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Event Overview:

The Rental Show is the American Rental Association\'s annual convention and trade show for the equipment rental industry. It features construction/industrial equipment, general tool/homeowner equipment and party/special event equipment, as well as rental-specific seminars and industry networking.

Attendee Information:

Education and Networking Events: Two Strong Show Traditions

Running a successful business takes more than the right equipment - you also need the knowledge to make it profitable. The Rental Show delivers 22 educational sessions on everything from Internet marketing and managing finances to motivating employees and delighting customers, so you can focus on what’s important to you.

Then there\'s networking. Attendees have counted on The Rental Show as the place to connect with their peers since the very first Show in 1956. Today, Show events continue to provide the opportunities you’re looking for to meet and connect with rental professionals from around the world. Take advantage of these opportunities to meet more people and learn more ways to help your business grow.

Your business depends on profit. Increase yours at The Rental Show. Grow your profits with:

    New products from 650+ exhibitors
    23 rental-specific seminars
    Top-notch networking opportunities

Exhibitor Information:

What is the one source the equipment rental industry relies on for new products, the latest revenue-generating trends and trusted vendors? The Rental Show, of course. And The Rental Show has been the gathering spot for the rental industry since the American Rental Association began with 21 business owners back in 1955. The Show is currently riding a six-year wave of continued attendance growth, which reflects the dynamic of the industry during this decade.

The Rental Show\'s trade show floor includes the following departments:

Construction/Industrial Equipment is almost exclusively rented by construction firms or contractors and is normally towed or driven to a job site. Examples include earthmoving equipment such as backhoes, excavators and trenchers; access equipment such as aerial work platforms and telehandlers; and large generators.

General Tool/Homeowner Equipment is usually rented by small contractors and do-it-yourself (DIY) homeowners and most can be transported by car or in the back of a pickup truck. The equipment is used for light construction, including building renovations and additions, concrete work and landscaping.

Party/Special Event Equipment covers rental of products to consumers for celebrations such as weddings, graduations and parties, and to corporations for promotional, recreational and special events. It includes such items as tents, tables and chairs, linens, tableware and other equipment specifically rented for parties or events.

About ARA:

The American Rental Association (ARA), located in Moline, Ill., is the international nonprofit trade association for equipment rental businesses and manufacturers and suppliers of rental equipment.

Our members are located in every U.S. state, every Canadian province and more than 30 countries worldwide.

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Conference/Event Dates: 02/26/2017 - 03/01/2017
Expo/Exhibit Dates: 02/27/2017 - 03/01/2017
Expo/Exhibit Hours: Mon, 10am-5pm; Tues, 9am-5pm; Wed, 8am-1pm
First Move-In Date: 02/24/2017
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Construction Equipment
Other Industries: Architecture & Construction, Associations: Trade / Professional, Building & Construction, Business, Construction Equipment, Design Services, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - General, Other / Miscellaneous
Estimated Attendance: 11,000
Audience: Rental Equipment Manufacturers & Suppliers
Notes: Past Attendee Demographics:

- 91% make, recommend or influence final purchase decisions in their companies
- 64% plan to purchase equipment at The Rental Show
- 50% will meet with at least 21 exhibitors
- 48% plan to purchase equipment within the next six months
Venue: Orange County Convention Center
Venue Phone: (800) 345-9845
Venue Type: Indoor - Convention Center
Official Conference Hotel:Hotel Information:
Conference Hotel URL:
Number of Exhibitors:650+ (Previous Year)
Show Owner:American Rental Association (ARA)
Show Manager:Freeman
Exhibitor Prospectus:Click Here
Sponsorship: Yes

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
Associate Member - Booth $18 per sq. ft.   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
Associate Member - Corner Additional $100 per corner   Water: n/a
Non Member - Booth $36 per sq. ft.   Generator: n/a
Non Member - Corner Additional $200 per corner   Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Yes
Other Booth Sizes Available: Yes

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