Serving the Canadian rental industry for over 50 years. 



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Providing resources to over 11,000 rental operations around the globe, ARA is the leading association for the international rental community. View the below video to learn about ARA’s mission, strategic plan and how we are partnering with our members to invest in the future of rental.

ARA is your leading association for rental.

For over 50 years ARA has supported members in Canada with training, business resources, and networking opportunities. Through our strategic plan we are continuing to invest in programs that advance education, technology, consumer awareness, workforce development and research. ARA offers:




Access to 100s of education and training programs not offered anywhere else through our RentalU online learning platform.

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Your store’s representation on the world’s largest online rental store locator, Rental HQ, with a consistent digital advertising campaign driving traffic to the site.


The ARA Show™

Attendance at The ARA Show, the world’s largest rental trade show and convention featuring over 700 exhibitors, exclusive show-only buying specials and numerous networking opportunities.

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HR Program

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

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Simplified Payments

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

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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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