Most inspired tent winners announced

November 24, 2015

Aztec Tents has announced the winners of its 2015 photo and video contest. More than 300 companies submitted their best event photos and videos. This year’s most inspired tents are: Coastal Tented, Millville, Del. Choura Events, Torrance, Calif. Aable Rents, Cleveland, Ohio The Party Store, Columbia Falls, Mont. See the winning submissions at Aztec Tents’ …

IFAI, Dept. of Commerce to host smart fabrics summit

November 23, 2015

UPDATE: Date has been changed. The Smart Fabrics Summit will be on April 11, 2016. The U.S. Department of Commerce announced it will partner with the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) to host the first-ever Smart Fabrics Summit on April 11, 2016 in Washington, D.C. The Summit will provide a forum for public and private …

Tent codes face scrutiny

Group A building code proposal passes Public Comment Hearing with modifications. A proposal to the International Code Council’s International Building Code (IBC) that affects the tent industry passed in the Public Comment Hearing (PCH) in October, with final results in December. The original proposal to the 2018 Model Code would have resulted in many tent …

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Are winter tent installs right for you?

November 19, 2015

Winter tent installs offer tent rental businesses opportunities to keep inventory and crews active, taking the edge off of what can be a slow time of year for those companies located or working in severe-weather areas. But as attractive as the prospect of staying busy is, winter installs aren’t right for every company. For one …

Submit your best photos to the InTents Buyer’s Guide cover contest

November 18, 2015

We’re looking for the perfect photo for the cover of the 2016 InTents Buyer’s Guide. This is your opportunity to show off your best work to the entire industry! Submit photos that meet these guidelines: 1. High resolution: 300 dpi and at least 2 MB at 4-by-6 inches. 2. A clean and safe installation. 3. …

Tent Conference early-bird deadline Nov. 24

November 17, 2015

The Tent Conference 2016 early-bird deadline is Nov. 24 for registration. After the deadline, registration prices will increase. Tent Conference 2016 will be held Jan. 26–28 at the Westgate Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. The event will provide networking opportunities, access to the industry’s materials suppliers, education sessions, and the annual business meeting …