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The 2022 Rental Rally Trade Show!
January 24 - 26
South Point Casino Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.





 

Rental Rally Tradeshow 2022
Education Day 

PREPARE FOR TOMORROW
BY
ELECTRIFYING TODAY
STAKE 'N STAGE: DRAPE IT UP & HOLD IT DOWN!
AND
EXCAVATOR BASKETBALL COMPETITION!!

SIGN UP TO ATTEND CRA'S EDUCATION DAY ON MONDAY, JANUARY 24, 2022.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS -
9:00 AM
Speaker: Tom Shay
Topic:  Small Businesses Don't Die; They Just Commit Suicide!

Tom Shay’s Experiences as a fourth generation small business owner provides him with the knowledge and background to present tried and proven ideas to assist owners, managers, and staff with the day to day operation of their business.  He presents time tried ideas on the topics of business strategy marketing, staff education, sales and financial management.  As a speaker, Tom has earned the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) distinction, an honor that has been earned by less than 8% of speakers worldwide.  See why small businesses don’t die, they inadvertently commit suicide.

10:15 AM
Speaker: Kyle McLaughlin
Topic: Resiliency: Ensuring Your Business is prepared for the Next COVID

After 15 years of producing some of the world’s most recognizable sporting & entertainment events – Kyle’s seen it all, from high-octane global mega events to fledging fund-raising concepts for non-profits.  Kyle’s experience includes years in the production agency space and serving as the executive producer on a wide array of civic, corporate, sports, entertainment and festival events across the US.  A frequent lecturer, panelist & industry educator across North America, Europe & Asia – Kyle’s expertise in strategic growth, large scale event management & risk management have helped organizations of all sizes reach their maximum potential & protect their vital interests.  Join Kyle for an in-depth look at disruption-proofing your business for the next global crisis, and ensuring that you’re poised to survive and thrive when the unthinkable occurs.

11:30 AM - Bus Transport to Dig The Vegas / Lunch  ( proviced by Flat Top's Burgers & Shakes)

12: 30 PM - 3:00 PM
- Party Sessions: Stake 'N Stage: Drape It Up and Hold It Down!
Speaker: Dan Dunstan, Rainier Tent
Topic: Draping Ideas for your Tent Rentals


Speaker: Bryan Bolt, Top Tec Products
Topic: Hold It Down! A Demonstration of Efficient Arnchoring Techniques
  • A tow truck will be used to simulate Mother Nature
  • What types of anchors have a place in the tent industry
  • Anchoring efficiently when the ground is marginal
  • Objective, scientific study of various staking configurations
  • Actually see what works and what doesn’t
12: 30 PM - 3:00 PM - Equipment Sessions: Prepare for Tomorrow by Electrifying Today
Try It Before You Buy It
  • Makita will give in depth presentations of their newest battery powered saws, drills and other tools (45 min. approx.)
  • Toro and Barreto will have live demos of their trenchers (45 min. approx.)
  • Volvo and Sonsray will have live demos of their excavators (45 min. approx.)
12: 30 PM - 3:00 PM - EXCAVATOR BASKETBALL COMPETITION!!


4:00 PM - 4:30 PM - Bus Transportation to South Point

 


About CRA

The California Rental Association (CRA), located in Sacramento, CA, is a nonprofit trade association representing the equipment and party rental industry since 1946.

CRA is governed by a Board of Directors composed of a 17 rental center members plus 5 Associate members.

Our member-led committees are charged with acting in the best interests of the association and shaping CRA’s programs and policy proposals.

The association staff is directed in these efforts by the Executive Director.