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Lowe's Pro Supply - Lowe's Pro Supply, a Corporate Partner of the HTA, is offering HTA Members with special pricing. Click here for more information on these discounts and benefits.


Duke Energy's SmartPath Program - SmartPath is a new energy efficiency program designed for non-residential Duke Energy customers that provides rebates to make upgrades to lighting, HVAC, Food Service and other equipment with the possibility of zero out of pocket costs through the use of a financing partner.  We will help you work with one of our qualified trade allies to obtain a customized solution that meets you and your business’s needs, and use your energy savings each month to pay for the project. Click here for more information.


We welcome Spirides Hospitality Finance Company as a Corporate Sponsor of the HTA. Click here for a letter from President Harry Spirides and visit there website by clicking here to learn more about the services they provide.

New HTA Members!

Corporate Partners

Clinicians Advocacy Group, Inc.229 S. Brevard St Ste 301B Charlotte, NC 28202. Clinicians Advocacy Group provides innovative health and wellness care services, products, and solutions, using technology to suit the needs of employers, organizations, and communities around the globe. CAG is focused on improving the social determinants of health for ALL communities and promoting fair access to health care, services and education. For more information, visit or contact Leslie Ware at 980-231-2335.

Evolution Event Solutions - 1253 Martin Street, Nashville, TN 37203. No matter which type of event you’re planning, EES provides comprehensive event management services to help you create the perfect experience, including site selection, budget management, contract negotiations, booking accommodations, logistics management, and anything else you could possibly think of. For more information, visit or contact Sarah Freeman at 615-788-2251.

FB MacPherson III Consulting, LLC - 9229 Covey Hollon Ct, Charlotte, NC 28210. Consulting firm founded Munich Germany 2003, relocated to USA 2019. Specializing in:

  • Design-build and manufacture in NA/SA, EU and APAC many companies, including P&G, LAVAZZA, KEURIG, PHILIPS, BMW, VW

  • Seed-capital Series A New Technology

    • Quantitative tools: analyze, manage

  • Healthcare: equipment/devices and telehealth

  • New Energy

  • 6-SIGMA

  • Additive-Manufacturing

  • Design-To-Cost

For more information, contact Frank MacPherson at 704-606-1199.

GMR - 1629 Smirl Drive, Suite 200, Heath, TX 75032. Established in 1991, GMR has become known as the “Industry Best Practice” for helping facilities document existing conditions, prepare for improvements, and minimize risk. GMR specializes in custom facility solutions, engineering, and security consulting. Headquartered in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, GMR is a faith-based, diverse business. For more information, contact Scott Crawford at 469-267-9144 or visit

Granite Insurance - 56 North Main Street, Granite Falls, NC 28630. Granite Insurance has been in business since 1936, proudly serving the Carolinas, and beyond. Melissa serves the greater Charlotte area, supporting regional, national and global companies as a well-informed, local business risk consultant.  We always put our client’s best interest at the forefront of every decision, empowering you to be successful, even during unexpected events. For more information, contact Melissa Gut at 828-382-3725 or visit

Green's Commercial Cleaning, Inc. - 1911 Associates Lane, Suite G1, Charlotte, NC 28217. GCC is a full-service janitorial company.  We pride ourselves on being immediately responsive, proactive, and strong problem solvers.   We are detailed oriented and passionate about the cleaning industry.  We believe in conveying outstanding first impressions, and will ensure that your facilities sparkle and shine!  We are COVID conscious and fully compliant with CDC protocols and requirements. For more information, contact Michael Parkins at 704-525-5859 or visit


                                                Corporate Sponsors

BluSky Restoration Contractors - 4402 Stuart Andrew Blvd, Suite G, Charlotte, NC 28217. BluSky provides commercial, industrial, governmental, residential, and multifamily restoration, renovation, environmental, and roofing services across the nation. With an emphasis on large projects, we don’t build things; we restore and rebuild them. Our engaged employees bring experience and teamwork to anyone who owns or manages the property, provides property insurance, or manages property insurance claims. For more information, contact Max Seay at 336-690-8934 or visit

DOD Office Interiors - 8318 Pineville Matthews Road, Suite 280A, Charlotte, NC 28226. DOD office Interiors is a turnkey FF&E firm that Provides the GC services, design, and the FF&E with one point of contact for the entire project.  DOD will do the demo to the final install of the flooring, wall covering, lighting, art-work, and accessories.  We work with Hilton, Marriott and other brands of hotels in the Southeast. For more information, contact Rob Dahlke at 704-614-1135 or visit

