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

Welcome Store Managers!

We can’t wait to kick off the first-ever Small Batch Managers’ Experience specially designed for rent-to-own store managers next week at RTO World 2019! Even if you registered as a store manager for the full convention, make sure you don’t miss out on all the opportunities that are curated just for you in this special experience.

Reporting For Duty
Registration opens at noon on Tuesday, August 6,* on the Upper Concourse of the Kentucky International Convention Center. Lunch on Tuesday will be available for purchase right next to the RTO World registration desk. Check-in, grab lunch and head down to the Store Managers’ Meetup with your peers to share ideas, challenges, and solutions before breaking for the RTO Education sessions scheduled for the day. Breakfast and lunch will be provided on Wednesday, August 7.

Tuesday, August 6
12:00 – 12:30 PM  Store Managers’ Registration Check-in
12:30 – 1:30 PM    Store Managers’ Meetup
1:45 – 4:35 PM      RTO Education Breakout Sessions
                                 1:45 – 2:35 PM:  Breakout 1
                                 2:45 – 3:35 PM:  Breakout 2
                                 3:45 – 4:35 PM:  Breakout 3
Sponsored by High Touch Technologies
4:45 – 6:45 PM      Hot Show Welcome Reception & Sale
                              Sponsored by Whirlpool
9:00 PM                 Emerging Leaders Networking Social
                                Sponsored by Nationwide RentDirect

Wednesday, August 7
8:00 – 9:45 AM      Store Managers’ Expo Pre-show Sneak
                                Peek and Breakfast
10:00 – 2:00 PM     RTO Education Breakout Sessions
                                    10:00 – 10:50 AM:  Breakout 1
                                    11:00 – 11:50 AM: Breakout 2
                                    12:00 – 12:50 PM:  Breakout 3
                                        1:00 – 1:50 PM:  Breakout 4
                               Sponsored by High Touch Technologies
2:00 PM                  Store Managers’ Afterglow

Small Batch Managers’ Experience Includes:

  • Educational sessions tailored for all store managers serious about their career in rent-to-own,
  • Participation in facilitated store managers’ meetup to share ideas and best practices,
  • An invitation to the RTO World Hot Show & Welcome Reception,
  • An invitation to the Emerging Leaders Networking Social,
  • An invitation to General Session with Keynote Speaker JD Smith,
  • An exclusive store managers’ sneak peek of this year’s tradeshow prior to its official opening, and
  • An invitation to join your peers to discuss the biggest takeaways of the day at the Store Managers’ Afterglow.

Start planning with the RTO World 2019 App! You can find the mobile app by searching for “RTO World” in the Google Play Store/Apple App Store. Once installed, enter the email address you used for registration as your username and “rtoworld19” for your password (case sensitive). Only registered attendees will have access to the app. If you have any questions, please contact

The cutoff date for host hotel room blocks has passed, but if you need assistance, contact us at 800/204-2776, info@rtohq.orgIt’s not too late to register for both your hotel and the convention now to secure your spot atRTO World

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