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Join the OCHMRA

A private, non-profit organization, the Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association (OCHMRA) exists to connect our industry interests through advocacy, education and partnerships with the goal of advancing Ocean City as a leading destination.  OCHMRA assists in solving common issues relative to the industry and acts as a clearinghouse for dissemination of information.

Benefits and Application


Three levels of membership are offered by the Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association in order to accommodate the personality of your business. Read on to find out which level best suits your needs. Click the type of membership to view the benefits.
  • Active Members are any individual ownership, firm, or corporation engaged in the operation of public housing establishment with over 25 units or a restaurant with over 50 seats located in the Ocean City District and licensed in the State of Maryland.

  • Associate Members are any individual ownership, firm, or corporation engaged in the operation of public housing establishment with at least 10 but no more than 25 units or a restaurant with less than 50 seats located in the Ocean City District and licensed in the State of Maryland.

  • Allied Members are individual ownerships, firms or corporations declaring themselves interested in the objectives of the Association, upon invitation from any Active/Associate member and upon approval by the Board of Directors.

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Trade Expo


Find everything you need to operate your business in style at the Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association Spring Trade Expo. More than 400 booths featuring everything from hotel and restaurant furnishings, services and equipment to food and beverage samples are the heart of this two day event.
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