About Us

Creating Safe and Vibrant Places to Socialize

Glossary of Terms

Our Lingo

Think “bar" and “entertainment district” sum up “nightlife”? Think again! RHI is responsible for introducing new terminology in the public lexicon to help city leaders expand their thinking on what “nightlife” really means.

Check out our glossary of terms to understand the difference between “the social economy,” “hospitality zone” and “responsible hospitality.”

Hospitality Zone
Nighttime Economy
Responsible Hospitality
Social Economy
Social Economy Alliance
Social Venue
Street as a Venue