The Trade Show News Network (TSNN) released the 2013 TSNN Top 250 Trade Show rankings of the largest shows in the U.S. last year, and The Rental Show 2013 was ranked in the Top 100 for the third straight year.
The credit will be available to eligible employers for two consecutive taxable years and employers that can benefit from the credit this year but did not claim it on their tax return still can file an amended return.
ARA says rental store attendance at The Rental Show 2014 increased nearly 5 percent over 2013, with attendees traveling from 43 countries to the 58th edition of the largest equipment rental-specific convention and trade show.
At its 12th annual meeting, held at The Rental Show 2014 in Orlando, FL, the Global Rental Alliance (GRA) released the 2012 combined rental revenue figure among the GRA associations representing $US 73 Billion.
Construction and industrial equipment rentals continued to produce the largest share of 2013 rental revenues of any U.S. segment with $22.3 billion followed by the general tool segment at $8.5 billion.
The equipment rental industry forecast in the U.S. calls for 8.4 percent growth in 2014, led by a projected growth of 9.1 percent in the construction equipment rental sector as noted by the American Rental Association (ARA).
For the second year in a row, The Rental Show has sold out exhibit space. More than 675 exhibitors have signed up for the Orlando event, to be held Feb. 9-12, 2014 at the Orange County Convention Center.
Two rental industry veterans will become the newest inductees into the Rental Hall of Fame next February. The late T. Charles (Charlie) McCourt and John (Jack) Greenfield will be formally inducted on Feb. 10.
The American Rental Association (ARA), in conjunction with several other business organizations, has been focusing on two provisions within the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that could significantly impact small businesses.
Candidates for the American Rental Association (ARA) board elections have been selected. Ballots will be mailed to the designated voting representatives of all ARA members in mid-July and be due on Sept. 4.
Attendance at The Rental Show was up this year, marking the fourth straight year of increased attendance growth. According to the American Rental Association, the total number of attendees was 5,365 from 2,480 rental businesses.
The past few years have taken the rental industry on another upswing, evidenced by what we saw at this year's Rental Show in Las Vegas. There was a palpable energy, a feeling of optimism that you could see and hear upon entering the show floor.
American Rental Association (ARA) equipment rental store owners and managers as well as product suppliers responding to the latest ARA economic survey reported very strong growth throughout 2012 and continued optimism for additional growth in 2013.