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Fintech Partners with Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association

Tampa, FL April 11, 2017 – Fintech announced it has entered into a partnership with the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA). This partnership will give Florida restaurateurs, hoteliers, and others in the hospitality industry access to an abundance of profit-building information and services to assist in managing their beverage alcohol businesses. The partnership will also keep customers current with legislative changes, payment laws, and industry trends. Currently processing more than half a million invoices weekly, representing over $25 billion in payments annually, Fintech’s OneSource® solution will provide FRLA members electronic payment for their alcohol invoices as well as valuable analytic purchase reporting, creating better profit-making decisions.

“We are extremely excited to partner with Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association. Through this partnership we hope to collaborate on multiple initiatives to help our clients and FRLA members grow their business and better serve their patrons,” said Scott Riley, CEO of Fintech.

FRLA is a non-profit hospitality industry trade association. It represents Florida’s number one industry and provides several exclusive services for its members.  The organization is the voice for Florida’s hospitality industry, providing legislative advocacy while representing and serving more than 10,000 independent and household name members, suppliers, and theme parks.

 “We are absolutely thrilled to join forces with Fintech to provide valuable and meaningful solutions to Florida’s hospitality industry. This innovative partnership will empower Florida’s hoteliers and restaurateurs to streamline their beverage alcohol business. We are confident this momentous opportunity will promote further growth and success in the hospitality industry,” said Carol Dover, President and CEO of FRLA. 

Together Fintech and FRLA put a powerhouse of knowledge at your fingertips. The official alliance will position Fintech as a trusted partner of FRLA’s initiatives to both empower and support the restaurant and hospitality industry. With over 135 alcohol distributors utilizing Fintech's system in Florida (and more than 3,000 distributors nationwide), the relationship is a natural fit to support the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association. Through this partnership FRLA members receive exclusive discounts on Fintech’s OneSource solution for their alcohol purchases, starting with a free 30-day trial.
 
About Fintech
Fintech®, a U.S. Chamber of Commerce Best Business of the Year winner located in Tampa, Florida, is the OneSource® solution for your beverage alcohol business.  Not only does our platform provide user-friendly data and analytic reporting to equip businesses with powerful purchasing knowledge, we also act as a strategic advisor, connect and grow businesses through industry partnerships, and provide electronic payments to save alcohol retailers and distributors time and money. Fintech is the only EFT provider that is compliant and available for use in all fifty states. Servicing over 450,000 relationships and working with over 3,000 distributors, Fintech processes over 500,000 invoices weekly, representing $25 billion in payments annually. For more information on our new products and services, visit www.fintech.net and follow us on FacebookTwitter, and LinkedIn.
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Media Contact: Emily Carbone - ecarbone@fintech.net - 800.572.0854 x 3887

About the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association
FRLA is Florida’s premier non-profit hospitality industry trade association. Our mission is to ‘Protect, Educate and Promote’ Florida’s $108.8 billion hospitality industry which represents 1.4 million employees - making it the state’s number one industry. We offer regulatory compliance and food safety training needs (RCS and SafeStaff®); industry developed career-building high school programs (FRLAEF); sponsor the only event in Florida exclusively serving the restaurant and foodservice industry (FR&L Show, September 10-12, 2017 in Orlando); and we safeguard the needs of the hospitality industry by providing legislative advocacy. We represent and serve more than 10,000 independent and household name members, suppliers, and theme parks. For more information, go to www.FRLA.org and find us on Twitter @FRLAnewsFacebook and YouTube.

Media Contact: Erin Power – epower@frla.org 850.224.2250, ext. 255
 
Media Contact: Emily Carbone - ecarbone@fintech.net - 800.572.0854 x 3887
Media Contact: Emily Carbone - ecarbone@fintech.net - 800.572.0854 x 3887