Our supporters

Worshipful Company of Innholders

In 1978, the Worshipful Company of Innholders took the first step towards renewing its connections with innholding and, together with some of the leading hoteliers in the country, established the Master Innholders, membership of which acknowledges the attainment of the highest international standards in hotel management.

With the full support of the Worshipful Company of Innholders and the Institute of Hospitality, the Master Innholders have gradually increased in number and have grown their influence and charitable activities within the hotel industry.

Lord Forte Foundation

The Lord Forte Foundation was founded in 1987 by the late Charles Forte, Baron Forte of Ripley, and has been supporting the wider hospitality industry ever since.

The purpose of the charity is to encourage excellence within the fields of hospitality, encompassing the hotel, catering and tourism industries within the UK. The Foundation achieves its objectives by making awards to both individuals requiring help with their studies, and education establishments which provide training courses or carry out research or other projects relating to the hospitality industry.


Savoy Educational Trust

The Savoy Educational Trust is an independent, grant giving charitable trust, whose main aim is to advance and develop education, training and qualifications within the hospitality industry.

The Trustees award grants for a wide variety of hospitality related projects to:

- Educational establishments to enhance training and education facilities for their hospitality departments

- Associations to support those initiatives that will make a real difference to the hospitality industry

- Charitable organisations/social enterprises with specific hospitality related projects

- Individuals studying hospitality may be eligible to apply for a grant via their college


Custard is a dynamic hospitality marketing & PR consultancy, specialising in transforming the profitability and reputation of hospitality business by driving impactful and measurable results through intelligent marketing and PR.

Immersed in the hospitality sector, Custard develops and maintains influential, long-term relationships with the media and keep its fingers on the pulse. Custard specialises in hospitality, tourism and leisure, working with brand and independent hotels, leading venues, hospitality industry bodies and suppliers.

ACT Clean

ACT Clean are industry leaders in the business of cleaning the best hotels, restaurants and clubs in London.Our mission is to make a real difference within the hospitality industry by always building on the levels of service we deliver, by seamlessly integrating our team with our client’s team, and by bringing honesty and transparency to outsourced cleaning.We know what makes hospitality tick, how best to support it and we truly love it, thanks to the abundance of sector experience in our team, both on the front line, in support service roles and in our management team.

Contact: Bronwyn Groves, Sales Director, 07741 264 969

Institute of Hospitality

The Institute of Hospitality (IoH) was established in 1938 and since then has significantly evolved. Building upon a distinguished heritage, they are now the world's leading, award-winning, professional membership body for hospitality professionals around the globe.

As a registered charity, the IoH is committed to delivering continued professional development and lifelong learning across the hospitality industry.

Hoteliers - Battered But Not Beaten


Sky is proud to partner with the MasterInnholders to bring you the Battered But Not Beaten sessions.

The work the hospitality industry has been doing over the last year, in such difficult circumstances, is to be applauded and we look forward to supporting you as you get ready to welcome guests back.

Sky Business provides a wide variety of commercial premises across the UK and ROI the opportunity to connect and entertain millions of people every day.  From unmissable live sport, unrivalled entertainment and breaking news, to the best drama and comedy, documentaries and films.

We’d love to hear from you. To find out more visit Sky.com/business, email hotels@sky.uk or call 08442 411 611.

Calls to Sky cost 7p per minute plus your providers access charge.


HOSPA is the association helping Hospitality's specialist leaders to develop their careers and network, as well as keep up to date with industry trends and developments. HOSPA offer a wide and growing range of opportunities for members, from networking meetings and webinars which address specific topics, to extensive professional development programmes and the latest industry data disseminated through a variety of mediums.​