The PGA of America and Arena Americas enter long-term contract for golf event products and services

April 18, 2017

The Professional Golfers’ Association of America and Arena Americas signed a long-term contract for golf event-related products and services. Under the terms of the agreement, Arena Americas will provide tenting, flooring, and carpeting products and services in support of the PGA’s three annual golf championships. Arena’s support of these iconic golf events is already well …

Keith Krzeminski joins Shelter Structures America

April 17, 2017

Shelter Structures America announced the appointment of Keith Krzeminski as Executive Vice President. Krzeminski will be based in Roanoke, Va. allowing Shelter Structures to service the eastern United States and the midwest from a new regional location. Shelter Structures America Inc. is the distributor of Shelter Tent Structures for the US, Canada and Mexico. Shelter manufactures a wide …

Snowflake soirée benefits families

April 1, 2017

When Canadian airline WestJet decided to throw a holiday party for families affected by the devastating 2016 Fort McMurray wildfire, the Calgary, Alberta-based company turned to Warner Shelter Systems Ltd. for a space to host the hundreds of families who had lost their homes. More than 800 guests enjoyed the WestJet Snowflake Soirée in late …

Hanging tough

Tent structures provide the backdrop for one of the world’s most respected cancer center’s 75th anniversary celebration. In November 2016, MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, celebrated 75 years of providing patient care, research, education and prevention for people whose lives have been affected by cancer. For such an important event, the center secured …

State of the Industry 2017

With thousands of companies competing for event organizers to rent tents and tent-related equipment, this is a very competitive market. In terms of volume, sales for the U.S./Canadian end product manufacturer (fabricator) market were 24.1 million square yards in 2016, up 4 percent over 2015. Sales are projected to be 25.3 million square yards in …

City meets country

Bliss Productions combines a couple’s contrasting personalities into one tented celebration. A glam-loving bride and a cattle rancher groom turned to Lindsay Wiggins, owner of Bliss Productions of San Clemente, Calif., to unite their styles for an intimate tented wedding. The results combined elegance with casual, romantic charm for 60 guests at Montage Laguna Beach …

IFAI Tent Expo 2017

More than 600 tent professionals gathered in Orlando, Fla., in January under more than 40 tents on display at IFAI Tent Expo 2017. The two-day biennial event included Tent Rental Division (TRD) Boot Camp and Leadership Track training sessions, networking with fellow tent renters and vendors, equipment demonstrations, the Tour of the Tents, a campfire …

A tall order

A holiday party includes custom tenting over a tall structure. Cocktails under a pergola sounds simple enough. But All Occasions Event Rental of Cincinnati, Ohio, reached for new heights with an installation for a holiday party this past December. The client wanted to host festivities for 400 guests at their home, but only if a …

Structure on ice

A modular structure recently installed at the Summit Station, Greenland, meets the unique needs of the extreme cold weather location through a design by Rubb USA and fabric from Serge Ferrari. The Summit Station, located on the summit of the Greenland ice sheet, is home to the National Science Foundation’s Greenland Environmental Observatory (GEOSummit). The …

Where dreams may lead

A North Carolina-based tent and event rental company sets the stage for weddings of all kinds in the heart of a mountain community. Hendersonville Tents Party and Event Rentals started with a dream—literally. In 1977, Lloyd Morgan went to bed as usual, and during the night dreamed that he could build a tent. He knew …