A program focused on health and safety while operating in a new business environment.
Turning rental staff into rental professionals.
ARA Insurance is the leading insurer of American Rental Association members. Because rental is our only business, we have a stake in your success.
ARA offers many opportunities to network and learn from your peers
ARA supports the equipment and event rental community through initiatives that serve the industry.
With ARA Rentalytics, ARA members can access macroeconomic data and information about what's happening with revenue and drivers of rental revenue.
Each issue is packed with information, including risk management advice, store profiles, business management stories, products and much more.
The Certified Event Rental Professional (CERP) program is offered exclusively by ARA for event rental professionals. The program is available to all ARA members that have been employed at an event rental store for at least six months. This in-depth, online program is designed to strengthen your knowledge, expertise, and commitment to the industry and your customers. This redesigned 23-course program focuses on front-of-the-house topics: fundamentals of the industry, customer service, sales, tabletop, inventory, and marketing.
Event rental professionals that have worked in an event rental store for at least six months and are committed to gaining a competitive edge and learning industry best practices.
The program is available to all ARA members that have been employed at an event rental store for at least six months.
This redesigned 23-course program focuses on front-of-the-house topics: fundamentals of the industry, customer service, sales, tabletop, inventory, and marketing. Students must complete all 23 courses by successfully completing a quiz at the end of each course and passing with an 80%.
The new CERP topics include:
When you become a CERP graduate, you will be sent marketing materials designed to help you raise awareness of your designation among your customers and potential customers. You will also be added to the FindaCERP locator that offers thousands of unique visitors and quality leads! Check out FindaCERP.com.
A 10% discount applies when five or more concurrent programs are purchased in a 12-month period. Email firstname.lastname@example.org prior to purchasing the programs and a coupon code will be emailed to you. The CERP program qualifies for the Employee Training Assistance Program which offers 50% off for training assistance. Apply for the Employee Training Assistance Program here.
Currently over 1,000 active Certified Event Rental Professionals.
Customers are looking for rental professionals, all year long.
We provide numerous networking opportunities including events at The ARA Show.
The ARA Foundation offers assistance paying for the Certified Event Rental Professional certification and other training opportunities by paying 50% of the training cost. Fill out our short application today!
You must complete CERP by 12/25/2022.
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