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Features and Benefits

Member Benefits

IHG Owners Association membership ensures your voice is heard and allows you to tap into unparalleled sources of information, ideas and tools to help you grow your IHG hotel business.

The Power of the Association

Being part of the Association gives you a voice with IHG, a wealth of educational resources and an active engagement within the industry—all geared to help you strengthen the returns on your investments.

Gain Access

Free Nights Program
This unique Association benefit saves you money when you travel. Each member receives an Annual Allocation of twenty-five (25) free room nights annually to use at other member hotels, as well as the opportunity to purchase an additional Annual Allocation per property. (Restrictions apply. Log into the Member Center for details.)

IHG Owners Association Healthcare Program
This powerful member benefit, powered by Strategic Partner Decisely, gives U.S. members access to coverage and benefits options to provide their employees with low- and no-cost health services, helping cut costs and further support your staffing efforts.

Member Center
To keep members at the forefront of the industry, the knowledge-based Member Center serves as an extensive yet intuitive online platform for members seeking information, tools and resources covering the many facets of hotel ownership. Detailed information about Association Allied Partners is also available. 

IHG Owners’ 5G Revenue Program
Drive passive revenue by leasing your rooftop space to cellular network equipment with this turnkey program built in partnership Allied Member 5G LLC and IHG. Get started today with a simple onboarding experience and no capital or operational expenditures.

IHG One Rewards Platinum Elite Status
As an Association member, you’ll receive a complimentary upgrade to IHG One Rewards Platinum Elite status, which includes benefits like free internet, priority check-in and late check-out.

Allied Member Program
Get discounts and special offers on the items you need to run your hotel successfully, such as furnishings, fixtures, telecom equipment, linens and bedding. Our Allied Members are leading industry suppliers. View our current list of partners.

Expert Sessions
Our Expert Sessions help members learn, grow and advance their business through educational webinars with industry thought leaders that explore a variety of hospitality-related topics and issues. 

Gain Insights

Member Communications
Get the inside story on the Association, IHG and the industry through our member publications, including the quarterly OWNER magazine, weekly myConnect online newsletter and more.

Strategic Partners
The Association's Strategic Partnerships expand the number and variety of valuable member benefits we offer, all meant to empower owners to make decisions and grow their business.

Online Video Library
Get complete details and how-to information about Association programs and benefits through an exclusive online video library.

Formula Blue Guide
We created a comprehensive guide to IHG's Formula Blue standards to help Holiday Inn Express hotels undergoing a Formula Blue PIP and to provide members with general best practice recommendations.

Gain Influence

Working Groups
The Association Working Groups are comprised of owner volunteers who represent your interests and provide advice and counsel to IHG on a wide variety of topics critical to your business. Working Groups include brand standards, technology, procurement, IHG One Rewards and many more.

Exclusive Networking Opportunities
Share your experiences with other owners and learn from each other at our exclusive member events, such as special conference activities, regional owner meetings and owner summits.

Legislative Action
Have a direct impact on your business by advocating for legislation favorable to the hospitality community.

Take Advantage of Business-Building Benefits

From cost-saving healthcare options through the IHG Owners Association Healthcare Program to Free Nights at other member hotels around the world and an array of informational resources, tools and benefits, Association membership has never brought greater value to your business. We hope you will activate your membership for 2024 as we work to meet the challenges of our industry together. Click the button below or contact your regional representative to activate your membership today.

NOTE: Principal Correspondents (PCs) can now designate a "PC Agent" to join or renew on behalf of the PC. Only the PC or PC Agent for your hotel(s) can join or renew.




Membership Dues

Additional Free Nights Allocations can be purchased for $700 (when applicable, limit one additional Allocation per hotel)

Membership Terms & Conditions

Membership in the IHG Owners Association can help increase returns, streamline productivity, energize strategies and position our owners for long-term success.

John Muehlbauer IHG Owners Association CEO IHG Owners Association