Allied Membership

why you should sign up for an allied membership with RAM

Allied Membership is for companies that sell products and services to restaurants, hotels and other foodservice operations.

Membership offers one-of-a-kind brand exposure and networking with restaurants, caterers and hotel & lodging locations in Maryland.


Allied Membership Benefits Include

Get Listed
RAM’s annual Buyers’ Guide is the trusted purchase manual for foodservice operators in Maryland. This printed and online listing is distributed to all members.

Exhibit at Expo
Allied Members get members-only pricing on exhibit booths at the Mid-Atlantic Food, Beverage & Lodging Expo.

Collect Referrals
When a restaurant member contacts RAM looking for a new product or service, RAM exclusively refers Allied Members.

Attend Events
RAM has 4-5 complimentary networking events for all members, as well as the Taste of Maryland Legislative Reception and Stars of the Industry Awards Gala ticketed events. These events provide a unique opportunity to meet restaurant members directly and build relationships with potential customers.

Sponsor Events
Many sponsorship packages available for the Taste of Maryland Legislative Reception, Stars of the Industry Awards Gala, Expo, and various meetings and seminars.

Allied Members receive members-only rates for advertising in our member newsletter and on our website.

Share Your Expertise
Allied Members are invited to provide articles related to their area of expertise for publication on the resource section of the RAM website and in RAM newsletters.

Access Membership Benefits
As a member, your business will receive the Member Newsletter, legislative updates and will have access to our government affairs department.