ARA Rental Show to return to New Orleans

July 29, 2009

The American Rental Association (ARA) announced its 2012 Rental Show will be held in New Orleans instead of the initial location of Atlanta. The move was prompted by ARA members who requested the change after the 2007 Rental Show was moved to Atlanta after Hurricane Katrina. The show, which has not been held in New …

Moreton Hire named preferred supplier for Tatts Cox Plate

July 27, 2009

Moreton Hire, Sydney, Australia, won a contract as the preferred supplier for the Tatts Cox Plate, a prestigious horserace held in annually at the Moonee Valley Racing Club in Moonee Ponds, Australia. Moreton Hire will supply furniture, catering equipment and corporate infrastructure for the event, which will take place on October 24.

Event company created to support community

July 22, 2009

EventisGroup, a nonprofit professional services company based in Manheim Township, Pa., was launched to provide funding for the Manheim Township Education Foundation. Eventis Group will book a variety of events at the Manheim Township High School and Manheim Township Middle School campuses to raise money for scholarships and school activities.

Fabric trends webinar to examine new applications for fabric

July 21, 2009

The Event Marketing Institute will hold a webinar titled “Fabric Trends: New Materials & New Apps for a New Look” on Friday, July 24. The webinar will feature event professionals discussing the role of functional fabric in event design with an emphasis on new fabric materials, fabric graphics and fabric structures.

Landmark Awning & Enclosure considers entering tent market

July 20, 2009

Landmark Awning & Enclosure, Gonzales, Texas, could expand its business to include tent rental. Owner Clint Oliveira is considering entering the tent market due to a local need for tents at events. The company’s facility has the capacity to house tent service and repair, and Oliveira has started researching grant applications and tent prices.

Kwik-Covers introduces innovative table cover

July 13, 2009

The Kwik-Skirt by Kwik-Covers uses velcro-like fasteners to cover the front and two sides of a standard 6ft or 8ft banquet table. Easily installed and removed, the skirt stretches over the table and is attached with the fasteners on both the skirt and the cover to create a custom fit. The reusable skirt is sold …