CORT Trade Show and Events names new regional sales manager

February 28, 2017

CORT Trade Show & Event Furnishings named Byron Loper as regional sales manager for the Southeast region. Loper joins CORT with more than 13 years of industry experience, ranging from strategic supplier to professional planner. Most recently, he served as an event planner for PSCU, a credit union service organization. Loper holds a bachelor’s degree …

Tharpe joins Rainier Industries

February 21, 2017

Rainier Industries’ shelter division named a new sales manger, Michael Tharpe. In his new role, Tharpe is charged with expanding the availability of Rainier tent and tent liner products across the U.S. He will continue to provide support to existing dealers with installation training, tradeshow assistance, and coaching as needed. Tharpe has more than 20 years of experience in …

CORT Trade Show and Events expands with addition of new distribution center

February 14, 2017

CORT Trade Show & Events Furnishings announced the opening of a new distribution center in the Chicago metro-area. The new facility has doubled the size of its previous facility. The expanded Chicago location will continue to serve customers across 12 Midwestern states as well as Toronto, Canada. CORT Trade Show & Event Furnishings has been …

IFF announces 2017 scholarships

February 7, 2017

Students have until June 10, 2017, to apply for any of four $5,000 scholarships available through The Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF). Each year, IFF awards several scholarships to degree-seeking students enrolled in accredited colleges, universities or technical schools. The scholarships are paid directly to the students’ schools for fall semester tuition. Available scholarships include: Textile …

InTents 2017 Buyer’s Guide cover contest winner

February 1, 2017

The winning photo in the 2017 InTents Buyer’s Guide cover contest features a festive tented wedding reception installed by Orlando Wedding and Party Rentals, Orlando, Fla. From dozens of submitted photos, InTents narrowed the choices to three, and hundreds of online voters chose the winner in early January. Orlando Wedding and Party Rentals installed the …

Resolutions, goals and decisions

Whatever you want to achieve, the 2017 InTents Buyer’s Guide will help you get there. Would it surprise you to know that I’ve kept all of my new year’s resolutions? Confession: While you are reading this in early February or later, I’m writing this on Jan. 3. So far so good! I did take a …