MBA Rental School registration filling up

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — MBA Insurance announced today that Feb. 10 is the deadline that hotel spaces can be reserved at discounted rates during the 2015 RV Rental School. Registration is still open, although space is two-thirds sold out.

People can still register for the class that takes place March 3 to 5 at the Tuscany Suites in Las Vegas. Students register the afternoon of March 2.

“We are way ahead of a normal year’s rate of registration,” Bert Alanko, president of MBA Insurance, told RV Daily Report.

The MBA Rental school covers the RV rental gamut from staffing, pricing, concepts, fleeting, advertising/promotions, and daily operating procedures. Instructors and students discuss renting motorhomes and travel trailers. They also debate the unique advantages of the two operational models — dealer owned vs. managed fleet.

To attend school, students do not need to be current customers of MBA Insurance, nor do they have to own a rental business or have previous rental experience.

“The purpose of the school is to show people how to be successful in renting RVs and to bring them up-to-date on the latest and greatest ideas,” said Josephine Johnson, vice president of MBA Insurance. “We have clients that tell us that had it not been for the school helping them to avoid mistakes, they would not have been nearly as successful as they have been.”

The instructors at the MBA Rental School are current, active rental dealers with more than 60 years combined hands-on experience renting RVs. The instructors include:

  • Scott Krenek, with Krenek RV Center in Coloma, Mich.
  • Barry Raye, with 84 RV Rentals and Service in Sussex, N.J.
  • Martin Onken, with Expedition Motorhomes in Calabasas, Calif.

Additionally, Leslie Pujo, with LaPlaca Pujo law firm in Rockville, Md., will speak on the necessity of preparing proper rental forms and contracts.

“Come to the rental school. I guarantee you won’t be disappointed,” said Johnson. “It seems that every year we have repeat attendees coming back for a refresher. We provide a lot of information in just three days.”

For more information about registration, visit or call 800.622.2201.

SOURCE: MBA Insurance press release

Greg Gerber

Greg Gerber

A journalist who has covered the recreation vehicle industry since January 2000, Greg Gerber founded RV Daily Report on April Fool's Day in 2009. He also serves as the editor of the publication and website. As an Eagle Scout, he has enjoyed camping for decades and has visited every state except Hawaii. A DODO -- Dad of Daughters Only -- to three young women, he has two grandchildren as well. He currently splits his time between Wisconsin, Texas and Arizona. Greg can be reached at

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