Canadian Rental Service

Michelle Nicol joins Women in Rental panel at Rental Mart

Alex Mackenzie   


The return of the Rental Mart LIVE is shaping up to be a can’t miss event. One of the top features of the event is the return of the Women in Rental panel that will take place on the first day of the show in conjunction with International Women’s Day, March 8, 2022, at the International Centre.

Michelle Nicol is an award-winning Account Manager & Festival Specialist with Higgins Event Rentals in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Having graduated from Seneca College in 2006 with High Honours in both the Event Management Program and the Visual Merchandising Arts Program, Michelle is an advocate for industry involvement and education. She is an active member in industry associations and enjoys serving on a variety of boards & committees. Michelle is currently the president of the Canadian Rental Association Ontario chapter’s board and a member of the Events & Tents shared interest group for the national association. Michelle was on the ILEA Toronto Board as a Director-At-Large following her term as vice president of Programs in 2011-2012 and is also on the Seneca College Event Management Program Advisory Committee. Michelle has completed the American Rental Associations CERP (Certified Event Rental Professional) program, and is one of a handful of Event Professionals in Canada to have obtained this prestigious designation. Michelle has the aptitude to coordinate all aspects of an event, from the initial planning stages, to designing CAD drawings, to overseeing the final installation on the job site. She has successfully supported events ranging in size from intimate gatherings to large trade shows as well as sporting events and festivals for thousands. Michelle’s life motto is “be a Fruit Loop in a world of Cheerios!” and she enjoys spending time with her Husband and 2 dogs, gardening and going on spontaneous road trips!

The Rental Mart returns as a live event March 8 and 9 at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont.

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