Full Agenda

5:00pm – 7:00pm
Outdoor Terrace

Happy Hour & Early Registration sponsored by Rouse Analytics

Join us on the outdoor Terrace of the Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel for drinks, appetizers, mixing and mingling while overlooking Fort Worth.

7:00am – 8:00am
Brazos I & II

Continental Breakfast & Registration

8:00am – 8:30am
Brazos I & II

Opening Remarks
Wayne Harris, President & CEO Point of Rental Software

8:30am – 8:45am
Brazos I & II

Partner Presentation 

9:00am – 10:00am
Brazos I & II

Version Two Thousand and GREATeen (All)
How is Point of Rental’s 2018 update going to help you get more out of your business? Explore the new functions within the program with trainers Earl and Lynne.

Class Presentation

10:15am – 11:15am
Overland
Pecos I
Pecos II
Post Oak

Take a trip through the system from “You’re hired” to “Thank you!” You’ll see each part of your business a contract entry affects, and how the information is filtered throughout the system to where it needs to be.

Class Presentation Handout

Take a trip through the system from “You’re hired” to “Thank you!” You’ll see each part of your business a contract entry affects, and how the information is filtered throughout the system to where it needs to be.

Class Presentation Handout

Keep track of the human side of business – you’ll learn about valuable tools that can quantify your sales staff’s contributions and manage day-to-day staff.

Class Presentation Handout

Value Your Business: The Stansberry Firm teaches the basics of evaluating the full value of a rental business, whether you’re looking to buy, sell, or just fully understand what you have on hand.

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11:30am – 12:45pm
Brazos I & II

Lunch & Partner Presentation

1:00pm – 2:00pm
Pecos II
Pecos I
Overland
Post Oak

You’ve just acquired a brand-new item to rent. Let’s set it up properly in the system, from adding it to inventory, setting up depreciation, and figure out when it’s time to dispose of it (and how to do so). Class does not come with an actual free item.

Class Presentation Handout

You’ve just acquired a brand-new item to rent. Let’s set it up properly in the system, from adding it to inventory, setting up depreciation, and figure out when it’s time to dispose of it (and how to do so). Class does not come with an actual free item.

Class Presentation Handout

You might have heard that Point of Rental acquired PartyCAD in 2018. What does that mean for you? Find out more in this high-level overview of the software.

Class Presentation Handout

Prepare for the worst with our best practices for server, network, and data management.

Class Presentation Handout

2:15pm – 3:15pm
Pecos II
Overland
Pecos I

Rental software isn’t just for the front office. Learn best practices for contract fulfillment, inventory preparation, and Mobile Workforce usage in the warehouse, as well as how to access the information provided.

Class Presentation Handout

Set up maintenance schedules. Run reports for maintenance due. Keep track of your maintenance costs. Know when to cut bait on old equipment and when to hold on just a little longer.

Class Presentation Handout

Expanding your business? New Pointer Josh Nickell has been through it all and has picked up a few tips and tricks.

Class Presentation

3:30pm – 3:45pm
Brazos I & II

Partner Presentation  

3:45pm – 4:45pm
Brazos I & II

Industry Roundtables

6:30pm – 10:30pm
1734 E. El Paso, Ste. #190
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Wild Acre Brewing Co
Enjoy the tunes of Live Oak Jess Band as you tip back a few local brews with dinner catered by City Kitchen. We’ll dance, laugh and enjoy a night of surprise entertainment.

* Bus departure from hotel lobby 6pm

7:30am – 8:30am
Brazos I & II

Continental Breakfast

8:30am – 9:30am
Brazos I & II

Opening Remarks
Keynote Speaker: Ruth Bloom Peer Executive Groups

8:30am – 8:45am
Brazos I & II

Partner Presentation(Formerly Cayan)

10:00am – 11:00am
Overland
Pecos II
Pecos I

When you’ve overbooked and you choose to subrent, see how to not only handle the subrental, but how to understand and analyze subrental reports to improve your business.

Class Presentation

Handout

See how to use the Purchase Order Module to not only handle the purchase order when acquiring new gear, but also control and track your rental and sales inventory spending.

Class Presentation

Handout

The Inspection App can take all the paperwork out of your inspection process, so why not learn how to maximize its impact in your business? We’ll show you how to create checklists, assign them, how your team will complete checklists, and basic reporting.

Class Presentation

Handout

11:15am – 12:30pm
Brazos I & II

Lunch & Partner Presentation  

12:45pm – 1:45pm
Pecos I
Pecos II
Post Oak

Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Dispatch Center connects with Counter System and Mobile Workforce to make deliveries efficient and easy to track. We’ll show you how it works and give tips and tricks to make your deliveries more efficient.

