Serving the Canadian rental industry for over 50 years.

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ARA is your leading association for rental.

ARA has been supporting the Canadian equipment and event rental industry for over 50 years and we serve over 700 rental locations across Canada. When you join ARA today, you will gain immediate access to the following benefits:

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ARA now offers insurance products specific to Canadian rental operations.


Join our various Facebook networking groups; Equipment, Event, YPN, or Women in Rental.

The ARA Show™

Attend the largest rental event in world.

RentalWorks website

HR Program

Consultation with a trusted HR partner with three offices located in Canada.

best practices documents

Ready-to-Rent Tags

Discounted pricing for members with the option for customization.

equipment rental recruitment kit

Simplified Payments

Your membership payments can be made in Canadian funds via check.


Access to 100's of education and training programs not offered anywhere else.

job portal

Your store’s representation on the world’s largest online rental store locator.

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Account Specialist

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The American Rental Association (ARA) is dedicated to advancing the equipment and event rental community. As the international trade association for the industry, ARA is a business partner that’s committed to your success.

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