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Onsite ARA Show resources for Tuesday

By Brock Huffstutler

February 20, 2024

The list of resources below is designed to help attendees make the most of their time during The ARA Show™ on Tuesday, Feb. 20.

Today’s schedule:
The location is the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, unless otherwise noted. Ticket information can be found here or by visiting Registration.

7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Registration open

7:45 – 9 a.m.
Women in Rental Breakfast
Tickets are $40 per person for American Rental Association (ARA) members; $50 per person for prospective members. This breakfast is sponsored by Alert Rental Software, Barreto Manufacturing, Catalyst Strategic Advisors, Ditch Witch, John Deere and Toro.

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Exhibit hall open, Halls D-J

5 – 6:30 p.m.
ARA Foundation Charity Auction and Reception
The auction and reception are sponsored by Ditch Witch, Mi-T-M Corp., Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (America), SANY America and Trime US.

7 – 10 p.m.
ARA’s Tuesday Night Event featuring Mitchell Tenpenny at House of Blues New Orleans
This event is sponsored by John Deere, SANY America and Toro.

Shuttle schedule:
Throughout The ARA Show complimentary shuttle buses will be available to take attendees from official show hotels to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, with the exception of the Hampton Inn & Suites New Orleans Convention Center, Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans Convention Center, Hyatt Place New Orleans Convention Center, New Orleans Marriott Warehouse Arts District Hotel and SpringHill Suites Convention Center, which are all within walking distance.

Click here to view the shuttle bus service — sponsored by Bluebird Turf Products; LBX Co., Maker of Link-Belt Excavators; and Perkins Engines.

The ARA Show app:
Attendees can get complete show details at their fingertips with The ARA Show app — sponsored by LBX Co., Maker of Link-Belt Excavators. The app can be found on the same app as the 2019-2023 shows. If you still see information from a past show when you open that app, tap the “Settings” icon in the top right corner then on “Exit to Show List.” From there, you’ll see the 2024 show in the list. Tap on it then on “Download” to open this year’s information.

The ARA Show app can be used to help you plan for education sessions, bookmark exhibitors to visit and find their booths, keep up with the show’s schedule of events and more.

Where to find Wi-Fi:
Free wireless hot spot services are provided for individual users in all public locations at the convention center. To access, select the network named: MCCNOFREEWIFI. No password is required.

Where to eat at the convention center:
The Lagniappe Food Court is located in Lobby F and the Streetcar Café is located in Lobby G and Lobby J with additional seating available. Concessions also will be located throughout the show floor.

Show Rest Stops:
The Show Rest Stops are located on the show floor in Booth No. 4249 in the Construction section, Booth No. 1545 in the General Tool section and Booth No. 845 in the Event section. The Show Rest Stops provide comfortable seating, tables, coffee, water and a charging station for electronics. The Show Rest Stops are sponsored by Texada Software and Yanmar Compact Equipment North America.

Rental Management resources:
The ARA Show Directory, The Hot List and the February issue of Rental Management will be available onsite near Registration.

The ARA Show Directory has full details on all the exhibitors and their products, Show-Only Specials, a show floor map, show schedule, education and event descriptions and more. A digital version can be found here.

The Hot List is a special issue that was mailed with the January issue of Rental Management and features exhibitor products that are new to the equipment and event rental industry. This supplement is available in a digital format and also is available onsite in New Orleans.

The February issue of Rental Management includes additional show information along with industry news, tips and advice articles and profiles on those in the equipment and event rental industry.

During the show, The ARA Show Daily — a special email sent each morning of the show — will give attendees and exhibitors the most up-to-date show information so they can hit the ground running each day in New Orleans.