Don’t miss these key rental events

By Helen Wright23 August 2016

International Rental News (IRN) and its partners are hosting unmissable upcoming events for the rental industry, so get your diaries out and save these dates:

The International Rental Conference (IRC): 21st November, Shanghai, China. Taking place the day before the Bauma China exhibition opens, this is the gathering place for China and Asia’s equipment rental community.

Bill Whitehouse, Xavier du Boÿs and Norty Turner are just three of the influential names that will address delegates at this year’s one-day conference. Mr Whitehouse is COO of Australian rental company Kennards Group, Mr du Boÿs is CEO of French rental company Kiloutou, and Mr Turner heads up Netherlands-based Riwal.

The 4th IRC Asia, organised by IRN and KHL Group, is being held at the Double Tree Hilton in Shanghai. For full details, including the programme and how to register, go to

The International Rental Exhibition (IRE): 2nd to 4th May, 2017, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This global rental equipment trade show continues to attract key industry players to exhibit across the rental supply chain, from software providers to construction equipment generalists and specialists.

The European Rental Association (ERA) will also have a large stand at the exhibition, while the American Rental Association will be present as well. IRE 2017 will again take place in cooperation with the ERA, which will hold its convention on the same three days, along with the European Rental Awards.

IRE will also co-locate with the well-established APEX aerial platform exhibition. IRE is organised by BV Industrial Promotions International (I.P.I.) in association with IRN magazine. For more details, including how to register, go to http

The European Rental Awards: 3rd May, 2017, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The awards, which are jointly organised by IRN and the European Rental Association (ERA), take place at the same time and place as the European Rental Association’s annual Convention, together with the International Rental Exhibition and the APEX Arial Platform Exhibition, both of which run from 2nd to 4th May at the Amsterdam Rai Exhibition Centre.

More information on the awards, including categories and entry deadlines as well as the judging panel, will be available soon on as well as on IRN’s newsfeed and social media pages.

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