By Patrick Flannery
Well-known industry leader, Angie Venekamp, will join the Women in Rental panel, March 8 at the Canadian Rental Mart in Mississauga, Ont. There, she will share her experiences and insights on the progress and challenges women have faced in the Canadian rental world, and discuss ways to make our stores more welcoming places for women going forward.
Angie is general manager of Rental Network, an equipment and event rental house in Squamish, B.C. She is presently the American Rental Association Region 10 Director representing Canada on the ARA board of directors. For at least 15 years, Angie has been a prominent leader in the B.C. and Canadian rental community, rising through all the chairs in the B.C. local of the Canadian Rental Association between 2008 and 2011 and serving as the B.C. National Director from 2009 through 2016. She was honoured as ARA Region 10 Person of the Year in 2012 and as one of Canadian Rental Service’s Top 10 Under 40 in 2013. She has participated in the ARA Party and Event Shared Interest Group, attended the ARA Leadership Conference and job-shadowed in Camden, Australia, as part of the ARA Foundation International Leadership Program.
The Rental Mart returns as a live event March 8 and 9 at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont.