Aug. 29, 2013 – GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky., gives rental operators a chance to see and test the latest products, including outdoor power, light construction and landscape equipment. Attendees can start by checking out the newest innovations in the New Products Showcase, then visit the booths to hear the selling points of those products. Finally, they can visit the 19-acre Outdoor Demo Area to experience them in action. This fall's show takes place October 23 to 25.
Aug. 23, 2013 – Trade Show Executive magazine announced its list of the fastest-growing trade shows in the US, with The Rental Show among those recognized. The Trade Show Executive Fastest 50 ranks the top 50 trade shows in three separate categories – growth in total attendance, number of exhibiting companies and net square feet of exhibit space. The Rental Show was on all three lists, one of 16 shows to appear on each.
Aug. 1, 2013—MCM Events, the conferences and events division of Maximum Capacity Media, publisher of Crane & Rigging Hot Line magazine, has announced that Skip Ohman, technical advisor at The Crosby Group, will deliver a paper to this year’s Crane & Rigging Conference Canada, Oct. 22-23 at the Edmonton Marriott at River Cree Resort, Edmonton, Alberta. Ohman, a mechanical engineer, will give a presentation titled “Heavy Lift Systems: Selecting Today’s Materials for the Components”. Although retired, he continues to support Crosby as a technical advisor, having been involved in the rigging and lifting business since 1974 when he joined The Crosby Group as an engineer.
The Canadian Rental Mart will be back March 18 to 19, 2014, at its familiar venue in the Toronto Congress Centre. All the great features of last years’ tremendously successful show will be in place, plus some new twists.
Jeff Campbell was pretty pleased. Encouraged by comments he heard at the Canadian Rental Association’s 29th annual regional trade show in Saint-Hyacinthe this March 26 and 27, he bought an Electric Eel drain camera.
The new Billy Goat DL 35 Series professional contractor/municipal electric-start debris loader comes powered by a Vanguard 35-horsepower air-cooled V-Twin Big Block engine.
The return of growth to the U.S. housing and construction markets spurred some great action at the American Rental Association’s annual industry gathering, The Rental Show in Las Vegas.
Show-only discounts could bring our trade shows back to a better future.
Apr. 17, 2013 – This is the week for the country’s largest heavy equipment event, the National Heavy Equipment Show, which starts tomorrow at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont. “We are very excited to return to Mississauga for the 13th edition of this event,” says national show manager Mark Cusack. “At this stage of the game we have our largest exhibitor base ever. We are nearing capacity with new bookings still coming in.”
March 19, 2013 - Some bad luck with the weather left at least 50 badges unused at the 2013 Canadian Rental Association Prairie Show on March 16, but over 100 attendees browsed the excellent selection of machinery, equipment and party supplies on display, even though the police were telling Saskatchewan residents not to use the highways. Many exhibitors, including Cavalier, Weber, Rentquip and National Hose were offering show-only price specials.
Mar. 11, 2013 - Industry professionals are invited to join their peers for the 2013 William F. Troxler Memorial Golf Tournament, March 18, at The Quarry Golf Club in San Antonio, Texas. The tournament will be held in conjunction with the 2013 World of Asphalt Show and Conference, slated for March 19 to 21 at San Antonio’s Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.
Mar. 7, 2013 -- There are two additional seminars that have been announced for the 2013 Prairie Regional Tradeshow: "Social Media Strategy" with Harley Rivet and "Understanding Customer Service: The Wow Factor" with Marielle Gauthier.
March 4, 2013 - Numbers were up at the Canadian Rental Association's Atlantic trade show, held March 2 at the Ramada Plaza Crystal Palace in Moncton, N.B. About 64 rental operators attended, taking in an ever-growing array of light equipment and tools and attending the banquet and casino night. That growth is making for a tight fit at the Ramada, and the show may need to seek a larger venue soon.
Feb. 28, 2013 - The 2013 CRA Atlantic Small Equipment and Tool Show kicks off tomorrow in Dieppe, N.B. at the Ramada Plaza Crystal Palace. The events start with the Members Meeting March 1 at 5 p.m. All members in attendence at the meeting will be eligible to win an iPad Mini. The meeting will be followed by the trade show banquet and a Chinese Auction at 6 p.m. The trade show floor with will open with 40 exhibitors Saturday, March 2 at 9 a.m.
Feb. 4, 2013 -The Canadian Rental Association has confirmed that Mike Blaisdell, American Rental Association president, will attend the Prairie Show in Saskatoon, Sask., on March 16. Canada is considered Region 10 of the American Rental Association, and Blaisdell will be promoting the dual nature of membership in the CRA.
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Coming Events

BC Regional Trade Show
January 18-19, 2019
World of Concrete
January 22-25, 2019
Canadian Concrete Expo
February 6-7, 2019
The ARA Show
February 17-20, 2019

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