Building upon its founding principle to always put members first in all it does, Nationwide Marketing Group has announced that Melissa Stenson has joined the organization as vice president of member experience. Stenson most recently worked as the senior meeting planner for Sterling Events Group, where she spearheaded coordination of Nationwide’s industry-leading PrimeTime tradeshow and conference., Read More

It’s that most wonderful time of year again, when the sounds of laughter, songs, and sleigh bells fill the streets ­‑ and it might be time to renew your APRO membership. APRO membership is one of the most valuable gifts you can give yourself in the RTO business! What are the benefits of membership, Read More

Thanksgiving is around the corner, and many of us are inspired to show our thanks and gratitude in different ways. For Chris Fiegl and Matthew Radecki of Hometown Rent-to-Own in Salamanca, New York, they were inspired with the desire to pay-it-forward and give back to their community. Shortly after Fiegl and Radecki opened their business in 2014, a local, Read More

Call for Presentations Deadline November 15 RTO World 2019 was a success across the board as rental dealers and exhibitors from around the country met for the second annual trade show and convention hosted by APRO and TRIB Group. The convention exceeded expectations hitting record numbers. We can’t wait to do it all again, Read More

Since 2015, APRO has distributed more than $200,000 in disaster relief funds to employee members.  Natural disasters occur at the most unexpected moments, creating a sudden need for relief. In 2019 (as of October 8), there have been 10 weather and climate disaster events with losses exceeding $1 billion each across the United States., Read More

Veterans Day is Monday, November 11. APRO honors the men and women who have worn their uniforms and who continue to serve our country. We will always be grateful to those who have helped and continue to support our freedoms. How can you show your thanks? Here are some ways that you can thank, Read More

APRO member and Missouri Rental Dealers Association (MRDA) Vice President Macy Mitchell announced his candidacy to be the next representative of Greene County’s House District 130. Mitchell is the Chief Operations Officer of their 32-year-old family-owned business All-American Rental & Sales, with seven locations in Missouri. He is also the owner of CrossFit Republic and Form and, Read More

The members of the Illinois Rental Dealers Association (IRDA) gathered on October 29 in Springfield, Ohio for the 2019 IRDA Annual Meeting. Attendees at this year’s meeting split their time between participating in small group round table discussions and charting the course for IRDA over the coming year. The 2019 meeting saw a changing, Read More

It was still a scorching 95°F as APRO’s board of directors began arriving in Austin in late October – unseasonably warm even for Texas. The weather cooled down a little, but board members’ sleeves stayed rolled up as they put in some valuable work for their colleagues and their industry. “This was one of, Read More