Nominate those deserving of ARA industry awards
By Connie Lannan

Nominate those deserving of ARA industry awards

You can play a big role in helping the American Rental Association (ARA) recognize rental operators, as well as manufacturers and suppliers, who have gone above and beyond to help the equipment and event rental industry thrive for all who depend upon it for their livelihood.

All it takes is a nomination from you. Review the award descriptions and criteria below. Then submit your nomination(s) at by Aug. 12. All recipients selected will be honored at the Industry Awards Lunch during The ARA Show™ 2023 in Orlando.

Hall of Fame Award

This award, open to all ARA general, associate and independent manufacturing representative (IMR) members (living or deceased), recognizes an individual who has made a significant and positive impact on the rental industry at the national and/or international levels. Nominees will be reviewed on their leadership skills, industry impact, ingenuity, industry stability capabilities and personal commitment to the industry.

Industry Contributor Awards

These awards recognize ARA general and associate members as well as IMRs who have demonstrated long-term leadership and service to the association, made a significant contribution in a defined area of association service and/or made a significant impact on the association or industry at the national, state or local levels.

For more information on these awards, see the insert in the July issue of Rental Management.

Connie Lannan

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Connie Lannan is special projects editor for Rental Management. She helps plan, coordinate, write and edit ARA’s quarterly regional newsletters, In Your Region. She also researches, writes and edits news and feature articles for Rental Management, Rental Pulse, supplements, special reports and other special projects. Outside of work, she loves to bake for others, go for walks with her husband and volunteer for her church and causes she believes in.

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