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Come one, come all to the Midwest Expo, Sept 13-14!

TThe Ohio Rental Dealers Association have announced the dates and agenda for their annual Midwest Expo. The meeting and tradeshow will take place on Tuesday, September 13th and Wednesday, September 14th at the Crowne Plaza in Columbus, Ohio. This year’s meeting promises five great trainings and a collection of nearly 300 RTO professionals from the Midwest. See below for agenda and registration forms. Location and hotel accommodations Crowne Plaza Columbus North 6500 Doubletree Ave. Columbus, OH 43229 Please call hotel to reserve your stay at 614/885-1885. Agenda Tuesday, September 13th
  • 3:00PM: Registration Open
  • 5:00PM: Show opening in Pavilion with Ohio’s State Treasurer, Josh Mandel
  • 5:15PM: Show floor open for dealers
  • 6:00PM: Dinner served on floor
    • Sponsored by TRIB Group and Symbol Mattress
  • 8:00PM: Show floor closes
  • 8:15PM: Casino Night begins in the Pavilion
    • Sponsored by D&H Distributing Co., Benefit Marketing Solutions and Coaster Co. of America
  • 10:00PM: Casino Night ends
Wednesday, September 14th
  • 8:30AM: Breakfast on the Show floor
    • Sponsored by Progressive Furniture
  • 9:00AM: Show floor opens
  • 11:30AM: Show floor closes
  • 11:30AM – 12:30PM: Lunch in the Pavilion
    • Sponsored by RES Accessories, National Coverage and PTS Direct Benefits & Financial Service
  • 12:40PM – 4:00PM: Training sessions from our Presentation Vendors
    • Symbol Mattress (Cardinal Room), Whirlpool Corp (Ohio Room), Ashley Furniture (Capitol Room), O’Rourke Sales Co. (Salon E), D&H Distributing Co. (Salon F)
    • Dealers can pick 4 of 5 sessions:
      • 12:30 – 1:15PM, 1:20 – 2:05PM and 2:10 – 2:55PM, 3:00 – 3:45PM
      • Each session will seat 24 people (seating is first come first served)
Click here to download the 2016 Midwest Expo Schedule. Registration Download exhibitor form.. Download Attendee form. To register or questions regarding registration contact APRO’s Finance and Programs Director, Tulisha Wendele at 800/204-2776, ext. 111 or email at For more information about the event subscribe to RTO Today for updates or contact Mike Tissot at or Keith Ferriman at

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