In a world where you can buy equipment from your desk with the click of a button, trade shows need to offer more than just a chance to browse product.
Jan. 26 - The Canadian Rental Mart is spicing up its offering to rental store attendees with free lift training. Pat Lipscomb of Occupational Safety Group will train attendees in all aspects of safe operation of aerial work platforms in the free, hands-on, eight-hour course. Course participants will receive documentation recognized by provincial labour safety authorities confirming they are trained in safe AWP operation. Labour regulations in Ontario and other jurisdictions now require anyone operating a lift device to have proof of safety training. Rental Mart training is provided free courtesy of Haulotte.
Jan. 26, 2016 - The Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show returns to the Moncton Coliseum Complex this spring, celebrating 30 years as a pillar of the industry. Taking place April 7th and 8th, 2016, this event is Atlantic Canada's most comprehensive heavy equipment show.
Jan. 26, 2016 - The B.C. Canadian Rental Association put on another lively show at the Cloverdale Agriplex in Langley, B.C., last weekend. Over 100 attendees toured 40 exhibitors in a new venue – the much larger main Agriplex building. The effect was a more open and inviting show floor with improved sight lines. The show began on the Friday afternoon and ran through Saturday, ending with the CRA B.C. banquet on Saturday evening. Banquet-goers were entertained by Billy Bagpipes and heard speeches from Jim Clipperton of Nor-Val Rentals, the local president; Angie Venekamp of Rental Network, the B.C. national director; and Tim Ranson of Cat Rentals in Edmonton, the national CRA president.
Jan. 12, 2016 - An new online service, KWIPPED, has created an Expedia-like online marketplace for consumers and contractors seeking equipment rentals. KWIPPED CEO Robert Preville will give an educational presentation at the Canadian Rental Mart on March 8 at 9:00 a.m. informing Canadian rental operators how they can profit from this innovative new service.
Dec. 15, 2015 - Registration is now open for the 2016 World of Asphalt Show & Conference and AGG1 Academy & Expo. Registering in advance for the co-located exhibitions saves time and money. One registration covers both shows.
Dec. 7, 2015 - Doosan will display a variety of heavy equipment in its booth — C5487 — in the Central Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center during the annual World of Concrete in Las Vegas, February 2 – 5, 2016.
December 2, 2015 - Point of Rental® Software, Inc., a provider of award-winning rental and inventory management software, saw a record high attendance at its sold out International Conference, which is hosted annually each fall.
Oct. 23, 2015 - Organizers and supporters of Crane & Rigging Conference Canada announce the full agenda of presentations, workshops, and panel discussions for the Nov. 9-10, 2015 event. Next month, safety and risk managers, crane and rigging supervisors, project managers, and crane owners will convene in Edmonton, Alberta. Offering a collaborative environment, the two-day conference is supported by the Canadian Hoisting & Rigging Safety Council, LEEA, and other owner, training, union, and credentialing organizations.
Oct. 23, 2015 - Strong exhibitor support has propelled World of Asphalt 2016 to record-breaking size with the show still five months away. Attendees will find more new companies and more of the latest equipment, products and technologies to examine and compare across more than 97,000 net square feet of exhibits.
Oct. 5, 2015 - ICUEE 2015, the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition, has set a show record as the largest ever with more than 18,000 registered attendees, and surpassing the last show by 13 percent. ICUEE 2015 runs September 29 - October 1, at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky.
Sept. 28, 2015 - The big iron will once again be on display at Tradex in Abbotsford during the Pacific Heavy Equipment Show, taking place May 13-14, 2016.
Sept. 28, 2015 - With more from sub-Saharan Africa, and high-caliber participants: BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA, which took place from September 15 to 18, 2015 at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, has established itself as the most important event for the sector in Africa.
Sept. 9, 2015 - It’s official - ICUEE 2015 will be the largest on record! At more than 27 acres of exhibits, with a record 900-plus exhibitors, including more than 200 companies new to the show, ICUEE 2015 will offer the largest and most comprehensive gathering of utility industry suppliers in the Western Hemisphere.
Sept. 9, 2015 - In March 1955, a group of 21 rental business owners from throughout the Midwest met in Moline, Ill., to establish what is today the American Rental Association (ARA). As the fledging association continued through its first year, they made plans to meet for a “general convention of rental operators” the following January in Kansas City, Mo. They decided if the convention was well received, they would hold it annually.

Coming Events

CRA Manitoba golf
August 22, 2019
CRA BC golf
September 6, 2019
CRA Ontario golf
September 17, 2019
ICUEE The Demo Expo
October 1-3, 2019
CRA Ontario Conference
November 7, 2019
The ARA Show
February 9-12, 2020

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