A program focused on health and safety while operating in a new business environment.
Turning rental staff into rental professionals.
ARA Insurance is the leading insurer of American Rental Association members. Because rental is our only business, we have a stake in your success.
ARA offers many opportunities to network and learn from your peers
ARA supports the equipment and event rental community through initiatives that serve the industry.
With ARA Rentalytics, ARA members can access macroeconomic data and information about what's happening with revenue and drivers of rental revenue.
Each issue is packed with information, including risk management advice, store profiles, business management stories, products and much more.
The Certified Event Rental Professional (CERP) program is offered exclusively by ARA for party and event rental professionals. This in-depth, self-study, online program is designed to strengthen your knowledge, expertise, and commitment to the industry and your customers.
* Signing up now requires you complete the certification by 12/25/2022. The last day to sign up for the current version of CERP is June 1, 2022. CERP will be modernized in 2022 and launched in 2023.
Student must complete review courses and take a proctored exam over Foundations of the Party and Event Rental Industry, plus two electives. If you are ready to take an exam, click here.
When you become a CERP graduate, you will be sent marketing materials designed to help you raise awareness of your designation among your customers and potential customers. You will also be added to the FindaCERP locator that offers thousands of unique visitors and quality leads! Check out FindaCERP.com.
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Currently over 1,000 active Certified Event Rental Professionals.
Customers are looking for rental professionals, all year long.
We provide numerous networking opportunities including events at The ARA Show.
The ARA Foundation offers assistance paying for the Certified Event Rental Professional certification and other training opportunities by paying 50% of the training cost. Fill out our short application today!
You must complete CERP by 12/25/2022.
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