As an ORA Member, You'll Save an Average of $150 on Music Licensing Fees with BMI.

It’s the law, so why not save money?

ORA Preferred Vendor BMI represents the public performance rights in millions of musical works created and owned by hundreds of thousands of songwriters, composers, and music publishers. BMI negotiates music license agreements and distributes the fees it generates as royalties to its affiliated writers and publishers when their songs are performed in public.

As a member of the Ohio Restaurant Association, you are entitled to special savings on your BMI Music License for Eating & Drinking Establishments! This program provides the following discounts for each individually licensed industry member of the ORA:

  • 5% Membership discount

  • 5% Online Payment discount when you pay your licensing fees online

  • 10% ADDITIONAL individual Timely Payment discount when you pay within 30 days of each annual license renewal invoice

For more information, contact Jessica Frost at 800.925.8451 or at

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