Association of Progressive Rental Organizations | America’s Champion for Rent-to-Own

Your business will not want to miss RTO Education Day at Fuse 2017

BeachBall_CircleA_Galveston_Fuse17_RTOHQND16APRO has curated the most valuable RTO Education Day at this year’s Fuse: APRO’s National Rent-to-Own Convention where you can get the best resources specific to your business. Sessions will cover a broad range of topics that will greatly benefit your company’s long term success as well on the day-to-day. Some of the RTO session topics include:
  • Store Manager Tips
  • Customer Loyalty
  • Digital Marketing
  • Website Strategies
  • RTO Legal Issues Explained
  • Human Resources
  • Bed Bugs

Thursday May 11

All sessions take place at Galveston Island Convention Center
8 a.m.-12 p.m. APRO’s Giving Back Project Please stop by the Galveston Island Convention Center registration areafor five minutes or an hourand help assemble care packages for Operation Gratitude. Click here to read more about Operation Gratitude.
Grand Ballroom Pre-Function/Level 2
8-8:30 a.m. Complimentary Continental Breakfast Sponsored by Buddy’s Home Furnishings
Grand Ballroom-Level 2
8:30-9:30 a.m. Opening Session: Hug Your Haters; How to Embrace Complaints and Keep Your Customers Jay Baer Bestselling business author and customer service and online marketing expert
Level 1 Galleon I Galleon II Galleon III Yacht-Vendor Presentations
9:40-10:40 a.m. Youtility: Why Smart Marketing is About Help, Not Hype

Jay Baer

Your Most Valuable Asset— Your People!

Laura Emerson The Premier Companies

APRO 2017 Statistical Survey Results

Greg Manns Industry Insights

Is Your Healthcare Spending Out of Control?

David Huerta & Bob Duch Cost Plus Advisors

10:50 -11:50 a.m. Get the Most from Public Company Disclosures Nick Mitchell Northcoast Research RTO Triage: Diagnose What Ails Your Business and Cure It! Mike Tissot Rent-2-Own Are Bed Bugs Bugging Your Business? Nick Robards Robards Pest Control

Payment Card Industry Compliance: Don’t Leave Your Business Open to Attack

Thomas Vavrin Process Point

Grand Ballroom-Level 2
12-1 p.m Education Day Networking Luncheon Sponsored by Whirlpool
Level 1 Galleon I Galleon II Galleon III
1:15-2:15 p.m.

Secrets of Top Store Managers

Keith Brock, Rent-A-Center; Jeremy England, Countryside; Vincent Jarbo, Bestway.


2017 RTO Legal Update

Ed Winn APRO Legal Counsel

Ignite Your Brand and Fuel Your Growth: Turning Your Website Into a Sales Machine

Andrew Catapano WOW!brands

Grand Ballroom Pre-Function/Level 2
2:15-2:30 p.m. Seminar Break Sponsored by RES Accessories
Grand Ballroom-Level 2
2:30-3:30 p.m. Closing Session: Leading Through Uncertainty Matthew Dowd Special Correspondent and Analyst for ABC News, bestselling author and campaign strategist
Click here to view a video of this year’s opening keynote speaker Jay Baer. Reminder: Hotel deadline is Monday April 10th. Plan your stay today! Click here for full schedule and registration information. Fuse17_HR

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