BMI partnered with the Rhode Island Hospitality Association (RIHA) for the first annual Rhode Island Songwriters Festival held recently (8/21/15) in Providence. The event featured five BMI-affiliated artists and songwriters, including Jared Mullins, Travis Denning, Phillip White, George Teren and Frank Myers. The event was held at the Rhode Island Convention Center and festival attendees were treated to a special VIP meet-and-greet before the show kicked-off. In addition, RIHA member restaurants provided food and drinks during the show. RIHA represents more than 600 foodservice, hotels and hospitality members in the state of Rhode Island.