Johnson Brothers Mutual Distributing of NC - Johnson Brothers is a family-owned wine, spirits, and beer distributor. Johnson Brothers has been providing world class service to customers throughout the United States since 1953. Our mission is very simple: to provide the best possible service to both our customers and supplier partners. We’re a modern, dynamic, progressive beverage company, yet grounded with old-fashioned values of hard work, loyalty, and a genuine commitment to excellence. For more information, contact Kelley Schoeneck at 954-805-9538 or visit

NiceDay - 2500 Dunavant St. Suite A. Charlotte, NC 28203. We are a multi-disciplinary creative marketing studio helping food and beverage businesses (hospitality & CPG) create, communicate and engage purposefully. Located in Charlotte’s South End neighborhood, we craft unforgettable brands, memorable experiences and loyal communities. How we story tell: branding, design, photography, email-marketing, social media, other. For more information, contact Daniel Gibson at 704-387-5889 or visit

Qwick - Qwick is the leading staffing platform that connects industry professionals directly with food and beverage shifts in real-time. With a 97 percent average shift fill rate and immediate access to a pre-vetted and certifies sharing workforce, thousands of Business Partners across the U.S. reply on Qwick to end understaffing. For more information visit or contact Reggie Pettigrew at 919-720-8052.


Self-Talk Counseling & Consulting, PLLC (STCC) - 3126 Milton Road, #234, Charlotte, NC 28215. STCC is a private practice that provides person centered outpatient treatment for behavioral health, substance use and trauma disorders. Our clinicians serve individuals, couples, and families throughout Charlotte and surrounding areas. We specialize in facilitating, DEI, mental wellness trainings, and workshops for law enforcement agencies and corporations. For more information, contact Kareem Puranda at 980-285-3689 or visit

Sentinel Risk Advisors LLC - 15801 Brixham Hill Ave, Suite 475, Charlotte, NC 28277. Sentinel Risk Advisors, LLC is the Carolina’s premier, independently owned risk management and insurance brokerage firm with a reputation for exceptional client experience.  Founded in 2013, Sentinel offers a broad scope of property, casualty, risk management, and employee benefit solutions for today’s global marketplace. For more information, contact Joel Ford at 704-206-7892 or visit

Short Run Pro, LLC - 710 Catawba St. Suite A, Belmont, NC 28012. Short Run Pro is a Metal Parts Manufacturer in Belmont, NC. We manufacture products for building interiors and custom solutions for projects; operating three recognizable brands servicing numerous industries:
Federal Brace |
Killarney Metals |
Oeveo |

For more information, contact Melanie Cooper at 704-825-1599 or visit


Trevi Partners, LLC - 55 Midtown Park East, Mobile, AL 36606. Trevi Village, un upscale, mixed use, 45 acre development in northeast Charlotte, offers  senior living in a continuing care retirement community, and includes multi-family living, medical office, hospitality services, and retail shops.  For more information contact Todd Martin at 251-450-2823.



Regular Members

AC Hotel by Marriott Charlotte Ballantyne - 14819 Ballantyne Village Way, Charlotte, NC 28277. AC Hotel Charlotte Ballantyne is a unique experience featuring 186 guestrooms with large windows providing views of Uptown and the surrounding suburbs.  Situated within Ballantyne Village, guests enjoy dining and shopping.  Our 16th floor Panorama Ballroom has breathtaking views making it the ideal location for weddings, corporate or social events. For more information, contact Jaime Magnanti at 704-752-0013 or visit


Ascent Digital Agency - 2250 Hawkins Street, Suite 2, Charlotte, NC 28203. With offices in Charlotte, North Carolina, Durango, Colorado and Billings, Montana; Ascent Digital was founded by determined digital marketers with a passion for helping businesses grow. With over 15 years of digital marketing experience and hundreds of businesses impacted, we knew we could take digital marketing to the next level and put our expertise to work. As an agency with unmatched customer service, transparent reporting, and competitive pricing, we promise your experience with us will be positive. We believe in giver's gain, and the best way to grow our business is by growing yours! For more information, contact Neal Moseley at 864-918-7373 or visit

Blackstone Security Group - 7515 Pewter Lane, Charlotte, NC 28270. BlackStone Security Group is a disabled-veteran and minority owned company that provides elite and experienced unarmed and armed security professionals to protect your customers, visitors, employees, assets, sites and more. At BlackStone, we guarantee quality management, courteous guards and a professional uniformed appearance. For more information, contact Khalif Yisrael at 980-705-2775 or visit


