Weekly Update – Know Your Rights: Playing Music with a License

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Know Your Rights: Playing Music with a License

In 2016, your State Government Affairs Team secured a win on your behalf with passage of a law to offer protections if you feel you’ve been unnecessarily contacted by performing rights organizations (PROs) or music licensing companies. This first-of-its-kind legislation set up a list of protections for you – do you know your rights as a music license holder in a hospitality business? Click here to learn more.


2018 Primary Election Legislative Endorsements

The Aug. 7 primary election is just around the corner. Do you know who the Washington Hospitality Association endorsed candidates are in your area? Click here to find out!


Washington Hospitality Magazine’s July Issue on its Way to Your Mailbox

Washington Hospitality Magazine’s July issue is out. This is our technology issue. And in case you missed it, here’s a link to last month’s issue of the magazine.


Department of Revenue Hosts Free Tax Webinar

The Department of Revenue will host a free live webinar on July 10. The webinar will cover taxes including how to report, deductions, sales tax collection and the requirements for record keeping, according to South Sound Business. There will also be an opportunity for participants to ask questions. Registration for the webinar closes July 9. For more information, click here.


Save the Date for the Seattle Hotel Association’s Annual Golf Tournament, Aug. 29

The Seattle Hotel Association will hold its annual golf tournament and fundraiser for the Chief Sealth International High School Academy & Tourism, in association with Seattle Academies Foundation.

  • When: Wednesday, Aug. 29
  • Where: The Golf Club at Newcastle, 15500 Six Penny Ln., Newcastle
  • Cost: $400 per twosome, $800 per foursome

Hotel managers, executive staff, Seattle Hotel Association board members, hospitality and tourism industry members, and destination and city organizers are invited to attend. Registration is open now: visit seattlehotelassociation.org. For more information or sponsorship inquiries, email Chris Tudor.



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