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MeRA Mission:  To Represent, Promote and Educate the Maine restaurant and hospitality Industry.

Membership is Power

MeRA is the #1 advocate for the restaurant industry in the Maine Legislature.

Membership is Training


Membership is Information

Members have access to a wide variety of resources to help their businesses.  Member resources include:

 Membership Saves You Money

How much does your membership save you?
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 Endorsed Provider Discounts

More than 400,000 songwriters, composers, and music publishers have entrusted BMI with their music. As a non-profit-making performing right organization, we are committed to bringing you the best music and best value to your business.  

 As a member of MRA you are eligible for the following discounts:
5% just for being a member and
5% for paying your BMI fee online here
Don’t forget your additional 10% Timely Payment Discount for a total savings of 20%!



Delivering email marketing, online ordering and online reservations, Fishbowl offers a full suite of integrated solutions that maximize your customer reach and increase your bottom line.

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The Maine Restaurant Association has exclusively endorsed Heartland Payment Systems®, one of the nation’s largest payments processors, for credit card processing, gift card marketing and check management.

To learn more about Heartland’s other products and services, visit or call Maine’s Team Heartland toll free at 866-976-7129

Sprague offers association memberse the opportunity to take control of their natural gas costs.

You can save 5% to 30% with Sprague, versus the average price charged by your utility over the past few years. Savings will vary based on your usage pattern, your utility rate class, and your utility. 

Let us know if you have interest by going to this simple form or giving us a call at 1.855.GO.NATGAS (1.855.466.2842).



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Credit Card Processing

Natural Gas Provider

Email Marketing Solutions

Discounted Music Licensing

General Liability  & Business Insurance

Health Insurance

Workers' Compensation Insurance



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Maine Restaurant Association
45 Melville Street Suite 2,  Augusta ME  04330  Tel: 207-623-2178 Fax: 866-711-5408