Charlotte Area Chamber of Commerce - 615 S College Street, 10th Floor, Charlotte, NC 28202. The Charlotte Area Chamber provides members services in the areas of professional development and education that affect the local business community.  Also serving as the voice for small business related information, peer-to-peer networking opportunities and making connections to benefit businesses in our area. For more information, contact Jessica Helms at 704-980-8272 or visit

Claris Design • Build - 1950 Abbott Street, Suite 600, Charlotte, NC 28203. At CLARIS, you'll find good people who are very good at their jobs. Claris Design • Build has both its design and construction teams under one roof, a constant collaboration between the two takes place during the entire design/construction process. This enables Claris to control the budget and schedule throughout the life of the project. Our extensive experience in the design • build field includes expertise in value engineering which ensures that unnecessary construction costs are eliminated, while enhancing the project and not sacrificing quality. This has provided our clients with an exceptional customer experience since 1991. Our process is what sets us apart. For more information, contact MaryAileen Clark at 980-273-1750 or visit

Edward Jones - 8430 Rea Road, Suite 130, Charlotte, NC 28277. We offer numerous investments and services to help you reach your financial goals, including smart spending and borrowing options, retirement, paying for education, estate considerations and protecting your assets. For more information, contact Bart Carmichael at 704-541-4154 or visit


EXP Commercial - 9805 Sandy Rock Place, Suite C-600, Charlotte, NC 28277. Steve is leveraging his 38 years in the restaurant and hospitality industry to assist businesses and owners with their commercial real estate needs. With a main focus on restaurants and retail in sales and purchases or leases, Steve can help with startups or expansions. Other areas of experience are land, office and flex industrial space. For more information contact Steve Tubel at 704-363-4724 or visit

Heard Global - Since incorporating 25 years ago as an event production and management company, our engagements have delivered premier results that our partners and customers have come to expect. Unlike most of the events industry, we aggressively expanded and recruited talent that other companies sacrificed during the pandemic to build a fully diversified events company to include Production, Sports & Entertainment Venues, Destination Services and Brand Activations. We are committed. We engage people, create moments and build connections. We are a diverse experience solutions company that cares. Please contact Taylor Presson @ 704-649-1865 or visit their website by clicking here

Hopper -  2635 Gastonia Hwy, Lincolnton, NC 28092. Hopper is currently the most downloaded travel app in North America and powers the Capital One Travel Portal for all of Capital One’s 40+ million cardholders. Speak with Hopper on how to reliably increase bookings and market share with the world’s fastest-growing channel for hotel sales. Please contact Amy Dryden - Hickey at 704-956-5301 and visit

Hospitality Staffing Solutions – 1409 East Blvd., Suite 8 Charlotte, NC 28203. As the largest national staffing company specializing in hospitality staff, Hospitality Staffing Solutions (HSS) provides the most highly regarded properties with a superior, reliable and motivated work force every day. Providing a valuable workforce asset is a two-step process: first hire the right people and secondly, managing them properly. HSS achieves both. For more information, visit

KUSTOM US - 4121 Rose Lake Drive, Suite A, Charlotte, NC 28217. National Footprint. Local Service. Kustom offers a full suite of disaster restoration and recovery to help minimize the impact of any loss to your business property and maximize the efficiency of your recovery process. Licensed nationwide, our wide reach provides access to unparalleled disaster recovery and restoration resources, access, and expertise. However, we also draw from our legacy as a family business with a service mindset so we can offer our clients a personalized level of communication, responsiveness, and support. Attention to detail. Quality Workmanship. Contact us today for immediate assistance covering all your emergency restoration service needs. For more information, contact Beth Burleson at 74-606-1440 or visit

Laura Little Theatricals - 300 W. 5th Street, #126, Charlotte, NC 28202. Laura Little Theatrical Production, co-produced Broadway's Come From Away, Peter and the Starcatcher and First Date. Executive Producer of Off-Boradway and PBS special All is Calm. December of 2023, they will be producing an annual Radio City inspired Christmas show to Charlotte called Need A Little Christmas which will be cast locally. For more information, visit or contact Laura Little at 208-661-6010.


