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Today’s upcoming events – Sunday, Feb. 18

By Brock Huffstutler

February 18, 2024

Attendees at The ARA Show™ have the opportunity to attend three unique events today — Sunday, Feb. 18.

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  
ARA Industry Awards Lunch  
This lunch will be held in the La Nouvelle Ballroom at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center between the morning and afternoon education sessions.

Attendees will have the opportunity to network with others in the industry. This event also will recognize American Rental Association (ARA) members for their contributions, including recognizing those earning the industry’s highest honor, induction into the Rental Hall of Fame.

Advance registration and ticket required. The ARA Industry Awards Lunch is sponsored by Ditch Witch, SANY America and Trime US.

5 – 7 p.m.  
ARA Young Professionals Network Reception  
This exclusive event is designed for ARA Young Professional Network (YPN) members — those between the ages of 18 and 40. The event will be held at Fulton Alley, where you can build your network and discuss the rental industry in a casual environment. Learn from your new contacts while bowling, playing darts, or competing in other games. You’ll have full access to the entire venue, hosted bar service and food stations as you connect with your peers.

Tickets are $100 per person. Advance ticket and registration are required. Those interested in joining YPN can join for free at The YPN Reception is sponsored by Allen Engineering Corp., BOMAG Americas, Ditch Witch, Point of Rental Software and RubbleCrusher.

5 – 8 p.m.  
Canadian Hospitality Reception  
Connect and mingle with your fellow Canadian rental industry professionals during an evening of drinks and hors d’oeuvres at Generations Hall. Leadership Impact Award winners will be recognized for their contribution to the rental community at the event.

This event is exclusive for ARA members residing in Canada. Tickets are complimentary, but you must register to attend. The Canadian Hospitality Reception is sponsored by ARA; Barreto Manufacturing; Chicago Pneumatic Power Technique; Ditch Witch; ERC Provider; Point of Rental Software; RubbleCrusher; Sullair – A Hitachi Global Air Power Brand; and Trackunit.