  • Technical services to assess and plan hospitality zones for the nighttime economy

  • A global network of professionals dedicated to improving nightlife safety and vibrancy

  • Webinars showcasing cities, authors and solutions

  •  Leadership Summit events

  • Practical guides on best practices, news updates and other timely resources

Upcoming Events

RHI's 2017 Leadership Summit

Join leaders from throughout the world sharing strategies on planning, managing and policing the nighttime economy. Whether you want to become a "music city" are challenged by being a "college city" or want to gather best practices on public safety and policing nightlife districts, make plans to come to Austin, Texas February 12-15.
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RHI is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1983 with a mission to assist businesses and communities to plan safe and vibrant places to socialize. RHI's Sociable City Network creates an organized and more secure opportunity to connect and share information with peers and access resources from RHI and attend RHI online and onsite events at reduced rates. .

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