The third annual RTO World, hosted by APRO and TRIB Group, recently ended. With many unsure what the virtual event would deliver, the convention and tradeshow left many participants with their expectations exceeded. RTO World surpassed or met its goals with 788 participants and $11.4 million in sales from the Hot Show. While 2020 has not been, Read More

Nationwide Marketing Group and APRO associate member, Nationwide RentDirect, recently announced that they are partnering with Podium, an interaction management platform that works with more than 65,000 businesses worldwide. Nationwide members will get immediate access to Podium’s full suite of customer interaction management tools, including web and video chat, reviews, appointment scheduling, and no-contact, Read More

Name: Allison Manley Years in RTO: I was hired December 9, 2013, so seven years in December. What did you do before RTO? Before RTO, I was Marion Ohio’s local Boys & Girls Club Executive Director. A non-profit organization that gives youth a positive place to go after-school and in the summer with a, Read More

A strong trade association needs the wisdom of its leaders to persevere challenges and to determine its strategic direction. We proudly present and welcome the 2020-2021 APRO Board of Directors, officers and the Vendor Advisory Committee. The 2020-2021 APRO Board of Directors were elected by the APRO membership via online and emailed ballots, and announced during, Read More

APRO member RNR Tire Express has opened seven new locations and signed agreements to open 47 new stores across the nation since the beginning of 2020. These advancements bring the well-known custom tire and wheel franchise to 400 stores under contract across the country. “This year has been such a momentous part of the, Read More

APRO member Easy 2 Own Furnishings, located in Bluffton, South Carolina, presented APRO Charitable Foundation Scholarship recipient, AJ Kestler, his award and check. Easy 2 Own Furnishings Owner, Michael Bennett, presented AJ with his award. Easy 2 Own Furnishings manager, Ed Kestler, gave his son, AJ, his award. AJ graduated from River High School, Read More

Take advantage of your free APRO Classified Ad benefit for members and reach an audience of more than 5,000 RTO colleagues. The RTO Classifieds provide a new and useful avenue for APRO members to sell and purchase equipment, stores, and services. These ads can work for you if you can relate to these scenarios. You, Read More

Nationwide Marketing Group and Nationwide RentDirect announced that it will convert PrimeTime into an all-digital experience. The online event, to be held October 27-29, 2020, will be free for all Nationwide members and guest attendees. Tom Hickman, Nationwide President, ultimately decided to transform the face-to-face event into an online convention for everyone’s health and, Read More

The Kansas Rental Dealers Association donated $5,000 to help kids across Kansas. The donation was made to Food-4-Kids, which provides food to kids who need it. Angela Strong-McCool, President of the Kansas Rental Dealers Association, noticed an increase in vehicles waiting in line for food at schools in her hometown. She decided to see, Read More

We are proud to announce the nominations for the 2020-2022 APRO Vendor Advisory Committee. VAC members serve a critical function in representing suppliers within the association framework. The committee helps with many of the specifics of APRO’s annual events while providing an essential link between vendors and dealers. Vendor Advisory Committee members serve two-year, Read More