RENTAL INNOVATION CONFERENCE & EXHIBITS

Gaylord Texan Resort & Conference Center | Dallas, Texas

March 9 & 10, 2022

 

 

 

 

ARA'S FIRST EQUIPMENT RENTAL INDUSTRY INNOVATION EVENT

Join the American Rental Association for the first Rental Innovation Conference & Exhibits as we deliver two days of high-impact education and exhibits focused on new technology and innovations to advance the equipment rental industry. This is the first event of its kind - and the ONLY opportunity in 2022 - for the equipment rental segment to meet and explore innovative ideas and technologies, buy equipment, and network with like-minded peers.

Equipment rental industry professionals seeking to improve customer experience and operational efficiencies in their business can’t afford to miss this two-day, immersive learning and networking experience. Key leaders in the equipment rental industry will offer best practices and share their critical insights regarding how to prepare for the future. 

No matter the size or scale of your business, the Rental Innovation Conference and Exhibits will have something for everyone looking to capitalize on the best technologies available. If you want to gain insight and increase your knowledge of current technology to advance your business - this conference is for you!

Schedule

March 8: Set Up Day

Time Session Intended for
All Day Exhibitor Move In Exhibitors

March 9: Conference & Exhibits Schedule

Time Session
8 - 9:15 AM Breakfast & General Session
Keynote Speaker
9:30 - 10:30 AM                           Breakout Education Sessions
10:45 - 12 PM   Breakout Education Sessions
12 - 1:30 PM Lunch & General Session - The Future of Rental Survey & Large Rental Company Panel
1:30 - 5:30 PM                 Exhibit Hall Open 
4:30 - 5:30 PM Exhibit Hall Welcome Reception

March 10: Conference & Exhibits

Time Session
8 - 9:15 AM                   Breakfast & General Session 
Construction/Industrial Contractor Panel 
9:30 - 12 PM Exhibit Hall Open
12 - 1:30 PM   Lunch & General Session
Original Equipment Manufacturer/Independent Rental Company Panel
1:30 - 5 PM   Exhibit Hall Open
5:30 - 7:30 PM  Innovation Networking Reception

March 11: Exhibitor Break Down

Time Session Intended for
All Day Exhibitor Move Out Exhibitors 

Education & Speakers

 

Keynote Speaker & General Session

 

Operational Efficiency Education 

Learn from industry leaders and innovators which tools and best practices you can employ to create organizational and operational excellence within your equipment rental business.

Customer Experience Education

There is always room to elevate your customer experience.  With an array of technologies available, you may not always know which is best for creating a great customer experience within your business.  Learn new ways to enhance the customer experience at the Rental Innovation Conference & Exhibits. 

 
 

Hotel Information

Reserve Your Stay

To make reservations by phone please call: Toll Free 24/7 number: 877.491.5138

For speed and convenience please mention the conference name: American Rental Association

ARA Discount Rate: $224 plus $20 resort fee and taxes.

Room reservations must be made on or before February 15, 2022. Room reservation requests after this date will be subject to hotel availability at the rack rate.

Frequently asked questions

  • What is the Rental Innovation Conference & Exhibits?

    The Rental Innovation Conference & Exhibits is a two-day event for the equipment segment focusing on rental technology and innovation. The goal of this conference is to advance technology and innovations within the equipment rental industry through educational sessions and networking opportunities ...

    The Conference offers our equipment associate & general members an excellent opportunity to meet, network, and do business – a rental industry opportunity that would otherwise not occur until The ARA Show planned for Orlando, Florida February 12-15, 2023. The show floor will be filled with leading-edge technologies and innovations and live demonstrations by the equipment industry's best and brightest manufacturers and technology companies. March 9th will offer a half-day of instruction with two general sessions and four breakout education sessions covering an array of essential innovation topics. The sessions will cover customer experience and operational excellence as it relates to innovation and technology.  Following sessions, there will be a full afternoon of exhibition.  March 10th will commence with a general session followed by a full day of exhibits! The show portion of this event will be an opportunity for associate members to network and promote their products and services.
  • When and where is the Rental Innovation Conference & Exhibits?

    The Rental Innovation Conference & Exhibits will take place at the Gaylord Texan Resort ...

    The Rental Innovation Conference & Exhibits will take place at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas on March 9 & 10, 2022.
  • Is this event meant to replace The ARA Show?

    No. While the Rental Innovation Conference & Exhibits will be the only opportunity ...

    No. While the Rental Innovation Conference & Exhibits will be the only opportunity through ARA for equipment members to network and do business in person in 2022, the Conference’s primary goal is to create a forum for members to learn and adopt innovations and technologies.  The next ARA Show will take place in Orlando, Florida, February 12 - 15, 2023.
  • How will COVID 19 be addressed?

    We plan to follow all state and local guidance. As the event ...

    We plan to follow all state and local guidance. As the event gets closer, we will have more details to share.
  • Who can attend?

    All General, Associate, and Independent Manufacturer Representative members in the equipment segment will receive an invitation to participate ...

    All General, Associate, and Independent Manufacturer Representative members in the equipment segment will receive an invitation to participate. In addition, technology companies uniquely beneficial to our members will receive invitations to sponsor, participate in educational sessions, and exhibit. For the first time, we will be inviting non-members and promoting this show internationally as the largest and only rental technology conference.
  • How is the Rental Innovation Conference & Exhibits different from other ARA events?

    This will be the first in-person event where equipment rental technology and innovation ...

    This will be the first in-person event where equipment rental technology and innovation will take center stage. We will provide unprecedented access to rental innovations and best practices that equipment rental businesses of all sizes and at all stages of tech adoption can benefit from and use. Industry leaders and subject matter experts in rental technology will be available to offer their take on the future of innovation in the equipment rental industry. Attendees will be given exclusive access to reporting and insights into the technology and industry only available through the show.
  • What topics can I expect to learn about at the Rental Innovation Conference & Exhibits?

    The intent of the conference is to explore innovation in many categories ...

    The intent of the conference is to explore innovation in many categories, including Digitization, Electrification, Telematics / IoT (Internet of Things), Data Analytics, Autonomy/AI (Artificial Intelligence), and AR/VR (Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality).
  • Will I be able to view education and general sessions remotely or online?

    Yes. The education sessions will be available ...

    Yes. The education sessions will be available to view via an invitation-only live stream on the app.  More information coming soon!