Magna Pest Solutions - 5312 Rozzelles Ferry Rd, Charlotte, NC 28214. Magna Pest Solutions is a full-service pest control company based in Charlotte. Streamline your Management Operations with our Premium Pest Program for Business. We understand the unique challenges that businesses face when it comes to pest management, and we have the knowledge and expertise to tailor our services to meet your specific needs. Whether you need one-time service or ongoing pest management, Magna Pest Solutions is your best choice for keeping your business pest-free. For more information, contact Charles Stec at (980) 987-1583 or visit


Middle C Jazz -   300 S Brevard St. Charlotte, NC 28202. Middle C Jazz is Charlotte's new home for cool! Experience the "New York style" club with Southern Hospitality, complete with small plates and premium craft cocktails. With regional and national acts, we inspire every kind of music-lover. Ranging from mainstream, smooth, R&B/funk, and jazz genres, we bring music to the heart of our hometown for live performances as vibrant as the city we love. For more information, contact Lizzie Taylor at 704-595-3311 or visit

OmShera Hotel Group – 5110 Piper Station Drive, Charlotte, NC, 28277. OmShera specializes in acquiring, developing, renovating and operating properties and turning them into award-winning market leaders. We partner with some of the world’s most respected brands in hospitality. We’re a team of entrepreneurs who measure success one property at a time. Our newest development, Home2 Suites Charlotte Piper Glen opens July 2019 with 2 additional properties to follow in Rea Farms and Dilworth. Please contact Lisa Brown @ 980-215-0055 and visit for more information.

PARA Charlotte LLC - 235 W Tremont Ave, Suite 1000, Charlotte, NC 28203. PARA, located in the heart of South End, is an innovative restaurant and cocktail bar serving globally influenced small plates and creative
cocktails. For more information, contact Chet Desai at 704-812-0607 or visit


Pleasant Grove Farm - 7132 Pleasant Grove Road, Charlotte, NC 28216. Pleasant Grove Farm provides a beautiful venue, just on the outskirts of Charlotte, North Carolina. With a house and barn, you can customize our venue to fit your dream wedding or event aesthetic. With plenty of room for your guests, a picturesque location, and event amenities, Pleasant Grove Farm has exactly what you need for your wedding, corporate or social event. For more information, contact Cierra Lannon at 704-798-9177 or visit


Queen City Hotels + Management – 5301 Equipment Dr. Charlotte, NC 28262. Queen City Hotels + Management aims to provide an enjoyable andauthentic hospitality experience. Please contact Peter Patel @ 704- 921-9123.

Republic Services- 3358 Hwy 51 N, Fort Mill, SC 29715. Republic Services is Reliable, Environmentally Responsible Recycling and Trash Company offering Free Blueprint Waste Assessments along with Universal and Electronic Recycling services designed to meet your companies specific service needs. Republic Services offers simple solutions and a one stop shop partnership with our customers. “We Will Handle It From Here.” Please contact Stephanie O’Shields @ 8032-222-2917 and visit


The Scarlette Group - 41 Odell School Rd. Suite H. Concord, NC 28027.  TSG represents several manufacturers that touch different parts of the commercial construction process. We make it a point to help architects, contractors, and property owners understand these products so they can maximize their features and benefits. TSG offers commercial single-ply roofing membranes, roof coatings, metal roofing, wall insulation & below grade waterproofing. Please contact Patrick Mulligan @ 980-266-1175 or visit                                          
Suttmeier Productions - 3600 Stokes Ave, Charlotte, NC 28210. Suttmeier Productions works with businesses to create stunning videos that inspire action and produce strategic results. A video without strategy often fails to create value, but an effective video strategy can drive traffic, nurture client relationships, and close sales, all while running smoothly behind the scenes of your business. For more information, contact Ben Suttmeier at 908-268-1562 or visit


SYDJUL Hospitality, LLC - SYDJUL Hospitality, LLC is a company that specializes in the hospitality business to include hotels, retail, events, as well as entertainment. Our goal is work with its clients to get the most out of their investment. We work hand in hand with those that don’t have the expertise and or working knowledge of these areas to ensure that whoever may be managing those entities are challenged and doing their very best to maximize profitability. We also take clients from “thoughts of investing” to ownership when necessary. Our goal is for our clients to create generational wealth for many generations after they have decided to leave the business or simply hand it down. Please visit our website to learn more of how we can help you be successful with our expertise. For more information, contact John Jenkins Jr. at 301-535-1149 or visit


Trane Technologies - 4501 South Tryon Street. Trane Technologies prides itself in being a climate innovator, setting new standards to enhance the health and well-being of our communities, customers, employees and planet. Together with our brands, Trae and Thermo King, we being efficient and sustainable climate innovations to buildings, homes and transportation. For more information, contact Rachael Carter at 704-254-5591 or visit

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts - 22 Sylvan Way, Parsippany, NJ  07054. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the largest hotel franchising company in the world, representing over 21 brands across the globe, from Economy to Luxury & everything in between. We aim to grow relationships within the hospitality industry and the Carolinas. For more information visit or contact Megan Golish at 862-329-9987.

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