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Shape Your ARA Show Experience

As you prepare to attend The ARA Show, use this handy checklist to maximize your time at the show. Whether you’re a seasoned attendee or a first-timer, with the right preparation and this checklist, you’ll be fully prepared to shape your show experience!

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Check out the 2024 Show Planner. This guide will help you map out your show experience and learn more about the education sessions and networking opportunities.

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Download The ARA Show Mobile App. Have the most complete Information right at your fingertips by downloading The ARA Show App.
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Secure your tickets for the many networking events. Popular events are selling out fast, so early registration is crucial to secure your spot.
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Explore the education sessions. With sessions tailored for rental industry professionals at every level, you’ll learn from professional speakers, industry experts, and rental peers on a variety of rental-specific topics.
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Sign up for EventsU. Learn from a spectacular lineup of industry speakers and position your business for the future during this extraordinary program exclusively for event rental industry professionals.
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Make travel arrangements and hotel reservations. New Orleans is a popular tourist destination, so booking your flights and accommodations early is essential.
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Scope out the show floor map and plan your buying strategy. With so many exhibitors to see, many with Show-Only Specials, you’ll want to have a well-thought-out plan.

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Find badge pick-up information. Registration and badges are required to access The ARA Show. They can be picked up at the Registration area in Lobby G of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center or the Badge Pick-Up Kiosk at the Hilton Riverside Hotel. View Hours
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Review transportation options at the show. Complimentary shuttle buses will be available to take attendees from hotels not within walking distance to the convention center. Check the Transportation page for the shuttle schedule and more information.
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Reserve a scooter or wheelchair. For mobility assistance, contact ScootAround at 888-441-7575 before the show to make reservations.
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Plan Your New Orleans Experience. Learn more about New Orleans’ rich history, fabulous cuisine, and vibrant atmosphere—all for you to experience when you are in town for The ARA Show.

Scan the QR code to download the free ARA Show mobile app

Search “The ARA Show” in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store to download it.

The app includes show schedules and maps, a searchable exhibitor directory, education session descriptions, and more!

The ARA Show App QR Code - attendee checklist