Video shot during Tent Expo storms

January 31, 2011

Well-staked tent installations at IFAI Tent Expo 2011 in St. Pete Beach, Fla., withstood wind gusts of 60-plus mph and several inches of rain when a stormfront moved through in the early evening of Jan. 25. Check out this video on YouTube shot during the storm! Source: Tent Rental Division of IFAI

Miller Weldmaster hits the road with ‘Roadshow’

January 27, 2011

The Miller Roadshow, a traveling exhibit by Miller Weldmaster, is set to begin its 2011 itinerary in Florida, according to a press release from the company. The peripatetic Roadshow is actually a tradeshow that goes to MW’s customers and would-be customers. Eric Helmick is the Roadshow tech who offers advice and demonstrates the company’s machines. …

IFAI launches new website

January 20, 2011

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has launched a new website to better serve its members and the specialty fabrics industry as a whole. The site features an event calendar, news blog, news feeds from the association’s seven magazine websites, revamped bookstore and information on IFAI interest groups and services. Non-members can easily join the …

CORT acquires Seattle event rental company

January 17, 2011

Nationwide event furniture renter CORT, Fairfax, Va., has acquired ABC Special Event Rentals, Seattle, Wash., providing the company with an expanded range of products and services, including rental furniture from CORT Event Furnishings. Rental furniture, equipment and services from CORT and ABC Special Event Rentals by CORT will be available at ABC’s existing showroom and …

Stuart and Top Productions merge

January 13, 2011

The Stuart Rental Co., Milpitas, Calif., and Top Productions, Richmond, Calif., have merged to form a full-line event production and party rental company in the San Francisco Bay Area. The newly-combined company will operate as The Stuart Rental Co. “This new company operating under one roof provides our customers with unprecedented resources,” says Top Productions …

Voting now open for InTents Buyer’s Guide cover

January 4, 2011

We asked for your best work, and you gave it to us! InTents put out an open call for cover images for the 2011 InTents Buyer’s Guide. And so many gorgeous pictures of tent installations came in, we can’t decide! We’ve narrowed the choices to three, and now we need your help to select the …