Class Presentation

Handout

If you’re the place everyone goes to get their items fixed (or even if you just fix an occasional item here and there), you’ll need to know how Work Orders…work. Learn how to get the most out of the process in Point of Rental in this class!

Class Presentation

Handout

You can capture high-quality video without spending a lot on video equipment or hiring a videographer. We’ll show you how to create beautiful video that will impress potential clients using tools most people own (like your smartphone).

Class Presentation

2:00pm – 2:30pm
Pecos II
Sundance
Pecos I
Overland
Charter Oak
Post Oak

TSYS (formerly Cayan) is the leading provider of payment technologies that give businesses a competitive advantage. From simple and reliable payment processing, to fully integrated, multi-channel customer engagement platforms, Cayan is continuously developing new ways for businesses to unlock the power of payments. https://cayan.com/

TSO Mobile is an innovative leader in GPS Vehicle Tracking, Fleet Management and solutions for businesses with rental vehicles and equipment. Established in 2002, TSO Mobile has continued to provide cutting-edge web-based software solutions to commercial and consumer markets. http://www.tsomobile.com/

Rouse Analytics’ Rental Metrics Benchmark Service is a groundbreaking innovation in business intelligence for the equipment rental industry. This powerful reporting tool is the exclusive source for Cat-class level comparisons of rental rates and key performance metrics. Companies of all sizes can now compare their performance to peers in their market. http://www.rouseservices.com/analytics

RentalHosting specializes in designing and hosting integrated websites for Point of Rental Software customers including optional services such as integrated mobile website designs, custom mobile apps and integrated customer portals that allow your account customers to view their account summary, statements and more. http://rentalhosting.com/

Hilti On!Track asset management software helps construction companies manage their assets across job sites.

SmartEquip is an eCommerce parts support network that connects fleet owners to suppliers and dealers with realtime access to parts and service information.

2:45pm – 3:45pm
Pecos I
Pecos II
Overland

Where do the numbers come from? Where do they go? Master the Reports and Accounting features in Point of Rental.

Class Presentation

Tips to keep your system working at top form and speed up your processes, especially in the Calendar and Employees sections.

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Handout

Josh Nickell talks about how successful cultures are created in the rental industry and beyond.

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4:00pm – 5:15pm
Brazos I & II

Industry Panel

6:30pm – 10:30pm
621 Houston St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Pete’s Piano Bar
Back by popular demand, we’ll all visit Pete’s Piano Bar for a night of food, drinks, comedy, singing along with our favorite songs, and dancing.

* Meet in the lobby at 6:15pm

8:00am – 9:00am
Brazos I & II

Breakfast Snacks

9:00am – 9:45am
Pecos II
Pecos I
Overland

How do you protect your data from internal and external threats? Here you’ll learn how to manage your security settings, set security levels, and assign levels of access to each individual employee based on role.

Class Presentation

Handout

What reports help your business the most? We’ll explore Point of Rental’s most popular reports and show you how to find them, read them, and understand how they’ll help you implement better practices.

Class Presentation

Handout

Putting the customer’s needs at the forefront of every interaction cultivates a customer-centric culture that increases profitability and fosters customer loyalty. Learn key concepts that turn good customer interactions into great, memorable customer experiences that help your brand outshine the competition.

Class Presentation

10:00am – 10:45am
Brazos I & II

Are You Smarter Than A Pointer?
Look like a wizard to your team when you return – You’ll answer the most commonly asked support questions, and see how you stack up against the experts!

Class Presentation

11:00am – 11:30am
Brazos I & II

Closing Remarks

11:45am – 4:30pm

POR Adventures
Join us for a rental tour starting with lunch at Point of Rental’s headquarters where you will meet the team behind the software. The learn all about the newest technology with hands on workshops! Those who have reserved a seat on the bus will have an airport stop at 4:30 with a final destination at Grapevine Mills Outlet Mall just north of the airport. If you need to be at the airport prior to bus drop off time, the airport is only a 10 minute drive to DFW airport from our offices. Please arrange a ride or ask one of our staff to help you

  • 11:30am – Meet in hotel lobby if you’re riding the bus
  • 12:00pm – Buses depart from hotel
  • 12:30pm – Lunch and tours at Point of Rental’s head office
  • 4:30pm – Buses drop off at the DFW airport
  • 5:00pm – Final bus stop at Grapevine Mills Outlet