NBA Legend Magic Johnson Named Keynote Speaker at ARA 60th Annual Rental Show

Photo shows Magic Johnson speaking about his life and career at the at the 2014 YPO Global EDGE conference.
ATLANTA, GA. — NBA Legend and successful business entrepreneur, Magic Johnson, has been named the keynote speaker at the American Rental Association’s 60th annual Rental Show convention to be held in Atlanta next February. The group will hold its 60th convention and trade show in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center, Feb. 21-24. The three-day trade show will include more than 650 companies offering rental equipment for heavy construction, light construction/general tool and party/special event. Source: rermag.com.

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The ARA was founded in March 1955 by a group of 21 rental business owners throughout the U.S. Christine Wehrman, ARA’s CEO said, “The Rental Show has been delivering the opportunities rental stores need to succeed since ARA’s inception in 1955. It’s the only place where you can find the latest rental products, learn new business strategies and meet people with rental know-how to share in one location. The Rental Show 2016 will be a wonderful celebration of ARA’s 60th anniversary with a look back at how the association has grown throughout the years as well as a look ahead toward a continued successful future.”

To honor the anniversary, a special registration rate of $60 will be available for full registration from Sept. 8, when online registration opens, through Oct. 31. Also a $6,000 prize, celebrating 60 years, will be awarded to an ARA member attending the show. The three-day trade show will include more than 650 companies offering rental equipment for heavy construction, light construction/general tool and party/special event. Many exhibitors will offer Show-Only specials with special discounts available only in Atlanta.
Prior to the show will be a Tier 4 Engine Maintenance and Troubleshooting workshop, Sat. Feb. 20, including sessions presented by a variety of engine manufacturers and is designed for service technicians. A variety of social networking events and seminars will be held throughout the show. More details will be available in early September at TheRentalShow.com, with online registration opening Sept. 8.

Magic Johnson is one of the all time greats who played for the Los Angeles Lakers. He is a five-time National Basketball Association champion and three-time NBA Most Valuable Player during his career with the Los Angeles Lakers, and member of the NBA Hall of Fame. He was honored as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History in 1996, and enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2002. He was also rated the greatest NBA point guard of all time by ESPN in 2007. His friendship and rivalry with Boston Celtics star Larry Bird, based on regular games at championship level between the Lakers and Celtics, were well-documented. Johnson went on to form Magic Johnson Enterprises. For over 25 years, Magic Johnson Enterprises has been a leader in revitalizing and providing quality entertainment, products and services to ethnically diverse, urban communities.
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